PM Narendra Modi to chair VGIR 2020 today; top Indian industrialists to attend

Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair the Virtual Global Investor Roundtable (VGIR) 2020 today evening which will be attended by heads of 20 top institutional venture capitalists from Japan, Middle East, US, Canada, Europe, Korea, Australia and Singapore.

VGIR 2020 will focus on discussions around India’s economic and investment outlook, structural reforms and the government’s vision for making the country a USD 5-trillion economy.

This will be an exclusive meeting between leading global institutional investors, Indian business leaders and the highest decision makers from the Government of India and Financial Market Regulators.

The VGIR is being coordinated by the Ministry of Finance, Government of India, and National Investment and Infrastructure Fund.

The Indian side at the roundtable will be represented by business leaders, financial market regulators, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das.

The global institutional investors represent key regions including the US, Europe, Canada, Korea, Japan, Middle East, Australia and Singapore.

Some of the prominent funds participating in the event are Temasek, AustralianSuper, CDPQ, CPP Investments, GIC, Future Fund, Japan Post Bank, and Japan Bank for International Cooperation.

They also include Korean Investment Corporation, Nippon Life, Mubadala Investment Company, Ontario Teachers, Teachers Retirement Texas and Pension Denmark.

Apart from this, there will be six major Indian industrialists — Deepak Parekh (HDFC), Dilip Shanghvi (Sun Pharma), Mukesh Ambani (RIL), Nadan Nilekani (Infosys), Ratan Tata (Tata Group) and Uday Kotak (Kotak Mahindra Bank) to share their experience.

This is an opportunity for India to attract investment into the country and engage and deliberate with senior policymakers on how to further accelerate the growth of international investments in India.

Virtual Global Investor Roundtable will also provide an occasion for all stakeholders to further cement the strong partnerships that have been built and to foster engagement with international institutional investors who are looking to increase their Indian investments. 


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