Tag Archives: Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI )

FICCI workshop on migration in collaboration with World Bank’s KNOMAD

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FICCI hosted an event in collaboration with the World Bank’s KNOMAD (Global Knowledge Partnership on Migration and Development) in Washington DC . As part of a full day workshop on “Emerging Diaspora Opportunities and Challenges: Host and Home Countries”, Dr. Alwyn Didar Singh, Secretary General, FICCI, participated in the sessions as both a speaker and… Read More

Plasticulture can play an important role in judicious usage of water says FICCI-TSMG Report

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Right usage of water is becoming increasingly important given the fact that India currently supports nearly 17.84% of the world population, with 2.4% land and 4% of water resources. At the same time, monsoons are also becoming erratic. The resultant is alarming fall in ground water levels placing at risk, the national food security mission. Plasticulture… Read More

FICCI lauds passage of Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code, 2016 in the Lok Sabha


FICCI congratulates the Government on passage of thethe Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 in the Lok Sabha. Lauding the Government’s commitment to the reform agenda, Mr. Harshvardhan Neotia, President, FICCI said, “Industry is appreciative of the swift manner in which the Government is seeking to address the issues which will help facilitate ease of… Read More

FICCI view on ban on diesel vehicles in Delhi


While respecting the Hon’ble Supreme Court’s order on ban on diesel cars above 2000cc and diesel public taxis, FICCI feels that the lack of clarity in the policy and such stringent measures could result in uncertainty that would impact on the image of the country as a preferred investment destination besides impacting a large number of entrepreneurs who have… Read More

‘Kisan Vikas Chamber’ planned to help farmers

Punjab will now have ‘Kisan Vikas Chamber’, to be set up on the pattern of industry outfits like CII, FICCI and Assocham.
The Chamber is being set up to bring State’s dwindling agrarian economy back on track.
Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday laid the foundation stone of Punjab Kisan Vikas Chamber (PKVC)—farmers’ advisory body to be constructed over… Read More

FICCI SMART Policing Awards 2016


Mr. Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary, Minister of State for Home Affairs, Government of India and Mr. Maninderjeet Singh Bitta, Chairman, All-India Anti-Terrorist Front, felicitated the winners of FICCI SMART Policing Awards 2016. .

This was the first-ever initiative in SMART Policing, where FICCI, with its commitment to Homeland Security, initiated… Read More

INTERPHEX 2016 showcasing over 50 Indian Pharma Machinery & Equipment Manufacturers


Over 50 companies from India, ranging from equipment manufacturing to packaging in the pharmaceutical sector will participate in the ‘India Pavilion’ at the International Pharmaceutical Expo (INTERPHEX) in New York (USA) from 26-28 April 2016. The “India Pavilion” is being organised by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI)… Read More

International Corrosion Awareness Day


Corrosion (a naturally occurring phenomenon) can cause damage to everything from automobiles, drinking water systems to pipelines, bridges, factories and public buildings etc. It is estimated to impact over 3% of GDP and is a menace adversely impacting various industry sectors including utilities, transportation, oil and gas, steel and infrastructure… Read More

Dharmendra Pradhan meets Business Leaders in Dubai


Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Hon’ble Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum & Natural Gas Meets Business leaders in Dubai; Calls for greater economic and strategic ties between India and UAE Dubai.

Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Hon’ble Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum & Natural Gas has underscored the need for stronger economic and strategic… Read More

Committed to facilitate ‘Ease of Doing Responsible Business’: Javadekar


Mr. Prakash Javadekar, Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, interacted with industry members at a session organized by FICCI where he emphasized the ease of doing responsible business that his Ministry is committed to facilitate. The Minister focused on decentralization of powers to states; standardization of guidelines; re-categorization… Read More

DRDO-FICCI ATAC program organizes Roundtable with the US Defence Secy


The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry today organized an innovation roundtable under the DRDO-FICCI Accelerated Technology Assessment and Commercialization Programme with the US Secretary of Defense, Ash Carter. Ten entrepreneurs spoke about their start-up models in sectors including aerospace, defense, and cleantech. The entrepreneurs… Read More