Summit

 

31st Skoch Summit - Re-Thinking Governance, 
25th March 2013, Taj Palace Hotel, New Delhi

31st Skoch Summit

Plenary Session

(09:00 - 16:45, Shahjehan Hall)

31st Skoch Summit: Curtain Raiser (09:00-11:00)


  • Inauguration and Welcome
  • Opening Remarks: Mr Sameer Kochhar, Chairman, Skoch Group & Dr Deepak B Phatak, IIT-B Mumbai
  • 3rd Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Inclusion Oration:Mr Wajahat Habibullah, Chairman,
    National Commission for Minorities
  • State Perspective - Bihar: Mr N K Singh, Hon’ble Member, Rajya Sabha
  • Changing Role of ICT in Governance:Mr R Chandrashekhar, Secretary (T) & Chairman (TC),
    Department of Telecommunications
  • Leveraging Technology: Mr Bhaskar Pramanik, Chairman, Microsoft Corporation (India)
  • Creating Competitive Markets Across Sectors: Mr Joseph Massey, MD & CEO, MCX Stock Exchange

Session I (11:30-12:30)

  • Governance and the Marginalised: Dr Syeda Hameed, Hon’ble Member, Planning Commission
  • Emerging Governance Imperatives in Context of Textile Sector: Ms Zohra Chatterji, Secretary, Ministry of Textiles
  • Fast Tracking Investments and Approvals: Mr Ashishkumar Chauhan, MD & CEO, Bombay Stock Exchange
  • Strengthening Livelihood Linkages: Mr R K Dubey, CMD, Canara Bank
  • A Governance Framework for Gender Equality:Ms Kirti Singh, Senior Counsel

Session II (12:30-13:30)

  • Financial Literacy and Development Banking: Mr M V Tanksale, CMD, Central Bank of India
  • Re-inforce People’s Trust to Restore Growth: Mr Pradeep S Mehta, Secretary General, CUTS International
  • Re-Thinking Food Security: Dr N C Saxena, Distinguished Fellow, Skoch Development Foundation

Panel Discussion on Growth, Subsidy Management and Direct Benefit Transfers(14:30-16:15)

  • Mr Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Hon’ble Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission
  • Dr C Rangarajan, Hon’ble Chairman, Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister
  • Mr Nandan Nilekani, Chairman, Unique Identification Authority of India
  • Dr M Govinda Rao, Member, 14th Finance Commission
  • Mr Nitin Desai, Economist

Skoch Challengers Awards 2013

(16:45 - 17:45, Shahjehan Hall)

  • Mr Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Hon’ble Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission
  • Dr C Rangarajan, Hon’ble Chairman, Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister
  • Mr Nandan Nilekani, Chairman, Unique Identification Authority of India
  • Dr N C Saxena, Distinguished Fellow, Skoch Development Foundation
  • Mr Sameer Kochhar, Chairman, Skoch Group
  • Dr Deepak B Phatak, IIT-B, Mumbai
  • Dr N Vijayaditya, Distinguished Fellow, Skoch Development Foundation
  • Ms Manisha Kochhar, Director, Skoch Development Foundation

No industry or government support or endorsement is either expected, accepted or solicited for the Skoch Challenger Awards and they remain independently instituted and conferred as a third party perspective The Roll of Honour of the Skoch Challenger Awards over the years is a testimony to this The Skoch Challenger Awards not only acknowledge exceptional achievers but also spurs inspirational guidance and motivational leadership