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High Level Industry Consultation organized to formulate STIP 2020

The Confederation of India Industry and Science Policy Forum are to organize a high-level industry consultation to formulate Science, Technology and Innovation Policy (STIP), 2020. Highlights The STIP, 2020 was flagged off by the Department of Science and Technology in the wake of COVID-19 crisis. The formulation of STIP 2020 was to be organized in ..

Indira Gandhi International Airport becomes first Indian airport to be certified as single-use plastic-free

India’s leading airport, the Indira Gandhi International Airport of Delhi has recently become the first Indian airport to be certified as free from single-use plastic usage. The Confederation of Indian Industry-ITC Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development (CII-ITC CESD) certified the airport. It was also the first Indian airport to make ‘single-use plastic-free’ commitment in 2019. ..

Famous film festival “Berlinale” to be held from 20th February to 1st March

The 70th edition of the famous Berlin film festival “Berlinale” is set to be held from 20th February to 1st march, this year. The Ministry of Information & Broadcasting of India, in collaboration with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), is participating in the festival. Union External Affairs Minister of India, S. Jaishankar will inaugurate the ..

CII and CII foundation enters into MoU with the State departments

On 20 Nov, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the CII Foundation have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the State departments of Health and Education. The MoU was signed to rebuild or renovate health centres and schools affected by the floods. The agreement with the Education Department for the reconstruction GLSP Kayanad ..

2019 Women Startup Summit (WSS) to be held Kochi

The Kerala Startup Mission will host the Women Startup Summit (WSS-2019) in association with the Indian Women Network floated by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) at the Integrated Startup Complex, Kochi on August 1. The aim of the summit is to encourage aspiring women professionals to take up their entrepreneurial journey and developing an inclusive ..

New index to Assess Quality of Central and State Budgets

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has come out with a Fiscal Performance Index to assess the quality of budgets presented by the Centre and state governments. Fiscal Performance Index Fiscal Performance Index (FPI) is an innovative tool which uses multiple indicators to examine the quality of Budgets at the Central and State levels. It ..

Vikram Kirloskar new President of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)

Vikram Kirloskar, the CMD of Kirloskar Systems Ltd, has taken charge as the new President of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). He succeeded Rakesh Bharti Mittal, Vice Chairman of Bharti Enterprises. Uday Kotak, the founder and MD & CEO of Kotak Mahindra Bank, is the President-Designate and T.V. Narendran, the CEO & MD of ..

New Delhi hosted the 14th CII-EXIM Bank Conclave

14th CII-EXIM Bank Conclave on India-Africa Project Partnership concluded in New Delhi. Ministry of Commerce in association with Confederation of Indian Industry and EXIM Bank of India has organized this 3-day conclave addressing the session. This conclave has marked the pre-eminence of India-Africa partnership in the realm of South – South Cooperation at a time ..