A Symposium was held on the topic: “why is Japan more efficient?” By the FCM on 23rd September, 2016. Faculty members: Dr Ashok Dubey, Dr B K Jain, Dr Amit Dixit, Dr Yogesh Mehta and Dr Sunaina spoke on the topic from different angles. There was lively interaction between the speakers and the students. The emphasis was on the lessons from the Japanese experience. India’s potential was highlighted and the dominant view was that India shall overcome all the obstacles the symposium ended with an optimistic note that India shall lead the world in the twenty first centuries.