Retailers Association of India (RAI) conducted the second edition of Retail India Summit and Expo (RISE) on September 18 and 19, 2018 in Delhi. Themed ‘Successful Retail Through Innovation, Digital & Design’, the two-day summit brought together key decision makers from across the Indian retail industry on the same platform to exchange ideas and discuss emerging retail paradigms.
Pawan Kumar Agarwal, Honourable CEO, Food Safety & Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) & Additional Secretary, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare was the chief guest for the day. He challenged retailers to help realise the vision of sustainable consumption that will help organised retail grow healthily and sustainably.
Ashok Sangwan, IAS, Honourable Directorcum-Special Secretary, Industries & Commerce Department; Adviser, Civil Aviation, Haryana and Special Secretary to Govt. of Haryana, Civil Aviation Department was the guest of honour.
Both dignitaries acknowledged the contribution of retail to India’s economy and reaffirmed the government’s commitment to facilitate ease of business for retailers. Sangwan went a step further and also shared the state’s plans for the warehousing, logistics as well as the development of the retail sector.
Suresh Prabhu, Honourable Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civi