Category Archives: CII

Indian startups take Indian innovations to Africa Twenty- One


Nairobi, 12 July 2016: The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) jointly with the Technology Development Board (TDB), Government of India took a delegation of twenty one Indian innovation led start-ups to Nairobi, Kenya showcased at the business enclave that was addressed the Hon’ble PM Shri Narendra Modi and the President of … Read More

DGFT implements ‘Ease of Doing Business’ initiatives

The DGFT, Dr. Anup Wadhawan, interacted with the exporters today on the issues of Trading Across Borders and Foreign Trade Policy in an interactive session organized jointly by the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion, CII and FIEO in Mumbai today. Joint Secretary, DIPP, Shri Shailendra Singh, Joint Secretary, Customs, Shri Satya Srinivas and… Read More

FSSAI joins hands with CHIFSS to drive Food Safety

FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India) joined hands with CHIFSS (CII-HUL Initiative on Food Safety Sciences) a partnership initiative between India’s premier business association CII (Confederation of Indian Industry) and FMCG giant HUL (Hindustan Unilever Limited) with the purpose of driving science based food safety in order to further… Read More

India@75 Swachh Bharat cleaning drive

India@75 Foundation an initiative of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) established in 2008 to pursue the nation building agenda of CII ; envisions to have an India by 2022 i.e. by 75th year of its independence ‘ that will collaboratively shape the world order through economic strength, technological vitality and moral leadership’. Its vision… Read More

CII Statement on the Brexit Referendum


Commenting on the outcome of the Brexit referendum in the UK, Dr. Naushad Forbes, President CII said, “The India-UK relationship is an important one, within or without the EU. CII reaffirms  its commitment towards  strengthening bilateral trade and investment ties and enhancing business linkages.”

He however noted that many Indian companies … Read More

CII welcomes UGC notification for setting up Deemed Universities


The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has welcomed the new UGC (Institutions Deemed to be Universities) Regulation 2016 which has once again opened the doors for both public and private institutions, having outstanding track record, to gain autonomy by becoming deemed to be universities. According to CII Director-General, Mr Chandrajit Banerjee,… Read More

CII, ISB & GE join hands to develop Compliance leaders in Indian Industry

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Indian School of Business (ISB) and GE have joined hands to launch an executive education course, a programme aimed at positioning and enabling compliance professionals as strategic business partners. This Compliance Management programme will provide essential skills to managers to support Indian companies… Read More

Brand India a trusted name across developing & developed World- Pranab Mukherjee

Brand India’ is a trusted name today across the developing as well as the developed world said Shri Pranab Mukherjee, The President of India,  while addressing a Business Forum organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) in association with Embassy of India in Accra during his State Visit to Republic… Read More

Water Management towards Enhancing Competitiveness of Pulp & Paper Industry

Innovative Water Management Strategies towards Enhancing Competitiveness of the Pulp & Paper Industry was the underlying theme of deliberations at the National conference on enhancing water use efficiency and competitiveness of the Pulp and Paper sector by CII-Triveni Water Institute, at New Delhi.

Dr Manoranjan Hota, Advisor, Ministry Of Environment,… Read More

Think Green – Invest in Future, Conference on Green Conclave

India is the world’s fourth largest economy as well as the fourth largest energy consumer. India imports a substantial portion of its energy  As the Indian economy continues to grow, so will its energy consumption, especially when the manufacturing sector continues to grow at a fast pace, demand for energy is bound to grow. India is at the crossroads of … Read More

Parrikar assures Indian Private Sector of support to realize aspiration of Defence Exports

Composite Indian defence delegation met with Vietnamese industrial counterpart in presence of Mr. Manohar Parrikar, Defence Minister of India and General Ngo Xuan Lich, Vice Minister of Defence, Vietnam. This meeting gained significance as both countries are celebrating 45 years of diplomatic relations and 10 years of strategic partnership, with defence… Read More