As part of the India@75 celebrations, the Permanent Mission of Consulate General of India, Geneva in association with Indian Association Geneva, Indian Association Lausanne, Indian Community, and Yuva are organizing events to highlight the role and contribution of the Indian Diaspora in Switzerland in various categories like Science and Technology, Economy and Commerce, Education and Culture and Grow.
The first edition in the series of these events will be held on July 15, 2021 at 1800 hrs at the WIPO Conference Hall, Geneva.
Below is the program details and dignitaries who would participate:
|Time||Details of the programme||Speakers|
|6.00 p.m.||Introductory Remarks||Shri Rohit Babbar, First Secretary|
|6.01 p.m.||Welcome Remarks||Amb. Shri Indra Mani Pandey, Permanent Representative of India to the UN & other International Organizations|
|6.06 p.m.||Keynote Address(Through Video Message)||Prof. Ashutosh Sharma, Secretary, Department of Science & Technology, Government of India|
|6.15 p.m.||Members of the Indian diaspora to speak / make a presentation||Mr. Rajat Khare, Investor and founder, Boundary Holding|
|Shri Tej Tadi, CEO, Mindmaze|
|Shri Mukesh Thakur, President, YUVA|
|Dr. Yojna Sah Jain, CEO, HealthPrax (Video Message)|
|Dr. Archana Sharma, Principle Scientist, CERN|
|6.50 p.m.||Discussion about the book to be released “The A-to-Z of CERN Universe Unlocked” by Dr. Archana Sharma followed by Q&A session||Dr. Archana Sharma, CERN is joined by|
|Dr. Maneesh Wadhwa, President, IAG|
|7.05 p.m.||Book Release by Amb. Shri Indra Mani Pandey||Amb. Shri Indra Mani Pandey and Dr. Archana Sharma|
|7.10 p.m.||Vote of Thanks||Shri Sunil A. Achaya, Consul General|
The contribution of the Indian Diaspora in the Science and Technology space is enormous.