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    Will Modi’s Budget meet expectations?

    Image Courtesy: Narendra Modi (www.flickr.com/photos/narendramodiofficial/13990390932), Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic | Flickr

    On 28 February 2015 Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Government announced its first full year budget for the Indian economy and there were high expectations in businesses from this budget across sectors. Several promises have been made by the government over past year including: easing of FDI in protected sectors, reform announcements to ease of doing business, fiscal measures impacting business decisions etc. Richard Rekhy, CEO of KPMG in India and Sanjeev Sanyal, Global Strategist & Managing Director of Deutsche Bank will brief Asia House corporate members on the announcements. This will be followed by a roundtable discussion held under the Chatham House Rule.

    Richard Rekhy, CEO KPMG India

    Richard Rekhy

    Richard Rekhy is the CEO of KPMG in India. He is also a member of the global board of KPMG International and board of KPMG EMA. Outside KPMG Richard is a member of the National Council of CII and member of the executive committee of American Chambers of Commerce (AMCHAM). He is part of the UK-India Financial Partnership, formed to strengthen the financial links between the two countries. Richard is affiliated with leading business enterprises and he has been instrumental in shaping the strategy of some of the large businesses, domestic and internationally. An eloquent and powerful orator, Richard has travelled extensively across the globe, and is renowned for his thought leadership on corporate governance, risk management, leadership and the economy, across various public platforms.


    Sanjeev Sanyal

    Sanjeev Sanyal

    Sanjeev Sanyal is Global Strategist & Managing Director for Deutsche Bank. Named ‘Young Global Leader 2010’ by the World Economic Forum, he is one of the world’s leading financial sector economists.  He was awarded the prestigious Eisenhower Fellowship in 2007 for his work on the economics of cities and was honored by the Singapore Government as a Young Leader at the World Cities Summit 2014. Mr Sanyal also helped seed Aavishkaar Micro-Venture Capital Fund, the world’s first experiment in micro-equity financing which won the UN’s World Business Award in 2006.



    This event is being held in partnership with KPMG.

    It is open to Asia House corporate members only.

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      17 March 2015
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