Dr Bala delivers key note address at FICCI Summit
On July 11th 2018, Dr. Bala participated in FICCI’s (Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry) ‘Blockchain Innovation Summit’ at Shangri-La Eros Hotel, New Delhi. The summit, in collaboration with Govt. Of Uttar Pradesh, was centered on the theme ‘Redefining Trust through Blockchain Technology’ that aimed to uncover the huge potential of blockchain in various areas through discussions with eminent personalities from the blockchain space worldwide. Delivering the key note speaker address, Professor Bala shared his views on how blockchain holds out huge benefits for society by way of lending transparency in transactions, efficiency, security, effectiveness, trust and forecasting. He also added for competitive advantage in the era of disruption the mantra is to exploit and explore insight, leverage and forecast from hindsight, lead and direct with foresight and avoid and rectify any oversight. Apart from Dr. Bala, the speakers included Rajesh Aggarwal, Finance Minister, Govt of Uttar Pradesh; Mr. R. Ramanan, Additional Secretary and Mission Director, Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog, Mr. Pravir Kumar, Chairman, Board of Revenue, Government of Uttar Pradesh, among others.