Appointments

Justice Manjula Chellur takes charge as Chairperson, Appellate Tribunal for Electricity

Ministry of Power

Justice Manjula Chellur took Oath as Chairperson, Appellate Tribunal for Electricity, Ministry of Power, on 13 April 2018. Prior to this,  Justice Manjula Chellur was Chief Justice of Bombay High Court. Technical Members I.J. Kapoor, B.N. Talukdar, Judicial Member Justice N.K. Patil and Technical Member S.D. Dubey were present on the occasion. Tribunal Bar Association President M.G. Ramachandran assured the ...

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Government institutes group of eminent industry leaders to study SEZ Policy

Baba Kalyani heads group to study SEZ Policy

  Government of India has constituted a group of eminent persons to study the Special Economic Zones (SEZ) Policy of India. The SEZ Policy was implemented from 01st April, 2000. Subsequently the Special Economic Zones Act, 2005 was passed by Parliament in May, 2005 and received Presidential assent on the 23rd of June, 2005 and the Special Economic ZoneAct was enacted. ...

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TRIFED elects new Board of Directors with Ramesh Chand Meena elected as the Chairperson; registers record increase of 77% in sale in 2017-18

TRIFED elects new Board of Directors with Ramesh Chand Meena elected as the Chairperson and Pratibha Brahma elected as the Vice Chairperson of TRIFED.

The General Body meeting of Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India (TRIFED) was held on 25th May 2018 in which the 11th Board of Directors was reconstituted and the Office Bearers were elected unanimously. Ramesh Chand Meena was elected as the Chairperson and Pratibha Brahma was elected as the Vice Chairperson of TRIFED. MD TRIFED, Pravir Krishna, welcomed the ...

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Instrumental in drafting India’s first amusement rides safety standards; Pradeep K Sharma takes over as new President of IAAPI

Pradeep K Sharma elected as new President of Indian​ ​Association of Amusement Parks and Industries (IAAPI)

Pradeep K Sharma is now President of  Indian Association of Amusement Parks and Industries (IAAPI) wef. 1st April, 2018. Sharma had joined Essel group way back in 1984 and later on was moved to Essel world in 1991. In 1998, he was entrusted with the additional responsibility of Water Kingdom for engineering and operations along with Essel World. He decided to explore ...

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One State Many Worlds- Karnataka set to rework its marketing strategy with new Director Ramu B. IAS

Ramu.B- IAS- took on charge as Director Tourism- Karnataka and is keen to market the state to different kind of people!

Mr.Ramu.B, IAS  on 24th April 2018 took charge as the director of the Karnataka state tourism department. The 2010-batch IAS officer, Ramu.B, IAS had earlier served as the District Collector  in Chamarajanagar.  He said his priority in the new role would be to improve the marketing of Karnataka tourism. “One State Many Worlds” is all about selling an experience. It should ...

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Dilip Chenoy Takes Over as Secretary General of FICCI

In sequence of recent recent developments, Dilip Chenoy Takes Over as Secretary General of FICCI. Seen in picture is President of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), Rashesh Shah calling on the MoS Jitendra Singh in New Delhi on April 16, 2018.

Dilip Chenoy, took over as the Secretary General of the apex industry body, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI). Sanjaya Baru, the current  Secretary General, has decided to step down. The FICCI Committee has appointed Chenoy to succeed Sanjaya Baru. “Dilip had joined FICCI earlier as Director General and worked with Dr. Baru over the past few months”, ...

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CII Haryana State Council new office bearers with Jasmohan Singh as Chairman and Anuj Munjal as Vice Chairman

Jasmohan Singh the new Chairman at CII's Haryana State Council also doubles up as Vice-Chairman of India-USA Foundation for Industrial and Technology Collaboration.

Jasmohan Singh, Managing Director, Frick India, and Anuj Munjal, Executive Director, Munjal Auto Industries have been elected as the Chairman and Vice Chairman respectively of CII Haryana State Council, for the year 2018 – 19, states a release from Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). The new Chairman, Jasmohan Singh is a B.Tech in Electrical Engineering from the USA with a ...

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Suresh Prabhu gets additional charge of Ministry of Civil Aviation

Suresh Prabhu gets additional charge of Ministry of Civil Aviation

The President of India, as advised by the Prime Minister, has directed that Suresh Prabhu, Cabinet Minister shall be assigned the charge of the Ministry of Civil Aviation, in addition to his existing portfolio. The developments come post the two ministers from Chandrababu Naidu’s TDP, Ashok Gajapathi Raju and YS Chowdary, submitted their resignation to Prime Minister Narendra Modi after he ...

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Taj Hotels Palaces Resorts Safaris announces new General Manager for Gateway Hotel Kolkata

Sourav Ghosal journey with the Taj Group began in 2010 as a Food & Beverage Manager at the Taj Club House, Chennai. It then took him to the position of the Resident Manager of Vivanta by Taj - President, Mumbai; before assuming the current charge as General Manager of The Gateway Hotel EM Bypass, Kolkata.

Taj Hotels Palaces Resorts Safaris  announced the appointment of Sourav Ghosal as the General Manager of The Gateway Hotel EM Bypass, Kolkata. Sourav moves to the culturally rich city of Kolkata from the bustling hotel, Vivanta by Taj – President, Mumbai where he was the Resident Manager. Sourav’s journey with the Taj Group began in 2010 as a Food & ...

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‘Huge cost differential shifting MICE from India to Thailand, Sri Lanka’

Sunder G. Advani, Chairman & Managing Director, Advani Hotels & Resorts (India) is the Chairman of WTTCII for the year 2018. In his first communique as WTTCII Chairman, he has urged the Union and State government to make India MICE competent and bring ATF under GST to make air travel more affordable.

At the recently held Annual General Meeting of the World Travel & Tourism Council, India Initiative (WTTCII) on 12 December 2017 at New Delhi, it appointed as Office Bearers of WTTCII for the year 2018, which includes Sunder G. Advani, Chairman & Managing Director, Advani Hotels & Resorts (India) as the Chairman of WTTCII for the year 2018 and Rajeev Talwar, Chief Executive Officer, DLF as ...

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Zurab Pololikashvili as Secretary General for 2018-2021@22nd UNWTO General Assembly

Zurab Pololikashvili, being greeted by the outgoing Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organisation Taleb Rifai (File Picture- September 2017)

Zurab Pololikashvili, current Ambassador of Georgia to Spain, Morocco, Algeria and Andorra, has been appointed Secretary General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) for the period 2018-2021. The candidature of Zurab Pololikashvili was presented by Georgia, in accordance with the UNWTO statutes. Zurab Pololikashvili was elected by consensus at the 22nd UNWTO General Assembly being held in Chengdu, China, following the recommendation ...

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Modi’s new cabinet to build new India

The President, Ram Nath Kovind, the Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu and the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi with the newly inducted Ministers after a Swearing-in Ceremony, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on September 03, 2017.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi seemingly in lieu of its vision of New India revised its cabinet team and elevated its four colleagues into the cabinet rank on 3 September 2017, which included Dharmendra Pradhan, Piyush Goyal, Nirmala Sitharaman and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi. While nine new MoS were also sworn in at the said ceremony, where the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, as advised ...

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