Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Union Minister of State for Communications Manoj Sinha, Union Minister for Petroleum, Natural Gas, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan and Union Minister for Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar will speak at the 5th PAN-IIM World Management Conference starting from December 14 at Indian Institute of Management Lucknow campus.
The there day conference will witness participation from corporate, government, academicians, practitioners, policy makers, researchers, thought leaders and students to exchange their ideas and foster collaboration on Digital India.
The conference will be inaugurated by Yogi Adityanath. The inaugural session will also witness Manoj Sinha speaking on the contribution of telecom sector in the making of Digital India. Dharmendra Pradhan will speak on challenges and opportunities in public service delivery and Prakash Javadekar will speak at the valedictory session and also give awards to Digital India companies and startups.
The theme of 2017 conference is “The Making of Digital India: Management Perspectives”. The unique format of this event will not only request the stakeholders to submit papers documenting their research and findings on the various benefits and challenges of a true ‘Digital India’, but also use the co-creation workshop methodology to define all the possible challenges, brainstorm on solutions and develop an effective action plan for implementation of Digital India movement.
The key highlight of the conference is Digital India Excellence Awards 2017 aimed at felicitating initiatives taken by all key stakeholders towards achieving Digital India dream of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The focus is on felicitating projects which have the potential to transform India to a Smart Nation going forward. The Digital India Excellence Awards 2017 felicitates champions of Digital India in verticals like citizen services, financial services, education, healthcare, agriculture, ICE services and electronics manufacturing.
5th PAN-IIM World Management Conference is an annual event initiated by the Indian Institute of Management and supported by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. The previous editions of the conference were initiated by IIM Calcutta (2013), IIM Kozhikode (2014), IIM Indore (2015) and IIM Ahmedabad (2016). The forum provides an excellent opportunity for academicians, researchers, practitioners, policy makers and thought leaders to exchange their ideas and foster collaboration.