Private Sector Archive

Multilateral banks to deepen collaboration with private sector to boost inclusive, sustainable infrastructure

Washington, D.C. – Leaders of the top multilateral development banks (MDBs) have agreed to deepen their collaboration to encourage private sector investment in vital infrastructure needed to support sustainable and inclusive economic growth throughout the world. Under the theme of “Delivering Inclusive, Sustainable Infrastructure,” the Global Infrastructure Forum 2017 provided a venue to discuss how

ICICI Lombard becomes first private sector general insurance player to cross ` 10,000 crore in Premium Income

  Gross Domestic Premium Income (GDPI) crosses ` 10,725.9 crore in FY2017, registering a growth of 32.6% over the previous fiscal year. Profit after Tax grows by 38.3% to ` 701.9 crore in FY2017 compared to ` 507.5 crore in FY2016.   Mumbai, April 21, 2017: ICICI Lombard, the largest private sector general insurance company

Donors agree on US $ 7.06 billion to the African Development Fund (ADF); increased financing for fragile countries; and scaled up support to the private sector

➢ Strong donor commitment despite a difficult global economic environment ➢ Resources devoted to countries affected by situations of fragility to increase ➢ ADF to scale-up support to the private sector December 12, 2016 – A global coalition of donors pledged to support the structural transformation of African economies and the African Development Bank’s High

Government of Karnataka invites private sector company Diabetacare to devise solutions to curb the rise of diabetes in the state

Diabetacare screens 1500 government officials and employees for diabetes and diabetes induced complications   New Delhi, April 8 2016: As part of its efforts to raise awareness about diabetes and the need for regular preventive checkups, leading Indian medical start-up Diabetacare conducted a day-long mega health event, where its nurses and nutritionists screened over 1,500

GOLDEN TRIANGLE OF GOVERNMENT, SCIENCE, AND PRIVATE SECTOR IS ONLY WAY TO TACKLE WATER SCARCITY

Panel discussion at Abu Dhabi’s Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture to tackle water for food security issue Abu Dhabi, 27 January 2016: The ‘golden triangle’ of government bodies, the scientific world, and the private sector working together is the only way to combat the impending crisis of water scarcity and its threat to food

Mr. Anil Agarwal, Chairman, Vedanta group, tweeted, ‘Level playing field for PSUs & private sector will create healthy competition, unlocking India’s abundant natural resource potential’

Vedanta Chairman tweets for level playing field & transparent policies for natural resources industry. Expressing optimism from the new government, Mr. Anil Agarwal, Chairman, Vedanta Group today via a tweet rooted for a level playing field and transparent policies for the natural resources industry in India. Stable and consistent policies will enable healthy competition not just

The Argumentative Bengali – Chawm Ganguly

We Bengalis love our Adda’s. Over endless cups of syrupy tea sipped in a road side tea stall: aptly named “Bekar Parliament” (Parliament of the jobless / useless) with a killer, obnoxiously Bengali,  punch line “amader Dilli te kono sakha nai”(we don’t have any branches in Delhi ) or over any other drink covering the

PMA Policy in Private Sector to be reviewed, notifications kept in abeyance

In a meeting held in PMO attended by the National Security Adviser, the Cabinet Secretary and the Principal Secretary to PM, and by officers of all concerned Ministries, a decision was taken to review the Policy for Providing Preference to Domestically Manufactured Electronic Goods (PMA Policy), particularly PMA in the private sector. 2. The PMA

Focus Should be Placed on Skill Development and the Promotion of Entrepreneurship Qualities Among the Members of the Weaker Sections of Society by the Private Sector – Kumari Selja

A meeting was convened by Kumari Selja, Minister of Social Justice & Empowerment here today to take an update on the progress made by the private sector in regard to the Affirmative Action for the benefit of weaker sections, especially the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes. The representatives from three premier industry chambers viz., CII,