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Kamal Nath to lead Indian delegation to Davos

Jan '07
Commerce and Industry Minister, Shri Kamal Nath will lead over 100-member strong Indian delegation to the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland later this month. The delegation comprises Central and State government, CEOs, and Civil Society representatives.

This year's Annual Meeting of the Forum will see record participation by business leaders who will convene along-with over 200 public figures and representatives from academia, the media and civil society in Davos. Over 2,000 participants will discuss issues pertaining to Economics, Geopolitics, Technology and Society over the 5-day period under the overarching theme of “The Shifting Power Equation”.

The Indian Government delegation comprises Mr Kamal Nath, Minister of Commerce and Industry, Dr Montek Ahluwalia, Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission, Mr Ashwani Kumar, Minister of State for Industry, and Dr Ajay Dua, Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion.

A 50-member strong business delegation led by R Seshasayee, President, CII, will ensure an Indian perspective in various sessions of the official programme. Prominent names include Rahul Bajaj, N R Narayana Murthy, Anil Ambani, Jamshyd and Adi Godrej, Vijay Mallya, K V Kamath, Anand Mahindra, Baba Kalyani, Azim Premji, S Ramadorai, B Ramalinga Raju, Dhruv Sawhney, Gautam Thapar, Uday Kotak, among others. In fact, India is one of only a handful of countries fielding a high number of participants at the 2007 Annual Meeting.

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