Venue: SCOPE Convention Centre, Lodi Road, New Delhi
The Subir Raha Memorial Lecture is an annual event to honour Late Mr. Subir Raha, the Founder President of the Global Compact Network India and Former CMD, ONGC. His vision and foresight has been instrumental in leading the GCNI to become one of the first networks of the United Nations Global Compact, a legal entity. Late Mr. Raha set up the organization in November 2003 and led it till May 2006.
The Lecture Series was started by Global Compact Network India (GCNI) in 2010, to pay tribute to the achievements of the great leader, and is delivered by experts and luminaries from different walks of life. Since its initiation in 2010, four memorial lectures have been organized by GCNI.
• Mr. Nandan Nilekani, Chairman, UIDAI, Government of India delivered the first memorial lecture on the theme ‘Unique Identification Project – Experiences and Lessons for Transparency’
• Mr. B Muthuraman, Vice Chairman, Tata Steel Limited delivered the second memorial lecture on the theme ‘Corporate Governance and Responsibility of Companies towards Community’.
• Dr. Sam Pitroda, Adviser to the Prime Minister of India on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovations delivered the third memorial lecture, organised last year, on the theme ‘Sustainable Development and Inclusive Growth in 21st Century: Possibilities and Challenges for India’, and
• Mr. U.K Sinha, Chairman, Securities and Exchange Board of India, (SEBI) delivered the fourth Memorial Lecture on the theme ‘“Expanding Paradigm of Corporate Governance’
The lecture since its inception has been attended by Corporate Leaders, CMDs and Senior Managerial Personnel from leading private and public sector companies. The informative value of the lecture has also drawn students from leading academic Institutes and development professional from non-governmental organizations.
The Fifth Subir Raha Memorial Lecture will be delivered by Dr. Anil Kakodkar, Former Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission & INAE Satish Dhawan Chair of Engineering Eminence on the theme of ‘Good Corporate Governance’.