Indian Diaspora conference 2017

Indian Diaspora Conference 2017

Date: 14 October 2017, Saturday

Venue: Bharat Bhawan, Tesselsestraat 65, 2583 JH, The Hague


Indian Diaspora Conference 2017 - Dr. Pramod Agrawal 

Europen needs for skilled manpower & planned migration from India - Mr. R.L. Lakhina

An Integrative Approach to recruitment and retention of High Skilled Professionals from India - Prof. Sharda Nandram

Enhancing (Political) Participation of Indian Diaspora in The Netherlands - Prof. Dewanand Mahadew

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On 14TH October 2017 from 13.00 hrs – 18.00 hrs

Venue: Bharat Bhawan, Tesselsestraat 65, 2583 JH, The Hague 




Registration/ meet and greet


Opening and welcome address by Mr. Jasbir Singh, President FCCI and FIDE.


Inaugural address by the Indian ambassador to the Netherlands, H.E. Mr. Venu Rajamony.


A. Theme: European needs for skilled migrants & planned migration from India

14.30-14.45 hrs: Mr. Ram Lakhina, President Emeritus FCCI and

Chairman-Emeritus NICCT.

14.45-15.00 hrs: Prof. Dr. Sharda Nandram, Associate Professor, Nyenrode University.

15.00 – 15.45 hrs: Panel discussion/Q&A session with

  • Mr. Ram Lakhina
  • Prof. Dr. Sharda Nandram
  • Mr. Oedith Jaharia, Director of Programs, The Hague executive Campus, The Hague.
  • Mr. Desh Ramnath, Council member The Hauge, and founder ‘Twogather’.
  • Ms. Sanchi Tibrewala, Trustee FCCI


Break for drinks/snacks


B. Theme: Indian Diaspora & political participation in host countries

16.15-16.30 hrs: Prof. Dr. Dewanand Mahadew, Dean International Business Development Academy

16.30-16.45 hrs: Ms. Oetra Gopal, Deputy Mayor of Hoogezand-Sappemeer.

16.45 – 17.30 hrs: Panel discussion/ Q&A session with

  • Mr. Rabin Baldewsingh, Deputy Mayor of The Hague.
  • Prof. Dr. Dewanand Mahadew
  • Ms. Oetra Gopal
  • Ms. Haseena Bakhtali, Council member Nieuwegein and “fractievoorzitter stadsPartij Nὐwegen”


Closing remarks and vote of thanks by dr. Pramod Agrawal, Vice President FCCI and President Aadhaar.


Short Indian cultural program


Host:  Drs. Nupur Kohli, Joint-secretary FCCI.




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