Category Archives: CII

NBCC bags CII Industrial Innovation Award

NBCC bags CII Industrial

NBCC has been conferred with ‘CII Industrial Innovation Award 2017’ at the award ceremony organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in New Delhi on 24th October 2017. Shri R.K. Aggarwal, Executive Director (Engg.) and Smt. Sunita Purswani, Chief General Manager (R&D) of NBCC, received the award on behalf of the company.

CII bestows… Read More

CII Awarded Grant from USTDA for standards promotion

CII Awarded

Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has been awarded a grant from  the U.S. Trade and Development Agency in partnership with American National Standards Institute (ANSI) to  support six standards and conformance workshops in India. The workshops would focus on three critical sectors of  smart and sustainable cities, water and sanitation, and cleanRead More

Homegrown Technologies need to be given top priority

Homegrown Technologies

Import of Defence technology may kill innovation in Indian companies and it should be allowed only when there is no homegrown technology available, according to Dr G Satheesh Reddy, Scientific Advisor to Raksha Mantri.

Dr Reddy said this while speaking at the DEFTECH 2017 conference – Realising Make in India through Defence R&D. The conference… Read More

Medical Devices Sector poised to make Quantum Jump | Anupriya Singh

Medical Devices Sector

Ms Anupriya Singh Patel, Minister of State for Health, Government of India said that Indian medical technology industry would grow to US $ 14 billion by 2022 from the present level of US$ 1.4 billion riding on the back of unprecedented  digital initiatives and focus on manufacturing, particularly electronics equipment.

The minister was inaugurating the… Read More

WATSCAN and WatSmart as CII’s best gift to Industry

WATSCAN and WatSmart

Stating that Water will be number 1st priority for governance, Mr Amitabh Kant, Chief Executive Officer, NITI Aayog launched CII’s latest water tool, WatSmart today at the 3rd Water Innovation Summit 2017 on Economic Growth and Human Development  in the context of water scarcity. WatSmart assesses and ranks companies in water management and waterRead More

Link Financial Data for Determining Creditworthiness : CII

Demonetization has created an enormous opportunity to channelize public savings into productive assets. Linking financial data and consolidating existing data for SMEs and corporates can provide banks with the necessary information to assess creditworthiness of borrowers, said the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in a press release issued here… Read More

Policy and Regulatory Interventions needed to meet growing energy demand of South Asia Region


Coordinated and comprehensive policy and regulatory interventions is the need of the hour to meet the growing energy demand in the South Asian region of Bangladesh, Bhutan India and Nepal (BBIN). The demand in this region is estimated to grow three fold in the coming few by 2026.

Speaking at an international conference – South Asia Energy: Integrating for… Read More

CII-UK Announces New Chair for 2017


The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is pleased to welcome Dr David Landsman, Executive Director, Tata Limited as the new Chairperson to take over leadership of the CII India Business Forum (IBF) in the UK for 2017.

After three and a half years of supporting CII-IBF UK as Chairperson, Mr. Prashant Jhawar, Chairman, Usha Martin will be handing over to Dr… Read More

MoD & OFB ensure a level playing field for Private Sector


The Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) in association with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), organised a Seminar & Exhibition on OFB-Industry Partnership for Vendor Development and Outsourcing by OFs on 24th & 25th of August 2016 at New Delhi. The Seminar was inaugurated by Shri Manohar Parrikar, Hon’ble Raksha Mantri while the exhibition was… Read More

Urjit R Patel takes charge as RBI Governor

Urjit Patel

Dr. Urjit R. Patel assumed charge as the twenty-fourth Governor of the Reserve Bank of India effective September 4, 2016 after serving as Deputy Governor since January 2013. He was re-appointed as Deputy Governor on January 11, 2016 after completion of his first three-year term of office. Among his assignments as Deputy Governor, Dr. Patel chaired the Expert… Read More

Technology will power new wave of change for the Indian Insurance Industry


Technology will power the new wave of change for the Indian Insurance Industry, reveals  the CII-EY report titled Insurer of the Future. The report recommends pursuing technology to improve the traditional insurance process and to re-configure the insurance business model. The customer is at the center of digital transformations across the value chain… Read More

Untapped Hydroelectricity Capacity key to meet Energy Deficit: CII-PwC


India has witnessed transformational change in the energy sector over the past few years, through supportive policy interventions and sector reforms, making it the fourth largest producer of electricity in the world. However, rapid economic growth has led to a surge in energy demand leading to a grappling power deficit situation in the country. Managing… Read More