PAFI’s 8th National Forum to Focus on “Reviving the Economy: Reimagine. Reboot. Reform”

New Delhi (India), October 19: Public Affairs Forum of India (PAFI), the only organisation in India representing corporate public affairs professionals, will be hosting its 8th National Forum 2021 in a virtual mode on October 21 -22, 2021. It would focus on PAFI’s Annual Theme “Reviving the Economy: Reimagine. Reboot. Reform”. Over 75 panelists from all over the world, representing government, industry, media and civil society, would share their insights during 16 sessions, carefully curated and spread over two days.

They includeHardeep Singh Puri, Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs and, Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Government of India; Jyotiraditya M Scindia, Minister of Civil Aviation, Government of India; Dr Rajiv Kumar, Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog; Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Union Minister of State for Electronics and IT and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India.

Ajay Khanna, Forum Chairman & Co-Founder, PAFI & Group Global Chief Strategic & Public Affairs, Jubilant Bhartia Group, said, “Various measures have been announced by the Government that will lead to economic growth in coming months. PAFI’s upcoming 8th National Forum 2021 will focus on the initiatives that will help revive the economy and realize the vision of becoming the largest economy by 2050. It will also emphasize on strategies that industry needs to adopt for an effective public policy and advocacy practise and drive government-industry partnerships to build mutual trust & an inclusive policy process ecosystem.”

Dr Subho Ray, President, PAFI &President, Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI), added, “The global and Indian economy has, in the last two years, faced unprecedented pressures, eroding the painstaking gains made over the years on several crucial indicators. The terms and nature of business have also changed, forcing corporates to rework the existing models across the value chain. The Government of India has already started to implement the theme of the conference -Reimagine, Reboot and Reform. Hence, there is a need for collective efforts from all stakeholders to come forward and join hands towards the inclusive growth.”

The Forum would also include Best-selling author and columnist Ruchir Sharma, Global Head of Public Policy at Mastercard and the former US Ambassador Richard Verma, Indian Ambassador to the United States Taranjit Singh Sandhu, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant, Former Foreign Secretary Shivshankar Menon, Author, Diplomat and Former Rajya Sabha MP Pavan K Verma, AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria, National Health Authority CEO Ram Sewak Sharma, ICRIER Chairman and Genpact founder Pramod Bhasin, TeamLease FounderManish Sabharwal, Nestle India CEO Suresh Narayanan, Sequoia Capital Managing Director Rajan Anandan and Byju’s Founder Byju Raveendran. There will be Government of India secretaries, Ajay Prakash Sawhney, Dammu Ravi, Arvind Singh, Govind Mohan, and Rajesh Aggarwal.

An exclusive session with the partner state Telanganawould feature KT Rama Rao, Cabinet Minister for IT E&C, MA&UD and Industries and Commerce Department, and Jayesh Ranjan, Principal Secretary, Industries & Commerce, and Information Technology, Electronics and Communications.

Dushyant Chautala from Haryana, Dibya Shankar Mishra from Odisha; Rajyavardhan Singh Dattigaon from Madhya Pradesh; and Chandra Mohan Patowary from Assam would bring in the additional perspectives from state governments.

Agenda includes discussions on Reviving the Economy – Game Plan 2030, CEO’s Perspective, Transforming Policy Process, Geo-Politics and Economy, Reviving the Creative Economy, Make in India – Make for the World, Healthcare, EdTech, and Pleasure of Doing Business. Moderators include media stalwarts like Shekhar Gupta, Shereen Bhan, R Sukumar, Vikram Chandra, Sanjoy Roy, Anil Padmanabhan, and Navika Kumar.

 Registration for the Forum is free, frictionless and open through www.pafi.in; besides the practitioners, it offers the rare and valuable opportunity for the policy researchers, students, and young practitioners who are studying, exploring or engaging in the realm of public affairs that spans policy, communication and CSR.

3 thoughts on “PAFI’s 8th National Forum to Focus on “Reviving the Economy: Reimagine. Reboot. Reform”

  1. There are some attention-grabbing points in time in this article however I don抰 know if I see all of them middle to heart. There may be some validity but I will take hold opinion till I look into it further. Good article , thanks and we want more! Added to FeedBurner as nicely

  2. Do you mind if I quote a couple of your posts as long as I
    provide credit and sources back to your website?

    My blog site is in the exact same area of interest as yours and my visitors would truly benefit from some of the information you present here.
    Please let me know if this okay with you. Thanks!

  3. I have observed that car insurance firms know the vehicles which are at risk from accidents as well as other risks. In addition they know what kind of cars are inclined to higher risk plus the higher risk they’ve the higher the actual premium fee. Understanding the straightforward basics regarding car insurance can help you choose the right style of insurance policy which will take care of your needs in case you happen to be involved in an accident. Many thanks for sharing the particular ideas with your blog.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

National

Launch of Global Participation Campaign for Operation Blue Freedom – Water World Record at Lakshadweep Islands

After scaling Siachen Glacier, Divyangjan to create New SCUBA Diving World Record in Lakshadweep The world record is part of ‘Operation Blue Freedom – Triple World Records’ in Land, Air and Water On the occasion of International Day of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs), Team CLAW embarks on the next mission on the journey to catalyse […]

Read More
National

Celebrating the Change Makers! PIFA 5th edition curated by Maa2Mom Spearheaded by Jyoti Agarwal

5th Edition of Pinnacle Fame Awards curated by Maa2Mom was a prestigious award ceremony that celebrates everything around Womanhood and the way they Change the Convention Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 02: Leading the light for womanhood Maa2Mom, one of the most trusted & fastest growing communities of mothers, organised 5th edition of PIFA Awards. This […]

Read More
National

Dhadak Kamgar Union’s Abhijeet Rane issues warning-cum-appeal to employers as Omicron raises concerns

December 02: Employers have always been taking advantage and mistreating the people who serve them with their hard work and loyalty. But the exploitation of workers has been an epidemic during the Covid-19 pandemic. We may be forced into lockdown, as the latest COVID strain, Omicron, is at our doorstep. This has raised concerns that […]

Read More