ABP Network’s ‘Ideas of India’ Summit 3.0 opens to a Spectacular Opening

ABP Network’s ‘Ideas of India’ Summit 3.0 opens to a Spectacular Opening

New Delhi, February 23, 2024: In the year of India’s 18th General Election, ABP Network’s flagship event ‘Ideas of India’ Summit 3.0 launched to an enthralling opening, celebrating the spirit of democracy and plurality while converging many ideas of India.

Representing India’s business world, Dr. Anish Shah, Group CEO and MD, Mahindra Group, and President, FICCI, took stage to share his perspective on the pivotal role industries and enterprises will have to play for accelerating national growth and economic prosperity.

Dr. Anish Shah remarked, “Over the next 7 years, Indian GDP will add as much to the global GDP as the entire European Union combined.”

Deliberating upon the topic ‘Viksit Bharat: The Road to 2047’, Dr. Anish Shah, Group CEO and MD, Mahindra Group and, President, FICCI, expressed, “The Union Budget has prioritized economics over politics, adopted fiscal discipline and invested more in capex. The RBI has done a stellar job in containing inflation. Infrastructure is being massively developed to make manufacturing competitive in India. To make this vision a reality, each one of us has to play a role.”

Setting the goals for the industry, Dr. Anish Shah, remarked “India envisions to be a 30 trillion economy by 2047 to be a Viksit Bharat. This means manufacturing should be 25% of GDP. We should be more ambitious and make manufacturing grow 16 times and exports grow 11 times.”

Setting the spotlight on the people with the Summit theme “The People’s Agenda”, the two-day long intellectual discourse was set around how India can leverage its population potential to reinforce its leadership position globally on the way to becoming a developed economy.

The ABP Network’s ‘Ideas of India’ Summit 3.0 spotlighting the ‘The People’s Agenda’ brought a confluence of ideas and ideators to a common platform celebrating the country’s people and its plurality. The two-day summit hosted policymakers, cultural ambassadors, industry experts, celebrities, business leaders, economists, and leading luminaries to delve into the fundamental ideas of liberty, justice, equality, and diversity that define India, its society, culture, and politics. The meaningful deliberations on diverse topics had the brightest minds across sectors providing insights about the nation’s trajectory and its journey to become Viksit Bharat.