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SIDBI to launch Swavalamban Express Train

The Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) said that it will launch Swavalamban Express Train on June 5 this year for budding entrepreneurs. The Swavalamban Express will travel to 11 cities covering 7,000 km in 15 days. This is a part of its umbrella mission Swavalamban. Under this mission, youths will board the train ..

USIBC appoints Vijay Advani as new Chairman of Global Board of Directors

The US-India Business Council has appointed Vijay Advani as new Chairman of its Global Board of Directors. Prior to this role as Executive Chairman, Vijay Advani served as the CEO of Investment management company, Nuveen. He had also served as the Co-President of Franklin Templeton Investments. US India Business Council (USIBC) is the representative body ..

39th edition of India International Trade Fair begins

The 39th India International Trade Fair will be inaugurated by Union Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Nitin Gadkari. The theme for this year is ‘Ease of Doing Business’ Several countries, including Australia, Iran, the UK, Vietnam, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, Egypt, Hong Kong, Indonesia are participating in the 14-day Trade Fair. This year ..

NITI Aayog launches Youth Co:Lab in collaboration with UNDP

The Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), NITI Aayog and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) India have jointly launched Youth Co:Lab that aims to accelerate youth-led social entrepreneurship, innovation in India. Through Youth Co:Lab, young entrepreneurs and innovators will get a chance to connect with governments, mentors, incubators and investors, who will help equip them with entrepreneurial ..

Elgi Equipments wins 2019 Deming Prize for Total Quality Management (TQM)

The Coimbatore-headquartered company “Elgi Equipments” has bagged the coveted 2019 Deming Prize for Total Quality Management (TQM). ELGi is the first globally established Industrial air compressor manufacturer, outside of Japan, to win the prestigious award in over 60 years and will formally receive the prize on the 6th of November 2019 in Tokyo, Japan.

Ministry of Commerce and Industry launches common digital platform for issuance of electronic Certificates of Origin

In New Delhi, the Union Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal has launched the common digital platform for the issuance of electronic Certificates of Origin (CoO). This platform will be a single access point for all exporters, for all FTAs/PTAs and for all agencies concerned. The Certificate of Origin (CoO) will be issued electronically if agreed to ..

Hima Das becomes brand ambassador of PepsiCo’s sports drink brand Gatorade

Indian ace sprinter Hima Das from Assam has been named as the brand ambassador of PepsiCo India for its sports drink brand Gatorade. With this feat, she  joined ace badminton player PV Sindhu and star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra as the brand’s ambassador in the country. Gatorade India will work with Hima Das during the ..

Draft National Student and Faculty Start-up Policy

The Ministry of Human Resource and Development has released the first draft of the ‘National Student and Faculty Start-up’ policy. Features of the Policy The policy aims to encourage entrepreneurship among students through facilities provided by higher education institutions in the country. The policy requires higher education institutions to set up provisions for fledgeling businesses ..