Delhi to hold ‘5th Annual One Globe Knowledge Conference 2016’

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New Delhi, Feb 1 (ANI): To bring together global thought leaders to discuss 21st century knowledge economy in India and South Asia, fifth annual edition of the ‘One Globe Conference: Uniting Knowledge Communities’ will be hosted specifically to focus on ideas, issues and impact of the Indian government’s ambitious agenda to transform India into a 21st century knowledge economy through its initiatives like Digital India, Make in India, Smart Cities and Entrepreneurship.

Urban Development Minister, Venkaiah Naidu will be the Chief Guest for the conference, which is scheduled for February fifth and sixth 2016.

Other eminent guests at the event will be Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting, Rajyavardhan Rathore, and Minister of State for Urban Development, Babu Supriyo.

“From a USD 6 billion National Infrastructure Investment Fund (NIIF) to the Smart Cities initiative, the JAM Number Trinity of Jan Dhan, Aadhar and Mobile, the easing of FDI in various sectors including defence, the Start-Up India program with business-friendly initiatives like the Bankruptcy Bill 2015, to its ambitious target to increase manufacturing’s contribution to GDP from 16 percent up to 25 percent through the Make in India initiative,” added Harjiv Singh, Convener, One Globe 2016 and founder and CEO of Salwan Media Ventures.

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“In our fifth edition of the One Globe conference, we are delighted to have an eminent set of speakers who bring rich perspectives and proven experience in analyzing the multiple components of making a 21st century knowledge economy,” added Singh.

David Plouffe, Chief Advisor, Uber Inc., who is widely referred to as the architect of President Obama’s two presidential campaign victories and has served as a Senior Advisor to the President, will participate in an exclusive armchair discussion at a dinner hosted by the One Globe conference and the USIBC ahead of the conference. (ANI)

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