The first session ‘Cross Border Investments a Managing the downturn’ on day one started with inaugural address by Professor S.K. Jain and the discussion was continued by Mr Adesh Jain, Chairperson IPMA; Mr. Ambuj Jain, Controller, Forex, Jubilant Organosys; Mr Vikram Thakur, Senior Manager, Deloitte; and Mr Amit Khosla.
The topic for the post lunch session was ‘Innovation and Quality- Building a Resilient India’. The session had Prof Sushil, the chair for Strategic Management and Flexible Management at DMS, IIT Delhi as the chairperson. The speakers for the session included Mr Parikshit Sharma, Vice- President, Business Development, Lifestyle Stores; Mr Brijesh Kapil, Ranbaxy Global Consumer Healthcare; Mr Salil Agrawal from ECS Ltd and Mr Rajeev Chak, Head of CNG, Adani Energies Ltd.
The second day of BII took off with a session focusing on the issue of ‘Infrastructure a Catering to Needs, Creating Opportunities’. The chair for the session, Prof DK Banwet gave the introduction on the necessity of building up our infrastructure and highlighted the importance of education infrastructure as an investment in the future. The participants for the session included Mr Alex P Verghese, Executive Director in Business Development in Indian Oil Corporation, New Delhi; Ms Anjana Dhar, General Manager, Business Development and Private Investment at Power Grid Corporation of India Limited; Mr Prem Subramanium, Principal Business Development, IDFC; Mr Arun Bhalla; Dr K V Damodharan.
The second session, a conclave to discuss ‘Politics and Business: A Bitter Cocktail’ was inaugurated by Professor RK Baisya, Professor at Department of Management Studies, IIT Delhi. He was joined in by Mr Pavan Chaudhary, CEO, Vygon India; Mr. Josey P John, National Corporate Director, Mint; Mr Rajeev Karwal , Founder and CEO, Milagrow; and Mr Rohit Mahajan, CEO Saviance Technologies. The session as well as the two day event, Building India Inc. finally ended with the vote of thanks by Pratyush Thakur, Event coordinator.