IIT Madras Wins 5th Edition of Samsung E.D.G.E. Program

India’s leading consumer electronics brand Samsung recently concluded the fifth edition of its pan-India campus program Samsung E.D.G.E., with over 5,200 of the brightest students from 20 top institutions across India participating. Team The Secret Society from IIT Madras, comprising Guhan Narayanan, Mukund Khandelwal and Rishbha Jain emerged winners in the finale for presenting a customer-centric, innovative solution to reach out to potential consumers in a contact-less way in the new normal. The team Pravega from FMS Delhi came second followed by team Mafia from XLRI Jamshedpur. This year, all…

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Automotive Supply Chain 2020

CII Institute of Logistics is organizing a conference on ‘Automotive Supply Chain 2020’  around the theme ‘Becoming Agile and Future Ready in the New Normal World’ on 30th October @ CII HIVE. Four key areas will form the discussion topic: Becoming Agile and Future Ready in the New Normal World. Building Agility in Lean Global Value Chains Digitization The future of Mobility Time: 10.00 Am to 05.30 Pm For more information, please feel free to contact/write: John Varghese Tel: 7974445132 Email id : auto.cil@cii.in /  varghese.john@cii.in

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CAIT-MasterCard launch sanitisation kit

Keeping in mind the health and  safety of Indian retailers and consumers, Union Urban Development Minister Hardeep Puri recently launched an All India Sanitisation Kits drive of the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) in association with MasterCard.   CAIT will distribute around 5 lakh kits among the various traders and their employees throughout the country, out of which 35 thousand kits will be given to the traders of Chandni Chowk, Sadar Bazar,& Karol Bagh in Delhi. MasterCard is a Corporate partner  in this project and CAIT will also call…

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E-Invoicing Masterclass

15th October 2020 | 11:00 – 12:00 Hrs CII is organizing knowledge dissemination sessions under its initiative the Industry Insight Series. Under this series, Industry experts hold webinars on key issues and development affecting businesses and offer insights on how they can be addressed. As part of the series, its eminent domain experts- Vaishali Dedhia and Shilpa Dhobale plan to share their experience about e-invoicing implementation with CII on October 15th, 2020 at 11:00 am in E-Invoicing Masterclass to answer Your Most Burning Questions about E-Invoicing Implementation The session will cover following…

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NTPC vendor meet focuses on Atmanirbhar Bharat

India’s largest power producer, NTPC, recently organised a Vendors Meet on a digital platform reinforcing reduction of imports and to focus on Atmanirbhar Bharat. Ashok Kumar Juneja, Executive Director, Corporate Contracts & Materials, NTPC, inaugurated the Vendor Meet and emphasised that imports need to be reduced to make ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ a success. He also stated that NTPC will encourage and support its vendors for indigenous manufacturing. During the meet the significant role of NTPC’s partners i.e. vendors, contractors and suppliers, who helped NTPC in providing uninterrupted power supply even during…

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Digital Conference on ‘Multimodal Transportation’

Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is organizing a digital Conference on ‘Multimodal Transportation-Aiming towards last mile connectivity’ on 29September 2020   The conference aims to highlight the key actions that are required to create a vibrant and efficient multimodal system covering roads, rail, sea, inland waterways, air and the warehousing facilities.  The conference  will focus on identifying key infrastructure challenges that inhibit growth of transportation and logistics sector. Key speakers include :- Gen V K Singh (Retd) , Minister of State for Ministry of Road, Transport and Highways, Government of India Mr Mansukh Mandaviya, Minister of State…

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Female Digital Road Safety Awareness Training

 Continuing its endeavor to make women independent & safe riders in the challenging times of New Normal, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India conducted its Digital Road Safety Awareness Training exclusively for females. The digital safety awareness training called ‘Honda Road Safety E-Gurukul’ educated over 160 females including working women, housewives, young school & college students, teachers & staff through three 1-hour learning programs across 6 cities of South & West India (Chennai, Coimbatore, Trichy, Hyderabad, Thane and Yeola). The training focused on explaining the importance of safe riding etiquettes, safety gears, road rules, traffic signs through a mix…

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Aiming towards last mile connectivity

CII is organizing a digital Conference on ‘Multimodal Transportation-Aiming towards last mile connectivity’ on 29September 2020. The conference aims to highlight the key actions that are required to create a vibrant and efficient multimodal system covering roads, rail, sea, inland waterways, air and the warehousing facilities. The participants would include key stakeholders like Ministry of Railways, Road Transport & Highways, Commerce & Industry and technical experts, besides industry members from India and abroad. The conference will also highlight the key initiatives taken by the government to promote multimodal transportation in the country…

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Lecture Series on Management of ELVs in India

Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) launched a unique Environment Lecture Series for attaining sustainability in the auto sector by organizing the first virtual lecture of the series last week.  The objective of the twin lecture series was to disseminate knowledge, domain technological advancements, and policy/regulatory landscape along with a ‘cradle-to-cradle’ model aimed at eliminating waste through recycling and reuse of end-of-life vehicles.  The first lecture on “Environmentally Sound Management of ELVs in India” provided an overview on ELV Recycling, Policy & Regulations for Recycling of ELV in India including economics of…

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Deciphering E-Invoicing

Electronic invoice, or e-invoice constitutes the future means of electronic billing. Today, more than 60 governments have adopted this method internationally. Once implemented, this would be one of most significant shifts in the Indian taxation system where evasion still persists. The new method is scheduled to be implemented from 1st October, 2020 in the country. With this background, CII is organising a webinar on GST E-Invoicing: Towards Ease of Compliance at 1130 hrs on 31st August 2020. The Webinar will bring together policy-makers, experts, electronics manufacturers and suppliers, among others, and will provide a platform to bridge apprehensions…

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