Date: 14-12-2014 | Venue: Gandhi Centre (Tesselsestraat 65-67), The Hague.

Leveraging Indian Diaspora’s Knowledge, capital & networking resources for accelerating India’s progress

14.00-14.05 Introductory remarks by Drs. Vikas Kohli, Secretary-general FCCI

14.05-14.15 Inauguration of the conference by The Ambassador of India, H.E. Mr. Rajesh N. Prasad

14.15-14.30 Theme presentation by Mr. Ram Lakhina, President Emeritus FCCI, Chairman NICCT

14.30-14.45 Presentation on Knowledge resources of Indian Diaspora by Dr. Pramod Agrawal, Vice-President FCCI, President AADHAR, Associate professor Twente University  

14.45-15.00 Presentation on knowledge resources by Mr. Aniel Pahladsingh, Jurist Council of State (Raad van State) of the Netherlands

15.00-15.15 Presentation on Capital resources by Mr. Simon Dayala, former Senior Vice-President ABN-AMRO Bank & Hon. Consul of Netherlands to Kenya

15.15-15.30 Presentation on networking resources by Mr. Rabin Baldewsingh, Deputy-mayor of The Hague

15.30-15.45 Policy measures and mechanisms to optimal utilization of Diaspora resources for accelerating India’s progress by Dr. Vasant Moharir, President Emeritus FCCI, former dean Int. Institute of Social Studies.

15.45-16.30 Interaction with the audience (Q/A session), coordinated by FCCI President Jasbir Singh (Drs. Nupur Kohli, President Diaspora Youth Association, Drs. Badri Madan, Chairman Indian Business Chamber, will join the panel).

17.00-18.20 Cultural session & Closing remarks : Musical performances Dr. Vimal Chopra, Ms Anu Shree & Mr Tony Singh, supported by Awishkaar; Skit on migration dilemma’s by Hoofddorp’s Entertainers; Bollywood dances by dance group SHI-RAG, choreographed by Ms Ashna Devi; Closing remarks & vote of thanks


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