Investing in West Bengal & India's Transition to the Goods and Services Tax Regime with Ajay Banga, Dr. Amit Mitra and Derek O'Brien

24
October
Monday
2:00 PM
24
October
Monday
3:30 PM

Investing in West Bengal & India's Transition to the Goods and Services Tax Regime with Ajay Banga, Dr. Amit Mitra and Derek O'Brien

Please join Ajay Banga, President and CEO of Mastercard and former USIBC Chairman, for a discussion on investment opportunities in the state of West Bengal with Mr. Derek O'Brien, Member of the Indian Parliament from the ruling All India Trinamool Congress party , and Member of the Select Committee on the Constitution (122nd Amendment) GST Bill, 2014, and Dr. Amit Mitra, Finance Minister, Government of West Bengal and Chairman, GST Empowered Committee of State Finance Ministers, who will be joining us via video conference. 

West Bengal is the 6th largest economy in India and a state that offers tremendous opportunity for the global investment community. Sectors that are ripe for investment include hospitality, life sciences, real estate, professional services, and information technology. 

Furthermore, Mr. O'Brien and Dr. Mitra will share their view on recent developments and challenges in implementing the GST regime by the April 1, 2017 date announced by the Government of India.

For further information on sponsorship opportunities or to RSVP, please write to Jason Starr (jstarr@usibc.com).