Ninth Darbari Seth Memorial Lecture, 2010
Mr Sunil Bharti Mittal, Chairman and group CEO, Bharti Enterprises gave an inspiring speech on 'Engaged Corporate Leadership: Role of Business in Nation Building' on 2 September 2010 on occasion of the Ninth Darbari Seth Memorial Lecture, an annual series initiated in memory of TERI's founder Late Shri Darbari Seth. The event commenced with the lighting of the traditional lamp. This was followed by the Welcome address by Dr Arcot Ramachandran, and the Presidential address by Mr Digvijay Singh, Former Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh and General Secretary, All India Congress Committee. The occasion also marked the felicitation of those TERIers who had completed 20 years of service with the Institute and those who got enlisted on the Roll of Honour 2009-2010. A first generation entrepreneur, Mr Mittal is now hailed for his contribution to the mobile phone revolution in India. A round of interaction followed and the event concluded with a Vote of Thanks by Dr Pachauri, Director General of TERI.