Harsimrat Kaur Badal to inaugurate One Globe Forum 2018

ANI | Updated: Feb 08, 2018 20:58 IST

New Delhi [India], Feb.8 (ANI): Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal will inaugurate the 'One Globe Forum 2018', which is to be held on February 9 and 10, at Hotel Imperial in New Delhi.

The 7th annual edition of the One Globe Forum will specifically focus on ideas, issues and impact of initiatives like 'Digital India', 'Make in India', 'Skill India', 'Women's Economic Empowerment', 'Smart Cities', 'Artificial Intelligence', 'Blockchain' and 'Big Data' that can help transform India into a 21st century knowledge economy.

Speaking about her participation at the One Globe Forum, Badal said, "I am looking forward to speaking at the 7th Annual One Globe Forum about building a 21st century knowledge economy in India. It is imperative that women's participation in our economy goes up as more women in the workforce will lead to stronger and better economic growth."

One Globe is India's leading forum that brings together global thought leaders to discuss how we can build a 21st century knowledge economy in India and South Asia.

It explores the intersection of science, technology, education, innovation, smart cities, skills, regional collaboration and geopolitical security.

Meanwhile, Convener of One Globe Forum and founder and CEO of Salwan Media Ventures, Harjiv Singh said, "Every year we provide our delegates the opportunity to hear, meet, network and deliberate with thought leaders and decision makers from across the globe, all for a single objective of transforming India into a 21st century knowledge economy."

"With the government taking various steps towards initiatives such as a digitized economy, increased focus on Skill India, Artificial Intelligence and so on, One Globe Forum is the perfect amalgamation of experts from various fields that deliberate on how to augment the ambitious government initiatives," he added. (ANI)

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