Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations

Conferences & Workshops Details

5th ICRIER-PRI Workshop
Enhancing Japanese FDI in India

February 9, 2015

Casuarina Hall, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi


9:00 am Registration

9:30 am

• Welcome Remarks by Rajat Kathuria, Director & CE, ICRIER

• Opening Remarks by Daikichi Momma, President, PRI

9.45 am Session 1: Macro-economic Trends and Policies in India and Japan

Chair: Ashok Gulati, Chair Professor, ICRIER


• Daikichi Momma, President, PRI

• Subir Gokarn, Director of Research, Brookings India

• Kanjiro Onishi , Deputy Director, PRI

• Abheek Barua, Chief Economist HDFC Bank

• Akio Isomata, Minister (Economic & Development)Embassy of Japan, India

11.00 am Special Address by N. K. Singh, Former Rajya Sabha Member and Member ICRIER Board of Governors

11:30 am Coffee Break

11.45 am Session 2: Enhancing Japanese FDI in India: Focusing on Financial Sector

Chair: Ashok Jha, Former Finance Secretary and Member ICRIER Board of Governors


• Anup Wadhawan, Joint Secretary, Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance

• Daikichi Momma, President, PRI

• Tsuyoshi Yamane, General Manager of India Dept. Whole time Director of Cholamandalam MS General Insurance Co., Ltd

• Manoj Kaushik, Head of Corporate Banking and Structured Finance, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking


• Taiju Hisai, Executive Officer and Regional Executive for India, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi


• Takuma Hisanaga, First secretary, Embassy of Japan in India

1.15 pm Closing Remarks:

• Daikichi Momma, President, PRI

• Rajat Kathuria, Director & CE, ICRIER

1:30 pm Lunch