The Swabhiman Bharat Indiathon, a marquee roadblock programming, has been designed with the thought of creating a powerful narrative of excellence and covering the varied aspects of a proud India story.

India’s policy-makers, corporate icons, thought leaders, and influencers discuss their viewpoints and share their perspective on Aatmanirbhar Bharat and what it means to them.


Expressions of a Swabhiman Bharat

Watch the conversations around India's quest for self-reliance as thought leaders from across the nation share their vision of a Swabhiman Bharat....



Swabhiman Bharat - From Vision to Mission

Outlining the vision to make Swabhiman Bharat a reality and how it is complementary to the government's Aatmanirbhar Bharat initiative.

  • - Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport & Highways, MSME, GOI



Captains of India Inc.

The session with the top luminaries from India Inc will be a showcase of some of India’s most well-known business leaders and their exemplary achievements. It will highlight how India’s quest for self-sufficiency or ‘Aatmanirbharta’ can take a cue from their success; as lay out challenges, opportunities and share a potential roadmap for creating ‘Brand Bharat’.

  • - Sanjiv Puri, Chairman & MD, ITC
    - Dr Sangita Reddy, Joint MD, Apollo Hospitals
    - Pawan Goenka MD & CEO, M&M



India's Soft Power

India's soft power has influenced and often inspired the world. With an eye on reduced imports, will India's net exports on academics, entertainment, sports be in the green?

  • - Amish Tripathi, Author
    - Shashi Tharoor, Politician & Author
    - Pullela Gopichand, Chief National Badminton Coach



India’s Sustainability Champions

The post-pandemic economic recovery is set to have sustainability and focus on climate-friendly initiatives at the core of it. It will be the foundation upon which an ‘Aatmanirbhar’ India is created. This panel will feature India’s ‘Greenest’ companies who have long remained committed to sustainability and their vision of a Sustainable Swabhiman Bharat. The discussion will bring out the lessons that India can learn from the experience of these companies in tackling challenges to sustainability and solutions for continued success in a post-covid world.

  • - Sanjiv Rangrass, Group Head of Sustainability, ITC
    - Alka Talwar, Sustainability Head, Tata Chemicals
    - Anirban Ghosh, Chief Sustainability Officer, M&M



The League of Unicorns

The success of India’s startup ecosystem can be measured by the rising number of unicorns in the past couple of years. In third place behind China and the US, India has outpaced other developing economies such as Germany, UK, South Korea, and Japan in this regard. What is the secret to this success that's making Indian startups so attractive to global investors?

  • - Sujeet Kumar, Co-founder, Udaan
    - Vivek Sundar, COO, Swiggy
    - Amrish Rau, CEO, Pine Labs