2nd International Conference

‘INDIA 2020: Vision for the Financial Sector’

10 - 11 March, 2014

Two Day Conference to examine the outlook for Indian economy and businesses in the run up to 2020 and suggest measures that should be taken by the Government and the financial industry to return to growth and come true to global expectations.

Six Technical Sessions:

  • Markets, Indicators, Co-Integration, Forecast
  • Financial Sector Innovations
  • FDI and FIIs
  • Comparison with other Emerging Markets
  • Indian Financial Sector: Hits & Misses
  • Indian Policy Makers: Expectations

The objective of conference was to visit the overriding concerns that India will need to contend with during the next seven years or so to come true to its global expectations. With and endeavour to bring together economists, financial experts and business leaders, the conference provided a platform to deliberate on various issues that beset Indian economy and businesses along with suggesting novel solutions.

Call for papers was advertised across platforms and websites

Abstract Submission: 15th November 2013
Full Paper Submission: 31st December 2013
With more than 125 abstracts were received for paper presentation and. International submissions were received from USA and Malaysia. The conference was attended by more than 350 participants each day. 38 entries were received for poster presentations.

Chief Guest

Ambassador Hardeep Singh Puri

Former permanent representative of India to the United Nations


Prof. Jai Prakash Sharma

Dean, Faculty of Commerce & Business, and Head, Dept. of Commerce, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi

Mr. Anil Bisen

Consultant, Ex-Economic advisor, Dept. of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Government of India

Guest of Honor

Dr. Arjun Rajagola

Legal Consultant, NIPFP

Prof. Bharat R. Kolluri

Professors, Economics, Barney School of Business, University of Hartford, USA

Keynote Speaker

Prof. Renu Kohli

Eminent Economist & Consultant, ICRIER

Special Invitee

Prof. Carol Vlassoff

Adjunct Professor, University of Ottawa, Cananda