Today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be chairing the Virtual Global Investor Roundtable (VGIR) 2020, which will be attended by the heads of top 20 institutional investors hailing from various regions of the world. VGIR 2020 will primarily focus on discussions around India’s economic and investment outlook, structural reforms and the government’s motive for expanding the country’s economy and making it worth USD 5-trillion.
The Indian panel at the roundtable meeting will be represented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das and other eminent business leaders and financial market regulators.
The global institutional investors, representing key regions around the globe with the addition of the US, Europe, Canada, South Korea, Japan, the Middle East, Australia and Singapore, will participate in VGIR 2020. Some of these investors will be engaging with the Indian government for the first time.
Some of the eminent funds participating in the event include Temasek, AustralianSuper, CDPQ, CPP Investments, GIC, Future Fund, Japan Post Bank, and Japan Bank for International Cooperation. The prominent names also include Korean Investment Corporation, Nippon Life, Mubadala Investment Company, Ontario Teachers, Teachers Retirement Texas and Pension Denmark.
Apart from the aforementioned names, there will be six major Indian industrialists — Mukesh Ambani (RIL), Deepak Parekh (HDFC), Dilip Shanghvi (Sun Pharma), Nadan Nilekani (Infosys), Ratan Tata (Tata Group) and Uday Kotak (Kotak Mahindra Bank) to share their experience and knowledge of the field.
VGIR 2020 will prove to be an opportunity for all the stakeholders to further strengthen the strong partnerships that they have built and foster their engagements with the international institutional investors who are looking for an opportunity to increase their Indian investments.