Bussiness

CAIT launches ‘E-com per Halla Bol’ campaign

CALLING for a decisive fight against gross violations of the laws of the country right under the nose of the Government by the big foreign e-commerce companies with the malicious intentions, the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) launched a month long national campaign ‘E-commerce per Halla Bol’ on September 15. Local trade organisation under the banner of CAIT staged ‘Dharna’ in more than 500 cities of different states of the country including Delhi. CAIT National President B C Bhartia ..

Direct factory sale at Vagadwala, Vagad Enterprises

Cardin company is offering direct factory sale to customers on shirts, jean pants, etc at reasonable prices. The shirts and pants are of high quality. Cardin offers shirts at 999, office wear shirts at Rs 1,199, office wear trousers at 1,299, and 100 per cent cotton pants/denim jeans at Rs 2,199...

MSMC workers felicitates Adv Ashish Jaiswal

Maharashtra State Mining Corporation Limited (MSMC), Nagpur is giving revised wages as per 7th Pay Commission with effect from July 1, 2021. MLA Advocate Ashish Jaiswal, Chairman of MSMC took continous feedback of the issue with the State Government. He was felicitated by the workers of the MSMC...

Most homemakers aspire to start biz of their own: Report

A MAJORITY of the homemakers (62 per cent) surveyed aspire to start a business of their own, according to the Indian Homemakers’ Entrepreneurship Report 2021. The primary drivers for these homemakers to set up their own business are the desire to be financially independent and the ability to contribute financially to the family, said the report, which was related on Wednesday. “Starting a business of their own would make these homemakers feel more self-confident (81 per cent), empowered (78 per cent) ..

Veggie prices rise on festive demand

Good demand for vegetables during the festival season has resulted in prices shooting up in the Mahatma Phule Wholesale Market. Furthermore, continuous rains from the past six days has caused extensive damage to some of the vegetables like spinach (Palak) and coriander, thereby inflating their prices to Rs 100 per kg. “The festival season demand has pushed up vegetable prices by 20 per cent to 25 per cent. This trend may continue for some more time and the prices will be on the higher side up to Diwali,” ..

Big Bazaar launches ‘Big Savings Sale’ till Sept 19

COMING festive season is the most important buying occasion for the country and Big Bazaar is all set to make this festive season more stylish for its customers through unique proposition of ‘Savings Bhi Style Bhi’. To mark the beginning of festive season, for the first time ever Big Bazaar is giving 1 litre oil and Rs 250 fbb voucher free on shopping of Rs 3,000 and 2 litre oil and Rs 500 fbb voucher free on shopping of Rs 6,000. Customer will also be able to avail similar offer on the Big Bazaar ..

Traders raise voice against NMRDA’s notices

The traders once again raised voice against the notices served to them by the Nagpur Metro Region Development Authority (NMRDA) asking for development charges as per the revised rates. The Nag Vidarbha Chamber of Commerce (NVCC), representing more than 13 lakh traders spread across the region, took up the matter with the newly appointed Trustees of the Nagpur Improvement Trust (NIT) - Sanjay Bangale and Sandeep Itkelwar. The office-bearers of the chamber were interacting with Bangale and Sandeep during ..

Digital niche, super niche skills demand surge: Report

DEMAND for talent with digital niche and super niche skills has witnessed a surge since the April-June quarter following growth in the digital economy, mainly fuelled by the banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI) industry, according to a report. According to data from business solutions provider Quess, demand for talent with digital niche and super niche skills including Full Stack, React JS, Android, Angular JS, and Cloud Infrastructure Technologies, Cyber Security, among others, has seen ..

ICAI Nagpur felicitates ICSI President CS Nagendra Rao on his visit to city

On behalf of Nagpur Branch CA Saket Bagdia, Chairman felicitated CS Nagendra D Rao, President, The Institute of Company Secretaries of India, on his Nagpur visit recently. Bagdia apprised him of the various activities undertaken by the branch to serve the members and the society at large. CS Rao congratulated the Nagpur Branch of ICAI for carrying out multiple activities for the development of the profession and serve the stakeholders to emerge as a major contributor in nation building...

‘Cement production falls 12% in June qtr as lockdowns impact demand’

However, year-on-year, the output was 54 per cent higher helped by a lower base on account of nationwide lockdown in April 2020, the rating agency said Business Bureau ; Cement production declined 12 per cent to 82 million tonne in April-June 2021-22 compared to the previous quarter as COVID-induced lockdowns in various states impacted demand, a report by Icra said. However, year-on-year, the output was 54 per cent higher helped by a lower base on account of nationwide lockdown in April 2020, the ..

Shree Ganesh festival bumper offers on Suzuki two wheelers

MAY every ride be an auspicious beginning in this Ganesh Chaturthi festival. This September during the festival there are various delightful offers from Suzuki two wheelers on all its range of scooters and motorcycles. The offers are available on Access 125 scooter, Gixxer SF 150 motorcycle, Burgman Street and Intruder motorcycles. The latest attractions are new variants All New Access 125 and Burgman Street with Bluetooth® enabled digital console for turn by turn navigation and lots more added ..

Glocal Mall’s WTC status paves way for top brands

The high profile status of World Trade Centre (WTC) received recently by the Glocal Mall here seems to have paved the way for the arrival of many world famous and reputed international brands in the city. The Glocal Mall, being developed by the Pune-based real estate company - Goel Ganga Group in Sitabuldi, is the only commercial complex in Central India to get the recognition which is a kind of prerequisite for many brands. Atul Goel, Managing Director of Goel Ganga Group, told The Hitavada that ..

Malu & Renu to continue as President, Secretary of VTA

VIDARBHA Taxpayers Association (VTA) held its 10th Annual General Meeting (AGM) chaired by its President Shrawan Kumar Malu at Hotel Tuli International recently. In the meeting, the new team of VTA for the year 2021-23 were elected. Shrawan Kumar Malu was elected as President, Tejinder Singh Renu, Secretary, Hemant Trivedi and Yogendra Mohan Singh, vice-presidents, Pawan K Chopra, Treasurer, Amarjeet Singh Chawla and Rajesh Kanoongo, joint secretaries, while J P Sharma will continue as IPP...

‘Have a unique idea? Get it patented’

“A patent is important simply because it ensures the protection of invention/ creativity/ imagination regardless of whether it is a product, a design, or a process,” Kottawar said Business Bureau ; “IF YOU have any unique idea that is totally original get it patented,” said the Intellectual Property Rights expert Ajinkya Kottawar, who has also patented a lot of unique things in his name. Kottawar was speaking at the ‘Wisdom Hour’ organised by Vidarbha Management Association (VMA) on the topic ‘Patent ..

Rags Boutique celebrates its 23rd anniversary with week-long offer

RAGS Boutique, one of the pioneers in introducing the boutique culture in the city, has successfully completed 23 years of operations. To commemorate this special occasion, Rags Boutique is offering an irresistible 23 per cent discount on entire stock of handloom products. This offer will be available throughout the week from September 13 to 17. This was disclosed by Shailaja Prasad in an exclusive interview while speaking to The Hitavada. She said, “This is one of those golden opportunities for the ..

‘Give priority to innovation, build trust in organisation’

Harini Sreenivasan, Partner of Semcostyle Institute India, while speaking at the webinar on ‘Modernizing People Management’ held recently on virtual platform, highlighted the significance of moving the role of HR from command and control to trust and transparency. She was the keynote speaker of the webinar organised by the HRD Forum of Vidarbha Industries Association (VIA). Sreenivasan also spoke about navigating the organisation in the dynamic VUCA situation and building agile teams that collaborate. ..

Branded garment sale to end today

An international export chain of branded ready-made garments is organising its sale at Chitnavis Center, Civil Lines, Nagpur to sell the high quality branded ready-made garments at unbelievably low prices. The sale which is attracting a large number of visitors will come an end on September 13. The sale is on the unbelievable prices and is lower than its earlier regular one’s, informs the organisor of the sale. The special discount sale of up to 95% is held every year just for three-days. The sale ..

Unique offer at A K Gandhi TVS TVS

Motor Company is one of India’s leading two wheeler manufacturers. A K Gandhi TVS, its main dealership in Nagpur has announced a unique offer on the occasion of Ganesh Festival ‘Buy 1 & Get 1 Free’ on TVS moped, scooter and motor cycle. Same offer is available at all branches of A K Gandhi TVS showrooms at Nagpur, Bhandara and Wardha. Under the offer, customer has to buy any one TVS moped, scooter or motor cycle and he or she can get one vehicle free under lucky draw. There are assured gifts to every ..

IDP Education holds meet to share policy & support to IELTS partners

The IDP Education, proud co-owner of IELTS, organised a virtual meeting to establish a transparent communication channel with its referral partners and align the mission and vision in this strategically important market. The key agenda of the event was to assure partners of its end-to-end assistance and ongoing support, as demonstrated during the COVID-19 crisis when the organisation stood by its partners and helped them rise above the challenges. Expansion and growth plans were shared with its referral ..

NIRF 2021 Ranking: GHRCE 130th in Engg discipline

G H Raisoni College of Engineering (GHRCE) is one of the premier autonomous institutes of Central India and is flagship institute of Raisoni Group of Institutions. The 6th edition of India Rankings NIRF 2021 was declared on September 9 at the hands of Union Minister of Education Dharmendra Pradhan. Adding another feather in the cap of the institution, G H Raisoni College of Engineering has improved its credentials and is ranked at 130th Pan India in Engineering Discipline as declared by National Institutio..

Avail benefit of Credit Linked Subsidy Scheme: CREDAI

  CREDAI Nagpur Metro has urged the home seekers to avail benefit of the Credit Linked Subsidy Scheme under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna at the earliest possible. President of CREDAI Nagpur Metro Vijay Dargan said that the scheme will come to a..

Bawarchi Restaurant opens outlet at Vathoda Ring Road

  Restaurant is a famous and widely loved pure veg multi cuisine restaurant serving Nagpur since 2003. With the overwhelming success and response for the past few years, the owner of the restaurant took the opportunity to open his own company ou..

‘It is important to be consistent and up-to-date in any movement’

  THE Swadeshi Jagran Manch, Vidarbha sucessfully organised an ‘Abhyasa Varga’ at Pandit Bachcharaj Vyas School, Medical Chowk, Rajabaksha recently. Purushottam Gurav conducted the first session. Ram Harkare, RSS Vidarbha Prant Sangh..

Hira Foto Lab launches 25th Anniversary Offer

HIRA Foto Lab, one of the renowned photo labs of Nagpur, is celebrating its 25th anniversary on the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi. It was started by Hemraj Verma. Hira Foto Lab is offering special econmical package for wedding photography, pre wedding shoots, videography and video presentations and LED walls. Looking at the need of the hour, it has also started e-commerce which includes phtotoshoot of products, costumes etc., to be sold online. The speciality of Hira Foto Lab is giving ..

VED to work aggressively for Vid’s devpt: Shivkumar Rao

  Business Bureau : The Vidarbha Economic Development Council (VED) on Sunday reiterated that the task of influencing the policy makers to set up petrochemical complex in Vidarbha will be its top priority. Addressing the members of the Coun..

Avail benefits of export promotion schemes: COSIA

THE Chamber of Small Industry Associations (COSIA), Vidarbha Chapter had recently organised a knowledge enriching webinar on ‘Export Promotion Schemes under Foreign Trade Policy’. The eminent speakers were CA Saurabh Malpani and CA Shreyash Agrawal from a reputed law firm M/s Lakshmikumaran and Sridharan Attorneys Nagpur. The speakers explained the various export promotion schemes of the Government such as Advance Authorisation, Export Promotion Capital Goods (EPCG) scheme, Export Oriented Unit (EOU), ..

Asian Paints DM visits Hassonjee Trading Co

PUNEET Sharma, Divisional Manager (DM) of Asian Paints Ltd visited Hassonjee Trading Company to present the prestigious trophy of Asian Paints Privilege Club 2021. He was accompanied by KSP Ganesh, Area Manager, Rajesh Rahangdale, Senior Sales Officer and Rahul Annam, Territory Sales Officer. The team appreciated the annual sales and turnover of Hassonjee Trading Company despite the COVID-19 pandemic and its associated constraints...

Branded Garment Sale ends today

   This festive season, there appears rush in the fashion market. An international export chain of luxury branded ready-made garments has organised its sale at Chitnavis Center, near Hislop College, Civil Lines, to sell the high quality branded ..

‘NVCC to oppose another lockdown if imposed in distt’

From March 2020, the traders as well as the common man have been financially affected due to restrictions imposed by the Government to stop the spread of COVID-19 pandemic. The traders have been suffering from small lockdowns imposed by the civic administration from time to time. Now the civic administration has hinted that another lockdown will be imposed on the traders as the number of positive cases has gone up in double digit. This was discussed in detail at a press conference organised on Wednesday ..

Ngp-based listed cos give good returns to investors

As an eye opener for investors some of the Nagpur-based listed companies on the BSE/ NSE have given exceptionally good returns to shareholders in the current bull run during the first nine months of 2021 between January 1 to September 1, 2021. In some cases the share prices of these companies have doubled and other cases surged by more than 3 times during the first nine months of the year. Overall these companies are having operations in varied sectors and not concentrated in one single sector. Their ..

Coal prices see jump of 70-80% in six months

As soon as the industrial activities across the world started resuming after a long lull due to COVID-19, demand for many commodities jumped all of a sudden. The surge in demand for many commodities was well anticipated by the market observers and so was the rise in its prices. However, the recent hike in coal prices was not in line with the imaginations of the observers as the black diamond posted a 70 to 80 per cent hike in just six months. Thermal coal, which was trading at Rs 3,000 to Rs 3,500 ..

CAIT criticises Gujarat Government for entering MoU with Amazon

THE Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has strongly criticised Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani for the act of Gujarat Government entering MoU with Amazon to take help of it to boost its exports through Amazon Global selling. Beside the traders of Gujarat, the traders across the country felt cheated at the hands of Gujarat Government for shaking hands with a known law offender company. CAIT will oppose such MoU and will take decision at a meeting of national trade leaders to be held on September ..

VIA’s webinar on ‘Modernizing People Mgmt’ today

The HRD Forum of Vidarbha Industries Association (VIA) will conduct a webinar on “Modernizing People Management” on September 8 from 2.30 pm to 3.30 pm on virtual platform. Harini Sreenivasan, Partner of Semcostyle Institute India, will be the key speaker of the session. She will guide the participants and session takeaways include role of HR in moving from command and control to trust and transparency, navigating your organisation in the dynamic VUCA situation and building agile teams that collaborate...

GJEPC suggests introduction of repair policy, cut in import duty

THE Gems and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) has suggested for introduction of a repair policy; cut in import duty on gold and silver; and the abolition of equalisation levy of 2 per cent for purchase of rough diamonds with a view to promoting the growth of the sector. These issues among others were raised during an interactive session with members of GJEPC and Commerce Secretary B V R Subrahmanyam in Mumbai on September 4. Colin Shah, Chairman, GJEPC expressed confidence that with the ..

‘Nagpur Namostute’ brings stories of entrepreneurs and businessmen

‘Nagpur Namostute’ has been launched. It is Nagpur’s first premium digital storytelling platform, to chronicle and celebrate stories of Nagpur, which truly epitomise, represent Nagpur’s soul, culture, history, heritage and people. It is conceptualised and curated by Imagine, a boutique corporate communication agency, led by Malhar Deshpande. Nagpur Namostute aims to be the one stop digital destination where people can know more about Nagpur through professionally and interestingly curated conversations, ..

Shadu clay Ganapti idols expo at Laxmi Nagar

The exhibition of the environment friendly shadu clay Ganapti idols started here at Rani Laxmi Sabhagruha, near Siddha Hanuman Mandir, behind Bank of Baroda, Laxmi Nagar. Idols from 6 inches to 3 feet sizes are put on display. The organisers are following all guidelines set up by the local authorities to avoid spread of coronavirus. It remains open between 10.00 am and 9.00 pm. For details contact Mangesh Upasni on mobile no. 9850041628 / 9922622223...

Hyundai launches i20 N Line at attractive price

Hyundai Motor India Ltd., the country’s first smart mobility solutions provider and the largest exporter since inception, on Monday launched the most awaited i20 N Line in India with prices starting at Rs 9.84 lakh and Rs 11.75 lakh (ex-showroom). With its exciting design and engaging interiors, i20 N Line is set to elevate driving excitement to a new level. Hyundai i20 N Line features 27 unique and exclusive elements that translate Hyundai’s Motorsport inspiration into fun and enthralling elements ..

Good response to Malika Fashion & Lifestyle expo

Malika Fashion and Lifestyle Exhibition has opened its doors for visitors in the city. The event exhibits the dainty creations of wonderful designers from all over India at Hotel Tuli Imperial. It is getting good response from the visitors. Featuring a wide range of elegant lifestyle products, apparels and home decor, Malika has it all covered at one location, providing a one-stop destination to fulfill an extensive assortment of taste of the shoppers and complementing the wedding season, it puts ..

‘Efficient SCM is crucial in globalisation era’

“TODAY is an era of globalisation. The world is at the tip of our fingers. Customers ordering any product online would always appreciate timely updates on delivery of goods, well packaged parcels, easy returns etc. These expectations of customers can be only satisfied with an effective supply chain management. Thus, it plays a crucial role in today’s era of globalisation,” said Dr Surendra Gole, a well known speaker and Principal of St Vincent Pallotti College of Engineering and Technology, Nagpur. ..

Pink Bollworm Control campaign for cotton launched in Vidarbha

COTTON is produced in Maharashtra on about 42 lakh hectares, out of which 96 per cent cotton is produced in 20 districts. It also includes some important districts of Vidarbha. In the past few years, BT cotton has been plagued by pink bollworm and has been causing difficulties to cotton growers. Agrovision Foundation and SABC have been running ‘Pink Bollworm’ campaign in Vidarbha for the last 4 years thereby increasing awareness among farmers about pink bollworm. This campaign started from September ..

MECL holds blood donation camp

WHILE celebrating the ‘Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav’, the city based Miniratna I CPSE, Mineral Exploration Corporation Ltd (MECL), Nagpur in collaboration with the Rotary Club of Nagpur had organised a blood donation camp recently at Gurukul, Corporate Office, Nagpur as a commemorative activity. The blood donation camp was inaugurated by..

CS upholds high standards of corporate governance: Dr Raut

Addressing the two-day conference conducted by the Nagpur Chapter of the Western India Regional Council of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) here on Saturday, Maharashtra Energy Minister Dr Nitin Raut said that company secretary plays an important role in the growth of any business enterprise. He also said that the ICSI and CS are known as governance professionals and are committed to uphold the high standards of corporate governance. The theme of the annual regional conference ..

ICRA revises outlook on steel sector from ‘stable’ to ‘positive’

RATINGS agency ICRA on Thursday revised its outlook from ‘stable’ to ‘positive’ for the domestic steel sector, as all major listed steel companies have delivered healthy financial performance during the April-June 2021 quarter. After the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, ICRA had assigned a ‘negative’ outlook on the sector expecting a record fall of 20 per cent in domestic steel demand during the financial year ended March 2021. However, it later upgraded its outlook for the sector to ‘stable’ ..

‘Brigde gap between corporates & NGOs for CSR activities’

A seminar on ‘A complete overview of the CSR provision’ was organised jointly by Vidarbha Industries Association (VIA), Vidarbha Gaurav Pratisthan and Vanarai Foundation. The seminar was organised with physical presence as well as with participation on Zoom platform. Guest lecturer of the forum, Dewanshi Dwivedi, Senior Manager, Group CSR, JM Financial Foundation pointed out that continuous amendments have been done in the CSR policy of the nation to make it perfect and easy to implement with transparency. ..

CAIT to hold trade leaders national conference at New Delhi on 9th

GREATLY peeved by the ongoing malpractices of foreign funded e-commerce companies in India, the traders across the country have joined hands together to fight out major global e-commerce through an aggressive nationwide agitational campaign from September 15 under the flag of their apex body, the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT). CAIT has convened a day long national conference of trade leaders of all the States of the country on September 9 at New Delhi to take stock of the current scenario ..

‘Warehousing spaces leasing up 31 pc in top 5 cities’

Leasing of industrial and warehousing spaces in five major cities rose 31 per cent during the first six months of this year mainly driven by growth in e-commerce activities, according to property consultant Colliers. The leasing of industrial and warehousing spaces increased to 10.1 million sq ft during January-June this year from 7.7 million sq ft in the corresponding period of the previous year despite the COVID-19 pandemic. The five cities are -- Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi NCR, Mumbai and Pune...

KIIT dominates in world ranking of universities

In an impressive achievement, Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) Deemed University, Bhubaneswar jumped up 200 positions globally to be placed in the cohort of 801 – 1000 in the prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2022, announced on September 2. It is a significant improvement from last year when it had achieved a rank of 1001+. KIIT’s performance makes it the No. 1 ranked university in Odisha and Eastern India. While KIIT, NIT Rourkela, Amrita Vishwa ..

Moot Court Competition ‘KSHAN’ inaugurated

G H Raisoni Law College, Nagpur and GHRU School of Law, Saikheda in collaboration with FDPPI and AIR, conducted the 16th National Moot Court Competition ‘KSHAN’ on Saturday. Total 32 teams from all over the country participated in this competition. Due to the pandemic the competition was conducted virtually through an on-line mode. Arun Chaudhari, former Judge of Punjab and Haryana High Court, was the chief guest on the occasion along with Dr Ashok Pawade, Dean, GHRU School of Law, Dr Sona Kumar, ..

E-conference held on role of sports psychology, fitness on sportsmen

AN E-CONFERENCE on Role of Sports Psychology and Fitness Management for Sportsmen during COVID-19 Pandemic Era was jointly organised by Nagpur Sharirik Shikshan Mahavidyalaya, Shri Binzani City College, Post Graduate Teaching Department of Physical Education RTMNU and Department of Physical Education of Institute of Science. Vijay Munishwar, Dronacharya, Arjun and Shiv Chhatrapati Awardee was the chief guest for the concluding ceremony. The Speaker for final session was Dr Vinayak Kumar Dube, Assistant ..

CIL launches software for assessment of coal resources

National miner Coal India Ltd (CIL) has launched a software named “Spectral Enhancement”(SPE), which will help in identifying thin coal seams under the earth crust and improve assessment of coal resources using seismic survey during coal exploration process. The launch of SPE software assumes significance as the present seismic survey techniques for coal resource exploration have their limitations in identifying the thin coal seams under the earth, which will now be possible as this new software helps ..

Share market to climb new peak by Diwali: Experts

THE Sensex and Nifty are witnessing a strong bull run on the strength of unending liquidity pumped in not only by foreign institutional investors (FIIs) and domestic institutional investors (DIIs) but also by the retail investors who are aggressively participating in record high numbers. For the first time,the Sensex has crossed the 58,000 peak to close at 58,129.95 and Nifty is also trading decisively above the 17,000 level to end at 17,323.60 on Friday...

Will speed up industrial growth in MIHAN: Dr V Sraman

In an attempt to resolve various issues of the investors who acquired plots in SEZ MIHAN but could not start operations, Development Commissioner of Multimodal Hub at Nagpur Airport (MIHAN) Special Economic Zone (SEZ) Dr V Sraman recently said that he would take all possible steps to speed up industrial growth in the area. Dr V Sraman invited all the investors for one-to-one discussion and also assured that the department will send all investors applications to the concerned authorities for waiver ..

Vaastu Vision exhibition at Function Junction Hall, Katol Road till Sept 6

Central India’s most prestigious Vaastu Vision Exhibition, Furniture, Interior & Lifestyle Expo is being held at Function Junction Hall, Old Katol Naka Square, Sadar, Nagpur between September 3 and 6. If you are thinking of adding a personal touch of glamour to a corner of your home, this is your chance to find some super-cool stuff from across the country all under one roof at Vaastu Vision Exhibition. The India’s biggest furniture and interior show is showcasing all types of home and office furniture ..

G H Raisoni Law College & GHRU School of Law to hold ‘Moot Court’

G H Raisoni Law College, Nagpur and GHRU School of Law in collaboration with FDPPI and AIR will conduct 16th “KSHAN” national-level virtual ‘Moot Court’ competition on September 4 and 5. Total 32 teams will participate in the competition. Arun Chaudhari, former judge of Punjab and Haryana High Court will attend the event. The final round and valedictory ceremony will be held on the next day, wherein Judges of the District Court, Nagpur and K J Rohee, former judge Bombay High Court will be present...

Various initiatives for members launched: CA Gadia

IN THE year 2020 when the coronavirus pandemic was raging across the country, the Western India Regional Council (WIRC) of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) launched various initiatives continuously to impart knowledge and upgrade its members. In the process 99.61 crore learning hours were generated. This was disclosed by CA Manish Gadia, Chairman, WIRC of ICAI while speaking at a press conference organised at ICAI Bhavan on Thursday. ..

‘Sahyog platform helps MSMEs get pro-bono advisory’

VIA Economy and Finance Forum in association with MSME Sahyog jointly organised a panel discussion on ‘Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2016’ recently at VIA auditorium and also on virtual platform. The discussion highlighted the newly introduced Pre-Packaged Insolvency Resolution Process’ (PPIRP) which is a newly introduced hybrid corporate rescue process which blends elements and virtues of both formal and informal insolvency proceedings and how Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) continues to ..

BMS express concern over rising prices of essential commodities

Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS) has expressed concern over the rising prices of petrol, diesel, LPG and other essential commodities. The graph of industrial growth has gone down and employment has increased. In the span of 18 months, inflation has gone up by 6 per cent which is effecting general public and workers. On the contrary, in the last five years, inflation was in the range of 3 per cent to 5 per cent. The prices of foodgrains and medicines have risen tremendously. BMS has said that if inflation ..

‘Laptop Exchange & Upgrade Offer’ at A K Gandhi, Yeshwant Stadium

A K Gandhi Electronics has introduced an unique ‘Laptop Exchange & Upgrade Offer’. In this offer a customer can get benefit for his old laptop at A K Gandhi situated at Shop No 33, Yeshwant Stadium, Dhantoli. From September 2 to September 15 customer can select from best brands of laptops like HP, Dell, Acer, Asus, Lenovo and gaming laptop models, are available in ready stock. During this period the customer can take advantage of the exchange offer. For details, interested may contact (Ph: 6619800)...

Dalmia Cement sets foot in Mah for 1st time with premium offerings

DALMIA Cement (Bharat) Ltd., a leading Indian cement major and a subsidiary of Dalmia Bharat Limited announced the launch of its premium offerings - Dalmia Cement Future Today (DCFT) and Infra Pro from its first manufacturing facility in Maharashtra at a glittering function held on Wednesday evening. They were launched in the presence of Hansraj Ahir, former MP, Subhash Dhote, MLA, Rajura (Chandrapur), Sanjay Wali, Director Sales, Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd (New Delhi), Hakimuddin Ali, Executive ..

LPG cylinder price hiked by Rs 165.50 in 8 mths

THE oil marketing companies (OMCs) have hiked the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) price by Rs 25 per cylinder of 14.2 kilogram on Wednesday. In the city, LPG cylinder will now cost Rs 936.50 per cylinder compared to August price at Rs 911.50 per cylinder. This is the first hike of LPG prices in the month of September. Similarly, the LPG commercial cylinder of 19 kg has been raised by Rs 75. It now costs Rs 1,834.50 per cylinder in the city. Between January 1 and September 1, the price of domestic LPG ..

VIA’s webinar on AHIDF Scheme tommorow

DEPARTMENT of Animal Husbandry and Dairying (DAHD), GoI in association with Vidarbha Industries Association (VIA) will be jointly organising a webinar on ‘Animal Husbandry Infrastructure Development Fund Scheme (AHIDF)’ under the Chairmanship of Joint Secretary, NLM, DAHD on September 3 from 5 pm at virtual platform. India has a high degree of comparative advantage in the dairy value chain and has the largest dairy industry globally. China, Brazil, Germany and the Netherlands are other leading milk-produci..

‘Opportunities galore for well trained youths’

President of Vidarbha Industries Association (VIA) Suresh Rathi recently said that huge opprtunities are available for youths in variopus field. However, he said that the only well-trained youths can avail these opportunities. Rathi was speaking at the awards distribution ceremony conducted by VIA-HRD Forum, Nagpur and RCOEM-QCFI Centre of Human Excellence-DMT, RCOEM, Nagpur. VIA HRD Forum, and Department of Management Technology, Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and Management (RCOEM) jointly ..

Iconic Week by Ministry of Information of I&B ends

‘ICONIC Week’- the week-long celebration of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has come to a close yesterday. The celebrations which began on August 23 saw an enthusiastic participation by all Media Units of the Ministry. The most notable feature of the week was the inauguration of e-Photo exhibition “Making of the Constitution” and virtual poster exhibition “[email protected]” by Union Minister Anurag Singh Thakur along with Union Ministers G. Kishan Reddy, Arjun Ram ..

CAIT to launch ‘E commerce Halla Bol’ drive

The way foreign funded e-commerce companies, in gross violation of the country’s rules and laws, have poisoned India’s e-commerce business for the last six years and the conspiracy is being hatched to take over the e-commerce business of India has irked the trading community of India. Therefore, the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has decided to launch a national campaign titled “Halla Bol on E-Commerce” from September 15 to October 15 across the country. The trade associations in all States ..

Good response to International Branded Garments Annual Sale

An international export chain of branded readymade garments is organising its annual end of season’s fresh stock garments sale at Chitnavis Center, near Hislop College, Civil Lines, Nagpur to sell the high quality branded readymade garments at unbelievably low prices. The company has organised its bumper discount sale after 3 years for its loyal customers of Nagpur. The entire range of branded readymade garments are being offered with huge discounts of upto 95 per cent just 2 days. The sale will be ..

COSIA’s webinar on Export Promotion Schemes today

COSIA,Vidarbha Chapter has organised a knowledge enriching webinar on ‘Export Promotion Schemes under the Foreign Trade Policy’ on September 1, 2021 from 4 pm to 6 pm.The eminent speakers on the subject are CA Saurabh Malpani and CA Shreyash Agrawal, both from reputed law firm M/s Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan, informs a press release by CA Julfesh Shah, Chairman of COSIA, Vidarbha Chapter...

Silk Trends 2021 Exhibition & Sale concludes today

FOR experiencing the amazing products of cotton, silk, handloom made by master craftsmen from all over the India displayed in 49 stalls of different states of India one has to visit the Cotton and Silk Exhibition- cum-Sale underway at Press Club Convention Hall, Ravindranath Tagore Marg, Nagpur University, Civil Lines from 10 am to 9 pm. The exhibition and sale is receiving a very good response from the Nagpurians...

Glocal Square Mall to buzz with biz activities soon

The Pune-based real estate company - Goel Ganga Group - developing state-of-the-art Glocal Mall in the heart of the city in Sitabuldi on Monday said that it has completed construction of shops facing Abhyankar Road and Sitabuldi Main Road wherein the occupants may start business activities within next two months. Atul Goel, Managing Director of Goel Ganga Group said that the redevelopment work of the old shops that were demolished earlier are ready in its new avatar. “We are expecting to see the commercial ..

SAPS offers XII English, CS and Electronics courses

Somalwar Academy of Professional Studies (SAPS), a knowledge centre empowering student , has organised result oriented, short term, online training modules for standard XII students. It includes coaching for English, Electronics and Computer Science. These courses will be conducted on online platform with 100 per cent live sessions. Moreover, they are scheduled conveniently so that students can manage the batch timings. English course is starting from September 11 and will be scheduled once a week ..

CAIT urges Government to take action against e-pharmacy firms

CAIT claimed that the legal regime under the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940 does not permit home delivery of prescription medicines for which a prescription ‘in original’ is required Business Bureau : DOMESTIC traders body CAIT on Wednesday alleged malpractices and violation of rules by e-pharmacy firms, and urged the Government to take action against them. In a memorandum to Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal, the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) said it “has strongly raised the ..

Chairman of WIRC to inaugurate seminar on ‘Direct Taxes’

Nagpur Branch of WIRC of ICAI will be organising a seminar on ‘Direct Taxes’ and interactive meet with WIRC office bearers at Hotel Centre Point, Ramdaspeth on August 31. The seminar on Direct Taxes will be inaugurated by the chief guest CA Manish Gadia, Chairman WIRC...

TAITRA highlights opportunities for local industries in Taiwan

MIDC Industries Association (MIA) Hingna recently hosted the team of TAITRA Mumbai at MIA House. TAITRA is Taiwan’s foremost non-profit trade promoting organisation working actively towards assisting enterprises to expand their global reach. TAITRA hosts some of the world’s biggest trade shows and exhibitions to promote global trade and partnership. As a part of this initiative to interact and promote trade relations between the industries of Vidarbha and their counterparts in Taiwan, Welber Wang, ..

Electrical contractors should improve quality of work: Patil

THE Electrical Contractor’s Association Nagpur recently organised a seminar on the topic ‘Earthing’ at Hotel Airport Centre Point. Technical Consultant Vijay Limaye from Miraj, Sangli explained in detail about the importance of earthing. Pradeep Chamat, Electrical Inspector provided information on how to avoid electrical accidents with the use of earthing...

‘Traders have to become computer literate for conducting biz work’

“TIME has came when traders of all ages and females of every household have to become computer literate for the business work as well as personal use. To get employment knowledge of computer is also necessary. If we do not know computer operations, we may be called illiterate in times to come,” said B C Bhartia, National President, Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT). He was speaking at the ‘Computer Literacy’ programme organised by TEAM CAIT Nagpur with support from Shankarlal Jalan Foundation ..

Start saving early for secured retirement, says Kiran Telang

“BE an early bird when it comes to saving. Start saving from the very beginning so that retirement life is secured,” said Kiran Telang, Certified Financial Planner from Mumbai. She was speaking at the ‘Wisdom Hour’ organised by Vidarbha Management Association (VMA) on the topic ‘Prescription for a healthy retirement’. Time in hand should be best utilised were her wise words. One can plan targets and achieve them in desired time span if systematic financial planning is done. While shedding more ..

Branded garments & footwear expo at Hotel Tuli Imperial

Many outlets in various cities of the country could not sell their fresh new stock because of the nation-wide lockdown imposed on account of coronavirus. But now this stock of branded garments and footwear are available for the customers at the three-day exhibition at Hotel Tuli Imperial, Central Bazaar Road, Ramdaspeth, Nagpur. The expo, offering huge discount, will conclude on August 29. The exhibition is showcasing attractive branded garments for men, women and kids. Jeans, trousers, chinos ..

Senior citizens need respect in society: V K Sinha

THE Varishta Nagrik Parisang guided by Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS) celebrated ‘Senior Citizens Day’ on August 21, all over the country. Its main programme was organised at Nagpur. Vinay Kumar Sinha, All India General Secretary of BMS was the chief guest. Present were Jagdiswar Rao, Nita Chaube, Vice President, Ravindra Himte, Secretary BMS and Vasant Pimplapure, General Secretary Varishtha Nagrik Parisangh. On the occasion, V K Sinha said, “Senior citizen is an asset of the nation and not liability. ..

CAIT slams Niti Aayog for interfering in e-comm rules

The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) on Saturday slammed the Niti Aayog for interfering in the e-commerce rules proposed by the Consumer Affairs Ministry and said that such a line taken by Niti Aayog clearly seems to be under the pressure and influence of the foreign e-commerce giants. CAIT Secretary General Praveen Khandelwal said “ it is highly unfortunate that Niti Aayog in the last seven years since it’s inception had done absolutely nothing tosupport the 8 crore traders of India and ..

Dr Saroj encourages lady entrepreneurs to achieve success

    Motivating the participants of the virtual session organised by the Lady Entrepreneurs’ Wing of Vidarbha Industries Association (LEWVIA) to achieve success in life, Padmashree awardee Dr Kalpana Saroj shared incidences of her..

Raisoni Group to conduct GHR Career Connect today

Raisoni Group of Institutions will conduct an Industry Education Vertex 2021 ‘GHR Career Connect’ on August 28. A virtual panel discussion will be held through an online platform from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. This event will help to connect the ind..

Raymond offers up to 50 percent discount on fresh stock of garments

Raymond is offering up to 50 per cent discount on fresh stock of garments. Presenting ready-made collections, Raymond is the most preferred brand when it comes to clothes garments because of its assured quality, variety of designs which changes with the t..

BPL introduces innovative range of smartly-designed consumer electronics

Focusing on the little things that make a big difference, BPL has launched an innovative range of thoughtfully-designed consumer electronics aimed at making even the most discerning customers happy. BPL’s new proposition, “Happy little things,..

The Furniture Store offers latest range

  KEEPING in mind the requirements, choice and budget of middle-class, The Furniture Store has introduced an attractive offer on its full range of furniture. The store has introduced latest sofasets, bedroom sets, wardrobes, LCD TV units, dining..

Mucor Survivors Meet at Kingsway Hospitals on 28th

Mucormycosis has been one of the worst epidemics after COVID. There have been a lot of people who have suffered because of it. It has spared no age group. It led to a lot of emergency surgical debridement, prolonged hospitalisation and multiple medications . Kingsway Hospitals team are with mucor survivors to continue fighting against this deadly disease. There has been a lot of emotional trauma, financial constraints, medicine related adverse effects, inability to take proper diet. Hence, to help ..

‘Auditing Standards are our protective shield’

EVERY Chartered Accountant (CA) is expected to follow all auditing and assurance standards while finalising audit of any entity. To make the members aware about these standards Nagpur Branch had hosted a national conference on ‘Auditing and Assurance Standards’ organised by Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (AASB), ICAI. “Auditing & Assurance Standards should be embraced and learned by all CA professionals” said CA (Dr) Debashis Mitra, Vice President, ICAI while speaking as chief guest at the ..

International Branded Garments Annual Sale to conclude today

AN INTERNATIONAL export chain of branded readymade garments is organising its ‘Annual End of Season’ fresh stock garments sale at Chitnavis Centre, near Hislop College, Civil Lines, Nagpur to sell the high quality branded readymade garments at unbelievably low prices. The sale is getting an overwhelming response from the people. To take benefit of the low prices people should visit the venue as August 27 is the last day of the sale. The International Branded Garments Annual Sale is organised once ..

Silk Trends 2021 Exhibition & Sale getting good response

FOR experiencing the amazing products of cotton, silk, handloom made by master craftsmen from all over the India displayed in 49 stalls of different states of India one has to visit the Cotton and Silk Exhibition cum Sale underway at Press Club Convention Hall, Ravindranath Tagore Marg, Nagpur University, Civil Lines from 10 am to 9 pm. The exhibition and sale is receiving a very good response from the Nagpurians. The sale will continue till August 31. The participants are directly selling their ..

TiE Women Chapter Finale tomorrow

TiE Nagpur’s esteemed event TiE Women Global Pitch Competition 2021 Chapter Finale will be held on August 28 between 6:00 pm and 9:00 pm. The winner of Nagpur Chapter will get an opportunity to compete at GITEX, Dubai (scheduled between October 17 and 20). The prize money for all three winner at Dubai is $135,000 (cumulative of all three winners equity free prize money). The jury for the Chapter finale are Smitashree Menon, Founder - theboardiQ, USA, Ameet Chhatwal, Senior Designer -Aurora, USA and ..

Hyundai unveils i20 under N Line

Hyundai Motor India unveiled i20 N Line, its first model under the performance-oriented N Line product range in the country, as it looks to cater to the customers who yearn for sporty vehicles. The car comes with various exterior and interior changes to give it a sporty styling, inspired by motorsport. The i20 N Line is powered by a 1-litre petrol Turbo GDI engine mated with six-speed iMT (intelligent Manual transmission) and seven-speed DCT transmission options. “The N Line range will introduce customers ..

Sai Dynamic TVS opens at Deo Nagar, launches special inaugural offers

TVS is a trusted brand of two-wheelers and Sai Dynamic TVS is all prepared to cater the best services in the sector. Sai Dynamic TVS which is now open at Deo Nagar, Nagpur offering the best inaugural offers to the customers. Sai Dynamic TVS is getting massive response from the visitors as the market and industry is gaining boost after the pandemic. Sai Dynamic TVS is an authorised main dealership of TVS Motor Company Ltd which is offering best inaugural offers available regarding TVS vehicles...

Edible oil prices to remain steady during festive season

The edible oil prices have gone through the roof from the past five months and are showing no signs of falling back. Most trades feel that the edible oil prices like soyabean would remain steady at the current levels of Rs 140 to Rs 150 per litre as the demand has slowed down. “Although the festive season has begun, we expect the edible oil prices to remain steady thoruhgout the month of September as demand has slowed down and till the new crop hits the markets in October,” said Rajesh Thakkar, President ..

Nagpur Truckers Unity opposes ‘Safi’ charges

Nagpur Truckers Unity under the chairmanship of its President Kuku Marwah organised a meeting with all the members. In the meeting it was decided that no truck owners and truck suppliers will not park the vehicle without ‘Safi’ charges. If anyone tries to impose ‘Safi’ charges on various heads, then the association will have to face legal action against the person who will try to take the ‘Safi’ charges...

Sutraa Lifestyle Exhibition opens at Hotel Tuli Imperial, Ramdaspeth

Sutraa Lifestyle Exhibition was inaugurated by well-known exhibitors with Umesh Madhyan, CEO of Sutraa and team on Tuesday at Hotel Tuli Imperial, Ramdaspeth. The exhibition is showcasing a range of lifestyle products from all over the country for its shopper’s till August 25. “At SUTRAA, our vision is to provide our patrons best selection of well curated fashion and lifestyle products, at a marquee venue in a relaxed and an upscale environment. We put in endless hours to get organised, sync design ..

FIITJEE introduces new policy for children who lost parents to Covid

FIITJEE - one of the trusted names in the education world, has proved to be the ‘True Custodian’ of the students. From the past three decades, we it has helped thousands of students in realising their dream of becoming an IITian. It believes in reaching out to each and every student having a strong determination and potential to make it to the IITs. Even during the COVID-19 pandemic, the institute did not take a step back but walked extra miles to give students a seamless online learning experience ..

Afghanistan political crisis pushes up dry fruits prices

  Business Bureau : The political turbulence in Afghanistan seems to have dealt a crushing blow to those here in the country who consume dry fruits to boost their immunity. Ever since the Taliban took control of Afghanistan, the country’s bilateral trade relations with other nations came to a grinding halt which eventually caused disruption in supply of dry fruits among other commodities. Many varieties of dry fruits that were being imported from Afghanistan are in short supply ..

Mobile phone export jumps over three-fold in Q1: ICEA

INDIA’S mobile phone exports jumped over three-folds to Rs 4,300 crore during the April-June 2021 quarter, showing signs of recovery and growth in the segment, the India Cellular and Electronics Association (ICEA) said ob Tuesday. Mobile phones’ exports had stood at around Rs 1,300 crore in the corresponding period a year ago, when the COVID-19 pandemic hit the globe, according to the ICEA...

Podcast is the next audio revolution in digital marketing: Lokesh Shahu

Vidarbha Management Association (VMA) recently organised Wisdom Hour on the topic ‘Knowing the Unknown About Digital Marketing.’ The keynote speaker Lokesh Shahu, Director ICT Media Pvt Ltd and Founder Serve Ads said, “Podcast will be the next big thing in digital marketing.” Shahu further said, “Podcast is a smart and new next gen tool of digital marketing that reduces the screen time andpresents audio medium in its best form.” He said that the easily consumable content will be most liked in podcasts ..

Jewellery trade comes to standstill due to strike

The entire jewellery trade in the district came to a standstill on Monday as almost all of the jewellers participated in the one-day token strike. The jewellers are opposing the arbitrary implementation of HUID (hallmark unique identification number) of gold jewellery introduced by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BSI) with effect from June 16 in a phased manner. As per the call given by the special fast force comprising 100 office-bearers of various bodies of jewellers from all over the country, the ..

VIA’s webinar with Dr Kalpana Saroj on 25th

THE Lady Entrepreneur’s Wing of Vidarbha Industries Association (VIA) Nagpur will be organising a virtual programme on August 25 from 4 pm to 5.30 pm titled ‘The Incredible Story of An Amazing Entrepreneur - Dr Kalpana Saroj’. She is a Padmashri awardee of 2013. Dr Kalpana Saroj is the Chairperson of Kamani Tubes, Mumbai and CMD of Kalpana Saroj Global Aviation Pvt Ltd. Her story is of grit, resilience and hardship which can be an inspiration for all entrepreneurs and start-ups. Dr Saroj who originally ..

‘Almost 52% IPO investors sold shares on listing day’

ALMOST 52 per cent of IPO investors sold shares on the listing day in the first four months of the ongoing fiscal year while another 20 per cent sold the allotted shares within the first week of listing on stock exchanges, an analysis by Motilal Oswal Financial Services showed. Around 64 per cent of the initial public offering (IPO) clients applied for at-least two such public issues, according to the broking and distribution business of Motilal Oswal Financial Services Ltd (MOFSL). The data showed ..