International Conference on India Resilient @ 70: A Call to Reform, Perform and Transform
A two-day International Conference was organized on 12th -13th January 2018, where prominent Indian and international speakers provided their insights on whether India was truly resilient and whether reforms had led to transformation.
The Conference was inaugurated by reading out Rev. Dada J. P. Vaswani’s message and lighting of the lamp by chief guest Mr. Hakan Kingstedt, Chairman of Sweden-India Business Council. The Director, Dr. B. H. Nanwani welcomed the guests and presented the conference objectives.
Among the galaxy of speakers was Mr. Hakan Kingstedt who while lauding India’s progress raised red flags in our onward march and felt that it was time to ponder about our directions of change and its impact. Mr. Tapas Piplai, Dr. Sanjay Mathrani, Dr. Ashok Swain, Mr. Aniruddha Gupte were other prominent speakers who spoke on Industrial Revolution 4.
Mr. Hakan Mr. Tapas Piplai
Day two had Mr. Rajan Navani, Managing Director Jetline Groups of Companies and Mr. Arun Nathani, CEO and Managing Director, Cybage Software Private limited taking a detour in the conference format. Both made the conference interactive and resorted to story telling to drive home some crucial lessons in the path of reform, perform and transform.
Dr. Sanjay Mathrani Mr. Rajan Nawani and Mr. Arun Nathani
This was followed by a session on India@70, education systems, pedagogical strategies and teaching methods by Dr. Anuradha Mathrani, Sr. Lecturer. Institute of Natural and Mathematical Sciences, Massey University. The conference ended with a panel discussion and paper presentations.