Union Finance Minister, Mr Pranab Mukherjee, will inaugurate the CII National Conference and Annual Session 2011 on April 8 in New Delhi. During the two-day National Conference on the theme‘Securing the Future: Framework for Inclusive Growth’, senior policymakers, bureaucrats, industry leaders and think-tanks would strive to develop concrete strategies for equitable economic growth of India in a post-recession world, beset with multifarious problems - political uncertainties, economic fragility and natural disasters being just a few.
During the last decade, every 1% increase in GDP created 1.6 million additional jobs, a CII study undertaken on the occasion of the National Conference has revealed; establishing that GDP growth and tackling unemployment & income distribution are closely aligned and must be addressed simultaneously for inclusive growth. Against this backdrop, CII National Conference would deliberate on various facets of inclusive growth viz. trade, skills, environment, security, information, ethics, governance and social responsibility, political leadership, globalization, etc.