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e-auctioning of Cardamom: Spices Board can invoke bank guarantee of auctioneers for non-payment to growers

In a bid to provide a fair deal to cardamom-growers, the Spices Board has decided to invoke the bank guarantee of auctioneers if there is a default in payment to farmers for the e-auctioning of cardamom. The Cardamom (Licensing and Marketing) Amendment Rules 2014 stipulates that the auctioneer shall pay the growers, whose cardamom is pooled, the applicable sale value of the spice sold in an auction within ten days from the […]

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Kerala government to support private sector IT incubators and accelerators

Approval for tie-ups with national and international agencies New policy revisions offer more incentives to startups In a significant push to expand IT incubation space and encourage more startup ventures, the Kerala government has approved support for private entities and tie-ups with reputed national and international agencies for setting up incubators and accelerators in the state. The government has also decided to revise norms in the state IT policy to […]

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Free Check-up Camp at Hindlabs on World Diabetes Day

HLL Lifecare Limited’s diagnostic lab, Hindlabs will organize free diabetes camp at its center at TRIDA Complex, near Thiruvananthapuram Govt. Medical College in observance of World Diabetes Day on November 14, Monday. The camp, which will be open from 8 am, will be headed by eminent diabetologist Dr. Dinesh Prabhu. Registration will be limited to 100 participants on a first-come-first-serve basis. The camp will offer free sugar check-up, cholesterol test, […]

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TiECON Kerala 2017, ‘‘Kerala – The Entrepreneurial Destination’

Kerala’s largest entrepreneurial summit TiECON Kerala 2017 is going to be held at Le Meridien Kochi on 10th, 11th November 2017. This time TiECON Kerala is coming up with a new theme for their convention called ‘Kerala – The Entrepreneurial Destination’ which put forwards a platform for all innovators to meet business enthusiasts. “From the basic themes of encouraging and celebrating entrepreneurship to building an entrepreneurial ecosystem, we move this […]

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Metro Food Awards-Setting the benchmarks for a better dining

The 3rd edition of the Metro Food Awards Season 1 was held in Kochi on the 30th of October 2017. The event began with an air of serenity, amidst a breathtaking sunset on the calm backwaters of Bolgatty Palace. The evening soon gave way to a night of applause and cheer for the winners of the awards. What started as a quest to find the cream of the hotels and […]

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National Entrepreneurship Award to Tejaswini Coconut Producer Company

Thejaswini Coconut Farmers Producer Company Ltd at Kannur has been selected as the winner of the National Entrepreneurship Award 2017 under Barefoot Enterprises category instituted by Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship. The award winner will receive award money of Rs. 5 lakhs, trophy and certificate under this category. To honour the winners, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship is organising the National Entrepreneurship Awards 2017 Ceremony on Thursday, 9th […]

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Kerala aims to become electronics manufacturing hub using skills and startup strength

·         Hardware Mission submits the Ecosystem Study Report to the state government ·         MoU with Intel to pursue creation of a hardware ecosystem accepted in principle Kerala is looking to build on its success in software startups by rolling out a new set of policies to create a similar ecosystem for hardware that will leverage the state’s advantages in terms of skilled human resources, entrepreneurial culture and high consumption, to set up […]

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KSUM’s sabbatical scheme for teachers gets govt. nod

Ten beneficiaries to be selected in pilot phase Members of the academic community in Kerala can now dabble in entrepreneurship with the state government giving its nod to a proposal of the Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) to grant sabbatical leave to the faculty members of all colleges who intend to establish startups. According to the proposal, which came up for deliberations at the 18th meeting of the Executive Committee of the […]

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MPEDA discusses boosting exports with Gujarat’s seafood industry stakeholders

Stepping up its efforts to increase the share of value added products in total marine exports from 17 per cent to 30 per cent, the Marine Products Export Development Authority(MPEDA), under the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India, organized a first-of-its-kind interaction with stakeholders from the seafood sector in Gujarat. Gujarat state government officials, aquaculture farmers, exporters and hatchery owners were among those who participated in the meeting […]

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Czarina Mix N’ Match Mania is making waves in Trivandrum

The Mix N’ Match Mania which began on October 1, is drawing an enthusiastic response with the number of customers increasing every day. Shoppers can create their own eye-catching designs by mixing and matching the ready-to-wear kurtis, leggings, dupattas and churidars that are available separately at Czarina, the city’s leading fashion boutique. The fest ends on October 15. Like last year, the Mix N’ Match Mania is being extended to Czarina’s […]

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