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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GIRLS IN AVIATION DAY

Women in Aviation International, India Chapter and Lockheed Martin India in association with Airports Authority of India (AAI) celebrated Girls in Aviation Day on the ocassion of International Civil Aviation Day last week.As part of the program, Women in Aviation International (India Chapter) invited 90 students from various schools for an informative session in New Delhi. Visiting students were given an opportunity to hear industry experts speak on the ‘Future of STEM in India’. The session stressed upon the importance of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics and how these subjects can…

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341 companies participated in LED Expo

The 19th edition of the three-day LED Expo 2018, organized by Messe Frankfurt concluded in Expo Mart, Greater Noida last week. 341 companies from India and abroad related to LED lighting exhibited latest solutions in the LED lighting sector related to their energy efficient, smart light solutions, liner LED strips, app-based lighting, household power solutions using WiFi. The Expo showcased lighting solutions from countries like India, China, Finland, Japan, Hong Kong, Italy, Korea and Taiwan. Brands like Juki India Pvt Ltd, Key Operations & Electro components Pvt Ltd, Lumisense Optoelectronics…

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FedEx supports road safety programme

FedEx Express has extended its support to the Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety, which represents more than 220 NGOs across the world, to bring the first Alliance Advocates training program to New Delhi. During this training, 21 grassroots NGO leaders from eight countries around Asia, including representatives from seven states of India, will undertake an innovative safe school zone project that has the potential to save children’s lives.  Unsafe road conditions around many schools in Asia are putting children in danger. The participants, known as Alliance Advocates, will…

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Spectacular start of IITF

The 38th edition of India International Trade Fair (IITF) 2018 was inaugurated by the Minister of State for Commerce & Industry, C.R. Chaudhary at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi on 14th November. The flagship event of India Trade Promotion Organisation(ITPO) will continue till 27thNovember. This edition of IITF assumes special significance as it marks the beginning of the150th birth anniversary celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi. All States, government organizations and other stake holders are making all efforts to realize the vision of the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, of ‘Sab ka Saath, Sab kaVikas’. …

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“Hunar Haat” showcasing Indian craftsmanship

On 15th November, Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi  formally inaugurated “Hunar Haat” at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi. “Hunar Haat” at Pragati Maidan, is a part of series of “Hunar Haat”, being organised in various parts of the country under a mission to provide market and employment opportunities to master artisans and craftsmen. Master artisans, including a large number of women artisans, from across the country are participating in this “Hunar Haat”. The artisans have brought with them very exquisite pieces of Handicraft & Handloom work products…

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Locus co-hosting Supply Chain Meetup

Locus, a technology platform for supply chain, along with The Worldwide Supply Chain Federation (TWSCF) is co-hosting the first India chapter of the Supply Chain Meetup in Bengaluru called ‘The Bangalore Supply Chain Meetup’. The Worldwide Supply Chain Federation is a collaborative and mutually supportive coalition of grassroots communities focused on technology and innovation in the global supply chain industry. Within a year, they have built a community of 1300 key industry professionals worldwide.  The Bangalore Supply Chain Meetup will be hosted by Nishith Rastogi, CEO & Co-founder at Locus and The…

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Celebrating Diwali at India Gate

Western Union, a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement, recently organized a community driven engagement at India’s iconic monument – India Gate – to start the celebrations for the festival of Diwali with much colour and joy! With the help of several voluntary organizations, the event saw Western Union bring together over 50 visually impaired kids from across the city of Delhi to create this unique and vibrant 20-feet Rangoli designed by Limca book record holding Rangoli artist, Rahul Swami.

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