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India Inc and Republic TV join hands to present IGF-London '21

The event is set to take place between 29 June and 1 July.

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Mumbai: India Inc and Republic Media Network have come together to broadcast the coveted India Global Forum’s (IGF) flagship event from 29 June to 1 July. IGF, organised from London as a hybrid event, will bring together the premier political and business leaders to set the vision and ambition for the post-pandemic world. It will highlight the theme of 'Future Now - Radical Actions for the Post-Pandemic Ara'.

The event will host 200-plus high-profile speakers and participants from over 50 countries across the globe.



A high-powered lineup of eminent speakers includes senior Indian cabinet ministers Dr S Jaishankar (External Affairs), Nirmala Sitharaman (Finance), and Piyush Goyal (Commerce), Nitin Gadkari (Transport), and Smriti Irani (Women, Textiles). Senior ministers and former leaders from the UK have also endorsed their participation - UK chancellor of the exchequer Rishi Sunak, UK first secretary of state and secretary of state for foreign, commonwealth and development affairs Dominic Raab, UK home secretary Priti Patel, Institute for Global Change ED & former UK PM, Tony Blair have also signed on the roster. 

Michael Bloomberg (Entrepreneur; climate change activist and New York’s ex-mayor), World Health Organisation (WHO) director-general Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and General David H. Petraeus (KKR Global Institute ex-CIA Director), and Isha Foundation founder Sadhguru are also part of the star-studded line-up.

 

In keeping with the #FutureNow central theme, the sessions of the forum have been broadly divided across the sessions including climate action, digital future, global business, economic recovery, health & health-tech, securing supply chains, and global leadership.



A series of power-packed sessions will cover every aspect of India’s ubiquitous role in ensuring the 'build back better' goals of the world’s leading economies are in harmony with India’s growth ambitions.

 

London headquartered India Inc Group, founder and CEO, Manoj Ladwa said, "This year’s India Global Forum brings with it a sense of urgency and impatience about the radical actions needed now to shape a post-pandemic World. It is where the big global issues of climate change, economic recovery, and opportunity, digital transformation, and tackling new age imperialist and fundamentalist threats get debated."



“This is the biggest and most impactful gathering on India’s globalisation anywhere in the World. It is where the enterprise of a business leader meets the power of a politician; the curiosity of a scientist meets the ingenuity of an engineer; the wisdom of experience meets the impatience of ambition. It is quite simply where India meets the world, and the world meets India. We are therefore thrilled by this partnership with Republic TV in India that will take the ideas and ambitions of the Forum to the widest possible audience,” he said.



"At Republic, we see great potential in the coming together of two great democracies: the UK and India. We believe that with an exchange of ideas and collaboration of minds, this transformative relationship has a game-changing future," MD and editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami said, whose Republic TV is the exclusive broadcast partner for IGF in India. "The purpose is to come together to ideate at this global forum on common geo-strategic, geo-political and economic interests. The level of discourse, the profile of the panels, and the global outlook of this forum is going to make it a remarkable event."

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