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Posted on 25 September 2013 by GGS News

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Training program on “Cleaner Production/Technology Integrated Environment Management” Sep 27-Oct 01, 2010, Jaipur

Posted on 09 September 2010 by GGS News

FICCI is organizing the fifth 5-Day Training program on “Cleaner Production/Technology Integrated Environment Management” for capacity building of Industry Managers supported by Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF), GOI during 27th September to 1st October, 2010 at Hotel Four Points – Sheraton, City Square, Jaipur.

The training program is designed to provide the participants with hands-on training on Cleaner Production (CP) Approach and Methodology; Waste Minimization Techniques; Understanding of Environmental Acts, Rules & Regulations, Global Environmental Issues; Cleaner Technologies (CT), Operation & Maintenance Issues along with reduction in production costs and improved productivity. In addition, a few real life industry case studies on water & energy audits and performance up-gradation of Pollution Control Systems would also be covered in the program. The course would involve interactive sessions, presentations, documentary films, case studies, group & lab exercises etc.

The focus groups are the officials/managers from industries & other organizations involved in activities related to improving productivity, cutting costs & improving environment management of the company. Several reputed resource persons/ experts from various institutions including senior officials from MoEF have been identified as Guest faculty for the programs. Upon successful completion of the training a “Training Certificate” would be issued to the participants jointly by MoEF and FICCI.

As the program is partially supported by the MoEF, to meet the partial expenditure a nominal fee of Rs 15,000 (twin sharing)/Rs 20,000 (Separate room) per residential delegate or Rs 10,000 per Non-Residential delegate would be charged. The accommodation to residential delegates would be provided at Hotel Four Points – Sheraton itself. A discount of 50% is available on participation fee for “Small Scale” Industries.

Note: The last date for receiving nominations is September 23, 2010. Nominations received after the closing date will not be considered. As the numbers of seats for the training program are limited, selection of participants is at discretion of FICCI.

Contact Details
Ms Karishma Bist
Sr. Assistant Director
FICCI – Resource Conservation & Management
Tel: 011-23357394(D)
Fax: 011-23721504

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Business Delegation to Germany October 6-8, 2010, Düsseldorf, Dresden & Frankfurt

Posted on 09 September 2010 by GGS News

We are delighted to inform you that the Honb’le Union Minister for Commerce and Industry, Government of India, Shri Anand Sharma shall be visiting Germany on October 6-8,2010, accompanied with high powered business delegation from India led by FICCI President Mr Rajan Bharti Mittal.

India and Germany have been traditionally warm and close friends, sharing a common commitment to democracy, pluralism and rule of law. Indian business has always respected German industry and has learned much from its commitment to quality and innovation. German industry has viewed India as a credible economic partner, and is India’s seventh largest source of investment and second largest partner in technology collaborations.

As you are aware, there is a huge potential for cooperation with Germany in the sectors like; Renewable Energy, Power, Engineering (Mechanical), Electrical & Electronics, Auto Components & Automobile, Information Technology & ICT, Environmental Technology, Biotech, Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Medical Equipment & Devices, Textile, Textile Machinery & Technical Textile, Infrastructure, Iron & Steel, Food Products & Food Processing, Machinery, Footwear, Chemical, Hi-Tech Industries etc.

The proposed itinerary of the visit would be:

5th October Arrival at Duesseldorf
6th October Seminar & B2B Meetings at Duesseldorf
7th October Seminar & B2B Meetings at Dresden
8th October Seminar & B2B Meetings at Frankfurt
9th October Departure from Germany

In view of the importance of the Ministerial visit and the networking opportunities presented by the visit, we would like to invite you to join the important delegation.

To defray a part of the expenses such as printing of who’s who, communication expenses, etc. incurred in connection with organising the visit, a delegation fee of Rs. 40,000/- (Cheque/ DD in favor of “FICCI”) per person is being charged. The participants will have to bear their travel & accommodation expenses.

We shall be grateful if you could fill up the enclosed ‘Registraion Proforma’ and send us your response latest by 31st August 2010.

For any further details, please contact

Samrat Soo
Senior Assistant Director
Phone: 91- 11- 23736313 (D), 23738760 – 70 (Ext. 344)


Amit Tyagi
Senior Assistant Director
New Delhi
Tel: +91-11-23736313 (D)


FICCI Business Delegation to Germany

October 6 – 8,2010: Duesseldorf, Dresden & Frankfurt


Name of the Mission Member

Name of the Organisation

Telephone No (Direct & Mobile) Fax
Email Website
Name of the Secretary Mobile No. E-mail ID
Company Profile

(Briefly mention in not more than 150 words about your company, products and services as well as any other point about your organization that you may like to highlight)

Specific Business Interests / Purpose of the Visit (not more than 50 words)

Number of Employees __________ person Year of Establishment _________
Annual Turnover (in EURO)
Personal Profile of the Mission member

(Briefly mention in not more than 50 words your educational & professional background as well as any other point you may like to highlight)

Details of your previous overseas travels

Areas of interests

  • Export
  • Import
  • Invest in Germany
  • Joint Venture
  • Technical Collaboration

Passport No. Date of Issue Date of Expiry Place of Issue Date of Birth

Credit Card No. Name of the Bank Type of Card Valid Till
DIETARY PREFERENCE (For information only)
Vegetarian Non-vegetarian
Enclosures Checklist q       Registration Proforma duly filled in

q       Photographs – 2 copies

q       Photocopy of your internationally valid credit card

Cheque/Demand Draft for Rs. 40,000 towards delegation Fee drawn in favour of “Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry”, payable at New Delhi

Please Note:

  1. 1. Members to bear their own Travel, local transport, Boarding & Lodging expenses as well as any charges such as Registration fee etc, where the group participates at any event.   In the case of group travel in a coach arranged by FICCI during the Mission programme, the expenditure shall be borne equally by all the members of the Group.
  2. 2. In case any delegate drops out after Sept 6th, 2010 there will not be any refund of the delegation fee.

(Note: Please use a separate sheet for related information you wish to include)


Please return this proforma to:





NEW DELHI – 110 001

Phones: 011- 23738760 – 70 (Ext. 321/344), 23736313 (D)

Fax: 011- 23320714,23721504


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OECD/CELE conference: “IMAGINE! Exploring radical visions for tomorrow’s schools… and how to make them work”

Posted on 31 August 2010 by GGS News

Register now!
Over the past 50 years, in an effort to better prepare society for the challenges to come, educators have been been crafting visions that challenge traditional models of learning and the physical space that supports them. But visions are not enough.
From 20-22 September 2010, Vienna will host an international conference IMAGINE! Exploring radical visions for tomorrow’s schools … and how to make them work. It is being organised by the OECD Centre for Effective Learning Environments (CELE), in co-operation with the Ministry for Education, Arts and Culture, Austria and the Vienna University of Technology, and with the participation of the OECD Centre for Educational Research and Innovation (CERI). The conference will explore how innovative design solutions and financing and procurement strategies can address current and future challenges in educational policy and practice. It will also be informed by reflection on different major trends influencing education and scenarios for the future.
The conference will feature keynote speakers and panel discussions involving visionaries, change agents, policy makers, architects and planners; hands-on creative workshops; visits to educational facilities in the Vienna area; and a poster exhibition on “Visions for tomorrow’s schools

for Registration: please contack to memer of OECD : Mr Amar Singh:

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REGISTRATION – Europe INNOVA Conference 2010, 27 – 29 October 2010, Liege, Belgium

Posted on 31 August 2010 by GGS News

Athens, Greece (GGS News) 31 Aug 2010 Dear Europe INNOVA members and stakeholders,

We would like to remind you that the official registration for the Europe INNOVA Conference 2010, organised by the Belgian Presidency of the EU and hosted by the Region of Wallonia in close collaboration with the European Commission’s DG Enterprise and Industry has been launched. The conference will take place in Liège, Belgium, on October 27 – 29, 2010.

For further information, please visit the Europe INNOVA Conference 2010 website:

Click here to start your registration!
After the registration please do not forget to book your hotel!

PS: In case you have already registered for the conference or received this message please ignore this email!

On behalf of the Europe INNOVA Conference Organising Committee
The Europe INNOVA Communications Team

Agis Evrigenis
Project Manager
Logotech S.A.
Kifisias 220, 15231 Athens, Greece
Tel: +30 210 6777805
Skype: agis.evrigenis
Fax: +30 210 6777231

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“Indian Real Estate Companies Directory”

Posted on 14 August 2010 by GGS News

FICCI NEW DELHI (BUREAU REPORT) 14 AUG 2010. MR  Mousumi Roay director said to day that he is  pleased to inform you that we have received very good response from companies for participation in the Real Estate Companies Directory – FICCI. We have over 40 companies confirmed for the listing, a few prominent companies of those are:

BPTP Ansal Group
Lodha Developers TATA Housing Development Company
Mahindra Life Space Developers Ltd. Jones Lang Lasalle Property
Usha Breco Realty Limited Heritage Realty Group
Prestige Estates Projects Ltd. Shriram Properties
TATA Realty and Infrastructure Ltd. Kalpataru Ltd.
NSL Infratech Ltd. Ozone Group
Shanders Group Acme Group

FICCI Real Estate Companies Directory is also taken to be a good medium of target specific advertising; hence we are receiving equally good response for the same. The directory is a unique compilation of information on Indian realty companies, their top management executives, domestic and international projects, locations, subsidiary companies, other business areas, joint ventures, awards and recognitions won by the companies and also an opportunity for companies to showcase some of their prestigious projects through photographs.

Before closing it, I would once again like to propose you to be a part of this. You may send your entries only in soft form as per the attached “Information Format” to FICCI by 30thAugust 2010. The directory also has slots for corporate advertisements. Kindly refer to the attachments with this mail for fee and advertisement details.

With all your support and Cooperation, I believe we would make it a credible source of information on Indian real estate companies which will benefit the sector as a whole.


(Mousumi Roy)


Linked Files:

1.       E-Flier – FICCI Real Estate Companies Directory.pdf

2.       Information-Format-for-Indian-Real-Estate-Cos-Directory-FICCI.doc

3.       Ad-specifics-for-Directory.doc

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INDIA GOES TO GERMANY : FICCI Business Delegation to Germany

Posted on 14 August 2010 by GGS News

FICCI NEW DELHI  (BUREAU REPORT) Dates : October 6 – 8,2010: Duesseldorf, Dresden & Frankfurt

Lead by : Honb’le Union Minister for Commerce and Industry, Government of India, Shri Anand Sharma

Sectors : Renewable Energy, Engineering (Mechanical), Electrical & Electronics, Auto Components & Automobile, Information Technology & ICT, Environmental Technology, Biotech, Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Medical Equipment & Devices, Textiles, Textile Machinery, Iron & Steel, Food Processing, Infrastructure, Chemical

Last date : 20th August 2010.

Contact : Mr Samrat Soo, 011-23736313(D),,

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Working Group on Global Warming & Expo10 Conference Invitation

Posted on 14 August 2010 by GGS News

LANDON ; BUREAU REPORT) This is to announce the call for papers for the Working Group on Global Warming Conference & Expo 10 (WGGW Conference & Expo 10), 24th-28th, September 2010 at Mayfair London Hotel, Mayfair London W1K 1BE.

The financial, food, fuel and climate crises are individually serious issues, but in combination their impact could be catastrophic for the global economy. Perhaps we stand at a crossroads. Even as we move into a global economic downturn there are growing calls for an accelerated transformation towards low carbon and resource productive economies. To move forward will require new and more efficient solutions, technologies and products alongside behavioral change. Climate change is now universally recognized as a significant global environmental challenge and as a consequence, debate over the measures needed to tackle climate change has moved up to the top of the agenda amongst civil society, business and government. The United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen in December 2009 highlighted the major challenges and opportunities associated with climate change as we move towards post 2012 carbon dioxide (CO2) reduction targets. In October 2008, the UK raised the bar by announcing a target of cutti


WGGW Conference & Expo 10 themed “Impacts of the Global Recession on Sustainable Development, Climate Change Policy and Markets” will provide a platform to discuss the future opportunities and challenges related to the design, development and commercialization of low carbon innovation, technologies, products and services. WGGW Conference & Expo 10 will include invited and refereed papers from academics, consultants, entrepreneurs, investors, technology providers, designers, sustainability, environment and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) managers as well as other business functions. The event will be a unique learning experience, networking space and an opportunity to think. Delegates will come globally from companies, entrepreneurs, as well as academia, government and non-governmental organizations (NGOs). The conference is supported by an international Advisory Board.

Conference Topics:

WGGW Conference & Expo 10 welcomes conceptual and research-based papers covering sustainable innovation, technology, product and service design and development. Papers focused on low carbon solutions and sustainable innovations related to the following topics and among others, are particularly welcomed:

•Global Warming and Climate Change and the Oceans

•Sustainable Environment, Health and Development

•Remote Sensing and Global Surveillance

•Water Resources Management

•Carbon & GHG Management

•Extreme Events and Impacts Assessment

•Greenhouse Gas & Ecosystems

•Human Health in a Changing Climate

•Agricultural and Forestry Resources Management

•Clean Energy Technology

•Low GHG Transportation

•Education: Global Change & Sustainable Development

•Case studies


WGGW Conference & Expo 10 will provide a range of benefits to speakers and Participating delegates:

•Sponsorship:       All round air ticket, per diem, travel insurance and visa fees to be provided for all speakers and participating delegates

•Unique:                 Forum for new ideas and concepts

•Leading-edge:      Presentations from key international researchers, practitioners and policy- makers

•Content:                New research, results and thinking

•Networking:          Opportunities to meet business, government and academia

•Track-record:       Over 900 delegates from over 50 countries have attended previous conferences

•Established:        3rd international conference

Submission Details:

Conference Papers: Please email or fax up to 500 words describing your proposed paper by deadline 10th September, 2010. The paper will then be sent to the Advisory Board for evaluation and authors will be given feedback on or before 17th September, 2010 the deadline for paper acceptance. Please only submit abstracts if you have registered for the conference. Registration is free of charge.

We look forward seeing you at the meeting.

Lynda Evans
Conference Organizer
27 Commercial Street London E1 6LP
London, United Kingdom.
Ph: +44 795 654 1285 +44 701 113 3900
Fax: +44 870 495 4741,

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international conference of Euro-Par 2010

Posted on 14 August 2010 by GGS News

ITALY (Bureau Report) 14 Aug 2010The Euro-Par 2010 conference is organized by the Institute for High Performance Computing and Networking (ICAR) of the Italian National Research Council (CNR).
The Conference will take place at the Congress Center of the Hotel Continental Terme, in Ischia, Italy.

Euro-Par is an annual series of international conferences dedicated to the promotion and advancement of all aspects of parallel computing  and distributing computing.
The major themes can be divided into the broad categories of hardware, software, algorithms and applications for parallel and distributed computing. The objective of Euro-Par is to provide a forum for the promotion of parallel and distributed  computing both as an industrial technique and an academic discipline, extending the frontier of both the state of the art and the state of the italy

Welcome to the Registration Page of the Euro-Par 2010 Conference and Workshops, to be held from August 30th until September 3rd, in Ischia, Naples (Italy) –


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The fourth annual India Carbon Market ON 8-9 SEP 2010 AT HOTE LE MARIDIEN NEW DELHI

Posted on 14 August 2010 by GGS News

FICCI NEW DELHI  International Conference on Carbon Market at Le Maridients Hotel on 8 – 9 Sep 2010.  the largest platform to engage with the Indian carbon market – will be held on September 8-9, 2010 in Hotel Le Meridien, New Delhi. The Conclave is India’s flagship event in the carbon market space, organized by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) in partnership with the Ministry of Environment & Forests (MoEF), The World Bank and International Emissions Trading Association (IETA). India Carbon Market Conclave provides an all-inclusive forum for global carbon market stakeholders to engage with Indian project developers, for Indian carbon market stakeholders to interface with the global mainstream. It is a platform for sharing knowledge on current trends and emerging scenarios of the global and Indian carbon markets, and a forum for deliberations on domestic and international policy and dialogue on climate change and the carbon market.Objectives

  • To provide an effective and all-inclusive platform for global carbon market stakeholders to engage with a large number of Indian project developers, and for Indian carbon market players to interface with the global mainstream
  • To facilitate direct interface between buyers and sellers of carbon credits
  • To provide a platform a platform for policy dialogue on the international and domestic policy processes related to climate change and the carbon market , and for knowledge sharing on emerging scenarios of the global and Indian carbon markets
  • To provide a platform for capacity building and growth of the Indian CDM project pipeline through knowledge sharing and information dissemination for new and prospective entrants to the carbon market
  • To showcase Indian carbon projects and provide a platform for Indian companies to reach out to carbon market buyers, investors and financiers
  • To enable clean tech and venture funds to find opportunities for investment

Target Audience

  • Industry
  • Banks and financial institutions
  • Brokerage firms
  • CDM Project developers
  • Carbon credit buyers
  • Consultants, validators, verifiers
  • Carbon market advisory firms
  • Credit rating agencies
  • Municipal corporations and other urban local bodies
  • Legal firms
  • Potential project proponents
  • Central and State Government ministries, departments and agencies
  • Carbon market exchanges
  • Carbon market research / communications / media firms
  • Industry associations
  • Multilateral and bilateral agencies
  • Renewable energy companies
  • Technology and equipment suppliers

Benefits to Stakeholders

The India Carbon Market Conclave offers a business, networking and knowledge platform for carbon market players, a forum for accelerated and effective business decision-making, an opportunity to identify real projects with financing needs or credits to sell, a platform for engaging with the largest gathering of project developers in India and an opportunity to conduct carbon business transactions…

Benefits for Buyers and Investors Benefits for Project Developers
  • Interact with a vast number of companies with projects at different stages of development in one place
  • Present the offerings for the project developers and the expectations from the market
  • Interact with project developers from neighbouring countries
  • Have one-to-one meetings with carbon credit sellers at the structured B2B meet
  • Identify projects that offer real carbon emissions reductions
  • Interface with leading buyers and carbon market investors from all over the world
  • Get a detailed insight on the current global carbon market and future outlook
  • Gain knowledge on market fundamentals, pricing, contractual issues and project development
  • Have one-to-one meetings with buyers of carbon credits and investors at the B2B meet
  • Reach out to the global buyers and investors by showcasing your project

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