Category Archives: FICCI

Graded-autonomy a bold move towards liberalising Higher Education

Higher Education

The government’s decision to grant graded autonomy to 62 institutions will truly liberalise the Indian Higher Education Sector. FICCI congratulates Mr. Prakash Javadekar, Minister of Human Resource Development, on this landmark announcement. Institutions that have been given full autonomy will not need permission of the University Grants CommissionRead More

World’s largest Universal Health Coverage Program NHPS to be launched

World largest Universal Health Coverage Program

The Union Cabinet’s approval to the launch of the new National Health Protection Scheme (NHPS) – world’s largest government-funded healthcare programme – is an endorsement of the commitment of the government towards public health and improving health outcomes of the nation.

NHPS seeks to provide INR 5 lakh medical coverage… Read More

FICCI welcomes North East Industrial Development Scheme (NEIDS)

North East Industrial Development Scheme

 The union cabinet’s approval to the scheme for North Eastern Region viz North East Industrial Development Scheme (NEIDS) is a welcome move.“For continued growth of the Indian Economy, faster development of the North-East region is critical. The new scheme will help in building manufacturing and service sector competencies in the region,”Read More

India Innovation Growth Programme (IIGP 2.0) launched

India Innovation Growth

The 2018 edition of the India Innovation Growth Programme 2.0 aimed at developing entrepreneurship in India was launched on at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in the presence of Shri Ram Nath Kovind, President of India. Established by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, Lockheed Martin Corporation & Tata Trusts, the India InnovationRead More

India must lead in defusing the possibilities of a global trade war


The US protectionist measures have raised serious concerns about a global trade war. With the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Director-General Roberto Azevedo raising an alarm on this at the two-day mini-ministerial in New Delhi early this week, it is high time countries across the world should think beyond retaliatory measures to counter the challengesRead More

Combating counterfeiting & smuggling – Imperative to Accelerate Economic Development


 FICCI CASCADE (Committee Against Smuggling and Counterfeiting Activities Destroying the Economy) today organized a seminar on ‘Combating Counterfeiting and Smuggling – An Imperative to Accelerate Economic Development’. The participants discussed the importance of increased awareness on the hazards of counterfeiting and smugglingRead More

Digital Travel, Hospitality & Innovation Summit

Digital Travel, Hospitality & Innovation Summit

FICCI Digital Travel , Hospitality & Innovation Summit 2017 brings together global leaders, upstart innovators from the field of Travel, Hospitality, Technology & Marketing to secure new business opportunities, increase brand awareness and to network with the key stakeholders of the Travel & Hospitality Industry.

More:Digital Travel,… Read More

2nd Smart City Conclave at ITC Rajputana

2nd Smart City Conclave
Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), in association with Department of Local Self Government, Rajasthan; Jaipur Municipal Corporation and Jaipur Smart City Ltd, is organising the 2nd Smart City Conclave on 16 March 2018 at ITC Rajputana, Palace Road, Jaipur. The 1st edition of Smart City Conclave was successfully organised during… Read More

ISC-FICCI Sanitation Awards & Conclave 2018

The ISC-FICCI Sanitation Awards were first hosted in April, 2017 and is first of its kind in the field of sanitation in India, especially in addressing the multi stakeholder engagement for sustainable sanitation; across the whole value chain of sustainable sanitation, in terms of Build-Use-Maintain-Treat (BUMT). With an overwhelming response in its… Read More

Wings India 2018 an International Exhibition and Conference

Wings India 2018

International Exhibition and Conference on Civil Aviation sector, providing a congenial forum catering to the rapidly changing dynamics of the sector, focusing on new business acquisition, investments, policy formation and regional connectivity.

It will provide a much desired fillip to the aviation and restructured focused forums shall be instrumental… Read More

SERB & FICCI Initiative to Promote Industry Relevant R&D with Academia


Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) in partnership Science Engineering Research Board (SERB), an autonomous body under Department of Science & Technology, Government of India is organizing a round table discussion forum to promote engagement of industry with academia through various schemes offered by SERB.
This round… Read More