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MPEDA receives ‘Rajbhasha Keerti Award’

The Marine Products Export Development Authority (Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India), Kochi, has been awarded National level “Rajbhasha Keerti Award’ for the third consecutive year. MPEDA Chairman Dr. A. Jayathilak received the award from Shri Ram Nath Kovind, the Hon’ble President of India, on 14th September 2017 at Vigyan Bhawan, NewDelhi. This award has been given to The Marine Products Export Development Authority (Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. […]


7th Edition of HotelTech Kerala to be held from September 22 to 24 in Cochin

HotelTech will provide a unique opportunity for the hospitality sector in the state to identify suppliers related to their sector. The seventh edition of Kerala’s premier hospitality equipment exhibition, HotelTech Kerala, will be held from September 22 to 24, 2017 at the Rajiv Gandhi Indoor Stadium, Kadavanthra, Cochin. The event will provide a unique opportunity for the hospitality sector in the state to identify suppliers related to their sector. The […]



UST Global, a leading digital technology services company, today announced the opening of a new facility in Penang, Malaysia. This facility will be UST Global’s second centre in Penang. Commenting on the new facility, Amar Chhajer, Country Head of Malaysia, UST Global, said, “We are committed to innovative talent development, management and recruitment in Penang and are working towards having 1000 more employees onboard in next 3 years. Our new facility […]


IMTMA Appoints Mr. P. Ramadas as the New President

Indradev Babu Managing Director of UCAM Private Limited Appointed As the Vice President Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers’ Association (IMTMA) held its 71st Annual General Meeting (AGM) at Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC) on 6th September 2017 in Bengaluru. At the Executive Committee meeting following the AGM, Mr. P. Ramadas, Managing Director, Ace Manufacturing Systems Limited was elected as the President of IMTMA and Mr. Indradev Babu, Managing Director, UCAM Private Limited was elected […]


CDB celebrated World Coconut Day 2017 at Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh

The Government of Andhra Pradesh is committed in increasing the income of the farmers through scientific coconut cultivation, said Shri. Somireddy Chandramohan Reddy, Hon’ble Minister for Agriculture, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh while inaugurating the World Coconut Day celebration of Coconut Development Board at M/s.Shubam Kalyana Vedhika, Ramavarappadu Ring Road, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh. He expressed his happiness on the increased productivity of coconut in the state which is having the highest […]


Land bonds could be game-changer in land acquisition: Kerala Addl Chief Secretary (Finance) Dr K.M. Abraham

KIIFB CEO and Dr Abraham propose use of innovative instruments to overcome constraints in infrastructure financing Observing that land acquisition is the biggest hurdle to infrastructure development in the state, a top Kerala official today suggested leveraging the potential of land bonds as a viable instrument for removing this crippling roadblock. Kerala Additional Chief Secretary (Finance) Dr. K.M. Abraham said factors like high population density and relatively higher prosperity levels […]


Rs 12,000 crore for highways along coastal areas and high range: Finance Minister Thomas Isaac

The Kerala government has allocated Rs 12,000 crore to the Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund Board (KIIFB), a state agency for fast-tracking the investment funding and approval of basic infrastructural development projects, for materialising highways along coastal areas and high ranges, Finance Minister Shri Thomas Isaac said here today. “Presently, the scope of fundraising for infrastructural development projects lies with capital market. KIIFB is the answer for this process,” he said. […]


High-profile summit to examine opportunities and challenges in Infrastructure Financing

KIIFB national seminar on Saturday will examine emerging trends in infrastructure financing. Industry experts will share their views on models suited to Kerala.  Representatives of major institutional investors, prominent industry experts, key financial sector regulators and policymakers will come together here on Saturday for a high-profile conclave that will examine an array of pertinent issues and emerging trends in public infrastructure financing.  Organised by Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund Board (KIIFB), […]


UST Global Campus in Thiruvananthapuram Awarded LEED Gold Certification

LEED Gold is the most prestigious rating by USGBC to encourage market transformation towards sustainable design UST Global, a US-based leading digital technology services company, announced that its campus in Thiruvananthapuram has been awarded the most prestigious achievement, LEED Gold. Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is a rating system devised by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) to evaluate the environmental performance of a building and encourage […]


Spices Board and J&K Govt. to jointly promote marketing and quality improvement of saffron

Efforts underway to seek GI registration for saffron: Spices Board Chairman A. Jayathilak  Stepping up its efforts to promote marketing and upgrade quality of saffron, the Spices Board has teamed up with the Jammu and Kashmir government to boost produce and improve value addition of the signature Kashmiri spice for its consumption and trading in both domestic and international markets. The Board and the state government are also going full […]


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