Industry top-brass joined in Realty+ 40 Under 40 Conclave & Awards 2021
"The Indian real estate sector has informed the world what is shared economy and what a social impact this sector can make on the entire country. This sector not only has the potential to give many opportunities to unemployed youth but, also to create a better nation through its relentless pursuit of building better buildings”, remarked Shweta Shalini, BJP Spokesperson and Advisor to Former Chief Minister of Maharashtra & Executive Director of Maharashtra Village Social Transformation Foundation while delivering an energetic special address in Realty+ 40 under 40 Conclave & Awards 2021 held on June 26, 2021.
The inaugural edition of Realty+ 40 Under 40 Conclave & Awards 2021 held on June 26, 2021 concluded on a high note with the young and the veteran leaders of the real estate, building, and construction sector congregating on the same platform to celebrate the achievements of the new leadership that is taking the Indian realty sector to greater heights.
The day started on a high note with an inaugural address from Dr. Annurag Batra, Chairman & Editor-In-Chief, BW BusinessWorld & exchange4media Group quoting Franklin D. Roosevelt, 'We cannot always build a future for our youth, but we can always build our youth for the future.' He expressed that real estate is the sector where it’s high time to recognize the power of youth and their contributions.”
The Realty+ 40 Under 40 Conclave of the day saw power-packed sessions deliberating on topics ranging from social impact and new strategies for the new normal to how young leaders are shaping the realty sector and the youth as the future.
The first-panel discussion, Youth for Change: Aligning Social Impact & Business was moderated by Prasenjit Bhattacharya, Co-Founder & Director Great Place to Work. The speakers were - Akshay Taneja, Director, TDI Infratech Ltd., Pavithra Shankar, Executive Director, Brigade Group, Yash Miglani, Managing Director, Migsun Group, and Yeshwanth Nag Mocherla – Hospitality Entrepreneur and Retail Realty Investor.They spoke about their own initiatives of making a difference to their own organizations, construction workers and communities and the country at large.
The second-panel discussion titled NextGen Thinking: Strategies for the “Next Normal” chaired by Jimmy Mistry, Chairman & Managing Director, Della Group had panel members, Binay Agrawal, Business Leader, TempRite – South Asia, Lubrizol Corporation, Saurabh Bansal, Joint Managing Director, Dorset Group, Sourabh Bansal, Co-Founder, and Managing Director, Magicrete, Srinivas Shanbhugue, Vice President – Retail Business Schneider Electric India and Sudeshna Mukhopadhyay, Vice President, Havells India Ltd. The speakers elaborated on their companies new product lines for the new way of living and working and their business strategies to address the present pandemic challenges.
The final panel discussion, Leading the Way: Young Leaders Shaping Indian Realty was moderated by Ramesh Nair, Real Estate Expert & Former CEO, JLL India and the speakers were - Anshul Singhal, Managing Director, Welspun One Logistics Parks, Binitha Dalal, Head Of FundRaising, Rustomjee Group, Ram Raheja, Director, S. Raheja Realty, Sudarshan Lodha, Co-founder, Strata, Uddhav Poddar, Managing Director, Bhumika Group. The takeaway from the discussion was that the new leadership of real estate business is much more transparent, fearless and innovative. Young minds are challenging traditional ways of working and are finding their own new path.
The closing of the conclave was no less stimulating as the astute thought leaders of Indian real estate Anuj Puri, Chairman, Anarock Group and Dr. Niranjan Hiranandani, National President Naredco and Immediate Past President of ASSOCHAM came together for one of the most informative and an inspiring dialogue to highlight Youth as the Future.
Joining the realty big-wigs, Dr Annurag Batra shared his own journey in real estate during the early days of his career and highlighted how today generation is has many more opportunities open to them, especially in the field of building and construction. He also acknowledged the contributions of the two eminent speakers in disrupting the sector with their passion, commitment and knowledge.
The Realty+ 40 Under 40 Awards evening was an equally dazzling affair. Shweta Shalini, BJP Spokesperson, and Advisor to Former Chief Minister of Maharasthra & Former Executive Director of Maharashtra Village Social Transformation Foundation delivering an energetic special address stated, “The Indian real estate sector has informed the world what is shared economy and what a social impact this sector can make on the entire country. This sector not only has the potential to give many opportunities to unemployed youth but, also to create a better nation through its relentless pursuit of building better buildings.”
The Realty+ 40 Under 40 Awards was truly an evening oh high pitched excitement brimming with young energy as the as deserving winners sashayed down the virtual ramp to receive their awards.
The winners of the Realty+ 40 Under 40 Awards 2021 were: