LAST MILE DELIVERY EXPO AND CONVENTION 2018 (LMD)

Taking forward the success of its maiden edition, The Last Mile Delivery Expo & Convention (LMD) is all set for its second edition. The convention is scheduled to take place from August 23 to 24 at The Leela Ambience Gurugram Hotel & Residences, Gurugram, Haryana, Delhi (NCR). LMD, powered by the India Warehousing Show (IWS) is a one of a kind platform for knowledge sharing, networking and business development. It aims at bringing together 200 industry experts – fulfilment, supply chain, last mile delivery, logistics, etc. from leading e-commerce and retail companies who face…

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Walkathon to End Hunger

UDYAM-the Social Responsibility Committee of Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS), Bangalore collaborated with Rise Against Hunger India (RAHI), an international NGO, to organize their annual Walk-a-Thon amidst the buzzing roads of Bangalore early this month. The walk was to create awareness about “HUNGER DISPARITY” and show the world that it is, in fact, possible to end hunger by the year 2030.  The march witnessed hundreds of NMIMS students walking through the streets of Bangalore to highlight hunger related issues which need to be addressed urgently. The 5 km Walkathon commenced at Forum Mall and ended at…

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DHL-UNDP’s training programme for airport disaster preparedness in India

At Calicut International Airport in Kozhikode city, Kerala, 14 airport operations experts from across India have gathered for a five-day training from 6-10 August 2018 to learn how to make their airports disaster-ready, and to become national trainers for GARD workshops in India. Deutsche Post DHL Group (DPDHL) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are expanding their internationally recognized Get Airports Ready for Disaster (GARD) program with officials and experts from the Airports Authority of India (AAI). This workshop will include a new Train the Facilitator (TtF) element for countries that…

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Grand Finale of Startup India, MP

The Madhya Pradesh leg of the Government of India’s Startup India Yatra, held in collaboration with Startup Madhya Pradesh, was launched on 17th of July 2018. The Yatra witnessed the presence of more than 5,000 participants with 427 startups pitching their ideas, of which 136 startups were selected for the Grand Finale held at Sri Govindram Seksaria Institute of Technology and Science in Indore.  The candidates selected for the Grand Finale had been a part of an accelerator programme to train them for finale pitches, and at the  event, 7 incubators made 110 incubation offers…

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CILT India’s CEO Conclave in Ahmedabad

 The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT-India) held a CEO Conclave on July 18th , 2018 at Ahmedabad. This event facilitated fruitful discussion and dialogue between CEOs of different segments of Logistics –Air, Rail, Road, Port, and Academics. Some of the senior representatives of the logistics and supply chain industry who participated in the event include: Samir Mankad, CEO, GSEC Ltd; Hiten Vasant , Founder , Vasant Overseas; Capt.  Unmesh Abhyankar, President; Adani Ports & SEZ; Debojit Roy,  Professor, IIM Ahmadabad; Dinesh Kumar, DRM, Ahmadabad; Sanjiv Garg, Add. Member Railway Board; Dr. Veni…

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Pink Power 2018 empower ten women entrepreneurs

Every woman today is venturing into unexplored business avenues and writing her own success story. Inorbit mall Pink Power has discovered some of these women entrepreneurs and supported them over the last few years. 2018 witnessed the fourth season of Inorbit Pink Power. Malishka Mendonsa – the youth icon felicitated the ten winners of Pink Power 2018 at Inorbit Mall, Malad last week. It was an evening filled with encouragement and applauds as Inorbit witnessed the emergence of 10 promising women entrepreneurs who made their way as Pink Power winners.…

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NSTI for women inaugurated in Mohali

The Union Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship  Dharmendra Pradhan, laid the foundation stone for permanent campus of National Skill Training Institute (NSTI) for Women at Mohali, Punjab last week. This is the first NSTI Institute for Punjab and only one of its kind in India which is exclusively for women. The land for the project  has been given by the farmers of village Saneta near Mohali and the cost of the project is Rs.17 crores.

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Campaign to honour “Ustad”

TruckSuvidha, brand of Sarvodaya Infotech, has initiated a campaign named “USTAD” in association with CRRI (Central Road Research Institute). The name USTAD has been chosen because in earlier times, truck drivers are recalled with the name of USTAD. This campaign is divided into two parts, Slogan writing competition and truck driver awareness programme. Main objective behind organizing this campaign is to again revive the trend of slogan written behind trucks which is rarely seen now a days. These slogans are just not a part of decoration but also spread a meaningful…

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FedEx announces finalists of the Small Business Grant Contest India

FedEx Express has announced the finalists of its Small Business Grant Contest in India. The shortlisted finalists will now enter the final stage of the contest to compete for a grand prize of INR 15,00,000. With more than 450 businesses entering the FedEx Small Business Grant Contest, nominations came from a diverse range of industry sectors. The second edition of the contest in India saw a significant rise in participation from small businesses, with more than double the number of businesses submitting entries this year. The companies that have been…

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Select CITYWALK pays tribute to the heroes

Paying tribute to the Indian army, Select CITYWALK is organizing a two-day event dedicated to salute the war heroes. The two-day event will include Indian Army Dog Show which is slated to take place from 5 to 6 pm on Saturday, 21st July and Kargil Vijay Diwas: No Man Left Behind that will be hosted from 6 pm onwards on Sunday 22nd July, 2018 in The Plaza Area of Select CITYWALK. For the first time ever in a civilian area, Select CITYWALK will host the Indian Army Dog show with 12 heroic military dogs. These four-legged unsung…

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