A 2-day Mindmine Summit, one of India’s most influential ideas exchange platform, today kick-started under the banner “Disruption –The New Normal for India”.
Its launch was today attended by senior Government ministers, Industry leaders and Opinion makers, across various fields, Bureaucracy Today has learnt.
The Chairman of Hero Enterprise, Sunil Kant Munjal, said: "Today, there is a growing need to shake up the system. Status quo is no longer acceptable. For India, to evolve and meet the aspirations of all Indians, incremental change is not enough. We need radical measures. Fortunately, this has started happening.”
Present at the Summit, Minister of Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Venkaiah Naidu, stressed that Demonetisation fighting corruption and GST to become a revolutionary transformation implementing single tax system.
She added, “The drive for digital payment channels and financial inclusion will ensure direct benefit transfers to Indians and will bring them into the formal financial system.”
Also present at the Summit, Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Railways said “We are working towards a complete digitalisation of Indian Railways which will save billions of dollars. The Railways will spend about Rs 10,000 crore for renewal of tracks and adopt latest technology to detect rail fracture to reduce the accident rate to zero level.”
Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of State (I/C) for Commerce & Industry said, “India is planning to firm up strategy for the next course of action across key issues at the multilateral body on a trade facilitation agreement (TFA) on services at the World Trade Organization (WTO).”
Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Jayant Sinha, said the Aviation Industry in India is working towards UDAN or ‘Ude Desh ka har Nagarik’, building efficient regional air connectivity between the metros and the Tier 3 and 4 cities. He further said that 33 new airports will be set up across the small Indian cities in one year with a subsidy of only Rs. 205 crores.
Meanwhile, the Summit will distribute BML Munjal Awards for Business Excellence through Learning & Development.
The two-day event organized by the Mindmine Institute, learning and training arm of Hero Enterprise, will witness more than 75 top influencers from across a wide spectrum.