Category Archives: CII

UK and India to partner for Technology Summit & KnowledgExpo 2016

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In October next year, a first ever high-level business and academic delegation will come from the United Kingdom to participate in the 22nd edition of Technology Summit which is an annual flagship event hosted by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in partnership with the Department of Science and Technology. This was announced here on Wednesday by… Read More

Chairman highlights global governance trends

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Stressing on the need for Indian corporates to match up with the world in corporate governance standards, Mr U K Sinha, Chairman, Securities & Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has reasserted its importance for all corporations for the coming years. “It is important to note what is happening in the world futuristically. There are a whole new set of areas where… Read More

CII National Award for Food Safety 2015

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5 Street Food Vendors from Jaipur, Jabalpur, Patna and Hyderabad awarded Recognitions for their commitment to Food Safety.

Udaipur Beverages-Jabalpur, Schreiber Dynamix Dairies, Baramati, Kandahari Beverages Saha Plant and Kellogg Taloja Plant receive Awards for Outstanding Performance in Food Safety in 2015


Fig 1: Levels of Recognition: Industry                … Read More

5 students, 1 class VII drop-out and 2 PhD scholars among winners of 7th India Innovation Initiative

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Nine best innovations in the field of healthcare, textiles, agriculture, food technology, electronics  and products and services were conferred top awards of 7th India Innovation Initiative (i3) 2015, by Union Minsiter of Science and Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr Harsh Vardhan, here. The awards were conferred during the valedictory ceremony of… Read More

Government wants Manufacturing Sector to deliver jobs for country

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The Government of India is going all out to ensure that the manufacturing sector pushes up its share of contribution in the GDP from the current 16 per cent to 25 per cent with the objective of creating more jobs. Additional Secretary and Development Commissioner, Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Mr Surendra Nath Tripathi said that the government… Read More

Special Policy on Oil & Gas Sector for North East under Consideration

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Special policy dispensations to promote investment in Oil and Gas in North East Region are under consideration of the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas.  This was stated by Mr. U P Singh, Additional Secretary and Chairman & Mg Director of Oil India Ltd while addressing the CII North East Energy Summit in Delhi. The oil and gas sector in north east region… Read More

Participation in Olympics, 2016


Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Youth Affairs & Sports, Shri Sarbananda Sonowal has said that the qualification process for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games began in 2014 and will go on up to the first week of July, 2016. Till date, 57 athletes, 25 in individual events and Men & Women Hockey teams (16 members each) have qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympic… Read More

Growth of Large Enterprises closely tied to SME Growth : Dr A Panagariya

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Global SME Business Summit, organised by CII, Dr. Arvind Panagariya, Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog, said that enterprises with less than 20 employees comprise of 73% of employment generation in the manufacturing sector.   88% of manufacturing output however is churned out by enterprises employing greater than 20 workers. This, he opined, clearly revealed… Read More

Make in India only Possible through Strengthening the Indian SME Sector: Kalraj Mishra

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Global SME Business Summit 2015 organized by CII, in close association with the Ministry of MSME, Government of India, in New Delhi, Shri Kalraj Mishra, Hon’ble Minister, Ministry of MSME stressed on the importance of global SME partnerships for the growth of Indian SMEs as well as for the success of the Prime Minister’s visionary Make in India initiative.… Read More

CII Design Excellence Awards 2015

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As its on going pursuit to establish design as a tool for national competitiveness, CII initiated the “CII Design Excellence Awards” from the year of 2011.

The awards are a true acknowledgement of the design excellence, innovation and originality of Indian Design

The CII Design Excellence Awards discover the new paradigms of design in India, which answers… Read More

Petroleum Minister emphasises need to integrate bio-energy with Rural-Agri eco-system

Shri Dharmendra Pradhan

Petroleum Minister Shri Dharmendra Pradhan has stressed on the need to integrate the bio-energy policies with rural-agricultural economy. Inaugurating the Bio-Energy Summit 2015 organized by CII in New Delhi, he said that deliberations will help the government in forming an effective bio-fuel policy in 2016-17. Shri Pradhan said the Government is committed… Read More