Global Mid size companies keen on Strategic Tie-ups with India


An exclusive symposium organized by India Law Offices (ILO) & Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in the Capital today witnessed over 100 companies from 20 countries exploring strategic partnerships with Indian companies.

It was an interesting mix of developed as well as developing nations, discussing and exploring tie-ups with their Indian counterparts. The delegation saw participation from varied industry sectors viz., Solar & Hydro Energy, Dairy, Construction Equipment, Agriculture & Processed Food, Aviation, Textile, Automotive, IT & Infrastructure, etc. keen on Joint ventures and investment in the country.

“An economy grows only when its Small & Mid Market segment grows. With this initiative to fuel the Mid Market growth in India, we have organized today’s symposium which has participation from more than 20 countries like Germany, Canada, Italy, Greece, Austria, New Zealand, Cyprus, China, Lithuania & Kazakhstan, etc”, said Mr. Gautam Khurana, Managing Partner, India Law Offices (ILO). Having offices all over India and partner Law Firms in over 30 countries, ILO is among India’s leading  Corporate Advisory Law Firm.

Present on the occasion was Mr. Atul Chaturvedi, Additional Secretary, DIPP, Ministry of Commerce & Industry who apprised the gathering on FDI Policy of India & its Future Trends & Expectations.

Mr. Ajit Seth, Ex Cabinet Secretary of the Republic of India addressed the gathering and shared how India has progressed over the years and how the country is striving to become one of the best economies in the years to come.

“India has emerged as one of the most attractive destination not only for investment but also for doing business in the recent years. One of the fastest growing economies in the world which has not only sustained global downturn of 2008-09, India is slated to grow at consistently higher rates during next few decades”, added  Mr. Madhav B Shriram, Chairman – CII Delhi State, and Deputy Managing Director, DCM Shriram Industries Limited.

Lubrizol and Finolex Industries Limited Join Hands to Process FlowGuard® Branded CPVC Pipes and Fittings in India



CLEVELAND and Pune, INDIA, February 15, 2017 – The Lubrizol Corporation, inventors and the largest manufacturers of CPVC compound worldwide, and Finolex Industries Limited, the leading  PVC pipes and fittings manufacturer in India, today announce the signing of,  FlowGuard® Processor agreement for the manufacturing and sale of Finolex FlowGuard® Plus pipes and fittings in India. The product will be launched in the market by Finolex Industries Limited in the last week of March 2017 and will cater to the building and construction industry.


“Lubrizol is dedicated to supplying the highest quality CPVC compounds to service the Indian hot & cold water plumbing markets,” explains Matthew Timmons, Managing Director, Lubrizol Advanced Materials India Pvt. Ltd. “Our partnership with Finolex Industries highlights the need and importance of quality CPVC pipes and fittings made from time-tested CPVC compounds provided by Lubrizol. Since January 2016, we have been manufacturing these world quality materials from a state-of-the art plant in Dahej, Gujarat. Our association with Finolex will further strengthen FlowGuard’s commitment to delivering reliability in India through Finolex’s wide spread network in the country.”


Timmons continues, “Since we introduced FlowGuard to the Indian market, we remained committed through our support of processors who continue to benefit from our more than 50 years of expertise in manufacturing and compounding.  Additionally, with the government’s recent focus on housing for all, the infrastructure status given to real estate, loans offered at cheaper rates, introduction of the Real Estate Regulatory Act (RERA), GST & many other initiatives, the need for quality products to be used in the country is greater than ever.”


Lubrizol introduced the resilient CPVC material into India nearly two decades ago. Since then, India’s plumbers, engineers, builders and consultants have been reassured by the only material of its kind to be designed and approved to meet all global standards.


Prakash Chhabria, Executive Chairman of Finolex Industries Limited expressed his views on the special occasion, saying, “We are committed to strengthening the plumbing industry through our association with Lubrizol falls in line with the culture of Finolex Industries in providing quality products ‘Made in India’ for the Indian market. We are confident about Lubrizol’s global expertise in compounding and appreciate the work done by them in changing the plumbing industry from metal-based to CPVC–based piping.  With FlowGuard’s raw material and support, our track record of providing superior products for Indian market gets strengthened. We look forward to a successful partnership.”

Emaar India gets Clearance Nod to handover The Palm Drive


– Company expedites execution with army of 10,000 labourers at project sites –

 Gurugram, 15th February 2017: Emaar India, the iconic brand and leading global property developer, today announced the receipt of Occupancy Certificate (OC) for the second phase of its premium luxury project The Palm Drive located on Golf Course Extension Road in Sector 66, Gurugram. This is the third project delivery in as many months by Emaar India, which is presently focused on rapid execution and seamless delivery of all its ongoing projects.


Emaar India has received Occupation Certificate for 378 units in Premier Terraces, Palm Studios, and Palm Terraces, which are part of The Palm Drive project. Earlier, the Company had delivered more than 500 units of Sky Terraces, Premier Terraces and Garden Terraces, along with the luxurious Clubhouse having premium recreational facilities, and 262 EWS units, in The Palm Drive project. Around 300 families have already moved in the project, which is spread across 37 acres and comprising of 1460 units, and are experiencing the state-of-the-art living on offer.


This is another noteworthy milestone in our endeavour towards swift delivery & handover of all the ongoing projects, and we are pleased to share it with our customers. We are happy that our focused efforts to fast track all the projects are yielding results, as we aim towards delivery of 3,000 residential units by the end of 2017.”, Mr Sanjay Malhotra, Chief Executive Officer, Emaar India said.


Emaar India has recently delivered Emerald Hills in Gurugram, and The Avenues and Grace at Esplanade in Chennai. While the realty market across the country is undergoing testing times, Emaar India has renewed its commitment to fast-track all ongoing projects by revamping its entire project management team. Additionally, more than 10,000 labourers are working at various sites of the developer presently, and the company aims to increase this workforce significantly at various projects.


Notably, The Palm Drive has garnered several accolades from the industry for its premium design and lifestyle quotient, and also holds the unique distinction of being the first residential project to be delivered on the Golf Course Extension road. It has also won the Realty Plus Excellence Award for ‘Luxury Project of the Year’, and the DNA Real Estate & Infrastructure Award for ‘Residential Project of the Year’.

UM Motorcycles rides to Le Corbusier’s Chandigarh, inaugurates its first dealership in the state of Punjab

UM Lohia Two Wheelers Pvt. Ltd – the Indian arm of the American motorcycle maker UM International, LLC — along with Lohia Auto today entered the land of five rives – Punjab as it opened its first dealership in the state capital Chandigarh. The dealership located at Jindal Agencies Pvt Ltd,Plot No 5, Industrial Area, Phase1, was inaugurated by Mr. Rajeev Mishra, CEO – UM Lohia Two Wheelers Pvt. Ltd, in the presence of Mr. Shubham Garg Director,UM Royal Punjab and other dignitaries and guests. The state of the art dealership located at Chandigarh is spread over a total of 2200sq. ft; which includes an area of 1500sq. ft for sales & service support. Customers will have access to the entire range of UM merchandise and accessories as well. The company further shared that the recently announced 24×7 Roadside Assistance Programme(RSA) will also be available for all customers of the city immediately.


Speaking at the launch, Mr. Rajeev Mishra, CEO – UM Lohia Two Wheelers Pvt. Ltd, said, “Chandigarh as we all know is India’s best planned city which boasts of well maintained, beautiful roads. Additionally its close proximity to the mountains makes the city an ideal playground for motor heads and nomads alike. Moreover Chandigarh is known for its automobile culture, and we’re confident of getting an excellent response from this city. We have been working very hard to create motorcycles that engage with the rider and offer a balance between ergonomics and performance. We’re hoping this dynamism is something even the customers feel.”

अथॉरिटी दफ्तर कल से नॉलेज पार्क-4 में

ग्रेटर नोएडा : ग्रेटर नोएडा अथॉरिटी के ऑफिस का पता गुरुवार से बदल जाएगा। अथॉरिटी का ऑफिस अब नॉलेज पार्क-4 में होगा। मंगलवार से शिफ्टिंग का काम शुरू हो गया है। अथॉरिटी के सीईओ दीपक अग्रवाल ने बताया कि बुधवार तक सारा सामान नए ऑफिस में शिफ्ट हो जाएगा। अभी ग्रेटर नोएडा अथॉरिटी का ऑफिस सेक्टर गामा-2 मे हैं।

मतदान के बाद अब मतगणना की तैयारी में जुटा ज िला प्रशासन.

जनपद में मतदान शान्तिपर्वूक सम्पन्न होने के उपरान्त जिला प्रशासन के द्वारा आगामी 11 मार्च को फूलमंडी में होने वाली मतगणना के लिये तैयारी आरम्भ कर दी है। इस कड़ी में जिला अधिकारी एन पी सिंह के द्वारा अपने कैम्प आफिस नोएडा के सभागार में बैठक करते हुये अधिकारियों को आवश्यक दिशा निर्देश देते हुये कहा कि इस कार्य से जुडे अधिकारियों के द्वारा अभी से अपनी तैयारियॉ आरम्भ कर दी जाये।
डीएम ने कहा कि 11 मार्च को होने वाली मतगणना के दौरान तीनों विधान सभाओं में 14-14 टेबिल लगाकर गणना कार्य भारत निर्वाचन आयोग के दिशा निर्देशानुसार पूर्ण किया जायेगा और एक टेबिल पर 4 गणना कार्मिकों की तैनाती होगी। अतः गणना कार्य में जिस स्टाफ को लगाया जायेगा उसकी सम्बन्धित अधिकारियों के द्वारा ड्यूटी तथा प्रशिक्षण का कार्य समय रहते पूर्ण कर लिया जाये। इसीप्रकार समस्त आर ओ के द्वारा अपने अपने उम्मीदवारों के साथ सामजस्य स्थापित करते हुये उनके मतगणना एजेन्ट बनाने का कार्य पूर्ण करा लिया जाये और निर्धारित तिथि पर उन्हें मानकों के अनुसार प्रशिक्षण प्रदान कर दिया जाये ताकि मतगणना का कार्य पूर्ण पादर्शिता के साथ सम्पन्न हो सकें।
जिलाधिकारी ने कहा कि मतगणना के दिन इस कार्य में गणना एजेन्टों के खान-पान की सस्ती दर एवं शुद्ध क्वालिटी के साथ खाना-नाश्ता आदि आसानी से मिल सकें इसके लिये 10 फरवरी की तर्ज पर गेट नम्बर 5 के बाहर जनाहार खान-पान की व्यवस्था कराते हुये उसकी जानकारी सभी उम्मीदवारों को उपलब्ध करा जाये ताकि उनके मतगणना एजेन्टों को आसानी से खाद्य पदार्थ उपलब्ध हो सकें। श्री सिंह ने यह भी कहा कि गणना कार्य में जो कार्मिक लगेंगें उनके लिये वहॉ पर खान-पान की व्यवस्था के लिये जिला पूर्ति अधिकारी के स्तर से कार्यवाही की जायेगी और अच्छी क्वालिटी का खान-पान व्यवस्था बनायी जायेगी और जो खाद्य सामग्री वहॉ तैयार की जायेगी वह खाद्य विभाग के सुपरवीजन में तैयार होगी ताकि सभी कार्मिकों को अच्छी प्रकार की खाना एवं नाश्ता उपलब्ध हो सके।
उन्होने कहा कि वैरीकेटिंग का कार्य लोक निर्माण विभाग के सुपरवीजन में मानकों के अनुसार नाामित ठेकेदार से कराया जायेगा इसके अतिरिक्त मतगणना स्थल पर मीडिया सेन्टर, सामान्य प्रेक्षक रूम, कम्प्यूटर रूम तथा अन्य व्यवस्थाओं की मानकों के अनुसार तैयारी सम्बन्धित अधिकारी के द्वारा सम्पन्न करा ली जाये। मतगणना कार्मिकों एवं मतगणना एजेन्टों को जो प्रशिक्षण प्रदान किया जाना है उसका कार्यक्रम तैयार करते हुये उसे भी अन्तिम रूप दिया जाये ताकि समय पर सभी को प्रशिक्षण प्रदान कर दिया जाये।
आहूत बैठक में अपर जिलाधिकारी प्रशासन कुमार विनीत, अपर जिलाधिकारी वित्त केशव कुमार, नगर मजिस्टेªट नोएडा रामानुज सिंह, उप जिलाधिकारी सदर राजेश कुमार सिह, दादरी अमित कुमार सिंह, जेवर वी के श्रीवास्तव, मुख्य चिकित्साधिकारी डा अनुराग भार्गव, जिला विकास अधिकारी डा रामआसरे, जिला विद्यालय निरीक्षक भीम सिंह, तथा अन्य अधिकारी गण भी मौजूद थे-राकेश चौहान सूचनाधिकारी।