The Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2012 brings together the greatest thinkers and influential policy makers of the 21st century to discuss, debate, and discover the major challenges facing humanity.
In a discussion of what needs to be done for the world's bottom billion living at the poverty line, Jairam Ramesh, Minister of Rural Development for India, joins Dr. Abhijit Banerjee of MIT and Niranjan Rajadhyaksha of Mint.
Jairam Ramesh, Hon. Minister of Rural Development, Government of India
Dr. Abhijit Banerjee, Ford Foundation International Professor of Economics, MIT
Chair: Niranjan Rajadhyaksha, Managing Editor, Mint
Tennis champion Boris Becker is in conversation with Vir Sanghvi.
Boris Becker, Former Tennis World Champion
About this conference
We are living in challenging times. The persisting economic crisis, the clamour for change in various regions, the increasing threat to the environment, exploding urban centres...there are issues that require debates and resolutions. Equally, there has been amazing progress in various fields. Today, the world finds itself at a crossroads. In these times, we must gaze to the future and to what lies ahead. We must determine where we are going and how best to get there. The tenth edition of the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit aims to bring to light a few of the challenges which will define the coming decade. We are bringing together some of the greatest thinkers and influential policy makers of the age to discuss, debate, and discover "What's Next".
About Hindustan Times
Hindustan Times (HT) is an Indian English-language daily newspaper founded in 1924 with roots in the Indian independence movement of the period.