CEO, NITI Aayog
The future of India is dependent on how successfully the country is able to provide universal access for all citizens as well as improve the quality of education across all levels. The mandate of Modi government is to dismantle a heavy bureaucracy, foster healthy and competitive environment. Kant plays an important role in promoting ease of doing business in India and unlocking the potential of some vital initiatives such as Make in India, Start-up India and the simplification of the permitting process. His branding ideas include Incredible India and God’s Own Country, which have positioned India on the global map. He is also instrumental in 37 percent increase in FDI.