International Seminar on 'Make in India' Paradigm - Roadmap for a Future Ready Naval Force

To take the Indian Navy initiative to next level, FICCI in association with Indian Navy organised an International Seminar on ‘Make in India’ Paradigm - Roadmap for a Future Ready Naval Force on April 18-19, 2016 at FICCI, Federation House, Tansen Marg, New Delhi.

Inaugural Session

Welcome Address by Mr.Harshavardhan Neotia, President, FICCI and Chairman, Ambuja Neotia Group;
Introduction of the theme by Mr. Pierre de Bausset, Chairman, Committee on Make in India (Defence and
Aerospace), FICCI and President & MD, Airbus Group India Pvt Ltd; Key Note Address by Mr. Amitabh Kant,
Chief Executive, NITI Aayog; Inaugural Address by Admiral R K Dhowan, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, ADC,
Chief of the Naval Staff, Indian Navy


Summing up and Vote of Thanks by Mr Jayant D Patil, Chairman, Defence & Aerospace Committee,
FICCI and Member of the Board, L&T Heavy Engineering & L&T Shipbuilding


Valedictory Session

Chief Guest, Admiral Sureesh Mehta, PVSM, AVSM, ADC (Retd.), Former Chief of Naval Staff; Welcome
Address by Dr Jyotsna Suri, Immediate Past President, FICCI and Chairperson & Managing Director,
Bharat Hotels; Setting the Agenda by Vice Admiral P. Murugesan, Vice Chief of Naval Staff; Realising
the Agenda by Mr. Ashok Kumar Gupta, Secretary (DP), Ministry of Defence; Industrial Implementation
of the National Agenda Mr Shiv Khemka, Co-Chair, FICCI Defence Committee and Chairman, Elcome Group;
Valedictory Address by Chief Guest, Admiral Sureesh Mehta (Retd.); Vote of Thanks by RAdm Mohit Gupta,
Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Submarines), Indian Navy