CII has been working towards creating industry awareness about the business reforms being undertaken by the government and inviting feedback from businesses for improvement in investment climate. Among the various initiatives in this direction, CII last year initiated a series of annual National Conference on Ease of Doing Business for Atmanirbhar Bharat. Attended by over 300 stakeholders, the first Conference in the series had the honour of having Shri Piyush Goyal, Hon’ble Minister of Commerce & Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, and Textiles, as the Chief Guest.
The Second edition of the Conference is being organised on 27th November, 2021 from 1030 hrs to 1815 hrs over the virtual platform. Shri Piyush Goyal, Hon’ble Minister of Commerce & Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, and Textiles, has kindly agreed to be the Chief Guest at the 2nd edition of the Conference as well.
Other prominent speakers include Shri Gaurav Masaladan, Joint Secretary, Customs, CBIC, Ministry of Finance; Shri G R Raghavender; Joint Secretary, Department of Justice, Ministry of Law & Justice; Shri Arvind Kumar, Additional Chief Secretary, Infrastructure & Industrial Development, Government of Uttar Pradesh; Mr Chandrajit Banerjee, Director General, CII; Mr Ajay Shriram, Chairman, CII Task Force on Ease of Doing Business and Chairman & Senior Managing Director, DCM Shriram Ltd; Mr Ajay Bahl, Chairman, CII Judicial Reforms Task Force & Co-Founder & Managing Partner, AZB Partners; Mr Vir S Advani, Chairman, CII National Committee on EXIM & Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Blue Star Limited; Mr Sunil Duggal, Chairman, CII Mining Committee & CEO, Vedanta; Mr Atul Punj, Co-Chairman, CII National Committee on Construction and Chairman Punj Lloyd Limited; among others.
The day-long Conference would revolve around the topics of leveraging on digitization for streamlining business procedures with a special focus on reforms, such as the Setting-up of the National Single Widow System (NSWS), Launch of the India Industrial Land Bank (IILB), Minimization exercise of regulatory compliance burden for industry, Sharing of best practices among states, and Identification of EoDB measures that would help in unleashing the employment potential.