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WEF hosted the 29th India Economic Summit in New Delhi

Nov 13, 2014 12:45 IST

The World Economic Forum (WEF) in partnership with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) hosted the India Economic Summit in New Delhi from 4 November 2014 to 6 November 2014.
The summit was held under the theme, Redefining Public-Private Cooperation for a New Beginning. Union Finance, Corporate Affairs and Defence Minister Arun Jaitley inaugurated the events.
The Summit was built on three pillars: Boosting Global Competitiveness; Launching a Domestic Systems Reset; and Scaling Local and Social Innovation.
The summit convened against a backdrop of significant economic growth and progress in reducing poverty in most parts of India, but also persistent inequality.
Inclusive growth, competitiveness, health and infrastructure were the focus of the summit.

More than 700 leaders from business, government, civil society and academia from 45 countries participated in the summit.
During the summit, various issues regarding the Indian growth, employment, infrastructure, family planning have been discussed.
About World Economic Forum
The World Economic Forum is an international institution committed to improve the state of the world through public-private cooperation in the spirit of global citizenship. It engages with business, political, academic and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.
The institution was incorporated as a not-for-profit foundation in 1971. The headquarter is located in Geneva, Switzerland.
The Forum is independent, impartial and not tied to any interests. It cooperates closely with all leading international organizations.


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