Top Leaders to Come Together for the Ninth Mindmine Summit Hosted by Hero Group

Top Leaders to Come Together for the Ninth Mindmine Summit hosted by Hero GroupMindmine Summit 2015 that aims to visualize 10-year roadmap for India will witness stalwarts from different industries, governance, politics and media who will discuss subjects of national interest around the theme ‘2015 to 2015 – India Decade?’

The Hero Group, an enterprise valued in excess of USD 5 billion, recently announced the ninth edition of Mindmine Summit, which will be held on April 22 and April 23, 2015, at the ITC Maurya Sheraton, in New Delhi. 2015 to 2025 – India Decade? has been determined as the theme of the summit.

The Mindmine Summit is the annual flagship event of the Mindmine Institute, an independent think tank set up by the Hero Group. At this two-day forum, eminent newsmakers from diverse fields, including governance, the political arena, media, e-commerce, fashion, civil society, social enterprises, arts, sports and several others, assess the evolving political, business and societal landscape through a mix of interactive panel dialogues, one-on-one exchanges and debates. Ravi Shankar Prasad, Union Minister holding Ministry of Communications and Information Technology; Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport and Highways and Sitaram Yechury, Honorable Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha are some names from the list of elite panelists who will be attending the summit.

Amongst the many topical quandaries that will be examined at the ninth Mindmine Summit, some of them are:

  • Click over bricks – But can e-commerce really replace retail?
  • The next 10 years – Gliding or rocketing ahead?
  • One nation, many factories – Do we need an India model?
  • Future-proofing India – How do we skill and scale quickly?
  • Lessons from Delhi: Are brute majorities a boon or bane?

The sessions will be expertly moderated by the most famous faces from the media.

Commenting on this, Mr. Sunil Kant Munjal, Joint Managing Director, Hero Moto Corp Ltd. and Chairman, Hero Corporate Services Ltd., said, “It gives me great satisfaction to see that a truly independent platform for discussion, debate and communication has been created in the form of Mindmine Summit. The summit has attracted considerable attention for its ability to hold forth on contemporary and forward looking issues. Noted personalities and outstanding individuals will come here to analyze, inform, debate and introspect.”

Some of the esteemed participants of the summit are:

  • Piyush Goyal, Honorable Minister of State with Independent Charge for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy;
  • Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Minister of State of Parliamentary Affairs;
  • Kamal Nath, Former Union Minister and Senior Congress Leader;
  • R Chandrashekhar, President, Nasscom;
  • Subramanian Swamy, Indian politician;
  • Mani Shankar Aiyar, Member of Rajya Sabha;
  • Manish Tiwari of the Congress;
  • Janmejaya Sinha, Chairman, Boston Consulting Group Asia Pacific;
  • Venkatesh Kini, President, India & Southwest Asia, Coca Cola

The tenth edition of the annual BML Munjal Awards for ‘Business Excellence through Learning & Development’, that will recognise organizations who have demonstrated business excellence through innovations in learning & development, will also be hosted as part of the summit.

Since 2006, luminaries and distinguished leaders from every field of human endeavour have been part of this iconic event. The previous edition of the summit (India: Economics or Politics) looked at a nation mired in low growth, fragmented politics and policy stasis. This year’s edition will evaluate India’s new eco-political atmosphere and emerging social arithmetic, and how it can help the country evolve over the next 10 years.

The summit will be webcast live on the event website –

Hero Group ranks amongst the top 10 Indian business houses in India with an estimated turnover in excess of USD 5 billion. The origins of Hero Group can be traced to 1956 when Hero Cycles Limited was established by the Munjal brothers – Dayanand Munjal, Satyanand Munjal, Brijmohan Lall Munjal and O. P. Munjal. Hero is synonymous with two-wheelers in India. Hero MotoCorp (Formerly Hero Honda Motors Ltd.), a key company in the group, is the world’s largest manufacturer of two-wheelers in India. Hero Cycles has been the world’s largest manufacturer of cycles since 1984. Hero Group’s other ventures include steel, energy, realty, corporate training, financial and consumer services.

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