Chennai to host CII Young Indians Regional Summit
Oct 26, 2012 09:00 AM
Oct 27, 2012 12:00 AM
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Confederation of Indian Industry - Young Indians (CII-Yi) is organising the Young Indians Southern Regional Summit on 26 & 27 October 2012 in Chennai.
The two-day summit would focus on the theme 'Standing Tall: Connected Values & Disconnected Youth' providing an opportunity for the Indian youth to take responsibilities on the values that connect them and the country and to be part of the generation that ought to be part of this change.
Mr Jay Galla, Chairman, Yi Southern Regional Summit, Past National Chairman, Young Indians & Managing Director, Amara Raja Batteries Ltd said, "Young Indians Southern Regional Summit is an attempt by the Young Indians of CII to talk about various issues, interact with people who have found solutions for problems and get the youth to initiate collective action on issues of national importance."
"Education, entrepreneurship, corruption, governance, infrastructure, healthcare and energy were amongst many other issues, the youth of our country need to stand tall, united, connect with values for achieving the common goal of socio-economic prosperity". The summit would deliberate on these important topics with reference to the role of youth in arriving consensus on key developmental issues.
The summit would also deliberate on the role media in shaping up youth. As media becomes an inseparable part of today's life, their impact needs to be equally significant in shaping the future of India, through the generation next. The Young India summit would also attempt to keep the spirit of Indian culture alive, to those who have strived to engage people through their passion and commitment and to those who have embraced the Indian culture in their lives and work.
Mr M Sivaramakrishnan, Co Chairman of the summit, Chair, Young Indians (Chennai Chapter) & Managing Director, UCAL Group said that this summit had all the ingredients to address the youth in standing tall for connected values and informed that this summit would be attended by the members of Young Indians from across the country through its 26 chapters and students from institutions that Yi works with in the Southern region.
Eminent speakers drawn from various walks of life who would be addressing the 2-day summit include; Mr R Seshasayee, Executive Vice Chairman, Ashok Leyland Ltd; Mr C K Ranganathan, Chairman & Managing Director, CavinKare Pvt Ltd; Mr Krishnamachari Srikkanth, Former Captain, Indian Cricket Team; Ms Vandana Gopikumar, Founder, The Banyan; Mr Suhas Gopinath, Founder, CEO & Chairman, Globals Inc; Ms Aruna R Krishnan, Editor & Publisher, Ritz Magazine; Ms Andrea Jeremiah, Playback Singer & Actress, Mr Harish Hande, Ramon Magsaysay Award Winner and Co Founder & Managing Director, SELCO India, Mr K S Sripathi, Chief Information Commissioner, Tamil Nadu Information Commission, Mr G K Mahantesh, Founder Managing Trustee, Samarthanam Trust for the Blind, Mr Anand Natarajan, Director, Indian Sports Promotion Academy and Ms Hanne M de Bruin, Director, Kuttu Kalai Kudam - Centre of Performing Arts amongst others.