Category Archives: FICCI

6 Corporate champions bag FICCI Road Safety Awards 2018


Six corporates which are championing the cause of road safety were  felicitated here today with FICCI Road Safety Awards by Ms. Meenakshi Lekhi, Member of Parliament, at the FICCI Seminar on Road Safety 2018.

The six companies are: Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd. (Mundra), Amazon India, The Hi-Tech Robotic Systemz Ltd., Shell India Markets PrivateRead More

New industrial policy will impart competitiveness to trade and industry | DIPP Secretary


Key Secretaries of the Government of India today shared their perspectives on the issues and challenges faced by the industry and trade as the country marches towards building a new India. Addressing the 91st Annual General Meeting of FICCI, Mr Ramesh Abhishek, Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), said that a critical driverRead More

India to become a trillion dollar digital economy in 2-3 years | Ravi Shankar Prasad

Ravi Shankar Prasad

Mr Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister of Law and Justice, Electronics and Information Technology, said here today that the ‘Digital India’ programme was politics-neutral, centre-state-neutral and ideology-neutral. This had resulted in large-scale adoption of digital technology as the country marches towards becoming a trillion dollar digital… Read More

Gadkari urges private sector to tap investment opportunities in expressways, waterways & clean Ganga projects


Shri Nitin Gadkari, Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, today urged the private sector to invest liberally in the development of expressways, waterways, irrigation projects and ‘Clean Ganga Mission’.

Addressing the 91st Annual General Meeting of the FederationRead More

Corporate Affairs Secretary lauds swift implementation of IBC


 The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) has brought about a tectonic shift in the behavior of the lenders and borrowers that is manifest in the swift disposal of resolution cases brought before the National Company Law Tribunal (NCTL), Corporate Affairs Secretary, Mr. Injeti Srinivas, said here today.

Inaugurating a FICCI conference here today on ‘InsolvencyRead More

Irritants in the trade with Turkey to be removed soon | Suresh Prabhu

FICCI Suresh Prabhu

Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation Minister, Mr Suresh Prabhu said that India was striving hard to resolve all pending issues relating to trade with Turkey before his planned visit to Turkey along with a business delegation in February 2019.

Addressing the ‘India-Turkey Business Forum’, jointly organised by the Federation of Indian… Read More

Contribution of farmers and workers must in development of nation | Raghubar Das

Raghubar Das

 Jharkhand Chief Minister Mr Raghubar Das today said that in the development of the nation the contribution of the villages poor farmers and workers is a must for the development of state and nation.

Speaking at the Global Agriculture and Food Summit-2018 at the Khelgaon here (organized by Jharkhand government and FICCI as event partner) Mr Das said agricultureRead More

Sandip Somany takes charge as President, FICCI

Sandip Somany

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) has elected Mr Sandip Somany, Vice Chairman and Managing Director, HSIL Limited as its President for 2018-19, after the conclusion of its 91st Annual General Meeting on December 14-15.

With this coveted industry acknowledgment, Mr Somany will be working closely with Government and businessRead More

India Pavilion at Pharmtech & Ingredients Expo

Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) is organising India pavilion at Pharmtech & Ingredients Expo under the aegis of Market Access Initiative Scheme of Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India scheduled to be held from 20-23 November 2018 at Crocus Expo IEC, Pavilion 2, Moscow, Russia.
Pharmtech & Ingredients… Read More

Suppliers urged to register on GeM portal to facilitate government sourcing of sports equipment


Private sector investment in the development of sports in the country could receive a major fillip if policy level adjustments were undertaken to encourage CSR spending in sports. Towards this end, specific sports-related expenditures could be offset against the 2% CSR regulation along with rationalisation of taxes.

Mr Ashwini Kumar Choubey, MinisterRead More

Business Delegation on Smart Mobility to Israel


FICCI along with Embassy of Israel is organizing a Business Delegation on Smart Mobility to Tel Aviv, Israel from 29th October – 1st November 2018. The delegation is coinciding with the 6th Annual “Smart Mobility Summit”, being organized by the Prime Minister’s Office, Government of Israel.

The Summit aims to focus on autonomous driving, electric-mobility… Read More