Compendium on Cement Industry

Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu released the compendium on “The Cement Industry – India 2018” in New Delhi recently. The compendium has been prepared by National Council for Cement and Building Materials (NCCBM), in association with cement section of Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT). It contains key information about technology development, challenges and opportunities for Indian cement industry along with an exhaustive directory of cement plants in India.     The Indian cement industry is the second largest in the world with…

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PETROTECH-2019

PETROTECH–2019, the 13th International Oil & Gas Conference & Exhibition, being organised under the aegis of the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Government of India, is all set to be inaugurated on February 10, 2019. India’s flagship hydrocarbon international conference is expected to be inaugurated by Prime Minister of India. Over 95 Energy Ministers from partner countries have been invited by the Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas to participate in the Conference. The three-day mega event will showcase the recent market and investor friendly developments that have taken place in…

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Medicine Forum 2019 in Goa

Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for AYUSH Shripad Yesso Naik, will inaugurate the 2ndWorld Integrated Medicine Forum 2019 on the ‘Regulation of Homeopathic Medical Products; Advancing global collaboration’ being organized from 23-25 January, 2019 in Goa.  The organizers of the forum are the Central Council for Research in Homeopathy, under the Ministry of AYUSH.  International drug regulators dealing with homeopathic/traditional medicines from various countries like France, Switzerland, Germany, Belgium, Spain, Russia, Brazil, Cuba, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, Thailand, Malaysia, Oman, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Nepal, etc. are expected to participate.…

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Major attractions at Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit

In what has become the highlight of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summits held biennially, the Government of Gujarat is organising the Vibrant Gujarat Global Trade Show 2019 (VGGTS 2019), from 17-22 January 2019, at the Exhibition Ground, Gandhinagar. With a new paradigm shift, this Exhibition aims to provide a platform for multi-sector B2B engagements, wherein there will be, inter alia, Buyer – Seller Meets, Reverse Buyer – Seller Meets, Vendor Developments Programmes, Business Networking, Technology Assessment and Strategic Partnerships. Over 1500 Overseas and Domestic Buyers are expected in VGGTS 2019.…

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National Workshop on Agri Export Policy

The first national workshop on the agri export policy, approved by Cabinet recently, was held in New Delhi last week. The workshop was inaugurated by the Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu. Speaking on this occasion the Commerce Minister exhorted all State Governments to set up a nodal agency dedicated for the implementation of the policy. The Minister said that this is the first time that an agri export policy has been formulated and it is comprehensive involving all related sectors like R&D, clusters, logistics…

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National Dairy Development Board embracing solar power

Raj Kumar Singh, Minister of State for Power and New & Renewable Energy, inaugurated NDDB’s workshop titled “Solar – A Green Energy Alternate to Augment Dairy Farmers’ Income” at the SCOPE Convention Centre, New Delhi on 9 January, 2019.   Officials from MNRE, NITI Aayog, NDDB & its subsidiaries; MDs/CEOs of select dairy cooperatives/producer companies; industry representatives from Tata Power, InfiCold, NISE; representatives from donor agencies like World Bank, SDC and KFW; officials from research & consultancy firms like KPMG, International Water Management Institute (IWMI), GIZ, IIT, Bombay; representatives from…

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LOGIX INDIA, 2019 promises to be a mega logistics event

 FEDERATION OF INDIAN EXPORT ORGANISATIONS (FIEO), set up by Ministry of Commerce, has announced a major initiative to improve logistics cost effectiveness and operational efficiencies for India’s global trade. FIEO will oranise LOGIX INDIA 2019 IN NEW DELHI from January 31st to February 2, 2019. The 3-day Mega logistics event will include International buyer seller meetings, business conferences & round tables along with showcasing of investment opportunities in inland transport, marine and aviation sector. The event will focus on developing Indian logistics partnerships in emerging zones and over 300 leading Shipping…

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60 years of steel production

A function was held in New Delhi last week to commemorate the 60th year of steel production by SAIL. The function was addressed by Union Minister of Steel, Chaudhary Birender Singh, Minister of State for Steel, Vishnu Deo Sai, Secretary Steel, Binoy Kumar and Chairman SAIL, Anil Kumar Chaudhary. Top officials of Ministry of Railways and other Central Government departments were also present on this occasion. The first furnace of Rourkela Steel Plant began functioning in 1959 setting the foundation for building India’s economic development. Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL)…

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Honeywell’s Safe Schools Program to curb air pollution

SEEDS (Sustainable Environment and Ecological Development Society) as a part of its Honeywell Safe Schools Program recently organized a community drive at Kotla village, Mayur Vihar Phase-1, East Delhi to educate children and public on the impact of pollution on the environment. During the community drive, activities were undertaken to highlight the impact of pollution and how one can make improvements to the environment. Honeywell India along with SEEDS team staged a musical act on pollution to create awareness amongst the community. Visuals in the form of flash cards on…

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