India@75 Foundation Fireside Chat Series ‘I have a Dream’

As we have celebrated India@75, it is important that we enhance the vision and expand it to a roadmap towards making India a global power by 2047.

With this aim, India@75 Foundation has initiated a series of multi-stakeholder conversations ‘Fireside Chat’ called, I have a Dream. The objective is to invite selected people synonymous with excellence in their field for a meaningful conversation on their personal journeys and their wish list for the India of the future.

The series of Fireside Chat ‘I have a Dream’ has set the context for constructive conversations between various stakeholders like Industry stalwarts, motivational speakers, think tanks, philanthropist etc on the way forward in areas key to country’s future and building an aspirational blueprint for inclusively developed India@100.

Fireside Chats organised so far:

India@100:Content Capital & Storyteller to the World with Srishti Behl Arya,CEO,Phantom Films

‘Towards a Healthier Nation: Building a Fitness & Recreation Culture for India@100’ with Deanne Panday, Fitness Expert, Health Coach & Author

Shaping India@100 through Art and Culture with Kiran Nadar, Chairperson, Kiran Nadar Museum of Art & Trustee, Shiv Nadar Foundation

India@100: Orchestrating the Symphony of Change with Dr Ricky Kej, 3X Grammy® Award Winner and Environmentalist

India@100: The Journey of the Future with Mr Sanjiv Bajaj, Chairman & Managing Director, Bajaj Finserv Limited & Immediate Past President, CII (2022-23)

How can Industry level the playing field for India@100? with Dr Naushad Forbes, Past President, CII & Co-Chairman, Forbes Marshall

India@100: Towards Green Prosperity with Mr Jamshyd N. Godrej, Past President, CII and Chairman & Managing Director, Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd.

Charting path for Growth & Development with Mr Ajay Piramal, Chairman, Piramal Group

Healthcare Innovations for Productive Society with Ms Shobana Kamineni, Past President, CII & Executive Vice Chairperson, Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited

Agriculture Sector: Unleashing the growth wave of India@100 with Mr Ajay S. Shriram, Past President, CII & Chairman and Sr. Managing Director, DCM Shriram Limited

Vision for Manufacturing Sector for India@100 with Mr Sunil Kant Munjal, Past President, CII & Chairman, Hero Enterprise

Moving towards Inclusively Developed India@100 with Dr Sanjiv Goenka, Chairman, India@75 Foundation & Chairman, RP Sanjiv Goenka Group

Paving Way for Innovative, Sustainable and Inclusive India@100 with Mr Rakesh Bharti Mittal, Past President, CII and Vice Chairman, Bharti Enterprises

The Roadmap to take India’s $3 Trillion Economy to $40 Trillion by India@100 with Mr KV Kamath, Past President, CII and Former President, New Development Bank

Paving the Road for Technologically Advanced India@100 with Prof Abhay Karandikar, Director, IIT Kanpur

Innovation. Imagination. Investment: Making India@100 the R&D hub of the World with Dr RA Mashelkar, Former Director General, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research

Moving Towards India@100 with Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

New India: Affordable Healthcare for All with Dr Devi Prasad Shetty, Chairman & Executive Director, Narayana Health

India@100: Shaping Leaders of tomorrow with Mr Ankur Warikoo, Author & Internet Entrepreneur

India@100: Strengthening India’s Role in the World through its Creative Industry with Mr Shekhar Kapur, Eminent Filmmaker & Chairman at Film & Television Institute of India (FTII)

The Role of Technology and Innovation in Shaping a New India@100 with Prof. V Kamakoti, Director, IIT Madras

India@100: From Atmanirbhar to Sone Ki Chidiya Bharat (The Golden Age of India) with BK Sister Shivani

Vision for India@100: How GenNext is Shaping a New India with Ms Shradha Sharma, Founder & CEO, YourStory

Vision for India@100: Indian Philanthropic Ecosystem shaping a New India with Ms Rohini Nilekani, Chairperson, Rohini Nilekani Philanthropies

Focus on Right Education for All with Ms Shaheen Mistri, CEO, Teach For India

Sustainable Road to a New India@100 with Dr Arunabha Ghosh, CEO, Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW)

Leadership Development: A critical Investment for India@100 with Mr Tarun Das, Former Director General, CII

New India: Wearing Different Hats with Mr Karan Bajaj, Founder, Whitehat Junior (acq: BYJU’s)

How can FinTech Shape a New India 15. How can FinTech Shape a New India

New India: India@75 & Beyond with Mr Suhel Seth, Managing Partner, Counselage

New Infrastructure for a New India with Mr Vinayak Chatterjee, Infrastructure Sector Specialist

Our Management Challenges – From Amrit Mahotsav 2022 To Swarnim Bharat 2047 with Padma Bhushan Dr MB Athreya, Leading Management Consultant

India@100: Paving the Way for a Research and Development Nation with Prof Rishikesha T Krishnan, Director, IIM Bangalore

Vision for India@100: The Soft Power Nation with Mr Eric Falt, Director and UNESCO Representative to Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, the Maldives and Sri Lanka

Not Business as Usual: How Social Media is Changing the Way India does Business with Mr Ashutosh Gupta, India Country Manager, LinkedIn

Volunteer Engagement for India@100 with

  • Mr Lalit Mohan, President & Chief Operating Officer, SBI Foundation
  • Mr Mehul Kothare, Head – Associate Engagement, Sports & Corporate Sustainability, Tata Consultancy Services
  • Mr Abhishek Jain, Global Head, Program Management and & Partnerships, ESG – Outreach, Cognizant
  • Mr Shalabh Sahai, Co-Founder & Director, iVolunteer (MITRA)

Manufacturing Sector: The Pillar of Atmanirbhar Bharat for India@100 with

  • Mr Dilip Sawhney, Managing Director, Rockwell Automation India Pvt Ltd.
  • Mr Vijayanand Samudrala, President – New Energy, Amara Raja Batteries Ltd

Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam: India@100 Paving the Road to a Sustainable World with

  • Mr Jayaraman Srinivasan, Distinguished Scientist, Divecha Centre for Climate Change, Indian Institute of Science,Bengaluru
  • Mr Mridula Ramesh, Founder, Sundaram Climate Institute
  • Dr Vibha Dhawan, Director General, The Energy and Resources Institute
  • Mr OP Agarwal, CEO, World Resource Institute India