The Union Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley will Inaugurate the two-day India Investment Summit 2016 on Thursday, 4th February, 2016. The Finance Minister will also unveil the logo of National Infrastructure and Investment Fund (NIIF) on the occasion. A film on NIIF will also be shown during the Inaugural Session. H.H. Sheikh Hamid Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Managing Director, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority will also deliver a Special Address during the Inaugural Session. The two day India Investment Summit 2016 is being held in the national capital on February 4-5, 2016.
M. Venkaiah Naidu, Union Minister of Urban Development will deliver the Opening Address in first session on ‘Current Status, Outlook and Investment Opportunities in Developing Urban Infrastructure’. Other Panelists during this session will include Dr. Nandita Chatterjee, Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Development Alleviation, Dr. Samir Sharma, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Urban Development and Smt. Arundhati Bhattacharya, Chairperson, State Bank of India.
Other session on the first of the Summit include a session on ‘Current Status Outlook and Investment Opportunities in Power and Renewable Energy’ which will be addressed by Shri Pradip Kumar Pujari, Secretary, Ministry of Power, Government of India and Shri Upendra Tripathi, Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India among others.
Another session on ‘Current Status Outlook and Investment Opportunities in Road Transport , Highways and Ports’ will be addressed by Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways and Shipping, Government of India. Other Panelists during the session include Shri Rajive Kumar, Secretary, Ministry of Shipping, Government of India, Shri Sanjay Mitra, Secretary, Department of Road Transport and Highways, Government of India and Shri Raghav Chandra, Chairman, National Highway Authority of India (NHAI).
The second day of the Summit will start with a session on Regulatory Architecture to be addressed by Shri Jayant Sinha, Minister of State for Finance, government of India alnogwith Dr. Arvind Subramanian, Chief Economic Adviser, Shri H.R. Khan, Deputy Governor, RBI and Shri S. Raman, Member, Security and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) among others.
There will be State sessions where States of Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Punjab, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal and Gujarat will showcase the investment opportunities in the respective states. These sessions will be addressed by the senior officers of the respective State Governments alongwith presentations on investment opportunities in the States.
The Concluding Session will be addressed by Shri Suresh Prabhu, Union Minister for Railways highlighting ‘Investment Opportunities in Railway Sector’. Other participants during the session will include Shri A.K. Mital, Chairman, Indian Railway Board and Shri S. Mookerjee, Financial Commissioner, Railway Board among others.