Connecting Businesses with Opportunities in India

India - USA: Shared Prosperity, Opportunities and Challenges

Hosted by: George Washington University and FICCI

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Elliot School of International Affairs
City View Room, 7th Floor
1957 E Street, NW
George Washington University

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The Institute for International Economic Policy, The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry, and The Sigur Center for Asian Studies Present:

"India and USA: Shared Prosperity, Opportunities, and Challenges: A Conversation with Indian Ambassador Harsh Vardawn Shringla and Industry Leaders"

FICCI, in partnership with George Washington University’s Institute for International Economic Policy (IIEP) will host H.E. Harsh Vardhan Shringla, Ambassador of India to the USA, in a Fireside Chat with Dr. Ajay Chibber, Chief Economic Advisor, FICCI & Visiting Scholar, IIEP, George Washington University.

The Ambassador will launch a FICCI Report on “Envisioning India: 2030”, an in-depth study of how India can build a competitive economy by 2030; followed by the Ambassador’s remarks on the report, as well as his views on the potential for growth in the U.S. – India bilateral relationship.

The fireside chat will be followed by a panel discussion of industry experts to discuss the competitive advantage of the U.S.-India relationship in the sectors of higher education, pharmaceuticals and infrastructure investments.

Panel Speakers:
Subir Gokarn
Executive Director for Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, and Sri Lanka, IMF
Former Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India

Sofia Mumtaz
Head, USA, Lupin Pharmaceuticals

Adrian Mutton
Founder & CEO, Sannam S4

Keyphrases: India business opportunities, investing in India, doing business in India