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MoU to promote honey sector signed

The Council Scientific and Industrial Research signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) to promote the honey sector. The MoU is seen as a formalization of the working relation between CSIR and KVIC. The CSIR will be providing technological expertise to the KVIC for improving honey production. This will ..

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 ..

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 ..

Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) launches first-ever ‘Terracotta Grinder’ in Varanasi

The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has launched the first-ever ‘Terracotta Grinder’ at Sewapuri in Varanasi. This machine can be used to grind wasted and broken pottery items for re-use in pottery-making. The Terracotta grinder was designed by the KVIC Chairman and fabricated by a Rajkot-based engineering unit. It will make grinding of wasted ..

Kalraj Mishra appointed as new Governor of Himachal Pradesh

Kalraj Mishra, the former Union Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME), has been appointed the new Governor of Himachal Pradesh. He replaced Acharya Devvrat, who has been transferred and appointed as the Governor of Gujarat. Mr. Mishra (78) had resigned from the Narendra Modi-led government as Minister for MSME in 2017 after he ..

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 ..

Ministry of Commerce & Industry organizes 14th CII-EXIM Bank Conclave on India-Africa Project Partnership

The 14th CII-EXIM Bank Conclave on India-Africa Project Partnerships will be held in New Delhi from March 17-19, 2019. It is being organized by Ministry of Commerce & Industry in association with Confederation of Indian Industry and EXIM Bank of India. The event will mark the deepening of India-Africa economic and business ties and pave ..

NFDC declared as winner under Miniratna Category by Ministry of MSME for exemplary work amongst CPSEs for promotion of SC/ST entrepreneurs

The National Film Development Corporation of India (NFDC) has been selected as winner under the Miniratna Category by Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME). This has been done as part of endeavor by Ministry of MSME to felicitate select Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) to recognize their exemplary work towards promotion of SC/ST ..