Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations

Seminar Details

20 Jul 2016

Release of the Report

Quantifying the value of an open Internet for India


July 20, 2016


Magnolia Hall, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi





10:30 – 11:00 am


Registration and Tea/Coffee

11:00 – 11:15 am


Introductory remarks

Dr. Aruna Sharma, Secretary,
Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY), Government of India

11.15-11.30 am


Keynote Address



Release of the report and presentation of key findings [Download Presentation]

12:00 12.15 pm


Comments and Q&A

12:15 – 12:30 pm


Tea Break

12.30- 1.30 pm


Panel Discussion



Dr. Rajat Kathuria, Director and Chief Executive, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER)


Dr. Pronab Sen, Country Director, Central India Programme, International Growth Centre


Dr. Ajay Kumar, Additional Secretary, Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY), Government of India

Virat Bhatia, President, AT&T South Asia  







1:30pm onwards




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