Conference on Wagon Development for New Commodities

Ministry of Railways organised the Third Edition of Conference on Wagon Development for New Commodities. The objective of the conference was to evolve innovative solutions for transportation challenges in the automobile, steel, cement, food-grain and other special commodities segments and to chart out a roadmap to exploit the market potential in freight segment for the Indian Railways.  Inaugurating the Conference, Member (Rolling Stock), Railway Board, Rajesh Agrawal said the aim is that 45 percent of total freight movement in the country should be by rail. He said that once the…

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IMTEX FORMING 2020 & Tooltech 2020

Asia’s leading exhibition on metal forming and manufacturing technologies is being organized by Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers’ Association (IMTMA) at Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC), Bengaluru, from 23rd to 28th January 2020. This will be the largest IMTEX FORMING exhibition held so far. The 6th edition of the exhibition will span over 33,000 square metres with more than 500 exhibitors from over 22 countries including India. IMTEX FORMING 2020 & Tooltech 2020 will once again bring diverse groups and stakeholders on a common platform for knowledge sharing and transacting business. Technologies in metal…

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Second edition of Logix India, a roaring success

2nd Edition of Logix India 2019 concluded with yet another great fan following and roaring success, offering huge opportunities for both Indian and Global players. The 3-day mega event organized by the Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) saw well over 3500 business to business meetings along with parallel sessions on different issues, challenges and above all opportunities with regard to the logistics sector across India and the world. More than 120 logistics companies and their delegates from 26 countries participated at this mega event and exchanged business prospects and opportunities…

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2nd LOGIX INDIA 2019 to focus on Global Logistics Cost Reduction

Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO), is organising the 2nd LOGIX INDIA 2019, the Mega Logistics meet in New Delhi from 12-14 December 2019. Over 300 International and Indian Logistics companies and stakeholders are attending LOGIX INDIA 2019 to develop superior Trade linkages with India. More than 2 dozen countries will actively participate in the deliberations.   Speaking on the mega event, Sharad Kumar Saraf, President, FIEO said, “An efficient logistics system plays a critical role in facilitation and growth of trade for attaining global competitiveness. During the recent times more…

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Walk for a wish

CBRE South Asia, world’s leading real estate consulting firm, organized its fourth edition of ‘Walk For A Wish’ initiative in association with Muskaan and Sense International, NGOs working towards training specially-abled last week. The walkathon was flagged off by Amit Khatri, District Commissioner, Gurgaon and Anshuman Magazine, Chairman and CEO, India, South East Asia, Middle East and Africa, CBRE. The initiative aims at creating equal and inclusive opportunities for people with special abilities and raise awareness around other humanitarian issues. In an effort to promote an inclusive ecosystem for the specially-abled,…

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National Organic Festival of Women Entrepreneurs

Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) and Ministry of Women and Child Development (MoWCD) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to organise “National Organic Festival of Women Entrepreneurs”. The event will be planned and organized through NIFTEM, Kundli, Sonepat, Haryana which is an academic institution under the administrative control of Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Government of India.  The festival aims to encourage Indian women entrepreneurs and farmers to connect with buyers and thus, empower them through financial inclusion, while also promoting organic food produce in India.

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SIAM signs MoU with its Korean counterpart KAMA

Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with its Korea counterpart Korea Automobile Manufacturers Association (KAMA) on the occasion of Organisation Internationale des Constructeurs d’Automobiles (OICA) general assembly meeting recently held in Mumbai. OICA is an international trade association which comprises of thirty nine countries’ automotive industry trade associations. Mr Rajan Wadhera, President, SIAM, said, “In context of the auto sector, ties between India and South Korea can be traced back to when Hyundai Motors entered the Indian market in 1996. Indian manufacturers, like Tata Group and…

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Nobel Laureate speaks at NSE silver jubilee event

The National Stock Exchange (NSE), as part of its Silver Jubilee celebrations, invited Prof Robert Engle, a Nobel Laureate in Economics, as the keynote Speaker for this year’s Dr. R H Patil Memorial Lecture. By aggregating SRISK (systematic risk) across a country’s economy, Robert Engle, a Nobel Prize winner at NYU, believes one can estimate the relationship between projected capital shortfalls and the likelihood of a financial crisis. His work shines a spotlight on the interconnected nature of the economy, reminding investors that potential danger is rarely isolated in a…

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‘KAWACH’ for NTPC employees

 NTPC, country’s largest power generating company, unveiled its Safety Mascot ‘KAWACH’ to enhance the culture of safety across the organisation.   Safety Mascot ‘KAWACH’ represents NTPC’s firm belief in workplace safety. It symbolises NTPC’s constant endeavour to provide a safer working environment and strive for zero incidents at work. With this mascot, NTPC aims to be the ‘KAWACH’ for all its employees.   The Brand Mascot also lives with NTPC’s commitment to building a strong relationship with all its stakeholders.

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NTPC celebrates its 45th Raising Day

On the 45th raising day of NTPC, R.K. Singh, Minister of State(IC), Power, New and Renewable Energy, congratulated NTPC family for their consistent performance and urged the Company to become a global player. He also lauded the company for keeping power costs under check through its excellence in operations. “Coal based power will be there as we have huge requirement. Happy to see NTPC managed to maintain power costs by driving efficiencies despite spurt in coal price”, he said. S.N. Sahai, Secretary (Power) and Gurdeep Singh, CMD NTPC were also present.…

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