Day 2, Tuesday, 29August 20

Day 2, Tuesday, 29August 20,

09:00 - 10:00
Registration and networking
10:00 - 10:15
Key Note Address
10:15 - 10:30
10:30 – 11:30
Session 1: PE funds and financial institutions view - Strategies for the next phase of growth
Panel discussion
The PE funds and financial institutions have replaced banks as the largest source of funding to the real estate sector. The share of PE funds and these institutions in the real estate funding has gone up significantly from 25 per cent in 2010 to over 75 per cent in 2016 . The investments are further likely toincreasein future. As Indian real estate expected to move up the risk curve, it is likely that the cost of funds may reduce.

The session would gauge the perception of the PE investors towards the Indian realty, and discuss the strategies for the next phase of growth.
11:30 – 12:30
Session 2: Housing finance and mortgage in India - Enriching lives of the billions
Panel discussion
The total outstanding credit to the housing sector has reached INR12.5 lakh crore (USD185 billion) in FY16. The institutional credit to the housing sector is estimated to have grown at an average growth rate of 18 per cent over the past three-five years. However, there is still significant potential for credit growth as mortgage to the GDP ratio in India is only at nine per cent, far below than in the developed countries, such as the U.S. (68 per cent) and Germany (42 per cent).

The session would deliberate the current challenges being faced by the financial institutions which are crucial to overcome, to fulfil the dreams of billions of Indians to own a home.
12:30 – 13:30
Session 3: Adoption of modern technology and innovation - Imperative to overcome inefficiencies
Panel discussion
The central government has launched various mega development programmes such as the Smart Cities Mission, Housing for All, Make in India, Digital India, and Clean Indiato name a few. These programmes have opened up numerous investment opportunities for the foreign MNCs. There are number of companies from abroad, which are engaged with the Indian government and counterparts, to assist Indian cities realise their development potential. Also, in the dynamic and changing technological environment, it is essential to adopt modern technology for a sustainable built environment. Further, with the technological advancements in smart homes solutions, the lives of billions can be simplified and made secure.

The session would enable the esteemed panellists to share their knowledge and expertise, enlightening about technologies that are adopted globally along with their potential benefits.
13:30 – 13:45
Q&A Session
13:45 – 13:50
Vote of thanks
13:50 – 15:00