Republic Media Network concludes first ‘India Economic Summit’

The event was attended by leading policymakers, economists, and corporate leaders.

Mumbai: Republic Media Network concluded the first edition of ‘India Economic Summit 2021’ on 26 November.

The event put a spotlight on contemporary economic issues and was attended by union ministers, policymakers, corporate honchos, economists and business leaders at the Taj Palace in New Delhi. The summit was hosted by veteran news anchor Rini Simon Khanna.

In his address at the summit, Republic Media Network’s editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami stated that India must not be the marketplace of the world. “We must be the hub of production, the hub of digitisation, the hub of technology, the hub of risk-takers, and the hub of innovation,” he said.

Union minister of road transport and highway Nitin Gadkari, union minister of commerce and industry, consumer affairs, food and public distribution and textiles Piyush Goyal, union minister of petroleum and natural gas and housing and urban affairs Hardeep Singh Puri, union minister of women and child development Smriti Irani and union minister of state for entrepreneurship, skill development, electronics and technology Rajeev Chandrasekhar addressed the summit. Leading business personalities like Marico’s Harsh Mariwala, Bharat Biotech’s Dr Krishna M Ella shared their views on the Indian economy.

One of the highlights of the event was the session on ‘India’s Role in the Global Economy’ presented virtually by reputed global economist and New York University’s Stern School of Business Dr Nouriel Roubini.

"The massive success and gripping ideation sessions at The India Economic Summit 2021 prove beyond doubt that India’s economy is all geared up for greatness,” said Republic Media Network editor-in-chief, Arnab Goswami. “The first edition of the Summit has infused audiences across the world with confidence that India is a superpower in the making. And it gives me great joy that amidst it all, Republic is poised to lead and expand into new horizons with a massive digital operation.”

The ‘India Economic Summit 2021’ took place on the back of India rebounding from the pandemic with stellar projections. As the RBI as well as the IMF, estimate the Indian GDP to grow 9.5 per cent making it the fastest-growing economy in the world, the summit was a platform to ideate on the trajectory ahead.

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