CII announces 2019-20 office bearers; Vikram Kirloskar assume office as President


The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) announced new office-bearers for the year 2019-20 on 8 April 2019. Vikram Kirloskar, Chairman and Managing Director of Kirloskar Systems, and Vice Chairman of Toyota Kirloskar Motor, has assumed office as the President of CII for 2019-20. He takes over from Rakesh Bharti Mittal, Vice Chairman, Bharti Enterprises. Kirloskar has been associated with CII ...

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Vikramjit Singh Sahney and Murtaza Khorakiwala take over as President & Vice President of ICC India

Vikramjit Singh Sahney- Sun Group

During the 88th Annual General Meeting of ICC India ((International Chamber of Commerce, India), Vikramjit Singh Sahney, Chairman and CEO, Sun Group and Dr. Murtaza Khorakiwala, Managing Director, Wockhardt took over as the President and Vice President of ICC India, respectively.  Sahney is the founder and Chairman of Sun Group, a leading international fertiliser and minerals trading & investment company. Sahney ...

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Sunil Arora takes over as new Chief Election Commissioner of India

17th Lok Sabha Election under CEC

Sunil Arora assumed charge as the 23rd Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of India succeeding O.P.Rawat, who completed his tenure in the office on 1st December, 2018 . Prior to assuming charge as Chief Election Commissioner, Arora had been serving as Election Commissioner in Election Commission of India since 1st September 2017. During this time, Election Commission has conducted elections to the states of Himachal Pradesh, ...

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Arvind Saxena takes oath as Chairman, UPSC   

The senior most Member of the Union Public Service Commission, Prof. (Dr.) Pradeep Kumar Joshi administering the Oath of Office and Secrecy to Arvind Saxena as the Chairman, UPSC, in New Delhi on November 29, 2018.

Arvind Saxena has been sworn in as the Chairman, Union Public Service Commission. The Oath of Office and Secrecy was administered by Prof. (Dr.) Pradeep Kumar Joshi, senior most Member of the Commission, at a ceremony held on 29 November 2018. Saxena joined the Commission as Member on 08.05.2015 and was later on appointed to perform the duties of the post ...

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OYO Hotels appoints Aditya Ghosh as the Chief Executive Officer, India and South Asia

Indigo to Oyo

OYO Hotels announced the appointment of India, and South Asia- CEO, Aditya Ghosh, India and South Asia, effective December 1, 2018. This appointment comes as a part of the company’s efforts to continue to invest in and attract world-class leadership, in the wake of its focus to drive accelerated growth in its home markets – India and China.  Aditya is ...

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Justice Ranjan Gogoi sworn in as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India

The President, Ram Nath Kovind administering the oath of office to Justice Ranjan Gogoi, as Chief Justice of India, at a swearing-in ceremony, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on October 03, 2018.

At a ceremony held on October 3, 2018 in the Durbar Hall, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Justice Ranjan Gogoi was sworn in as the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India.  He took and subscribed to the oath of office before the President.

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India to generate 100 GW solar energy by 2022: Suresh Prabhu

Solar power in India

 Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu said that demand for energy will increase due to rapid development taking place in India and fossil fuel is not going to last forever and therefore there is need for renewable energy.  He was speaking at a function of International Solar Alliance (ISA) Innovation and Investment Forum in New ...

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Arun Jaitely reassigned Ministry of Finance and Corporate affairs

Arun Jaitely is back post three months sabbatical!

Post making a brief appearance during the trust vote a month back, Arun Jaitely is back to steer the Ministry of Finance and Corporate Affairs as President of India, as advised by the Prime Minister, has directed to assign the portfolios of the Minister of Finance and Minister of Corporate Affairs to him on 23 August 2018. It took him about ...

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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

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. The ...

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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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