The Indian market size is growing and at the same time western markets are either stagnant or shrinking. To feed the increasing interest either for food importing nations to source from India or for people wanting to expand their food business, the food processing ministry of India is coming up with World Food India 2017.
Scheduled to be held in November in Indian capital New Delhi, the event will provide a platform for global companies to interact with domestic companies, will give access to all Indian states to showcase their produce, policies, infrastructure and what tie ups they are interested in. With Over 30 international countries coming in with business delegations, some with even ministerial delegations, the event will have partner and focused countries, sectorial meets and a lot of B2B and G2G networking.
Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Union Minister of Food Processing, India, talks to MIG TV about the event.
The Indian market size is growing and at the same time western markets are either stagnant or shrinking. To feed the increasing interest either for food importing nations to source from India or for people wanting to expand their food business, the food processing ministry of India is coming up with World Food India 2017. … Continue reading In conversation with Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Union Minister Food Processing, India →
It has been three years since the new government came into power and during these years the civil aviation sector has definitely taken giant leaps. Currently India is at 3rd position in domestic and 4th position in global air traffic ranking. To know more about the developing plans and future prospects of this sector, MIG TV interacted with Ashok Gajapathi Raju, union minister for Civil Aviation, Government of India.
As the Indian prime minister, Narendra Modi inaugurated the eighth edition of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit on January 9, kudos poured from all parts of the auditorium and beyond. Almost 100 countries participated in the event, including the likes of France, Russia, Rwanda, Kenya, the US, the UK and the UAE. More than 5,000 delegates made for an impressive crowd.
The Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, in its curtain raiser briefing here in New Delhi, elucidated the main program elements of the 14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, to be held in Bengaluru, Karnataka from January 7 to 9, 2017.
The Silicon Valley of India, Bengaluru in Karnataka, is all set to host the 14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention on January 7-9, 2017. The Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi will inaugurate the convention and Dr António Costa, the Prime Minister of Portugal, will be the chief guest for the occasion.
More than 5,000 people from India and abroad is expected to be a part of this grandly ambitious event, besides the delegates from across the globe.
Media India Group, in an exclusive interview with Dnyaneshwar M Mulay, Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs & Overseas Indian Affairs, explores the Indian government’s policies and the long-term engagement plan with the Indians living abroad.
Though Maharashtra is one of the most industrialised states in India, it has a significant rural population as well. In order to promote equal opportunities in the rural areas as well as for the women, the state government has initiated several measures, says Pankaja Munde, Maharashtra’s Minister of Panchayati Raj, Rural Development, Women and Child Welfare. One of the key schemes launched by the government is the Earn and Learn where students get an opportunity to earn a wage even while they are enrolled in a school or training facility, The state is focusing on a diverse set of skills for its youth, namely electronics repairs, hospitality, retail, tourism etc. In an exclusive interview with the Media India Group. Munde says that she has high expectations from association with the Europe India Foundation for Excellence EIFE. which can help bring the latest know how in skill development to the young population of Maharashtra.
India being the largest food producer in the world, food should be contributing a lot more to the Indian GDP and exports baskets than what it is doing currently. Food processing is one of the upcoming sectors of India and Harsimrat Kaur Badal, the Indian Union Cabinet Minister of Food Processing talks about the steps taken by the government to promote the sector, mega food parks, the retail industry and ever changing tastes and lifestyle choices of the people, in an exclusive interview with Media India Group.
In an exclusive interview with Media India Group, Raghubar Das, Chief Minister of the eastern state of India, Jharkhand, talks about the state’s potential for investors in various sectors including mining and coal sectors, and about the different proactive state policies. As an auto and IT hub, the state, which has a population of more than 32 million mostly of young people, is also looking at European investors. With its new, investor-friendly framework, Jharkhand is eyeing important industrial and tertiary projects. Also working towards skill development, Jharkhand has signed a MoU with Government of India and is looking at training hundreds of thousands of people, notably in collaboration with big Indian and international companies, such as Cisco and Tata.
Media India Group attended the Navratri Festival 2016 at Ahmedabad in India’s western-most state, Gujarat. MIG interacted with the state’s tourism board’s principal secretary, S J Haider, who spoke on the fanfare of the Navratri festival and on the number of tourists it draws.
French Defense Minister, Jean-Yves Le Drian, was on Friday in New Delhi to sign with its Indian counterpart, Manohar Parrikar, the long due deal for 36 Rafale fighter jets, for a price of 7.8 billion Euros.