Clearly, it is critical to ensure the availability of reliable and affordable power to all the citizens of India. As a step in this direction the Government has set a goal of Power for All by 2019. THEMES : A. INDIA AORLD CLASS CAPITAL GOODS MANUFACTURING NATION (PLENARY SESSION ) Show-casing journey of Heavy Engineering Industry in India from total dependence to self-reliance. Indias surge as an upcoming world class Capital Goods Manufacturing Nation. Success stories of Private sector investments in India/Recent investments. DIGITAL INDIA Digital Infrastructure Challenges Opportunities (Internet Penetration, National Optical Fiber Network, Railway Stations (Wi-Fi) etc) Smart governance Policy initiatives to promote electronics and IT equipment manufacturing in India. Second largest textile fibre producer in the world. India is the largest cotton and jute producer in the world. Nine million tonnes of fibre production in 2015-16.
In fact, the growth of the Indian economy in many senses is determined by the growth of the power sector. This becomes even more important keeping in context the aims of our economy which is a developing one and the issue of balancing growth with equity.