Summit Highlights

Join live conversations with the brightest minds, key insights from global thought leaders and impactful discussion with the rural change makers

Speakers 2020

Shri Pratap Chandra Sarangi

Shri Pratap Chandra Sarangi

Hon’ble Minister of State for Ministry of MSME and Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Government of India

Dr. Dinesh Tyagi

Dr. Dinesh Tyagi

CEO, CSC e-Governance Services India Limited

Zarina Screwvala

Zarina Screwvala

Co-Founder, Swades Foundation

Chetna Sinha

Chetna Sinha

Founder- Chairperson, Mann Deshi Bank & Mann Deshi Foundation

K. Ullas Kamath

K. Ullas Kamath

Joint Managing Director, Jyothy Laboratories Ltd

Saurabh Jain

Saurabh Jain

Vice President, Paytm & Head, Paytm - Build for India

Sarvesh Upadhyay

Sarvesh Upadhyay

Chief Operating Officer, Adani Capital Pvt. Ltd.

Sachin Sharma

Sachin Sharma

General Manager & Head- Channel Operations, ITC Limited

Gursharan Rai Bansal

Gursharan Rai Bansal

CGM & Chief Sales Marketing Officer, India Post Payments Bank (IPPB)

Ashutosh Sinha

Ashutosh Sinha

Head- Agribusiness, LT Foods Ltd.

Prasanna Kumar

Prasanna Kumar

Co-founder & CEO, Vilcart

Ritesh Chatterjee

Ritesh Chatterjee

Founder & Head Bharat Money Store, Bharat Financial Inclusion Limited

Hemendra Mathur

Hemendra Mathur

Venture Partner, Bharat Innovation Fund

Honey Madaan

Honey Madaan

Senior Vice President - Customer Experience & Consumer Proposition, Airtel Payments Bank

Karthik Jayaraman

Karthik Jayaraman

CEO and Co-Founder, WayCool Foods Pvt. Ltd.

Srinivas Kuchibhotla

Srinivas Kuchibhotla

Partner, Food and Agriculture, KPMG in India

Madan Padaki

Madan Padaki

Co-founder & CEO, 1BRIDGE

Rajat Wahi

Rajat Wahi

Partner, Deloitte India

Subhadeep Sanyal

Subhadeep Sanyal

Partner, Omnivore

Venkatesh Vijayaraghavan

Venkatesh Vijayaraghavan

Director & CEO – Personal Care & Alliances, CavinKare

Winning the Rural Market

Rural India accounts for 65% of the country’s population and contributes to around 50% of the GDP. The next decade in India is the decade for consumption. With a promising consumer market waiting to be explored via rural capacity upsurge, the industry is aimed to hit USD$100 billion by 2025, according to industry reports.

India’s rural market is the biggest untapped business opportunity. When it comes to reaching the rural consumer, the task becomes daunting; given multiple access barriers such as lack of infrastructure and digital connectivity, inadequate distribution networks, lack of financial inclusion, limiting the aspirations of rural consumer. It is imperative to understand how rural consumer is beginning to show an inclination towards adopting urban ...

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About the Virtual Forum

The Virtual Edition of Rural Market Summit India 2020 aims to bring together a day long experience of learning, networking and engaging, all from the comfort of your homes. Rural Market Summit India, Virtual Edition 2020 extends a unique platform to learn from thought leaders and industry experts through meaningful panel discussions, live interactions, exclusive keynotes, presentations and digital knowledge tracks discussing comprehensive strategies for a new and empowered rural India.

The second annual Rural Market Summit India will host a huge gathering of policymakers, rural business leaders, banking & payment experts...

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Who Should Attend

  • Government officials and Policy makers
  • Rural Distribution & Supply Chain Heads
  • Rural Finance & Investment (PE/VC) heads
  • Rural Aggregator Platform heads
  • Tech Companies and Tech Accelerators
  • Ecosystem Enablers including Leaders from NGOs, Social Enterprises and Policy Organizations
  • Academic institutions and Research organisations
  • Banking & payment experts
  • Retail & ecommerce professionals
  • Food & Agriculture lead
  • Corporate representatives- Rural Business, Marketing, Advertising & PR, Sales
  • New-age Entrepreneurs, Innovators,
  • CSR Heads/ CSR teams of Corporate/ CSR Foundations
  • Community development professionals

Focused Industries

Food & Agriculture
Food & Agriculture
E-commerce
Retail & E-commerce
FMCG
FMCG
Auto & Telecommunication
Auto & Telecommunication
Banking and Financial Services
Banking and Financial Services
Healthcare & Pharma
Healthcare & Pharma
Distribution & Supply Chain
Distribution & Supply Chain
Technology
Technology

Topics of Discussion

  • Roadmap for Rural India 2.0: Policies & Initiatives to Accelerate India’s Rural Economy
  • Disrupting and Enabling Financial Inclusion in Rural India
  • The New Age of Rural Retail and Ecommerce
  • Reimagining Rural India's Last Mile Distribution
  • Making Real Profits in Rural India: Re-thinking India’s Rural Market Strategies
  • Lessons Retailers Can Learn from FMCG Giants to Win In Rural Markets
  • Emerging AgriTech Market Opportunity: Leveraging Tech to Transform Indian Agriculture

Partners 2020

Vilcart
Indigram
Huddle
Agri Mech
SME World

RMSI Virtual Edition 2020 - Watch Live

Stream Live on ZOOM Interface

Event Date

26 November 2020, Thursday

Event Timings

Start Time: 9.30 am
End Time: 04.30 pm