Mr. Ajay Banga visit to St. Stephen College three decades after his graduation was a poignant moment; a return to the roots of his alma mater which shaped him into the leader he is today.
Mr. Ajay Banga, CEO, Mastercard at a special dialouge session at St Stephens College, Delhi
In a freewheeling chat with his fellow Stephanian Mr. Amitabh Kant, CEO, Niti Aayog, Mr. Banga touched upon many topics, ranging from his time as a student to gender parity to India economy.
Ajay Banga (R) with his old friend Mr. Amitab Kant both studied Economics at St. Stephen College
Mr. Banga credited the college with instilling many crucial attributes which help him as Mastercard CEO calculated focus, decision making and simplicity in communication among them.
According to him, globalisation enabled by technology was the only way to break India demographic inequalities and address issues in healthcare and education. Praising the efforts of the government, he said the Indian economy would benefit from labour reform which converts workers into the formal economy.
It all comes #BackToRoots, however; in his words, primary education and individualised learning are key to realising India potential.
The key mantras for success shared by Mr. Banga are listed below:
Primary education and individualised learning are key to realising India potential
Calculated focus, decision making, and simplicity in communication are key for a leader
Globalisation and technological disruptions can help break India demographic dividend
Indian economy needs labour reform, workers need to be converted to formal economy to democratise productivity
Demonitisation and digitisation are the right way to start on this path
Indian higher education system is fine, we need to fix primary education
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