Lokmat Global Economic convention in Singapore

Media Coverage | 8-03-2024

Discussions on March 28 to focus on global economy & plan to create new jobs Lokmat News Network


India has set its sight on becoming the third largest economy globally. Against this backdrop, Lokmat — the leading Marathi newspaper in the world — would organise a convention with focus on the aspects of giving a clear direction to the economy and determining the appropriate policies.

The Lokmat Global Economic Convention is scheduled to take place at the world famous five star hotel, Shangri-la, in Singapore on March 28 from 10 am to 8 pm.

Extensive discussions and brainstorming sessions would be conducted  on international finance, banking, infrastructure, tourism, and other subjects. The convention would be diverse and  cover not only economy but stem cells, textiles, pharmaceuticals and hospitality.

Well-known personalities like Jain Acharya Lokesh Muniji, senior media person Padma Bhushan Rajat Sharma, Maharashtra minister for cultural affairs and forests Sudhir Mungantiwar, minister for skill development and entrepreneurship Mangalprabhat Lodha, Raymond Industries Group chairman Gautam Singhania, banker and cultural leader Amruta Fadnavis, CEO of Welspun Group officer Deepali Goenka, chairman of Cello World and new age billionaire Pradeep Rathod, director of Pravin Masalewale Vishal Chordia, renowned actor and poet Shailesh Lodha, founder of Inspira Enterprises Prakash Jain, founder of India’s Goldman and Riddhi Siddhi Bullions Prithviraj Kothari, executive chairman of Mohan Mutha Group Suresh Mutha, Pokarna Group chairman Gautam Chand Jain, Ajanta Pharma vice chairman Madhusudan Agarwal, Pagariya Group founder Ujjwal Kumar Pagariya, Bombay Hospital General Medicine specialist Dr Gautam Bhansali, founders of Navami Hotels Surya and Ritu Jhunjhunwala, founder of Optimum Solutions Balwant Jain, Sanjay Ghodawat Group chairman Sanjay Ghodawat would address the Lokmat Global Economic Convention.

The chairman of the editorial board of Lokmat Media Group, Dr Vijay Darda, will preside over the event.

This is for the first time that an international-level summit — dedicated to various topics  — is being held.

‘Marudhar’ families to be felicitated on world stage

The Lokmat Marudhar Samman is intended to honour individuals who have taken a leap from the desert of Rajasthan and made substantial contributions beyond the borders of Rajasthan, both nationally and internationally.

The conclave will not only honour a particular individual but also their family members. The response from the people belonging to various backgrounds for the prestigious convention has been overwhelming. Entries were invited from the public and after careful consideration, only a handful of them were chosen for the award.

The Lokmat Marudhar Award ceremony is scheduled to take place during the morning session of the convention. Distinguished figures from national and international levels would present the Lokmat Marudhar Samman. The finalists for this award have been carefully selected by a panel of expert judges.

Lokmat Global Sakhi Excellence Award to be presented

The Lokmat Global Sakhi Excellence Award is set to be bestowed upon women who have excelled in their respective fields on a global scale. The award recognises significant contributions made by women towards development of not just the nation, but the entire world. Lokmat has consistently championed initiatives that uphold and celebrate the power of women worldwide. The Lokmat Global Sakhi Excellence Award ceremony would be held during the evening session of the convention.

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