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FinTech: Re-imagining $5 Trillion Economy

19th March 2020 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM


The event has been postponed due to the health advisory issued by the Government of India because of Coronavirus.We hope to reschedule the event later during the year.

The conference is being organised by Institute for Competitiveness and Primus Partners in association with NITI Aayog and Invest India. The conference looks at bringing together govt dignitaries and policy makers on a platform to discuss and deliberate on issues pertaining to Regulatory Sandbox Framework, New Technology and Payment Systems, Smart Cities, E Mobility and AI. The conference is being hosted at the Constitution Club, New Delhi on March 19, 2020.


10:00 AM- 11:00 AM – Inaugural Session

  • Ravi Shankar Prasad, Hon’ble Minister Ministry of Communications, Electronics and Information Technology and Law and Justice (tbc)
  • Anurag Thakur, Minister of State, Ministry of Corporate Affairs & Finance 
  • Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog(tbc)
  • Atanu Chakraborty, Secretary, Ministry of Economic Affairs
  • Deepak Bagla, MD & CEO, Invest India (tbc)
  • Amit Kapoor, Honorary Chairman, Institute for Competitiveness
  • Alfred F. Kelly, Jr. CEO, VISA (tbc)
  • Rajnish Kumar, Chairman, SBI (tbc)
  • Charu Malhotra, Founder & CEO, Primus Partners

10:55 AM – 11:40 AM – Technical Session 1- Regulatory Sandbox Framework- From Policy to Preparedness

  • Akhil Handa, Advisor to MD & CEO and Head, Fintech & New Business Initiatives, Bank
  • Junaid Ahmad, Country Director, World Bank
  • Sopnendu Mohanty, Monetary Authority of Singapore
  • Gopalakrishnan S, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology

11:40 AM – 12:30 PM – Technical Session 2 – New Technology & Payment System

  • R Gandhi, Former Deputy Governor, RBI
  • Sajith Sivanandan, Business Head, Payments & Access
  • Swaminathan Janakiraman, DMD & Chief Digital Officer, SBI
  • Sharad Sharma, Co-Founder, iSPIRT Foundation
  • Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Founder & CEO, Paytm
  • Arvind Ronta, Head of Products – India & South Asia, VISA
  • Mahadeo Jaiswal, Director, IIM Sambhalpur

12:30 PM – 1:15 PM

Technical Session 3 – Smart Cities, E-Mobility and AI – Are we ready for new challenges?

  • Anna Roy, Adviser, NITI Aayog
  • Vinayak Godse, Vice President, Data Security Council of India(DSCI)
  • S Chandrashekhar, Group Head & Director – Government Affairs and Public Policy, Microsoft
  • Jagan Shah, Director, National Institute of Urban Affais
  • Mahima Kaul, Head, Twitter India
  • Prof. Ponnurangam Kumaraguru, IIT- Delhi

1:15 PM – 1:35 PM –Valedictory Address 

Keynote by Shri Jayant Sinha, MP, Loksabha

1:35PM Onwards 

Networking Lunch





19th March 2020
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM


Constitution Club
Rafi, Marg, Sansad Marg, Behind RBI Bank
New Delhi, New Delhi 110001 India
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