Category Archives: CII

Need PPP models for intra-state transmission systems | Power Secretary


India’s Power Transmission segment is growing in recent years propelled by the growing electricity generation, increasing demand and per capita electricity consumption. The inter-state capacity also reflects growth, with further capacities being added up. Under Saubhagya scheme, all households will be connected by December 2018. To complement … Read More

Want to make Uzbekistan part of Silicon Route instead of Silk Route | Suresh Prabhu

Suresh Prabhu

Uzbekistan was once part of the ancient Silk Route linking the Far East to Europe. We would now like to make it part of the Silicon Route. This was stated by Mr. Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Commerce and Industry and Civil Aviation while addressing the India – Uzbekistan Business Forum in New Delhi today. According to the Minister, India and Uzbekistan could cooperate… Read More

Indian Medtech Industry is expected to reach around US$9.5 billion in next 4 years


Success of any industry depends on its growing brand value, similarly Medtech industry has to strive for making a global brand”, said Mr. Sudhanshu Pandey, Additional Secretary, Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry who graced the Inaugural Session at the CII 11th Medical Technology Conference held today at New Delhi. Indigenous… Read More

National Anti-Profiteering Authority is not a price regulator


Mr. B N Sharma, Chairman, National Anti-Profiteering Authority, assured companies that the National Anti-Profiteering Authority is not a price regulator and neither does it have legislative intent. He was addressing an interactive session with industry organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) at Mumbai today.

Mr. Sharma mentioned that… Read More

Vijay Goel felicitates 17 sports achievers at the India Sports Awards Ceremony

Vijay Goel

Shri Vijay Goel, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs and Statistics & Program Implementation, Government of India, gave away the India Sports Awards to17 sports achievers and organisations at FICCI – TURF 2018 awards ceremony here.

The award recognised the achievements of sports achievers as well as public & private… Read More

Suresh Prabhu announces Fast Track Mechanism to promote Russian Investments in India


Shri Suresh Prabhu, Minister for Commerce and Industry and Civil Aviation announced the setting up of a fast track, single-window mechanism for Russian companies which would be chaired by Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), Ministry of Commerce and Industry. The Minister was addressing the India – Russia Business Summit… Read More

CII & Industry needs to initiate a nation-wide movement on water | Secretary, Ministry of Water

Nisha IAS

For exemplary and innovative work undertaken in the field of Water Management, DCM Shriram Ltd, Mahindra & Mahindra Limited (Auto, Farm & Agri Sector), Bajaj Corp Limited and RBS Services India Private Limited were adjudged as the winners in Beyond the Fence Category of the National Awards for Excellence in Water Management 2018 while Himadri Speciality… Read More

Secretary, higher education, gives away awards to winners of AICTE


The second day of the Education Summit, organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in partnership with the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) saw 10 institutes winning the AICTE-CII Survey awards for 2018. Congratulating the winners on their exceptional work with industry,… Read More

Results of AICTE-CII Survey 2018


9 technical institutions win awards in seventh edition of AICTE-CII Survey of Industry-Linked Technical Institutes 

9 awards in degree category; southern and western institutes dominate again

New Delhi Institute of Management wins management award for second time

Sona College of Technology wins two awards

Thiagarajar Polytechnic College wins lone… Read More

CII Industrial Intellectual Property Awards


CII Industrial Intellectual Property Awards were conferred on Fourteen outstanding companies for best portfolios of Patents, Design and Trademarks among Large, Small and Medium Industries and start-ups in the categories of Engineering and  Life Sciences in the 4th edition of ‘International IPR Conference on IPR with theme of Ease of Doing IP Intensive… Read More

CII Forms Indian Digital Gaming Society


Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has formed a society – the “Indian Digital Gaming Society” (IDGS), a not for profit organisation comprising of various stake holders of the Indian Digital Gaming Ecosystem.  IDGS will provide platform for the young start-ups and youths to unleash their creativity and contribute towards digital economy … Read More