Finance and defence minister Arun Jaitley will deliver the keynote address.
The forum will be addressed by prominent government and business leaders and intellectuals from India and countries including the US, Japan, China, the UK, Brazil, Germany, Indonesia, Singapore, Sweden, Bahrain, Turkey and UAE.
Government leaders from India participating in the summit include commerce and industry minister Nirmala Sitharaman and PM Narendra Modis G-20 'sherpa' Suresh Prabhu. Japan will be represented by senior vice-minister in PM Shinzo Abes office (Japan) Yasutoshi Nishimura and Tadashi Maeda of the
Japan Bank for International Cooperation.
India Global Forum will focus on Indias strategy for economic revival, its view of multilateral economic institutions and multilateral economic negotiations, the challenge of energy and cyber security, regional security and business opportunities being provided by Indias new defence manufacturing policy, said Sanjaya Baru, director for geo-economics and strategy, IISS.
A special feature of the forum will be a session devoted to The Soft Power of Indian Enterprise, featuring business leaders Mukesh Ambani and Sunil Mittal.