mobile

Top Indian Industry leaders and experts share ideas and insights that matter to businesses, large and small, across sectors. Listen to perspectives on economic growth, global economy, technology and innovation, sustainability, community and much more. Brought to you by CII, India’s premier industry organisation, partnering Industry, Government and civil society for India’s development.

Podcast
11 November 2022

The Road to Sustainable Mobility

As the discussion around sustainability and climate-related issues intensifies at the COP27 conference, Vipin Sondhi, Chairman, CII National Committee on Future Mobility and Battery Storage and Former MD and CEO, Ashok Leyland and JCB India Pvt Ltd discusses why adopting low-carbon, climate-friendly mobility solutions are need of the hour.
What role will sustainable mobility play as we look at addressing climate change? As we move closer to the net zero economy, what are the trends that will need course correction and how will the emergence of new clean mobility and clean energy solutions affect the automobile sector and industries in general?

Podcast
04 November 2022

Conversational AI: Changing the Dynamics of Business Interactions

Rashid Khan, CPO and Co-Founder, Yellow.ai discusses how conversational AI is redefining the way brands communicate with their customers.
How has the market for conversational AI grown over the past few years and what potential does it hold for future growth? With Interactive AI based chat being almost ubiquitous now, how can it be used for other areas of business operations? Where do we stand when it comes to the evolution of the AI capabilities and what is the way ahead as the world witnesses rapid adoption of new AI technologies?

Podcast
28 October 2022

Moving Towards India@100

Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar lays down his vision and charts the path to India@100. He is in conversation with Rajan Navani, Chairman, CII India@75 Council and Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Jetline Group of Companies.
What can we do, as citizens of India, to unlock the true potential of the country in order to realize the dream of a new India@100? What role does India’s rich cultural diversity play as the country marches forward on the road to progress? Why building mental and emotional resilience amongst youngsters is the need of the hour and how can it help them tackle the challenges posed by life?

Podcast
21 October 2022

Empowering Persons with Disabilities to Build an Inclusive India

S V Venkataraman, Co-Chairman, CII-IBDN and Managing Director, ANZ Bengaluru Service Centre discusses how empowering persons with disabilities can help build an inclusive India. He is in conversation with Jayant Shriram, ex-journalist and podcaster.
What has led the Indian Industry to undertake measures towards inclusion and what are they doing to mainstream Persons with Disability in the workplace? What are the policy measures being undertaken to create an enabling environment for the specially abled? How does equal opportunity play an important role in the overall development of a nation?

Podcast
14 October 2022

India@100: From Atmanirbhar to Sone Ki Chidiya Bharat

BK Sister Shivani, Teacher, Brahma Kumaris Spiritual Movement discusses the role of spirituality in building a new India. She is in conversation with Rajan Navani, Chairman, CII India@75 Council and Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Jetline Group of Companies.
What are the things that a society must prioritize in order to stay on the path to progress? In today’s performance-centric society that majorly focusses on achievements, what is the real meaning of success? How do Yoga and meditation affect an individual and help build his or her spiritual quotient?

Podcast
07 October 2022

Affirmative Action for Diversified and Inclusive Growth

Piruz Khambatta, Chairman, CII National Task Force on Affirmative Action and Group Chairman, Rasna Pvt Ltd discusses how India's affirmative action framework has evolved over the years and where is it headed. He is in conversation with Pranjal Sharma, Author and Columnist.
How has the affirmative action journey of the Indian Industry been so far and what are the steps being taken to increase its adoption across the industry? How can the rise of entrepreneurs from a community can help improve its socio-economic condition? What are the 4Es of affirmative action and how can they ensure equal opportunities for the members of marginalized communities?

Podcast
01 October 2022

Leadership Development: A Critical Investment for India@100

Tarun Das, Former Director General, CII shares his views on developing a cadre of young leaders for building an inclusively developed India@100. He is in conversation with Rajan Navani, Chairman, CII India@75 Council and Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Jetline Group of Companies.
What role will the Indian youth's energy, enthusiasm and instinctive affinity with technology play in helping us achieve the dream of a new India@100? As the world dynamics undergo a rapid change, what is India's present-day global position and how will the world engage with us in the future? How can values-based leadership transform the nation and what is the holistic approach towards becoming an effective and successful leader?

Podcast
23 September 2022

Shifting Leadership Imperatives - Priming the Organization for Results Driven Transformative Growth

Dilip Sawhney, Managing Director, Rockwell Automation India discusses how organizations should transform themselves to become more adaptive to change, in conversation with Dr Srini Srinivasan, Managing Director, South Asia, Project Management Institute.
What role does a leader play in driving tangible results for an organization undergoing transformation? What should businesses do to deliver better customer experience, while contending with the fast-paced changes taking place in the operating environment? How does standardization of processes across an organization drives resilience and enhances flexibility?

Podcast
16 September 2022

Going Beyond the Obvious - Staying Relevant with a Perpetual Transformation Mindset

Vinita Gera, Senior Director IT Infrastructure, Dell Technologies talks about leadership imperatives for reinventing businesses for a new normal, in conversation with Dr Srini Srinivasan, Managing Director, South Asia, Project Management Institute.
What are some of the most crucial aspects of transformation in an organization? How should organizations strike the right balance between customer expectations and the level of innovation while developing a product? What are the common challenges that businesses face while conceptualizing a product and what should be done to overcome these challenges?

Podcast
09 September 2022

Building Executing Capabilities in the World of Disruption

Kiran Manohar Deshmukh, Group CTO, Sona Comstar discusses the way to improve capabilities and productivity in the fast-evolving business environment, in conversation with Dr Srini Srinivasan, Managing Director, South Asia, Project Management Institute.
What are the disruptions or the changes that have taken place in the industry over the last few years? As businesses shift focus from continuous improvement to continuous innovation, how can the competitiveness of the manufacturing industry be enhanced?

Podcast
07 September 2022

Future Proofing India Inc. - New Skills for the Project Economy

Dr Ganesh Natarajan, Board Chair - 5F World I Lighthouse Communities Foundation I Honeywell Automation India ltd discusses the way to build a new work ecosystem to stay relevant, agile and resilient in this ever changing business environment, in conversation with Dr Srini Srinivasan, Managing Director, South Asia, Project Management Institute.
What is a project economy? How can India leverage its rapidly growing digital landscape and lay down the blueprint to a robust and resilient digital future? Does the shift in the aspirations and expectations of today’s youth define the future of organizations? What needs to be done to future proof India Inc. and strengthen the Indian economy?

Podcast
26 August 2022

India@100: Shaping Leaders of Tomorrow

Ankur Warikoo, Author and Internet Entrepreneur discusses the way to motivate the youth of India and help them emerge as successful leaders of tomorrow. He is in conversation with Rajan Navani, Chairman, CII India@75 Council and Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Jetline Group of Companies.
How are the youth of today different than the earlier generations? How can the right education help the youth unlock their true potential and prepare them for the challenges ahead? How can maintaining a healthy perspective towards failure help an individual become resilient and pave the path for future success?

Podcast
19 August 2022

Sustainable Road to a New India@100

Dr Arunabha Ghosh, CEO, Council on Energy, Environment and Water highlights how an increased focus on sustainability can help us achieve the dream of a new India@100. He is in conversation with Bhairavi Jani, Co-Chair, CII India@75 Council and Executive Director, SCA Group.How can technology drive India's sustainability agenda? What are some of the successful climate change and sustainability initiatives adopted by other countries that India can draw inspiration from?

Podcast
12 August 2022

India@100: The Journey of the Future

Sanjiv Bajaj, President, CII and Chairman & Managing Director, Bajaj Finserv Ltd, on the completion of 75 years of Independent India, lays down India’s future roadmap to a new India@100. He is in conversation with Rajan Navani, Chairman, CII India@75 Council and Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Jetline Group of Companies. As we set the vision for India@100, what should be done to foster growth that stabilizes the economy and takes the country beyond India@75? How can India leverage technology, an important driver of economic growth, to achieve technological leadership? How can the Indian industry be encouraged and facilitated to embrace carbon neutrality in order to fulfil the ambitious commitment of achieving Net Zero by 2047?

Podcast
05 August 2022

India@100: Strengthening India's Role in the World Through its Creative Industry

Shekhar Kapur, Filmmaker and Chairman, Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) highlights how India can increase its global footprint in the media and entertainment sector. He is in conversation with Rajan Navani, Chairman, CII India@75 Council and Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Jetline Group of Companies. What are some of the global benchmarks that the Indian art, literature, movie and television fraternity can take inspiration from? How are the fast-evolving audience expectations and preferences reshaping the media and entertainment sector? How can new creative opportunities be leveraged to maximise India's soft power?

Podcast
29 July 2022

Focus on Right Education for All ft Shaheen Mistri

Shaheen Mistry, CEO, Teach For India assesses the current Indian education landscape and highlights how education can be used as a powerful instrument for national transformation and development. She is in conversation with Rajan Navani, Chairman, CII India@75 Council and Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Jetline Group of Companies.
How can India build the largest skilled workforce in the world with equitable representation across all genders? What role does the Industry play in creating a robust and equitable education system in the country? What are some of the global benchmarks that the Indian education system can take inspiration from?

Podcast
28 July 2022

The Role of Technology and Innovation in Shaping a New India@100

Prof V Kamakoti, Director, IIT Madras assesses the current innovation landscape of India and highlights the role of latest technologies in shaping a New India@100. He is in conversation with Rajan Navani, Chairman, CII India@75 Council and Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Jetline Group of Companies.
What are the policy interventions that are required to build an environment that nurtures innovation and encourages entrepreneurship amongst tech creators? How can the emergence of disruptive technologies, such as Artificial Intelligence, lead to transformative changes across sectors? What can be done to build the culture of Innovation and technology in the vision for the next 25 years of India?

Podcast
15 July 2022

Our Management Challenges - From Amrit Mahotsav 2022 to Swarnim Bharat 2047

Padma Bhushan Dr MB Athreya, Leading Management Consultant discusses how addressing India’s governance and management challenges can help us transition into a golden age, towards a Swarnim Bharat 2047. He is in conversation with Rajan Navani, Chairman, CII India@75 Council and Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Jetline Group of Companies.
How can embracing new technologies, fostering innovation and upskilling lead to broad-based economic growth in the country? How can the young generation contribute towards national development? What needs to be done to meet sustainable development goals to shape a sustainable global future?

Podcast
8 July 2022

5 Years of GST: Transformation of India's Indirect Taxation System

Bipin Sapra, Partner, Ernst & Young India, on the completion of 5 years of GST, talks about how the introduction of the comprehensive multistage value-added tax on goods and services overhauled India's indirect tax system.
How did the Indian Industry ensure a smooth and seamless transition to the new tax regime? How did the introduction of GST simplify compliance across sectors and facilitate trade between various states?

Podcast
1 July 2022

The GST Journey Through the Years

DD Goyal, Member, CII National Committee on Taxation and Executive Advisor Finance, Maruti Suzuki India Limited, on the completion of 5 years of GST, recounts how the introduction of the new tax regime led to the revamp of the entire indirect tax structure of India.
How did the introduction of a simplified tax regime, automation of tax compliances and the introduction of e-invoicing/e-way facility promote ease of doing business across sectors? How did GST emerge as a key enabler and simplify the indirect tax system, while ending the complexities the industry had been dealing with?

Podcast
24 June 2022

Leveraging Digital Commerce for MSME Growth

Saahil Goel, CEO and Co-Founder, Shiprocket discusses how digital commerce platforms are empowering the micro enterprises and driving transformation across the Indian MSME sector on the occasion of International MSME day.
How can a well-integrated and connected digital ecosystem help the Indian MSME sector scale new heights? How can MSMEs leverage digital platforms to drive business growth, not only for basic sustenance, but for overall sustainable development, leading to nation building?

Podcast
17 June 2022

India@100: Paving the Way for a Research and Development Nation

Prof Rishikesha T Krishnan, Director, IIM Bangalore assesses the current research landscape of India and discusses the way to build a strong R&D culture in the country. He is in conversation with Rajan Navani, Chairman, CII India@75 Council and Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Jetline Group of Companies.
Can India's digital transformation be leveraged to create an environment conducive to research? What are some of the deep-rooted gaps that need filling in order to become a nation synonymous with cutting edge research?

Podcast
10 June 2022

Vision for India@100: How GenNext is Shaping a New India?

Shradha Sharma, Founder & CEO, YourStory shares her aspirations for India@100 and highlights how young entrepreneurs, builders and creators are shaping a new India. She is in conversation with Rajan Navani, Chairman, CII India@75 Council and Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Jetline Group of Companies.
How can we leverage the potential of digital media to develop a roadmap towards an inclusively developed India@100? Is technology really the magic potion that can address our deep systemic challenges? What can be done to build the culture of innovation and technology in the blueprint for 'Amrit Kaal', a vision for the next 25 years of India?

Podcast
3 June 2022

Vision for India@100: The Soft Power Nation

Eric Falt, Director and UNESCO Representative to Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, the Maldives & Sri Lanka discusses what India brings to the table in a rapidly changing world. He is in conversation with Rajan Navani, Chairman, CII India@75 Council and Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Jetline Group of Companies.
How can new creative opportunities maximize India's soft power and influence its global position? Does the cultural heritage of India, which is largely untapped, carry a huge potential for the economy of the country? Can mainstreaming sustainability lead to smart development of the country?

Podcast
27 May 2022

Managing to Excel in a Competitive

Dr Pawan Munjal, President Designate, CII and Chairman & CEO, Hero MotoCorp Ltd shares the Hero growth story and highlights what helped it emerge as the biggest two-wheeler manufacturer in the world. He is in conversation with Suhel Seth, Founder & Managing Director, Counselage India.
How is the two-wheeler industry calibrating to meet the evolving consumer needs? Does an unwavering, consistent focus on customer centricity ensure success and longevity for an organisation? Can envisioning the future customer requirements and innovating as per the changing market dynamics form the bedrock of a promising future for a business?

Podcast
20 May 2022

Vision for India@100: Indian Philanthropic Ecosystem Shaping a New India

Rohini Nilekani, Chairperson, Rohini Nilekani Philanthropies LinkedIn discusses the role of philanthropy in making a meaningful difference in the society and shaping a new India. She is in conversation with Rajan Navani, Chairman, CII India@75 Council and Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Jetline Group of Companies.
India has a deep rooted culture of charity and giving back to the community, how can that be transitioned to philanthropy and further institutionalised? How can we leverage the potential of India’s volunteerism landscape to develop a roadmap towards an inclusive India@100?

Podcast
13 May 20222

Not business as usual: How social media is changing the way India does business?

Ashutosh Gupta, India Country Manager, LinkedIn talks about the way social media has transformed the business landscape. He is in conversation with Rajan Navani, Chairman, CII India@75 Council and Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Jetline Group of Companies.
As digital penetration continues to rise across the globe, what are the positive changes that social media has brought about in the business space? How is social media is paving the path for businesses to be more responsible and accountable?

Podcast
06 May 2022

Industry-Academia Collaboration for Technology, Innovation and Research

Prof Rangan Banerjee, Director-IIT Delhi and Vipin Sondhi, Chairman, CII National Mission on Technology, Innovation & Research; Former MD & CEO, Ashok Leyland Ltd and JCB India Ltd discuss how industry-academia collaboration can propel growth for the Indian industry. As we look at India@47, what can be done to strengthen the research, technology and innovation ecosystem of the India and give it a competitive edge on a global level? How can the industry and academia work together to produce the manpower that is industry ready?

Podcast
29 April 2022

New India: Wearing Different Hats

Karan Bajaj, Founder, WhiteHat Jr highlights the significance of personalized education for young builders and creators of India. He is in conversation with Rajan Navani, Chairman, CII India@75 Council and Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Jetline Group of Companies. Can customized education enhance students’ creative potential? How are emerging technologies and latest ed-tech tools changing the education paradigm in the country?

Podcast
22 April 2022

How Can Fintech Shape a New India ft Yashish Dahiya

Yahish Dahiya, Founder & Group CEO, Policy Bazaar outlines the roadmap to build an inclusive & vibrant #fintech sector in India. He is in conversation with Rajan Navani, Chairman, CII India@75 Council and Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Jetline Group of Companies. Can a robust digital infrastructure help insurance firms in establishing a sustainable and connected insurance ecosystem in India? How is India’s fast-evolving payment infrastructure changing the face of country’s fintech sector?

Podcast
15 April 2022

India@75 & Beyond

Suhel Seth, Founder & Managing Director, Counselage India talks about Brand India and how to amplify it on a global level. He is in conversation with Rajan Navani, Chairman, CII India@75 Council and Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Jetline Group of Companies. What is the way forward for the country as we look at our contribution to globalization, not just through the lens of commerce, but also our ability to sow the seeds of hope, ideas and inspiration. What do the next 25 years hold for India as it continues to make great strides in various spheres?

Podcast
8 April 2022

The Growth Story of upGrad

Phalgun Kompalli, Co-Founder, upGrad and Arjun Mohan, CEO-India, upGrad share their entrepreneurial journey and the lessons learnt to help budding entrepreneurs make it to the unicorn club. Phalgun and Arjun are in conversation with Manoj Kohli, Chairman, CII Future Business Group and Country Head - Softbank India, SoftBank Group International. What are the things that an early stage start-up must not compromise on to emerge as a winner in the long run?

Podcast
1 April 2022

New India: Affordable Healthcare for All

Dr Devi Prasad Shetty, Chairman & Executive Director, Narayana Health talks about equitable healthcare, easy access to medical services and fast-evolving healthcare ecosystem of India. He is in conversation with Rajan Navani Chairman, CII India@75 Council and Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Jetline Group of Companies. As India looks to develop a world class healthcare system, what role can healthcare organizations play to ensure affordable medical services for all? How can technology address the healthcare gaps and what are the focus areas that need the most attention?

Podcast
25 March 2022

The Growth Story of GlobalBees

Nitin Agarwal, CEO, GlobalBees, shares his entrepreneurial journey to encourage the spirit of start-ups and guides them to become unicorns. Nitin is in conversation with Manoj Kohli, Chairman, CII Future Business Group and Country Head - Softbank India, SoftBank Group International. How can building a robust brand image help a start-up in creating a measurable impact in the long run?

Podcast
17 March 2022

New Infrastructure for a New India

Vinayak Chatterjee, Chairman, CII 's National Council on Infrastructure and Infrastructure Sector Expert shares his thoughts on India's infrastructure priorities, gaps & solutions and his wishlist for the India of the future. He is in conversation with Rajan Navani Chairman, CII India@75 Council and Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Jetline Group of Companies. As India completes its 75th year of Independence and embarks on the journey towards India@100, what role does infrastructure play in India’s development story? What needs to be done to make the India@100 infrastructure dream come true?

Podcast
10 March 2022

Smart Manufacturing in India

Dilip Sawhney, Co-Chairman, CII Smart Manufacturing Council and Managing Director, Rockwell Automation, India talks about the role of smart manufacturing or ‘Industry 4.0’ in revolutionizing the manufacturing sector. Dilip is in conversation with Pranjal Sharma, Author and Columnist. How can the adoption of smart manufacturing practices help increase the competitive edge of businesses? What are the opportunities and challenges posed today as businesses, big and small, move towards Industry 4.0?

Podcast
8 March 2022

Grassroots Women Leaders: महिला सशक्तिकरण

Listen to a heart-warming conversation with three exceptional women leaders at the grassroots as we celebrate International Women’s Day 2022. मिलिए तीन ऐसी महिलाओं से जिन्होंने चुनौतियों का सामना किया और ना केवल अपनी, परन्तु कई अन्य महिलाओं की ज़िन्दगी बदल डाली.

Podcast
4 March 2022

Women Empowerment: Shaping an Equal Future ft Kaveree Bamzai

Kaveree Bamzai, Member, Steering Committee of CII Foundation Woman Exemplar Program and Former Editor, India Today talks about the exemplary women working at the grassroots, who have, against all odds, excelled and contributed significantly to drive change across India. She is in conversation with Vivian Fernandes, Senior Journalist. As women continue to rise and carve their own paths, what can be done to enable and amplify women change makers in India? What are the opportunities, as well as the constraints, when it comes to empowering women to have a say and be equal players across all domains

Podcast
25 February 2022

New Opportunities in Electronics ft Vinod Sharma

Vinod Sharma, Chairman, CII National Committee on Information Communication Technology & Electronics and Managing Director, Deki Electronics Ltd. talks about the steps to be taken to hasten our quest of emerging as a hub of global manufacturing, technology and innovation. Can the flourishing electronics industry contribute significantly to bringing dynamism to our development journey? How can the right policies contribute to the growth of large companies and SMEs in the sector?

Podcast
18 February 2022

Tracking India’s Labour Reforms ft Pradeep Bhargava

Pradeep Bhargava, Co-Chairman of the CII National Committee on Industrial Relations and Chairman, Automotive Stampings and Assemblies Ltd. talks about the paradigm change being witnessed by India’s labour regulatory environment. He is in conversation with Vivian Fernandes, Senior Journalist. How will the initiative of placing 29 central labour laws into 4 codes improve India’s Ease of Doing Business, ensure increased regulatory compliance by businesses and help workers in organized and unorganised sectors? What is the current status of these codes and what can be expected in the future?

Podcast
10 February 2022

Governance in Financial Institutions ft K V Kamath

K V Kamath, Past President, CII, Chairman, National Bank for Financing Infrastructure and Development, discusses the changing trends and concerning issues in corporate governance in the context of financial institutions. He is in conversation with Sanjiv Bajaj, President-Designate, CII and Chairman & Managing Director, Bajaj Finserv Ltd. As governance, ethics, integrity, transparency and equity continue to gain relevance globally, what steps need to be taken to foster a culture of good governance in true letter and spirit, while focusing on accountability, compliance and trust?

Podcast
4 February 2022

Creative Industries - Keeping India Entertained ft Biren Ghose

Biren Ghose, Vice Chairman, CII National Committee on Media & Entertainment; Chair, CII Sub Committee for AVGC & Immersive Media and Country Head, Technicolor India talks about the way ahead for the Media and Entertainment industry as digital content consumption intensifies in India. Biren is in conversation with Vivian Fernandes, Senior Journalist. As sectors like cinema and television chart their way back to pre-COVID levels and the demand for regional content and OTT adoption continue to rise, how can the Indian Media and Entertainment industry take advantage of the current market situation? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Podcast
28 January 2022

Budget for Economic Rebound ft Rajiv Memani

Rajiv Memani, Chairman, CII National Committee on Taxation and Chairman & CEO, EY India shares recommendations for reforms in the taxation structure ahead of Union Budget 2022-23. Rajiv is in conversation with Pranjal Sharma, Author and Columnist. As the countdown to the Union Budget 2022-23 begins, what are the broad areas that should take the center stage? How can the upcoming Budget provide relief to all economic stakeholders from the impact of pandemic?

Podcast
21 January 2022

International Taxation ft Neeru Ahuja

Neeru Ahuja, Chairperson, CII Core Group on BEPS and Partner, Deloitte talks about BEPS, its importance for the global economy and impact on multinationals. Neeru is in conversation with Vivian Fernandes, Senior Journalist. What measures must be taken to improve the coherence of international tax rules and ensure a more transparent tax environment?

Podcast
14 January 2022

Quality Management for Scaling up MSME ft Yogesh Munjal

Yogesh Munjal, Chairman, CII Clusters for Competitiveness and Managing Director, Munjal Showa Ltd talks about how strong focus on quality management can help MSMEs in scaling up & addressing global markets. Munjal is in conversation with Vivian Fernandes, Senior Journalist. Can enhanced product quality help India emerge as a major export player in the world market and take Indian MSMEs to new heights?

Podcast
07 January 2022

World Leadership & Global Cooperation for Economic Rebound ft Kevin Rudd

Kevin Rudd, President & CEO, Asia Society and President, Asia Society Policy Institute and former Prime Minister of Australia talks about the role of world leadership and global cooperation as the world grapples with economic crisis in the times of pandemic. Rudd is in conversation with Dr Naushad Forbes, Past President CII & Co-Chairman, Forbes Marshall Ltd. How can India leverage the evolving international relations, foreign policy dynamics and trade equations to its benefit?

Podcast
31 December 2021

The Recalibration of World Trade in the Pandemic Era ft Borge Brende

Borge Brende, President, World Economic Forum talks about the recalibration of trade equations between nations to make world trade more sustainable and equitable. Borge is in conversation with Hari S Bhartia, Past President, CII and Co-Chairman & Managing Director, Jubilant Pharmova Ltd. How are the pandemic, climate change and geopolitical factors impacting world trade?

Podcast
24 December 2021

India's Emergence as a Global Vaccine Manufacturer ft Adar Poonawalla

Adar Poonawalla, CEO, Serum Institute of India, shares his experiences in manufacturing the COVID vaccines for India and the world. Adar is in conversation with Rajan Navani, Chairman, CII's India@75 Council and Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Jetline Group of Companies. As India recently scripted history by reaching past the 1 billion vaccination milestone, how will it affect the behaviour of the Omicron variant in India?

Podcast
17 December 2021

Startup Lessons from Zomato ft Deepinder Goyal

Deepinder Goyal, Founder & CEO, Zomato, shares learnings from his entrepreneurial journey for aspiring entrepreneurs. Deepinder is in conversation with Manoj Kohli, Chairman, CII Future Business Group and Country Head, Softbank India. While many early-stage start-ups are in a race to define their identity in the market, what can they do to ensure a big win?

Podcast
10 December 2021

Leveraging Technology in Farming

S Sivakumar talks about how technology is accelerating the transformation of the agriculture sector and increasing farm productivity. Chairman of CII Core Group on AgTech and Group Head - Agri & IT Businesses, ITC Limited is in conversation with Vivian Fernandes, Senior Journalist. Can blockchain technology define the future of the sector?

Podcast
3 December 2021

Atmanirbhar Financial Services for Atmanirbhar India ft Sanjiv Bajaj

Sanjiv Bajaj talks about the roadmap to build Atmanirbhar financial services in India. President Designate, CII and Chairman & Managing Director of Bajaj Finserv Limited is in conversation with Vivian Fernandes, Senior Journalist. What is the need of the hour to accelerate financial inclusion in the country and how does the ongoing digital revolution impact India's financial system?

Podcast
26 November 2021

Reimagining Growth- Ideas for School Education ft Kris Gopalakrishnan & Dr Karthik Muralidharan

Dr. Karthik Muralidharan talks about the ways to revive the education sector as the world recovers from the impact of the pandemic. Tata Chancellor's Professor of Economics, University of California, San Diego is in conversation with Kris Gopalakrishnan, Chairman of CII Digital Council, Chairman of CII CoE for Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Start-ups and Past President, CII. What steps need to be taken to lay the foundations for a better, more resilient and equitable education system?

Podcast
19 November 2021

Powering India’s Future Growth ft Anil Sardana

Anil Sardana talks about the steps to expand India’s power capacity. Co-Chair of CII’s National Infrastructure Council and Managing Director & CEO of Adani Transmission is in conversation with Renuka Singh, Senior Consultant, CII. As the country grows, what are the opportunities in India’s power sector? How are Indian businesses preparing to reduce their carbon footprint amid the disruption in the power space arising from the climate change imperative?

Podcast
12 November 2021

India's New Infrastructure Strategy ft Vinayak Chatterjee

Vinayak Chatterjee discusses the way to revolutionise the next generation of multimodal infrastructure development in the country. Chairman of CII's National Council on Infrastructure and Infrastructure Sector Expert is in conversation with Pranjal Sharma, Author and Columnist. What is the new deal for India’s infrastructure sector? What can be done to really make infrastructure the engine of growth for the Indian economy?

Podcast
05 November 2021

COP26 and Climate Action ft T V Narendran

T V Narendran discusses the ways to address the global climate emergency. President, CII and Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director of Tata Steel is in conversation with Pranjal Sharma, Author and Columnist. Why should climate action be the top priority for India? What role can the Indian Industry play in mainstreaming climate action and building a climate-resilient future?

Podcast
29 October 2021

Industry Partnership for Nutrition Outcomes ft Vinita Bali

Vinita Bali discusses healthy, sustainable and nutritious foods to improve public health outcomes. How can the private sector, development agencies, NGOs, bilateral & multilateral agencies, and local, state and central governments work together to ensure better nutrition for all? The Chairman of the CII National Nutrition Committee and Independent Director & Strategy Adviser is in conversation with Pranjal Sharma, Author and Columnist.

Podcast
22 October 2021

Next Steps for Manufacturing ft Vikram S Kirloskar

Vikram S Kirloskar talks about the ways to revive India’s manufacturing sector as lockdown restrictions ease across the country. Chairman of CII National Manufacturing Council and Chairman & Managing Director of Kirloskar Systems Ltd. and the Vice Chairman of Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt. Ltd is in conversation with Vivian Fernandes, Senior Journalist. What are the steps to be taken to expedite the recovery of the manufacturing sector? How shall we move forward with the goal of $5 Trillion economy by 2025 in focus?

Podcast
08 October 2021

Climate Change Imperative: Opportunities for Businesses ft Jamshyd N Godrej

Jamshyd N Godrej talks about meeting the country’s sustainable development goals by reducing carbon emissions and adopting green practices. Chairman of CII Climate Change Council and Chairman & Managing Director, Godrej & Boyce Manufacturing Company Ltd, is in conversation with Vivian Fernandes, Senior Journalist & Columnist. How is climate change affecting businesses, and how can we turn these challenges into opportunities for businesses?

Podcast
01 October 2021

MSME Competitiveness Boosters ft Shreekant Somany

Shreekant Somany sheds light on the ways to restore the MSME sector in India and make it more competitive. The Chairman of CII National MSME Council and CMD, Somany Ceramics Ltd, is in conversation with Vivian Fernandes, Senior Journalist & Columnist. Can MSMEs play a significant role in enhancing productivity and reducing dependency on imports?

Podcast
24 September 2021

The Future of Digital Transformation ft Kris Gopalakrishnan

Kris Gopalakrishnan deconstructs the digital revolution and what it offers for India. The Chairman of CII Digital Council, Chairman of CII CoE for Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Start-ups and Past President, CII, is in conversation with Pranjal Sharma, author & columnist, to unpack how emerging technologies are unveiling new opportunities for India.

Podcast
17 September 2021

The Road Ahead for Contact-Intensive Sectors ft Puneet Chhatwal

Puneet Chhatwal, Chairman, CII National Committee on Tourism and Hospitality and MD and CEO of the Indian Hotels Company Limited, talks about the future of the Indian travel and hospitality industry amid the challenges imposed by the pandemic, in conversation with Vivian Fernandes. Is there a tough road ahead for revival of this sector?

Podcast
10 September 2021

India@75 and Beyond ft T V Narendran & Rajan Navani

CII President TV Narendran highlights the role of Indian businesses in building trust with the communities they are a part of, in a candid conversation with Rajan Navani, Chair, CII India@75 Council.

Intro Audio
7 September 2021

Introducing the CII Podcasts

India's premier industry organisation, Confederation of Indian Industry, announces the CII Podcast. We will explore topics and share ideas from top industry leaders on economy, sustainability, technology, community, international affairs, and much more. Subscribe to the CII Podcast for deep insights.

 
Follow us on
Logo Logo Logo Logo Logo