CII’s Mystic South global summit starts

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is organising a two day Virtual Global Linkages Summit titled ‘Mystic South’ on the theme ‘Towards a USD 1.5 Trillion Economy by 2025’ from today through a virtual platform. Continue Reading

Industry bodies, educational institutes & cos find new ways post pandemic

In these days of new normal, new skills are required to survive the post pandemic era. Understanding this, industry bodies and other organisations have devised new ways to upgrade people. Here are some of the latest developments. Continue Reading

TN budget should focus on Covid stressed sectors: CII

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has urged the Tamilnadu government to give priority focus for the Covid affected sectors including MSMEs, retail, hospitality, tourism, textiles, besides facilitating investments in the southern districts in the Budget to be presented on 13 August. Continue Reading

Allow India Inc to vaccinate employees: CII

Indian industry has sought participation in the ongoing Covid-19 vaccination programme in order to help the government reach its identified target priority groups quicker, which will be critical for getting the workforce back to work and the economy back on track, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) said on Thursday. Continue Reading

Forms & Gears wins CII Innovation Award

Forms & Gears, an ASM Technologies group company, has won the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Industrial Innovation Award 2020 under the ‘Top 25 Most Innovative Companies’category for its smart fixture device, SmartFix4.0. Continue Reading

Experts in neighbouring nations trained for indigenous Covid-19 vaccine trials

Over 100 experts from friendly neighbouring nations have so far been trained to strengthen capacities in their countries for facilitating phase-3 clinical trials of Indian Covid-19 vaccine, a senior official of the department of biotechnology said on Wednesday. Continue Reading

Farmers protest may impact economic recovery: CII

The current agitation by farmers has led to supply chain disruptions, which will impact the economy in the coming days and may impinge upon the ongoing recovery from the economic contraction due to Covid-19, industry body CII said on Monday. Continue Reading

‘Integrated approach needed for water sustainability’

“The water usage for agriculture has doubled when compared to what was actually required and this is a concern which needs to be addressed and the formation of Jal Shakthi Ministry is a first step towards the same,” said U P Singh Secretary, Dept of Water Resources, River Development, Ganga and Dept of Drinking Water & Sanitation, Ministry of Jal Shakthi, Government of India at the Virtual Conference on Chennai Water Management, organised recently by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) with the theme ‘Making Chennai Water Resilient; Vision 2030’. Continue Reading