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Doing Business in Modi's India

2 February 2016 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Chatham House, London


Madhur Jha, Senior Global Economist, Standard Chartered Bank

Dr Gareth Price, Senior Research Fellow, Asia Programme, Chatham House

Mukesh Rajani, Partner & Leader, India Business Group, PwC
Chair: Professor Jaideep Prabhu, Jawaharlal Nehru Professor of Indian Business and Enterprise; Director of the Centre for India & Global Business, University of Cambridge



While India’s growing economy offers an attractive market for global investors, international businesses have encountered a challenging operating environment. The country currently ranks 130 of 189 on the World Bank’s 2015 Ease of Doing Business Index. Prime minister Narendra Modi, whose Bharatiya Janata Party was elected in 2014 on its pro-growth and pro-business pledges, has announced plans for economic reforms and liberalization but a number of key bills have been stalled in India’s parliament.   

The panel will assess the state of India’s economy and the current business climate. They will consider the progress of India’s economic reform programme at national and state level and what this could mean for global investors.

This event is open to corporate members only.

The event will be followed by a reception.