Rising Bharat Summit 2024: Celebrating India’s Transformative Journey; PM Narendra Modi to Deliver Keynote – News18

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Last Updated: March 13, 2024, 14:31 IST
New Delhi, India

Rising Bharat Summit 2024, the fourth edition of the CNN-News18 marquee leadership conclave to be held in New Delhi on March 19-20, celebrates India’s remarkable transformative journey, while also acknowledging the immense potential that lies ahead.
Over the years, India has transitioned into a formidable force with global reach and impact. From technological innovation to economic resilience, India’s contributions have left an indelible mark on the international community. And leading this transformation is Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who will deliver the keynote address at the Rising Bharat Summit.
Among others from the field of politics who will present at the event are Amit Shah, Union Minister of Home Affairs; Dr S Jaishankar, Minister of External Affairs; Ashwini Vaishnaw, Union Minister of Electronics & IT; Smriti Irani, Union Minister of Women & Child Development; Anurag Thakur, Minister of Sports, Youth Affairs; G20 Sherpa Amitabh Kant, BJP leader K. Annamalai and Bharat Rashtra Samithi’s K Kavitha.

International speakers will include Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, former President, Mauritius; Erik Solheim, former Executive Director, UNEP & former Environment Minister, Norway; Ryan McInerney, CEO, VISA Inc; Aleqa Hammond, former Premier of Greenland; Salvatore Babones, American sociologist and associate professor, University of Sydney; Mike Pompeo, former United States Secretary of State; and John Mearsheimer, American political scientist.
Key Indian speakers include Madhabi Puri Buch, Chairperson, SEBI; Pawan Verma, Author-Diplomat, former Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha); Falguni Nayar, Nykaa; Prasoon Joshi, MCann World Group; Harsh Jain, CEO & Co-Founder, Dream Sports; Jayen Mehta, MD, Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd; and Ashish Dhawan, Founder-Trustee, Ashoka University.
Representing the Corporate India will be Aashish Agarwal, Managing Director and Country Head, Jefferies; Manraj Sekhon, Chief Investment Officer, Templeton Global Investments and Co-CEO of Templeton Asset Management; Shweta Jalan, Managing Partner and head of Advent International in India; Harsha Raghavan, Managing Partner, Convergent Finance LLP; Ritesh Agarwal, CEO, OYO Rooms; and Virendra Gupta, Founder, Dailyhunt.
Among the cricketers, celebrities and performers attending the event will be actor Siddharth Malhotra, Former South African cricketer AB de Villiers; former Australian cricketer Brett Lee; cricket commentator and former cricketer Akash Chopra; para-cricketer Amir Lone; dance group V Unbeatable, fashion designer Rahul Mishra, and Grammy winners — Shankar Mahadevan, singer and composer; percussionist V. Selvaganesh; violinist Ganesh Rajagopalan; and flautist Rakesh Chaurasia.
Other speakers on the list are Nazim Nazir Dar, honey producer, beneficiary of the Viksit Bharat programme; Shehla Rashid Shora, former VP, JNUSU; journalist Francois Gautier and lawyer J Sai Deepak.
Through insightful discussions, thought-provoking panels and visionary keynote address, Rising Bharat aims to delve deeper into the multifaceted dimensions of India’s global influence and its role in shaping a more equitable and sustainable future for all with its mantra — ‘Leading for Global Good’.


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