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New Delhi: "While India has tremendous potential to sustain a high-growth and inclusive economy, it needs to get from words to action by keeping up with crucial reforms and addressing the country's poor infrastructure," Sushant Palakurthi Rao, Director and Head of Asia at the World Economic Forum, said of the India Economic Summit at New Delhi 14-16 November 2010.
The theme of this year's summit is "Implementing India". "The theme reflects our objective to highlight the concrete actions which must be executed across India's rural and urban areas to sustain progress over the long term," Rao said, reports IANS.
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, Home Minister P Chidambaram, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia and several other policy makers, government officials and business leaders are expected to address the summit.
"The summit will showcase remarkable resilience of the Indian economy and implementation priorities ahead," CII Director-General Chandrajit Banerjee said. CII is a co-organiser of the event along with the WEF.