Category Archives: CII

World Bank to rate Indian States on Ease of Doing Business Index

“The World Bank in association with a professional agency roped in by Govt of India to analyse the regulatory procedures, key policies, reforms, efficacy of the single window systems and approval processes of all Indian states is all set to declare its first ever report ranking the Indian states on Ease of Doing business, this week” shared Mrs Nirmala Sitharaman,… Read More

Renewables, energy efficiency and afforestation keys to climate changes


“India’s economic and social goals will not be compromised,” assured Mr Sushil Kumar, Additonal Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC), Government of India. He was speaking at the 4th Annual CII Climate Change Conclave on Thursday at New Delhi. Providing an insight into the position India is likely to take at the upcoming… Read More

The India Show showcases Indian Industry to boost bilateral trade with Nigeria

In an effort to showcase the best of Indian products and technology in Nigeria, The India Show was opened in Lagos. This is a joint initiative of the Confederation of India Industry and the Indian High Commission in Nigeria and is supported by Ministry of Commerce, Government of India. The theme of the show is “Building Relationships to Nurture Growth between… Read More

Swasth Bharat Sashakt Bharat – Business Models for Securing Nutritional Outcomes

CII-Food and Agriculture Centre of Excellence (FACE) in partnership with Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) organized “Business Models for Securing Nutritional Outcomes” under ‘Swasth Bharat Sashakt Bharat’ on 25th August 2015 at New Delhi.
The objective was to revisit the agenda of nutritional security and understand the role of… Read More

Three new tools to Aid Indian Companies Advance Climate Action

India Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Program launched a series of three new, India specific tools and methodologies for companies to effectively measure, manage and mitigate their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions at the India Business and Climate Summit 2015, in Mumbai.
· Air, Rail and Road Emission Factors along with the methodology to compute transport related … Read More

Defence Technology Absorption Award 2013

Defence Technology Absorption Award is given to DRDO’s industrial partners for their support in transformation of technologies developed by DRDO into products/systems/processes for Armed forces. The awards for 2013 was given to

M/s Accord Software & Systems Ltd., Bengaluru, under leadership of  J. M. Sundaresan (CEO) a Masters degree holder in Read More

AP Government to invest Rs 12,000 cr.s. in IT and Rs 30,000 cr.s. in Electronics sector in coming 6 years (by 2020): Focus on Visakhapatnam, Kakinada, Vijayawada, Tirupati and Anantapuram

Andhra Pradesh government aims to attract investments of Rs 12,000 crore in the IT sector and Rs 30,000 crore in the Electronics sector by 2020. State expects to generate 5 Lakh jobs and create “at least 1 IT literate person per family”, besides an IT entrepreneur.

Whilst, Visakhapatnam would be the main hub for IT development, Kakinada, Vijayawada,… Read More

Need for policies and guidelines for diabetes management in PSE’s

Dr APJ Abdul Kalam inaugurated the 2nd National NCD Summit on 18th July,2014 organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Eli Lilly and Company with IMS Health as the exclusive knowledge partners.

“Rapid economic development in Asian countries, particularly India has led to a shift in health problems from communicable diseases to non-communicable… Read More

CII welcomes notification on list of defence items requiring industrial licenses

CII welcomed the much awaited joint initiative of Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Commerce and Industry to streamline procedures pertaining to Industrial Licenses.

Ministry of Commerce and Industry has issued a notification on List of Defence Items Requiring Industrial License. “We are happy to see that Ministry of Defence has taken cognizance… Read More