by Rajen KumarIndia's Manufacturing Muddle
What holds Indias manufacturing sector at the back foot? Why the sector has failed to emerge from the shadow of a strong service sector which has recorded a creditable growth in the...
Special ReportsJan 2014
The 11th edition of the Doing Business Report compares business regulations for small and medium size domestic enterprises in 189 economies. This is a copublication of...
Clusters: A Tool for Development
CII in partnership with Foundation of MSME Cluster FMC, UNIDO and TCI Networks organized an International Conference on the theme, The Changing Paradigms of Cluster Development: Learning from Global Experiences at New Delhi recently.
Alleem Project Management Congress Week Heralds A New Chapter for Business Professionals
The first edition of Alleem Project Management Week which attracted scores of business delegates from home and overseas representing different industry verticals concluded on a note of enthusiasm and optimism in Sharjah UAE Jan 24, 2014.
COSIA Favours Reforms in MSMEs
The current definition of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises which is based on investment in plant and machinery vis à vis equipments is incapable to accommodate complex and competitive business operations, posing number of practical difficulties to the entrepreneurs. It needs total reconsideration, according to the COSIA Round Table held recently in Thane to deliberate on MSME Policies vis à vis the MSMED Act 2006 and the related matters. Chaired by M.R.Khambete, President, COSIA, the event was attended by various MSME Associations from the State of Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh etc. R.B. Gupte,
First Indian Cancer Meet to be Big Knowledge Sharing Platform
The first Indian Cancer Congress ICC to be held from 21st to 24th November 2013 at the Kempinski Ambience Hotel in New Delhi will attract experts from surgical, medical and radiation oncology to join forces with radiologists, pathologists, scientists, physicists, and ancillary service providers such as oncology nurses, technicians, and paramedics to comprehensively address various facets of cancer care. Additionally, patients, caregivers, advocacy groups, and NGOs will also have an opportunity to share the platform with policy makers.
Brand Building Must have Social Accountability: Dr. Rashid Alleem
In the persisting globally competitive scenario, Brand building is of essence, according to Dr. Rashid Alleem, Founder & Executive Chairman of Alleem Knowledge Center, and Director General, Sharjah Department of Seaports & Customs and Sharjah Free Zones Authority, who called upon entrepreneurs to realize the importance of Branding.
Printing & Packaging Manufacturing Draws its Growth Path
Indian Printing Packaging & Allied Machinery Manufacturers Association IPAMA which heralded its Silver Jubilee celebrations by holding its first event in Amritsar recently announced its collaboration with Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry SCCI for the Print Pack Arabia to be held in 2014.
Cloud Computing Platform for MSMEs
FICCI and Google India together organized India SME Heroes Challenge and on the occasion the MSME Minister launched the report on Unleashing the Potential Internets Role in the Performance of Indias Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).
Develop a Cult for Sustainable Development
Intec Capital's SME Conclave a Big Draw
Entrepreneurs Receive Rotary SME Awards
Scores of entrepreneurs, from across the country, who have excelled in different sectors received the RBSE National SME Awards for Excellence in Bangalore recently. The awards were given in various categories such as Corporate Governance, CSR, IT/ICT, Innovation and R&D, Exports, and Quality. Dedicated awards to women entrepreneurs were also given. The awards were instituted by the Rotary Club of Bangalore South East. “We are enthused by the response of the entrepreneurs from all over India and we have decided to make it an annual affair. SMEs play an important role in the development of our economy and we must give them a moral support to work with renewed vigour,” announced the Club President Prof. (Dr.) Aswath M.U.
iPHEX 2013:To showcase Indian Pharma Exports, R & D Capabilities
The Pharmaceuticals Export Promotion Council of India (Pharmexcil), has announced the launch of iPHEX 2013, India's own pharmaceutical show under the support of Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Department of Commerce, and Government of India.
ISBA 2013: “INCUBATION: Adding Dimensions, Spurring Growth”
The Indian STEPs and Business Incubators Association [ISBA], a professional body sponsored by the National Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India set up in 2004 to promote business incubation activities in the country through exchange of information, sharing of experience, and other networking assistance among Indian Business Incubators, Science and Technology Entrepreneurs Parks (STEPs) and other related organizations engaged in the promotion of start-up enterprises.
Tie-Aspire Awards for Three Trailblazers
Celebrating the spirit of art, culture and sportsmanship, the New Delhi-NCR chapter of The Indus Entrepreneurs and Aspire, gave away the 4th TiE-Aspire Young Achiever Awards to three trailblazers. India's largest e-commerce brand, Flipkart.com, joined hands to support these achievers and presented E-Gift vouchers worth Rs 1 Lac each to the three awardees.
BCCI's Awareness Programme for SMEs- Managing Risks through Insurance
One of the most important tools of management and transfer of risk is insurance which helps everyone, from individuals to enterprises, to ward off risks regarding various aspects of their life and work. However, insurance requires careful handling and a good knowledge. Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry has planned a series of events focusing primarily at spreading knowledge about various aspects of risks involved in doing business by the small scale industries.
DBS-TISS Social Entrepreneurship Programme
DBS, the leading financial services group in Asia and Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), India's premier institute for social sciences and HR, signed a strategic partnership agreement on 14-Aug-2012 to launch the 'DBS–TISS Social Entrepreneurship Programme' to comprehensively promote the cause and purpose of social entrepreneurship and social enterprises.
Alleem Knowledge Center to Host Congress on Sustainable Development & Inclusive Growth
With more 60% of the world's population living in abject poverty and hunger conditions in Asia and the pacific alone, it has become essential to propel a growth process of sustained and rapid development leading to inclusive growth. The persistence of poverty on the scale at which it still exists in the developing world is not acceptable. A decisive reduction in poverty and an expansion in economic opportunities for all should therefore be a crucial element of the growth process.
India Global Summit On MSMEs 2011 To Catapult Indian MSMEs Into The High Growth Orbit
The India Global Summit on MSMEs, the “Flagship Global MSME event” will be organised by CII jointly with the Ministry of MSME. The 2011 edition of the India Global Summit on MSMEs, will be the eighth in the series of MSME summits, being organised by CII, on 19-20 October 2011, at The Lalit, Barakhamba Avenue,New Delhi.
Network18 to organise "The SME Leader's Conclave 2011"
Network 18 Media & Investments Limited presents The SME Leader's Conclave 2011 which will focus on the crucial issues affecting the functioning of enterprises in India. The conclave will help entrepreneurs appreciate emerging micro and macro-economic challenges and suggest ways to tackle them with dexterity.
JFPS Group to organise ‘Healthcare Operations Management India 2011’ at Mumbai during 11th-12th of August 2011
The conference will address the key issues in healthcare management strategies, cost containment while increasing revenue, patient care and safety, healthcare information systems and telemedicine as well as medical tourism. Some of the highlights include learning from expert practitioners and award winners from leading organizations in India and across the borders, gaining insights on the latest technologies and software in the market.
IDMA's PharmaTech Expo 2011 in the Golden Jubilee Year: Showcasing the Latest and the Best in Pharma Industry
Interesting fact is that most of the pharma players in the unorganized sector are either small or mid-sized companies and these small players often find themselves trapped in numerous constrainsts like lack of awareness in the area of patenting of technology, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Good Clinical Practices (GCP) and Good Laboratory Practices (GLP).
- Winner of appreciation award for promoting SMEs in India.
- 1st ever Indian magazine to penetrate tier II, III cities & the rural belt.
- Industry Partnerships include CII, FICCI, ASSOCHAM, PHDCC, AIMA, ITPO, SME Network, Federation of Indian Micro Small Enterprises (FISME)
- Official Magazine Partners for several national & international MSME events.
The Last Word
January every year used to be the Great Film Month in Delhi. International Film Festival of India, IFFI used to take place a great get together of film buffs. Youngsters with a taste for the...
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