Inaugural Session 0930 - 1200 Hrs, 13 February 2017, Hotel Lalit Ashok: Kalinga 1, Bengaluru

Inaugural Session:

Karnataka is one of the most industrially advanced states in India. The state is a melting pot of talent the world over. Empowered by an approachable government, innovation brews and enterprise grows. The hi-tech capital of India and the region beyond, the state is the new home for every industry that is technologically dependent and every technology that is industrially relevant. Robotics, semiconductor chip design and nanotechnology. Aerospace, precision manufacturing of machine tools and accessories.

A synthesis of talented work force with the right proportion of world class infrastructure, catalysed by the superlative technology makes the state the power house of Indian business ecosystem. The government is on a mission to facilitate every investment that helps realise the potential the state has to offer. With a promise — of hope and aspirations, we cordially welcome one and all to the Make in India Conference in Karnataka.

0930 - 0935 Hrs

Naada Geethe

0935 - 0940 Hrs

Welcome Address

Dr Subhash Chandra Khuntia, IAS

Chief Secretary

Government of Karnataka

0940 - 0943 Hrs

Lamp Lighting Ceremony

0943 - 0948 Hrs


Chandrajit Banerjee Director General

Confederation of Indian Industry

0948 - 0953 Hrs


Dr Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

Chairman and Managing Director

Biocon Ltd

0953 - 0958 Hrs


Shobana Kamineni
President – Designate, CII &

Executive Vice Chairperson

Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd

0958 - 1003 Hrs


Ramesh Abhishek, IAS Secretary

Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion

Ministry of Commerce & Industry

Government of India

1003 - 1008 Hrs


Amitabh Kant

Chief Executive officer

NITI Aayog

Government of India

1008 - 1013 Hrs

Address by Chief Guest

Smriti Irani

Hon’ble Minister of Textiles

Government of India

1013 - 1018 Hrs

Address by Chief Guest

Ananth Kumar

Hon’ble Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers and Parliamentary Affairs

Government of India

1018 - 1023 Hrs

Address by Chief Guest

Suresh Prabhu

Hon’ble Minister of Railways

Government of India

1023 - 1033 Hrs

Address by Chief Guest

R V Deshpande Hon’ble Minister for Large & Medium Industries and Infrastructure
Government of Karnataka

1033 - 1038 Hrs

Address by Chief Guest

M Venkaiah Naidu

Hon’ble Minister of Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation and Information & Broadcasting

Government of India

1038 - 1055 Hrs

Inaugural Address

Arun Jaitley

Hon’ble Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs

Government of India

1055 - 1110 Hrs

1. Exchange of MOU between Government of India and Government of Karnataka for Tumkuru Machine Tool Park Ltd.

2. Release of “Make in Karnataka” books prepared by:

a) Express Group

b) Yes Bank

c) Raintree Media

3. Launching of “Chocolate Philosophy” – Made in India Chocolate Bar

1110 - 1130 Hrs

Presidential Address

Siddaramaiah Hon’ble Chief Minister
Government of Karnataka

1130 - 1135 Hrs

Concluding remarks &

Vote of thanks

Ramesh Datla
Chairman, CII Southern Region &

Chairman & Managing Director, Elico Ltd

End of Inaugural Session

1145 - 1200 Hrs

Inauguration of Exhibition & Walkthrough