Indian Diaspora Conference 2017

On 14th October 2017 from 14.00 hrs – 18.00 hrs

Venue: Bharat Bhawan, Tesselsestraat 67, 2583 JH Den Haag


Registration/ meet and greet with tea/coffee


Opening and welcome address by Mr. Jasbir Singh, President FCCI and FIDE.


Inaugural Address by the Indian ambassador to the Netherlands, H.E. Mr. Venu Rajamony.


A. Theme: European needs for skilled manpower & planned migration from India

14.30-14.45hrs: Mr. Ram Lakhina, President Emeritus FCCI and Chairman-Emeritus NICCT.


14.45-15.00 hrs: Prof. Dr. Sharda Nandram, Associate Professor, Nyenrode University.

15.00 – 15.45 hrs: Panel discussion/Q&A session with

· Mr. Ram Lakhina

· Prof. Dr. Sharda Nandram

· Mr. Desh Ramnath, Council member The Hauge, and founder ‘Twogather’.

· Ms. Sanchi Tibrewala, Trustee at FCCI

· Mr. Arun Alakhramsing, Finance Director, Endoscopy Europe

· Moderator: H.E. Mr. Eric Niehe, Former Ambassador of the Netherlands to India


Break for drinks/snacks


B. Theme: Indian Diaspora & political participation in host countries

16.15-16.30 hrs: Prof. Dr. Dewanand Mahadew, Dean International Business Development Academy


16.30-16.45 hrs: Mr. Rabin Baldewsingh, Deputy Mayor of The Hague


16.45-17.00 hrs: Ms. Oetra Gopal, Deputy Mayor of Hoogezand-sappemeer.

17.00 – 17.45 hrs: Panel discussion/ Q&A session with

· Mr. Rabin Baldewsingh

· Prof. Dr. Dewanand Mahadew

· Ms. Oetra Gopal

· Ms. Haseena Bakhtali, Council member and leader ‘StadsPartij Nὐwegein”

· Ms. Reshma Roopram, Chair Labour Party South Holland & Leader Labour Party in Council  Barendrecht

· Mr. Anil Kumar, Political entrepreneur, The Hague

· Moderator: Jasbir Singh

17.45-17.55 Closing remarks and vote of thanks by dr. Pramod Agrawal, Vice President FCCI and President Aadhaar.

Cultural program: Moushmi Oberoi accompanied by Vishal Zia

Master of ceremony:  Drs. Nupur Kohli, Joint-secretary at FCCI.

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 October 2017 13:43


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