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Opening Ceremony of "JGU Model United Nations 2017" by Mr. Anand Sharma

Speakers: 
Mr. Anand Sharma
Date 
31 March 2017 to 02 April 2017
Venue 
O. P Jindal Global University
City 
Sonipat
Program Schedule: 
  Anand Shama Former India's Commerce and Industry Minister   Anand Sharma is an Indian politician and former Union Cabinet Minister in charge of Commerce and Industry and Textiles in the Government of India. As India's commerce and Industry Minister, he had taken major policy in Read More...

 

Anand Shama

Former India's Commerce and Industry Minister
 

Anand Sharma is an Indian politician and former Union Cabinet Minister in charge of Commerce and Industry and Textiles in the Government of India. As India's commerce and Industry Minister, he had taken major policy initiatives to accelerate Manufacturing and attract Foreign investments in India. Anand Sharma was instrumental in making of India's first National Manufacturing policy (NMP) in 2011, with the objective to raise the share of manufacturing from 16 to 25% of GDP and creation of 100 million skilled jobs in a decade. As Minister responsible for National Investment Policy, he piloted the opening of many sectors for FDI including Defence, and Civil Aviation. India allowed 100% FDI in Single Brand retail and opened up Multi Brant retail to Foreign Investors. Anand Sharma is credited with playing a critical leadership note at the IXth WTO Ministerial Meeting in Bali in December, 2013 and defending the right of India and developing countries to public stock holding of food grain for Food Security.