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About PHD CHAMBER-2021


PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI) is celebrating its 116th Annual Session on Thursday, 30th September 2021 at Hotel Taj Palace, New Delhi through Hybrid mode. The Theme for the Annual Session is ‘Resilient India’.

Shri Nitin Gadkari, Hon’ble Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways has kindly consented to be Chief Guest at the Inaugural Session.

As a National Apex Chamber with 1,50,000 members, PHDCCI’s Annual Session brings together Policy Makers, Regulators, Industry Leaders, Experts & Scientists to deliberate, collaborate and propose research-based policy recommendations for building pathways that catalyse the sustainable development of the economy and nation.

The Annual Session Agenda includes Chief Minister’s Roundtable with Industry CEOs, Thematic Sessions on “International Connectivity as a Force Multiplier for Resilient India”, “Converting Recession to Rebound”, a fireside chat on “Empowering Women in Building Resilient India” & finally a Valedictory Session on “Building a Resilient India – Edging out the Turbulent Times”.

The 116th Annual Session is thus a catalytic moment forum for India Inc & policy makers from the central and state governments to jointly explore the post pandemic economic landscape for emerging opportunities and challenges.


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Virtual Conference Agenda

9.30 – 10.00 AM
Venue: Hotel Taj Palace, Sardar Patel Marg, New Delhi
10.00 – 10.01 AM
National Anthem & Lighting of Lamp

10.01 – 10.05 AM
Opening of the session by Ms Anisha Nayar Dhavan ( Former , Anchor, NDTV) – Introduction of PHDCCI, AGM theme of Resilient India

10.05 – 10.10 AM
Felicitation of Guest of Honour by President, PHDCCI

10.10 – 10.30 AM
Presidential Address by
Shri Sanjay Aggarwal, President, PHDCCI

10.30 – 10.50 AM
116th Annual Session Address by
General Manoj Mukund Naravane, PVSM, AVSM, SM, VSM, ADC,
Chief of Army Staff

10.50 – 11.00 AM
Q&A with Chief of Army Staff

11.00 – 11.05 AM
Welcome & Felicitation of the Chief Guest by Presidentwith Plant and
Memento followed by a few welcome remarks

11.05 – 11.30 AM
Address by Chief Guest:
Shri Nitin Gadkari,
Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways

11.30 – 11.35 AM
Release of 116th Year Book by dignitaries on the dais. Also inviting Dr S P Sharma, Chief Economist | DSG on the Stage.

11.35 – 11.45 AM
Chief Guest’s Interaction with the Delegates

11.45– 11.50 AM
Vote of Thanks by
Shri Pradeep Multani
Senior Vice President, PHDCCI
12.00 Noon – 12.05 PM
Introduction of the session by Ms.Ruchi Bhatia, Moderator, ET Now

12.05– 12.15 PM
Welcome Address by
Shri Sanjay Aggarwal
President , PHDCCI

12.15 – 1.30 PM
Panel Discussion with Hon’ble Chief Ministers

Presentations by the confirmed dignitaries

Yogi Adityanath*
Hon’ble Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh

Shri Pushkar Singh Dhami
Hon’ble Chief Minister of Uttarakhand

Shri Jai Ram Thakur
Hon’ble Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh

Shri Basavaraj Bommai
Hon’ble Chief Minister of Karnataka

Corporate CEO
Shri Sanjiv Puri

1.30 – 1.55 PM
Shri Gautam Bali
Managing Director, Vestige Marketing Pvt. Ltd.

Shri. Alok Kirloskar
Managing Director, SPP Pumps Ltd, UK & Head – International Business, Kirloskar Brothers Limited,

Shri Manish Bhatnagar Managing Director, SKF India Limited
Q&A with dignitaries

1.55 – 2.00 PM
Vote of Thanks by
Shri Pradeep Multani
Senior Vice President, PHDCCI
2.00– 2.45 PM
2.45 – 2.55 PM
Welcome Address by
Shri Sanjay Aggarwal President , PHDCCI

2.55 – 3.15 PM
Address by
Smt. Smriti Irani
Union Minister of Women and Child Development

3.15 – 3.25 PM

3.25 – 3.30 PM
Vote of Thanks by
Shri Pradeep Multani
Senior Vice President, PHDCCI
3.30 – 3.32 PM
Introduction of the session by Ms.Anisha Nayar Dhawan, Former Anchor, NDTV

3.32 – 3.40 PM
Welcome Address by
Shri Sanjay Aggarwal
President, PHDCCI

3.40 - 3.55 PM
Address by
Shri Jyotiraditya M. Scindia
Union Minister for Civil Aviation

3.55– 4.00 PM
Vote of Thanks by
Shri Saket Dalmia
Vice President, PHDCCI
4.00 – 4.03 PM
Felicitation of Guests by Senior Vice President Shri Pradeep Multani

4.03 – 4.05 PM
Introduction of the session by Ms Ruchi Bhatia, Anchor , ET Now

4.05 – 4.10 PM
Welcome Address by
Shri Pradeep Multani
Sr. Vice President, PHDCCI

4.10– 4.15 PM
Panel Discussion
Shri Sanjeev Sanyal
Principal Economic Advisor, Ministry of Finance

4.15– 4.20 PM
Dr. D Subbarao
Renowned Economist and Former Governor, Reserve Bank of India

4.20– 4.25 PM
Dr. Ajay Chhibber
Renowned Economist and Distinguished Visiting Scholar
The Elliott School of International Affairs
The George Washington University, US

4.25– 4.30 PM
Shri Atantra Das Gupta
Director, South West Asia and Head, Samsung HME

4.30– 4.40 PM
Panel Discussion moderation by Ms Ruchi Bhatia, Anchor , ET Now

4.40– 4.42 PM
Concluding Remarks by
Shri Saurabh Sanyal,
Secretary General, PHDCCI

4.42– 4.45 PM
Vote of Thanks by
Shri Saket Dalmia
Vice President, PHDCCI
4.45– 4.47 PM
Introduction of the session by Ms.Ruchi Bhatia, Anchor, ET Now

4.47– 4.55 PM
Welcome Address by
Shri Sanjay Aggarwal
President, PHDCCI

4.55– 5.25 PM
Address by the confirmed dignitary

Shri Hemant Soren
Hon’ble Chief Minister of Jharkhand

Shri Prem Singh Tamang
Hon’ble Chief Minister of Sikkim

Shri Bhupesh Baghel*
Hon’ble Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh

Shri K Chandrashekhar Rao*
Hon’ble Chief Minister of Telangana

International Perspective - Germany

Mr. Peter Rimmele
Resident Representative to India
Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS)

5.25 PM – 5.30 PM
Vote of Thanks by
Shri Pradeep Multani
Senior Vice President, PHDCCI
5.30 PM – 5.45 PM
5.45 PM – 6.15 PM
Business Session (For Members Only)
6.15 PM- 6.45 PM
Meeting of the Newly Elected Managing Committee
(For MC Members only)

Why Attend


Saving Precious Time
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Thought Leadership


Access Industry trends & Insights


Virtual Networking Opportunities


Quick feedback and lead generation


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Attendee Profile

  • Top Management of Oil Producers, Refining, Petrochemical & Chemical Companies
  • HSE Head/ Engineers/ Managers
  • Heads & Managers (Operations, Sales, Marketing, Strategy & Business Development)
  • Heads, Managers (Production, IT Service, Plant, Terminal & Project)
  • Pollution control specialists
  • Regulators, Legal Policy Makers & Govt. Officials
  • Technology / Equipment Suppliers & Manufacturers
  • Investment Banking/ Financiers
  • Engineering & EPC Contractors
  • Head Refinery / Petrochemical Plant
  • Industry Associates from India & abroad
  • Heads & Managers (Purchase, Technical and Process & Technology)
  • Municipalities
  • New Technology Providers
  • Refining & Petrochemical Engineers
  • R & D Engineers & Scientists
  • Trade Media Personnel
  • Academia

Virtual Exhibition

GRPC 2021 Virtual Expo offers an interactive virtual platform to meet and network with industry leaders,
key decision makers and asset owners looking to identify solutions for ensuring the resilience,
resurgence & sustainability of their business operations.

  • Corporate/Product Videos
  • Digital Handouts -Brochures/Flyers
  • Product Showcase
  • Video Meetings/Chat/WhatsApp

Exhibitor Profile

  • Plant Operators : Refinery, Petrochemicals, Chemicals, Speciality Chemicals
  • Technology Licensors
  • Catalyst
  • Process engineering
  • EPC Contractors & Maintenance
  • Process Plant & Equipment
  • Automation & Smart Manufacturing
  • Pumps, Valves, Compressors & Rotating Equipment
  • Heat Exchangers, Boilers, Fired Heaters
  • Cable Manufacturers, Electrical Control Systems
  • Instrumentation & Control Systems
  • HSE Systems, Technology, Environment Management
  • Pipeline & Transportation
  • Gasification & Re- Gasification Technology & Equipment
  • Energy Efficiency, Energy Storage
  • Filters & Filtration Systems
  • Clean Fuel Technology
  • Bio Refinery
  • IT, IoT, AI, SAS
  • Consultants – Process Technology Systems, HSE, OPEX etc.
  • Power Generation Equipment
  • Service Companies – OEM, Training , Certification
  • Waste to Energy

Why Exhibit

Ease of networking | Virtually attend the Exhibition with comfort of your Home/Office space

Have maximum interaction by having live details/data of attendees visiting your booth or viewing an exhibitor's brochure

Interact with Panelists and Visitors

Visitors can view exhibitor's video, have the contact details, download the brochures and interact with the exhibitor via chat or video call



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Event Speakers

Here are some of our speakers

Speaker 1

Mr. Arun Mittal


Speaker 2

Mr. Darren Waterman

Regional Director, OSRL

Speaker 3

Dr. Naveen Raj

CGM - Head Environment, ONGC Limited

Speaker 4

Richard Johnson

Technical Director, ITOPF Limited

Speaker 5

T.K Sengupta

Director (Exploration & Production), FIPI