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About the Seminar

It is a well-known fact that India is poised to become the youngest nation in the world by 2020 with 50% of its population below the age of 29 and India’s young population will have to play a crucial role in making India the next superpower. The NITI Aayog released its comprehensive national Strategy for New India which defines clear objectives to accelerate economic growth to 9-10%and make the country a $4-trillion economy by 2022-23. To realize this objective, a comprehensive strategy needs to be devised to further improve the business environment in which private investors and other stakeholders can contribute their fullest towards achieving the goals set out for New India.

The seminar theme New India@75: Strategies for Transformation and Growth aptly designs its initiatives with a special focus on citizens. Some of the key highlights of the seminar would include focus on drivers of economic performance like agriculture and production, building on the infrastructure, inclusion of the important dimensions like health, education and equity by providing a strong impetus to economic growth, and governance that would delve deep into how the structures can be streamlined and processes optimized to achieve better developmental outcomes. With extensive consultations and inputs from business experts and academicians, the seminar would reflect ground realities and a collective consensus on addressing the challenges and achieving the goals for a New India. It attempts to present a set of ideas that can provide the basis for a constructive public-private-personal partnership and promote a positive sentiment to propel India to the front ranks of the global economy.


Objectives of the Seminar

  • To provide a platform for discussion of the policy environment in which stakeholders can contribute their fullest towards achieving the goals set out for New India 2022.
  • To analyze policies that facilitate the adoption of new technologies, foster innovation and upskill Indian Economy in the context of ‘Industry 4.0’.
  • To discuss the relevance of digital connectivity in economic growth and the need to eliminate the digital divide by 2022-23.
  • To explore and discuss research ideas related to the creation of the ecosystem to support inclusive economic growth through sustainable utilization of available resources.

Call for Papers

Asian Business School invites academicians, practitioners, research scholars and students to submit research papers. The given sub-themes are indicative but not exhaustive. Research papers covering any other topic related to the main theme of the Seminar are welcome.


Important Dates

    • Extended Date of Abstract Submission: 20th September 2019
  • Full Paper Submission: 30th September 2019
  • Abstract Acceptance: 24th September 2019
  • Registration: 30th September 2019

You can send your contributions to rdc@abs.edu.in. For details download the National Seminar Brochure-Final-Web.