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About Confederation of Indian Industry

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is a trade body on the Indian industry.

On 20 September 2012, the CII said that the nation-wide bandh has caused a loss of Rs. 12,500 crore. They appealed to the government not to back down on the FDI in multi-brand retail that was earlier announced.

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Mindteck Signs MOU with Saudi Arabian Company
Business Wire IndiaMindteck (India) Limited (BSE: MINDTECK), a global technology company, signed a memorandum of understanding with Alafdaliyah Group at the India–Saudi Arabia Business Meet 2015 held on December 17th at Hotel Le Meridian, Bengaluru

Uflex Acclaimed and Awarded by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for Superior 'Innovation'
Business Wire IndiaThe organization where Innovation holds the place of pride and is factored in every single strategic decision has been acclaimed by the top industry body, CII.   Recently, India’s largest flexible packaging company has been conferred with the CII Industrial Innovation Award 2015 in the ‘Manufacturing-Large Enterprise’ category

More Than 50% Of The Workforce From Tier 2 & 3 Cities Employable: According To The 'India Skills Report' 2016
Business Wire IndiaAN INCREASE IN EMPLOYABILITY LEVEL to 38.12%  

Axilor Ventures Announces Kris Gopalakrishnan as its New Chairman; Launches Applications for its Second Accelerator Batch
Business Wire IndiaAxilor Ventures today announced that Kris Gopalakrishnan will be taking over as its Non-Executive Chairman.  Kris Gopalakrishnan, co-founder of Infosys and its former Vice-Chairman, is recognized as a global business and technology leader. Kris was selected to Thinkers 50, an elite list of global business thinkers, for the year 2009

USA India Business Summit Announces 4th India's Supply Chain Conference to be Held at Georgia Tech, Atlanta
Business Wire IndiaIndia’s economy is growing dynamically over 6.0%  per year and it is offering diverse business prospects for U.S. companies. India’s supply chains are responsible for its continued growth and globalization and the sector is valued by official studies at $500+ billions

Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Launches ‘Gateway to the World’ for Indian Businesses Powered By cloudBuy
Business Wire IndiaThe Confederation of Indian Industry has announced the launch of a new online business gateway for its members. The e-commerce platform will enable Indian businesses to promote their products and services, expand their boundaries and trade online, within India, across the region, and globally

Panasonic India Showcases a Range of Innovative Products and Solutions for a Smart Lifestyle at the 21st International Engineering and Technology Fair (IETF)
Business Wire IndiaPanasonic India showcased its range of innovative products and solutions under the theme of its corporate tagline ‘A better life, A better world’ at the 21st International Engineering & Technology Fair.  The expo was held between 26th- 28th February 2015 at the Japan Pavilion at Hall No 14 at Pragati Maidan

USIBC and CII Host U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew with Industry Leaders in Mumbai
Business Wire IndiaThe Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the U.S.-India Business Council (USIBC) co-hosted a roundtable discussion with the Honorable Jacob J. Lew, Secretary, United States Department of the Treasury today on the sidelines of the U.S.-India Economic and Financial Partnership Dialogue on Thursday

WindStream's Indian Operation Wins Prestigious Award
NORTH VERNON, IN--(Marketwired - September 14, 2015) - WindStream Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: WSTI) ("WindStream" or the "Company") is proud to announce that its subsidiary, WindStream Energy Technologies India, Pvt. Ltd

CII with BMGI Showcase Successful Organizational Strategies at the “Conference on Turnaround Strategy”
Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) along with Breakthrough Management Group (India) as Knowledge Partner organized the “Conference on Turnaround Strategy”. The conference focused on providing a roadmap to Industry on formulating strategies for Business Transformation. The conference was attended by over 100 organizational representatives

CII Confers Saint-Gobain with Prestigious ‘HR Excellence Award 2014’
Saint-Gobain India won top honors in HR excellence as they were awarded the ‘Leadership in HR Excellence Award’ by India’s premier industry forum, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). The award ceremony took place on Friday, Dec 05th in New Delhi. The evaluation procedure for the awards was extremely detailed and intricate

cloudBuy Signs Agreement with Confederation of Indian Industry to Develop Global Trading Platform
cloudBuy plc, the cloud eCommerce marketplace, is delighted to announce that it has signed an agreement with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) to develop a global trading platform.

Preference for the Young Workforce with 72% Employers Preferring to Hire Candidates in the Age Below 30 years” According to the ‘India Skills Report’ 2015

Singapore International Foundation Encourages Young Entrepreneurs in India to Harness Friendships for Good
The third SIF Connects! Mumbai held today brought together the Singapore International Foundation’s (SIF) Friends of Singapore (FOS) community to celebrate the friendships forged between the Singapore and India communities and to witness the close of SIF’s Young Social Entrepreneurs’ (YSEs) study visit programme in Mumbai

Bangalore International Airport Limited Institutes an Awards Property to Honour Excellence in the Airport Community – The BIAL Pinnacle Awards
Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru celebrated six years of operation with the inaugural edition of the BIAL Pinnacle Awards that was held recently at a glittering ceremony amidst esteemed industry professional at the J W Mariott in Bangalore. The awards were held in the presence of Mr. Sanjay Reddy, MD, BIAL, senior management from BIAL and various stakeholders

CG Wins Frost & Sullivan Strategy, Innovation and Leadership Award
Award won in the HV Power Transmission Market category For Navigational Positioning, Execution Excellence, Technological Sophistication and Total Customer Experience Preferred local partner for 550kV EHV Power Transformer in Indonesia. ​Avantha Group Company CG has won recognition for its innovative technology and market leadership in Southeast Asia and the Pacific

Godrej Appliances’ Shirwal Manufacturing Unit Awarded the “Platinum Green Co” Certification by CII
Godrej Appliances, the pioneer and leaders in the appliances industry, were today awarded the prestigious “Platinum Green Co” certification by CII-Green Business Centre. This certification was awarded to Godrej Appliances’ manufacturing unit based in Shirwal, Pune

CG bags National Intellectual Property Award, 2014
Award won in the ‘Top Organisation in Designs’ category CG files and registers approx. 147 designs per year of which around 100 are commercialised Chosen among 27 other contenders  Avantha Group Company CG was awarded the National Intellectual Property (IP) Award, 2014, in the category of ‘Top Organisation in Designs’

The Future of Healthcare: A Collective Vision

EPEAT® Environmental Rating System Expanding to India
The Green Electronics Council today announced the expansion of the EPEAT environmental rating system to India, where purchasers spent $9.5 billion on computing hardware alone in 2013. Manufacturers have already begun the process of qualifying PCs and Displays, Imaging Equipment and Televisions for India

D A Prasanna is ACRO India’s New Chairman
On January 10 2014, members of Association of Contract Research Organizations (ACRO INDIA) met and Mr. D. A. Prasanna was elected unanimously as the Chairman of the Association. He took over from the previous Chairman Mr. Apurva Shah, Group Managing Director, Veeda Clinical Research Pvt. Ltd.   Speaking on the appointment, D. A

UST Global Partners with CII for the India IT Summit 2013
UST Global, an information technology solutions and services company for Global 1000 enterprises, announced that it partnered with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for India IT Summit 2013, which took place in Kochi today. The summit, on to its third edition, had “Technology Solutions for Evolving Business Priorities” as the theme

SCHWING Stetter Unveils 5 New Products along with 5 New Variants at EXCON 2013
SCHWING Stetter India, a leading concrete construction equipment manufacturer in India, has unveiled 5 new products along with 5 new variants at Excon 2013, the 7th edition of South Asia’s biggest construction equipment event. The new product launches strengthen Schwing Stetter’s expertise in concrete technology

Shri Kris Gopalakrishnan, Executive Vice Chairman of Infosys Technologies Joins IIT Madras Board of Directors
Infosys co-founder and executive vice chairman Shri Kris Gopalakrishnan joins IIT Madras’s Board of Directors. “We are extremely proud to welcome Kris Gopalakrishnan to our board” said Prof. Bhaskar Ramamurthi, Director of IIT Madras. “Kris Gopalakrishnan represents a generation of engineer-scientists who have made India a global player in the software industry

BMGI Showcases How Businesses Should be “Building to Last Through Lean Six Sigma”, During the ‘4th Lean Six Sigma Summit’ Held at New Delhi
BMGI, India the Knowledge partner for the 4th Lean Six Sigma Summit, New Delhi on 14th March 2013, presented the model for “Building to Last through Lean Six Sigma” with specific emphasis on how organisations can create alignment in managing present and simultaneously creating the future

Lucrative Opportunities for Indian Investors via Ajman Free Zone (UAE)
His Excellency Mahmood Al Hashemi, Director General of Ajman Free Zone Authority (AFZA), UAE will be touring India and addressing media at a series of seminars and press conferences in Mumbai, Delhi and Ahmedabad this month. This high profile visit to the Indian sub-continent will be to initiate and build a long and lucrative means of economic cooperation between the two countries

4th Annual USA India Business Summit (UIBS) and 19th Annual Georgia Tech Global Business Forum September 11-12, 2013 – Atlanta, USA
Early Registration Opens for UIBS: Call Awards Nominations USA India Business Summit (UIBS) 2013 and the 19th annual Georgia Tech Global Business Forum are being organized in Georgia Tech, Atlanta on September 11 and 12. UIBS has distinguished history of being largest conference in the South–East USA that promotes business relations between USA and India

Experts on Emerging Asia Voice Strong Optimism for Economic Growth
Amid today's gloomy headlines, are we experiencing the best period in world history? That's the provocative question that a panel of experts -- including a top Indian government official -- tackled today at a breakfast session at the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos.

Neotown by Patel Realty is First Green Township in India: IGBC
Neotown, township project from Patel Realty, is one of the first few township projects to be pre-certified by the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC). The township has been awarded the prestigious IGBC Green Township Silver pre-certification for its mixed land use & integrated development. The township is located in Electronic City, Bengaluru

TÜV SÜD South Asia Partners with the Asia Pacific Conference (APK) of German Business to ideate on Sustainable Business Solutions
-- Conference to return to India after almost two decades -- To focus on partnership in innovation and sustainability of businesses in Asia -- Dr

BDO India Chairman Shailesh Haribhakti Joins Astonfield Renewables Global Advisory Board
Astonfield Renewables is pleased to announce the addition of Shailesh Haribhakti to its Global Advisory Board. Mr. Haribhakti is Chairman of BDO Consulting Pvt. Ltd., the Indian Member firm of the world’s fifth largest accountancy network, BDO International. Mr

Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Partners with BMGI for the 2nd Annual CII’s Innovation Conclave
India’s quest for high growth has seen some strong head-winds in recent times. Though the long-term growth story remains intact, the reality is that growth cannot be taken to be a given anymore. In this situation, Innovation has an important role to play to assist Indian organizations stay the course of high growth

RBI defends rising gold prices
The rising gold prices in India vis-…-vis the commoners are of no consequence since the average citizen doesn't even contribute to one percent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Dr. K C Chakrabarty said here, on Thursday.

Mr. Hari Bhartia Congratulates the Graduands at IILM Convocation 2012
The annual convocation ceremony of IILM Institute for Higher Education Lodhi Road, New Delhi and Gurgaon, was held on May 11th, 2012. Mr. Hari Bhartia, Co-Chairman & MD, Jubilant Life Sciences Ltd, presided over the convocation and awarded Certificates of Merit to the students

IT Shastra wins QCI D.L.Shah National Award on Economics of Quality
ITShastra India Private Limited, a Mumbai based premier IT Software Services company, has won the “QCI D.L. Shah National Award on economics of quality” in the Small Scale Units - Service Sector Category

Integrated check post in Punjab imposes restrictions on traders
The proposed Integrated Check Post (ICP) in Attari, Punjab, might not prove beneficial to traders, as Pakistan has notified its negative list for the country, which allows the import of only 137 items through the Wagah-Attari route, instead of the 2,000 odd items mentioned earlier.

India expresses concern over safety of Pakistan's nuclear arsenal
India has expressed concern over the safety of Pakistan's nuclear arsenal.

Upcoming ICP at Wagah will be fully operational after some months: Official
A senior Customs official has said that an upcoming integrated check post (ICP) at the Wagah border still needs further improvements and he expects it to be fully operational in the coming months.

Chambers of Commerce present compendium on business teams accompanying president on state visits

CII expresses disappointment with RBI's monetary stance on interest rates
Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Director-General Chandrajit Banerjee on Monday expressed his disappointment over the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) monetary stance not to alter interest rates.

CII president says India requires economic revival package
The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is deeply concerned over the decelerating performance of the Indian economy during the current fiscal with GDP numbers plunging to 6.5 per cent in 2011-12 which is even below the 6.7 per cent level achieved during the global financial crisis of 2008-09, said Adi Godrej, President, CII, while interacting with media here today.

Indian economy in throes of serious slowdown: CII
The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on Thursday said that the Quarter 4 GDP figures have reconfirmed the CII's own estimates, which show that the economy is in the throes of a serious slowdown and is performing worse than perception.

Minerals Technologies Customer Wins Confederation of Indian Industry Environmental Best Practices Award
NEW YORK, May 10-Minerals Technologies Inc., (NYSE: MTX) announced today the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has conferred its Environmental Best Practices Award for 2012 on BILT Graphic Paper Products Limited (BGPPL) for the ""most innovative environmental project

India, Pak industry leaders agree to share research for mutual benefit
The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) have agreed to share research data for mutual benefit and to promote regional potential.

New Study Shows Companies Can Reverse the Odds and Achieve Successful Reorganization
Rapid change requires companies to reorganize more frequently, more fundamentally, and faster than ever before. Yet the odds of failure are high.

Mukherjee embarks on US visit to take part in IMF, World Bank meet
Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will undertake a four-day official visit to the USA on Wednesday to attend the spring meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Funds (IMF).

Canadian team interacts with Amritsar businessmen and wants India to expedite FTA
A nine-member Canadian parliamentary team has sought the support of the local business community for a comprehensive economic partnership agreement (CEPA) with India.

3rd Annual USA India Business Summit (UIBS): Call for Awards Nominations
UIBS 2012 and the 18th annual Georgia Tech Global Business Forum are being organized in Georgia Tech, Atlanta on June 21 and 22. UIBS has distinguished history of being largest conference in the South–East USA that promotes business relations between USA and India. Key sectors of interest this year are – Science & technology, Life Sciences, IT and investment etc

Japanese Prime Minister arrives in India to expand ties
The Prime Minister of Japan, Yoshihiko Noda, arrived here on a two-day state visit today to attend the sixth annual India-Japan summit.

Quality Council of India (QCI) and Ready Mixed Concrete Manufacturers Association (RMCMA) Signs Memorandum of Understanding
With a view to ensuring availability of Ready Mixed Concrete with quality tag, Quality Council of India (QCI) & Ready Mixed Concrete Manufacturers Association (RMCMA) have signed an MOU. This is a first in India where an industry association which has proactively been carrying out a quality scheme has now moved to this international best practice. The MoU was signed by Dr. GiridharJ

Japanese Prime Minister to visit India on Tuesday
The Prime Minister of Japan, Yoshihiko Noda, will arrive here on a two-day state visit on Tuesday.

Four Organisations in India are Recognised as the Most Innovative by Thomson Reuters and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)
Four organisations have been named as India’s most innovative and the winners of the Thomson Reuters Innovation Award 2011 which is being hosted in partnership with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for the second year running

SCHWING Stetter Holds one of the Largest Stalls at EXCON 2011
SCHWING Stetter India, one of the pioneers of concrete construction equipment in India, is gearing up for a momentous participation at EXCON 2011, the sixth international exhibition on construction equipment & construction technology trade fair, organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), India’s premier industry association

Kizad Reiterates Commitment towards Indian Market
The Abu Dhabi and Mumbai Investment Forum, organized by the Department of Economic Development (DED) witnessed a high-level delegation from Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC). They met Indian leaders and decision makers to discuss and highlight the extensive investment opportunities that Abu Dhabi can offer. Executive Vice President of Industrial Zones at ADPC, Mr

Defence Communication Seminar to be held in November
The Indian Army in association with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) will organize a Defence Communication Seminar (DEFCOM 2011) on November 2 and 3 at Manekshaw Centre, Delhi Cantonment.

Delhi Economic Conclave to help India occupy global space in knowledge creation
Chief Economic Advisor to Finance Ministry Kaushik Basu, has said the Delhi Economic Conclave to be held here would help India occupy bit of a global space in the area of knowledge and knowledge creation.

CII warns plunging industrial production index can hit growth, employment in India
The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has called on the government to undertake measures to improve business sentiment in the wake of 5.1 percent decline in India's Index of Industrial Production (IIP) in October.

Thomson Reuters innovation award won by DRDO
New Delhi, Nov 18 (ANI): The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has been awarded the Thomson Reuters India Innovation Award for 2011 in "Hi-Tech Academic and Government" category. New Delhi, Nov 18 (ANI): The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has been awarded the Thomson Reuters India Innovation Award for 2011 in "Hi-Tech Academic and Government" category.

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