Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Current Affairs, GK & News

Bengaluru One Health Pilot Project

On June 28, 2022, The Ministry of dairying and animal husbandry launched ‘One Health’ pilot project in Bengaluru. Key Points The One Health Pilot Project will bring stakeholders from human, animal, and environment health on single platform, in order to formulate solutions for preventing outbreak of zoonotic disease like covid-19 pandemic in future. Success of ..

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India-Sweden celebrate Innovation Day

India and Sweden celebrated the 8th Innovation Day on October 26. During the online event they discussed several aspects of climate change and possible solutions to bring in green transition. Highlights The one-day event was divided into nine parts for discussing several aspects of climate change. Both sides also discussed possible solutions to initiate green ..

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HDFC Bank, Mastercard, USAID commit $100-mn credit facility

HDFC Bank, Mastercard and USAID have committed $100-mn credit facility with the aim to expand lending to small businesses. Key Points New credit facility will help small businesses that require financing for maintaining and growing their operations. The credit facility will also enable recovery by means of digitisation. It emphasises on providing support to women-led ..

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India: 1st Asian Country to launch a Plastics pact

India has become the first Asian Country to launch a Plastics pact on September 3, 2021. Key Points This new platform was developed by World-Wide Fund for Nature-India (WWF India) in collaboration with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). It will help to promote a circular system for plastics. New platform was launched by British ..

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PM Modi to address industry on Partnership for Self-Reliance

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the industry on August 11, 2021 on the topic of government and businesses working together for a self-reliant India. Key Points PM will speak on the theme ‘India at 75: government and business working together for Aatmanirbhar Bharat,’ via video conferencing. The two-day annual meeting of the industry body ..

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Study: 46.2% Indians report poor quality of life

A study conducted by Danone India, a French packaged foods and beverages company, along with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), has gauged the standard of psychological and physical, social relationships, and environment among more than 2,700 adults in India. It came up with the report that 46.2% Indians report a poor quality of life.   ..

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