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Established in 1927, FICCI is the largest and oldest apex business organisation in India. Its history is closely interwoven with India’s struggle for independence, its industrialization, and its emergence as one of the most rapidly growing global economies. FICCI has contributed to this historical process by encouraging debate, articulating the private sector’s views and influencing policy.
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Women in STEM to Increase to 30% by 2030

A Women’s Day panel discussion, comprising of industry leaders, innovators and policy makers was organized by FICCI today. The inaugural address was given by Dr. Ajay Kumar, Defence Secretary, Government of India, who acknowledged the role of women in the development of the country.(more)
India-ASEAN InnoTech Summit here, Organised by FICCI

India, ASEAN member states must intensify collaborative research in S&T and innovation to address economic and social challenges: Dr. Harsh Vardhan
2-day India-ASEAN InnoTech Summit gets underway
Hon'ble Union Minister of Science & Technolo... (more)
UNISDR ARISE Global Board Elects India’s Nirankar Saxena as Member

Mr. Nirankar Saxena, Deputy Secretary General, FICCI has been elected Board Member of UNISDR Private Sector Alliance for Disaster Resilient Societies (ARISE). The election results were announced by Ms. Mami Mizutori, Assistant Secretary-General and Special Representative of the Secretary-Ge... (more)
FICCI Receives Award at X International IT Forum Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) along with several industry members and senior government officials and academia, recently participated in X International IT Forum at Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia. Organised by the Government of the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous ... (more)
Gen. N C Vij takes over Reins of Disaster Risk Reduction Activities in FICCI

General Nirmal Chander Vij, former founder Vice Chairman, National Disaster Management Authority and Former Chief of the Army Staff, who took over as Chairperson of UNISDR ARISE FICCI Board, an all encompassing body on disaster risk management in FICCI, desired that ARISE FICCI approach to ... (more)
CBEC Join Hands with FICCI for the Smooth Implementation of TIR System in India

Mr. Sandeep Kumar, Commissioner (Customs & EP), Central Board of Excise & Customs (CBEC) & Dr. Sanjaya Baru, Secretary General, FICCI interacted with the participants of a press meet organized by FICCI in association with CBEC and IRU to discuss the benefits and smooth implement... (more)
Workshop on ATA Carnet by FICCI

Mr. Bharat Prakash, Additional Commissioner of Customs, Ahmedabad and Mr. P.S. Pruthi, Former Member, Customs Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT) interacted with the participants of the Workshop on ATA Carnetand responded to several queries while clarifying doubts on the op... (more)
CBEC Appoints FICCI as National Guaranteeing Association for the Operation of TIR System in India

FICCI has been appointed by the Central Board of Excise & Customs (CBEC) as National Guaranteeing Association under the Customs Convention on the International Transport of Goods under the Cover of TIR Carnets or the operation of TIR System in India.
TIR is an int... (more)
Bhubaneswar: Road to Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017

The Bhubaneswar Road to Entrepreneurship Summit was inaugurated by Shri Prafulla Samal, Hon’ble Minister, Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises, Women & Child Development, Government of Odisha. Making his inaugural address he stated, "The Government of Odisha is ready to prov... (more)
‘Punjab will Assist Women Start-ups in Every Possible Manner’: Capt. Amarinder Singh, Chief Minister

Capt. Amarinder Singh, Chief Minister, Punjab while delivering the inaugural address of Road to Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) 2017 said, “The state is coming up with new industrial package intending to promote women entrepreneurship, adding that the state was taking measures to... (more)