Address by Sriram Ranganathan, VP-Wipro Ltd.

Mr. Sriram Ranganathan, Vice President and Global Head of Taxation at Wipro Ltd delivered the valedictory address to the two-day 8th International Economics Conference on the theme of “Economic Growth and Sustainable Development: Emerging Trends” on November 30, 2023. In his address, Mr Sriram presented an overview of the current state of the Indian economy. He said that India is a country of immense growth opportunities as many of the sectors have shown strong resilience to the COVID-19 pandemic and geo-political factors. He believes that the Indian demography can be translated into a dividend which requires proper man-power planning. Mr.Sriram considers regular and continuous up-skilling and re-skilling of the employees as a critical force of productivity and growth. He also outlined the risks and challenges of the growth of the Indian economy. The session was attended by conference delegates, academicians and students.