UK India Business Council signs an MoU with the Government of West Bengal
UK India Business Council (UKIBC) signed an MoU with the Government of West Bengal at the Bengal Global Business Summit 2019 formalising its shared commitment to deliver UK business, investment, and economic growth in West Bengal. According to UKIBC’s ‘Doing Business in India 2018 Report: The UK Perspective’, 25% of UK businesses intending to enter and expand into India in the next 12 months are looking towards Eastern States such as West Bengal. UKIBC thinks that West Bengal’s strategic location is a gateway to North East India and ASEAN countries, prompting immense trade infrastructure development plans in the years to come.
9th edition of PhotoMarathon by Canon
Canon India hosted its 9th edition of the most coveted live photo contest, Canon PhotoMarathon for the first time in Kolkata. After successful editions in the past, Canon hosted the competition for the first time in East India at Science City Auditorium, Kolkata and was fagged off by Eddie Udagawa, Vice President, Consumer Imaging & Information Centre. The theme based day long photography saw participation from over 500 participants who showcased their skills to compete for exciting prizes. Deemed as one of the largest photo competitions, the event brings photography enthusiast closure while challenging them to push their boundaries and showcase their photography creativity.
NSHM Knowledge campus hosts NATCONPH 2019
NSHM Knowledge Campus, Kolkata organised the 10th edition of its annual conference on Pharmacy and Healthcare, NATCONPH 2019 at Science City auditorium. The conference focused on the necessity of collaborative health sciences with special attention to advances in pharmaceutical and allied healthcare industries. The event saw the presence of notable dignitaries such as Swami Sarvalokanandaji Maharaj, Head, Ramakrishna Mission Ashram, Narendrapur, Dr. Shashi Panja, Minister-in-charge, (Department of Women and Child Development and Social Welfare), Dr. Nirmal Majhi, President, West Bengal Medical Council (WBMC), Dr. Sukumar Mukherjee, Advisor, GD Hospital and Diabetes Institute, Kolkata to name a few.
Bajaj Allianz life’s long life goal
Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance launched Bajaj Allianz Life LongLife Goal. This new age whole life ULIP comes with attractive features like tax free Retired Life Income, a life cover till 99 years and flexibility to make partial withdrawals. Speaking at the launch, Dheeraj Sehgal, Chief Institutional Business Officer, Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance said, “This ULIP is an ideal investment option for those looking to enjoy a comfortable retired life, no matter when they plan to retire. It is essential to save and invest in simple, yet value-packed investments’ product, which will offer a retired life income to make the most of your retired years.” this is a non-participating individual whole life unit linked, regular premium payment endowment plan and boost one’s retirement corpus.
Launch of New Crockery Collection at Aspirationz World
Aspirationz World launched its new crockery collection on February 16, in their store at Topsia. The new collection at Aspirationz World is decidedly dedicated to the finer aesthetics of people who love to treat their guests in the most elegant manner. Classy coffee mugs, home décor pieces, crockery made with bone china are in the new collection.
Future Group launches Metro Central at Esplanade
Central, by Future Group launched its second store in Kolkata at Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Esplanade and comes in place of the iconic Metro Cinema. With state-of-the art décor depicting the heritage and culture of Kolkata, minimalistic fixtures and an aspiration of fashion boutique feel, the Metro Central vows to provide a never before shopping experience to its customers right from the time they enter the store to the billing and cash counters. Vikram Prashad, CEO, he is very excited of this launch and describes it as a very proud moment for the group.
SAIL’s Bettiah Steel Processing Unit dedicated to Nation
Chaudhary Birender Singh, Union Steel Minister and Ram Vilas Paswan, Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution dedicated SAIL’s Steel Processing Unit situated at Bettiah in West Champaran, Bihar to the Nation. High quality steel tubes and pipes will be produced by this Unit. Sushil Modi, Deputy Chief Minister, Bihar, Dr. Sanjay Jaiswal, MP, West Champaran, RS Pande, MLA, Bagha Vidhan Sabha constituency and Prakash Rai, MLA, Chanpatiya Vidhan Sabha Constituency, Anil Kumar Chaudhary, Chairman, SAIL, Puneet Kansal, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Steel were presenton this occasion. Starting under the supervision of SAIL-Bokaro steel plant this SPU has an installed capacity of 50,000 tonnes yearly and is being set up at an estimated cost of `116 crore with technical expertise from SAIL’s Bokaro and Rourkela Steel Plant.