Category Archives: FICCI

Germany Partners for Sustainable Textiles


Mr. Hans-Joachim Fuchtel, Parliamentary State Secretary in the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development of the Federal Republic of Germany and Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Asian Development Bank, said that the Indian textile and garment industries are of great importance at all levels of the value chain – given that globally,… Read More

2nd India-Central Europe Business Forum for Mutual Growth

The second edition of India-Central Europe Business Forum (ICEBF) is being inaugurated  in the city at The Lalit Ashok Hotel. The Forum is a continued endeavour for accelerating economic ties between India and Central European countries for mutual gains in the years to come. Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) in partnership… Read More

Karnataka welcomes Central European Investing Firms

The state of Karnataka will ensure maximum transparency as well as quick decisions on proposals received from investing companies. Stating this in his keynote address at a dedicated session on Karnataka at the 2nd India-Central Europe Business Forum conference organised by the Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) and the Ministry… Read More

SAARC Chamber of Women Entrepreneurs Conference


The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh said that tomorrow belongs to innovation of new ideas and the manner in which the world is shrinking and becoming smaller with high degree of competitiveness, the scene… Read More

Govt. could provide public facilities to private sector for providing healthcare services-Dr. Jitendra Singh


Dr. Jitendra Singh, Minister of State for Development of NE Region and Minister of State for Prime Minister Office, Government of India, today suggested that the government could provide public facilities and other support to the private sector for setting up clinics, medical schools, medical colleges and diagnostic facilities in order to supplement the… Read More

Private Banks grow by cannibalising PSB Projects

State-run lenders’ risk-taking during the crisis years has helped private sector banks report healthy asset growth by “cannibalising” the completed projects, said State Bank of India Chairman Arundhati Bhattacharya.

“Why did the private sector not participate (in lending in 2008-09 during the period of the financial crisis)? Because they saw the risk… Read More

Governor of Bangladesh Bank urges SAARC to develop socially inclusive trade practices

The need of the hour is to develop socially inclusive, sustainable and environmental-friendly trade practices even as SAARC countries aim for financial integration in the region, stated Dr. Atiur Rahman, Governor of Bangladesh Bank, here today. In his Special Address at a roundtable on ‘SAARC Financial Integration: Progress and Prospects’ at the two-day… Read More

Raghuram Rajan inaugurates banking conference FIBAC 2015

The short term macroeconomic priorities of the Reserve Bank are to help growth by bringing down inflation in line with the proposed glide path, thus creating room for monetary easing; and work with the Government and banks on speeding up the resolution of distressed projects and cleaning up bank balance sheets, stated Dr. Raghuram Rajan, Governor, Reserve… Read More

Bankers at FICCI – IBA Annual Banking Conf (FIBAC 2015) call to harness full potential of digital disruption

To realize the advantage of digital disruption, which has made its way into the banking sector, it is necessary to formulate a conducive regulatory framework, create awareness programmes for customers to familiarize them with new banking technologies, digitize records for banks to reach out to potential customers and make digital banking convenient and… Read More

FICCI comments on RBI Monetary Policy

 Commenting on the third bi-monthly monetary policy statement released today,Dr. Jyotsna Suri, President, FICCI said “The decision of Central Bank to keep the policy rate unchanged is disappointing for the industry. Given that the industrial growth still remains volatile and demand conditions have not seen much improvement, there is a need to give policy… Read More

FICCI Textiles Committee meets FM Arun Jaitley


FICCI Textiles Committee led by Mr Shishir Jaipuria, Chairman of the committee and Ginni Filaments met the Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley today to present their key and immediate concerns related to the textiles sector. In its representation submitted to the Finance Minister, Mr. Jaipuria requested for adequate allocation of funds under the TUFS (Technology… Read More