Business Today MindRush, an annual event to celebrate the best talents and achivements of corporate India, could not have gotten on to a better start than Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha's resounding pronouncement of Acche Din Aane Wale Hain.
Prosenjit Datta, Editor, Business Today, highlighting the challenging business environemnt, said that technology and start-ups are redefining businesses.
Addressing the gathering, Aroon Purie, Editor-in-Chief, India Today Group, said that though the National Democratic Alliance government has got clear majority and despite the great 'desires' it has not been able to carry out the reforms the way it should have.
Speaking on 4G and How It Will Disrupt Business and Life, Himanshu Kapania, MD, Idea Cellular, said that mobile broadband will witness a lot of action with the introduction of 4G services.
At the two-day-long event Business Today MindRush 2015, Kapania said 4G is going to disrupt several industries such as retail, media, entertainment and financial services. "But above all, it is going to disrupt the lives of consumers," he said.
One of the main attractions of the event was the handing over of the awards to the winners of Business Today's Best CEOs. The winners included Arundhati Bhattacharya of State Bank of India. (In picture: SBI Chairman Arundhati Bhattacharya (L); Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha (C); and Aroon Purie, Editor-in-Chief, India Today Group)
The first day of the event culminated with the insightful views of Bhattacharya, Chairman of SBI. "A CEO should be a visionary, have the ability to take decisions and have effective communication skills to put their organisations on the growth path in times of difficulty," she said.