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ISB National Conclave 2015 hosts Policy Makers, Industry Leaders and Academia

The 2nd edition of the ISB National Conclave was held on Thursday December 3rd, on the theme, “Driving India's Growth Momentum - Capacity Building in Public Policy, Healthcare, Manufacturing and Infrastructure” with participants stressing on the need for improving capacity to implement policy rather than just developing policy along.

Pradeep Singh, CEO Mohali campus and Deputy Dean, ISB welcomed the audience and said The National Conclave is a platform to showcase the  progress of the education and research activities at the four institutes at ISB.

Opening the discussion, Ajit Rangnekar, Dean, ISB said, “ISB has always and will continue to partner with corporates and the government to enable  India to take its rightful place in the community of nations.”

Professor Rajendra Srivastava, Dean Designate, ISB shared his thoughts on the three principles of balance that B- schools should embrace - balance of thought leadership from the west with that of the east, balance between theory and research and a multi- disciplinary approach to making an impact on society."

Leading members of the government, industry and academia came together to identify issues and find solutions for capacity building in each of these sectors, the aim being to guide the government in devising enabling policies to catalyse the country’s growth momentum. The discussion took place around the following topics:
  • Capacity Building in Policy Implementation
  • Primary Care at the Pivot Point Imitating Health System Transformation
  • Capacity Building in MSMEs by Fostering an Innovation Ecosystem
  • Capacity Building for Smart Cities

The ISB National Conclave is the flagship event of the four institutes at the ISB - Bharti Institute for Public Policy, Max Institute of Healthcare Management, Munjal Institute of Global Manufacturing and the Punj Lloyd Institute of Infrastructure Management. The Conclave is supported and endorsed by the four Founder Supporters of the ISB’s Mohali campus - Rakesh Bharti Mittal, Vice-Chairman of Bharti Enterprises, Analjit Singh, Founder and Non-Executive Chairman of Max India, Sunil Kant Munjal, Jt Managing Director, Hero MotoCorp Ltd and Atul Punj, Chairman of Punj Lloyd Group.