UKABC Invitation to Event :  Leading The Family Business in Challenging Times, 19th June, Monday, 1.30 pm, Victoria Street, London

UKABC Invitation to Event : Leading The Family Business in Challenging Times, 19th June, Monday, 1.30 pm, Victoria Street, London

Special invitation for UK ABC members

FAB – Families And Business and Wedlake Bell present the Second Edition of The London Seminar Series: Leading The Family Business in Challenging Times.

19th June, Monday, 1.30 pm onwards at 71 Queen Victoria Street, London.

Session 1 – What is a Family Business strategy and how can it be linked with the Corporate Business policies?
Session 2 – How to engage and incentivise non- family executives?
Session 3 – Managing and minimizing the impact of divorce on the Family and Family Business

The sessions will focus on delivering thoughts and ideas that are practical and can be used by family business owners to strengthen their own Family Business.

By Invitation Only seminar. Special invitation for UK ABC members. Please click to register
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UKABC Invitation – Join Business Delegation for South Pacific Indian Diaspora Conclave 20-21 April 2017, Auckland-New Zealand

UKABC Invitation – Join Business Delegation for South Pacific Indian Diaspora Conclave 20-21 April 2017, Auckland-New Zealand

UKABC, invites you to join our delegation of businesses that would like to connect and avail the opportunity of partnering with NZ businesses to take the technology, IP, and products across the world.

UKABC, In association with India Trade Alliance (ITA) invites you to join us for the South Pacific Indian Diaspora Conclave on 20/21 April 2017 in Auckland, New Zealand.

We are inviting businesses from across the UK, Europe and Pacific to join this historic event.
For UK, Brexit has provided NZ and UK an opportunity to move closer than before and with the recent visit of NZ PM to UK, the NZ UK FTA is also under way.

ITA and UKABC want to kick things off and showcase the importance of Expat Indians across the world to connect not only with India but also the adopted country of our residence.

Click Here to view Full Information – SPIDC proposal UKABC

 

Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas 2017 – 50% discount on registration and a great deal for stay at a 5-star hotel – UKABC Promotion with PIOCCI

Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas 2017 – 50% discount on registration and a great deal for stay at a 5-star hotel – UKABC Promotion with PIOCCI

UKABC is excited to be part of Pravasi Bhartiya Divas 2017. We would like to share with you an exclusive 50% Discount Deal on PBD 2017 Fees, which is available for all POICCI Members.14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention 7 to 9 January 2017 Bengaluru Karnataka

Are you planning to attend Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas 2017, India’s premier event for the diaspora?

The event will take place 7-9 January 2016 in Bengaluru. It will be attended by Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi on January 8 and President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee on January 9, 2016. A large number of other dignitaries are expected.

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PIOCCI
is holding a conclave on January 6 to discuss India’s Growing Economy and Rising Soft Power – Business Opportunity for Diaspora.

PIOCCI is offering 50 percent discount for participation in Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas (PBD). PIOCCI members save US$125 on the PBD registration.

PIOCCI is also offering an exciting venue for your stay at a 5-Star hotel in the heart of Bengaluru for Rs 5,000 per night (Rs 5,500 for twin-sharing). And this includes Free Internet, Free Breakfast and health club.

Please check PIOCCI website pbd.piocci.org for further details and for the registration to avail the deals.

Please register ASAP as the last date of registration is approaching fast.

Please feel free to forward this news to your friends who may be interested to connect with business leaders among the Indian diaspora and business leaders in India.

PIOCCI can also connect with the national and state governments in India at all levels. For any queries, please feel free to write to PIOCCI at [email protected] 

UKABC invitation: 14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention 7 to 9 January 2017, Bengaluru, Karnataka

UKABC invitation: 14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention 7 to 9 January 2017, Bengaluru, Karnataka

UKABC Invites you to join 14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention | 7 to 9 January 2017, Bengaluru, Karnataka

The Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India and the State of Karnataka, have the pleasure to invite Non-resident Indians (NRI) and Persons-of Indian Origin (PIO) to the 14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention from 7 to 9 January 2017 in Bengaluru, Karnataka.

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Flyer about Youth PBD and some highlights of PBD Convention. Click on image to view large size

Young non-resident Indians and Persons-of-Indian origin are invited to the Youth Pravasi Bharatiya Divas on 7 January 2017 in Bengaluru. Youth PBD is a special occasion and platform for young PIOs and NRIs to know more about contemporary India; network with other young Indian Diaspora; and resident young Indians. A flyer about Youth PBD and some highlights of PBD Convention is attached.

Please share both flyers with other NRIs and PIOs, especially the young Indian Diaspora. You can also post the flyers in the social media platforms of Indian Community Organisations, Associations and other platforms.

Registration for PBD 2017 is through an online process accessible at pbdindia.gov.in.
Payment of registration fees is through an online payment gateway.

Details of the programme, registration fees and other aspects of the 14th PBD Convention are also in the same website https://pbdindia.gov.in/

We look forward to your participation in the 14th PBD Convention !

Objectives of PBD 2017:

  • PBD 2017 will focus on the theme “Redefining the engagement with the Indian Diaspora”.
  • To strengthen Diaspora engagement and provide a platform for networking with the Diaspora.
  • To recognize the Diaspora’s contribution to India and know their expectations and concerns.
  • To deepen engagement with young Diasporas, to help them know more about their roots.

PBD gives a platform to the Indian Diaspora to know about the Government’s achievements in various sectors and policies and initiatives undertaken by Government. The delegates of the PBD will also have the opportunity to interact with the Indian Diaspora belonging to different countries and network with them and explore how they leverage their resources in a nation building activities in India.

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas to be result oriented, not selfie session unlike previous editions

– Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj,while announcing the upcoming Pravasi Bharatiya Divas event, said that this edition of PBD will be result oriented and will not be a conference where people simply click selfies, photos, eat and go away. *(NEWS LINK)

What happens in a PBD?
The PBD convention attracts overseas Indians from all over the world. Nearly 3000 delegates participated in the PBD in January 2015 in Gujarat. The PBD Convention features Plenary Sessions; an Exhibition; Cultural programmes and provides an opportunity to interact with other Overseas Indians, Policy makers, Political leadership and others. The highlight of the PBD convention is the inaugural address by the Prime Minister. Chief Ministers of several states also participate and address the delegates on opportunities available in their respective states. The last day of PBD features the valedictory address by the Hon’ble President of India, who will also confer the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Awards on Overseas Indian for their achievements and contribution both in India and abroad.

The Youth PBD is a new feature which has been introduced recently. It is a special day long programme which provides a platform to connect with Young Overseas Indians and discuss subjects of relevance to them. The Young PBD delegates will also have the opportunity to interact with other Young PIOs and Young Indians of their own age group. The highlight of the Youth PBD is the inaugural address by the Minister of External Affairs and Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, followed by a plenary session, and a cultural programme and dinner.

UKABC Invitation: Gandhi Jayanti celebrations and Gandhi Peace Walk , Sunday 2nd Oct 2016

UKABC Invitation: Gandhi Jayanti celebrations and Gandhi Peace Walk , Sunday 2nd Oct 2016

UKABC is excited to invite you for Gandhi Jayanti celebrations on Sunday, 2nd October, 2015 at 1100 hours at Tavistock Square Gardens, London WC1H 9LD.

Gandhi Peace Walk will be proceeded immediately after the function at the Tavistock Square (at around 1130 hours), to the Mahatma Gandhi statue at the Parliament Square.

You are requested to attend the event and also disseminate this information to your friends and Indian community members.

Click below to view the invite

Gandhi Jayanti invite 2016

Guinness World Record Creation by Painting the biggest flag of India on 21st August 2016 at Indian Gymkhana Club, London

Guinness World Record Creation by Painting the biggest flag of India on 21st August 2016 at Indian Gymkhana Club, London

Your chance to join UKABC’s Guinness World Record Creation Attempt by painting “The biggest flag of India” on 21st August 2016 at Indian Gymkhana Club, London

UK Asian Business Council invites you to join for making “Guinness Book of World Records” by paint the biggest flag of India. Come and be a part of this once in a life time opportunity, where the Tri-colour flag will be painted on 21st August 2016 at Indian Gymkhana Club, London.

We invite you to participate in the flag painting and once the record is observed by Guinness Book of World Record and The Record is made – You can also get certificates for participation.

Paint and canvas will be provide by UKABC, all you have to do is turn-up and paint the flag.

UKABC has secured an approval from Guinness Book of World Records to paint the biggest flag of India. This will be painted at India Day – which is hosted at Indian Gymkhana Club on 21st August 2016 to celebrate the achievements of India and Indians in UK and Europe.

Indian community organisations in UK, in coordination with UKABC invite you with your family and friends to participate in the biggest flag painting and Independence Day celebrations on Sunday 21st August 2016 from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM at the Indian Gymkhana Club in London.

Please register below and bring a copy of this ticket with you for entrance to the venue.

Highlights of the day

  • 11:00 AM – High Commissioner of India to the UK unfurling the Indian National flag at Gymkhana Club.
  • Rendering of the National Anthem by 25 young kids from age group 7-20 years.
  • Public participation Painting of Biggest Indian Flag painted – to be observed by Guinness Book of World Record.
  • Announcement of the schedule of Hindi classes
  • Cultural Events – Dance performances
  • Free Food and Drinks

We request your presence and invite you for registrations at this joyous occasion and participate in painting the biggest flag of India ever in the world.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/indian-independence-day-celebrations-in-uk-free-event-tickets-26601733501

Participants will get a certificate from Guinness Book of World Records after their inspection and decision.

We are seeking sponsors and we will be raising money on the day too. The funds raised will be used towards Sarva Jana Hitaya ( http://www.SarvaJanaHitaya.org ) and Swach Bharat Campaign.

Please do come join us, there will be lots of attractions throughout the day including the cultural performance, food and drinks.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/indian-independence-day-celebrations-in-uk-free-event-tickets-26601733501

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UKABC Invites You to Put Your Nominations Across for British Asian Achievers Awards – 14 Oct 2016 at Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel, London

UKABC Invites You to Put Your Nominations Across for British Asian Achievers Awards – 14 Oct 2016 at Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel, London

UKABC Invites You to Put Your Nominations Across for British Asian Achievers Awards – 2016.

The British Asian Achievers Awards 2016 is to respect and honour the outstanding work within the Asian community. It is to acknowledge the accomplishments of the Business and Professional Asians which has been attained to the optimum.

The British Asian Achievers Awards 2016 is the event that pays tribute to the finest in the Asian Community for their success across all spheres of life emphasising, inspiring achievements and highlighting inspirational role models in the industry of business, sport, entertainment, philanthropy, popular arts, culture and many more.

UKABC join hands with Jagatwani to promote the First British Asian Achievers Awards 2016, which is to be held in Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel, in Central London on Friday the 14th October 2016.

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This is a perfect sponsorship opportunity for businesses and individuals to show commitment towards the ongoing success of British Asians.

Baroness Verma Launched BAAA Website At House Of Lords – 22 July 2016 At 5.00pm

The Rt. Hon’ble Baroness Verma, the Former Minister of International Development & Energy & Climate Change) launched the website at the House of Lords at 5.00pm, on Friday 22nd July 2016

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Following the event, It was exciting to meet Deypty Mayor of London – Rajesh Agarwal , Baroness Verma, Chairman of Asian Business Association at London Chamber of Commerce – Vijay Goel,  Celebrity Speaker and Finalist of BBC Show The Apprentice – Richard Woods.

The website – http://britishasianachieversawards.co.uk/ is built and promoted by UKABC & will be primarily used to promote the BAAA Awards, to receive nomination entries and distribute information about British Asian Achievers in the UK

Nominations are now open and you can fill your nominations on http://britishasianachieversawards.co.uk

UKABC Presents Sponsorship Opportunity at Indian Gymkhana Club, London

UKABC Presents Sponsorship Opportunity at Indian Gymkhana Club, London

UKABC is excited to introduce unique sponsorship opportunity at Indian Gymkhana club of London. Club was Established in 1916 and is an independent freehold Cricket, Football, Hockey and Fitness Club, with Restaurant, Banqueting hall, conference room & Gymnasium.

Click to download the Sponsorship Pack  UKABC – Indian Gymkhana Club London – Centenary Event Sponsorship Pack 4 SS

The Club is one of the largest and long-standing multiracial Sports Club in the United Kingdom and this year it will be celebrating 100 years of community sports on 17th September 2016, with a star studded Centenary Gala dinner.

The Indian Gymkhana Club wishes to celebrate this milestone year with you all.

You are invited to be a part of celebration. Be it just this event or promotion all year long at Indian Gymkhana Club

Key Facts about Gymkhana Audience

  • 61% of membership is from a South Asian background
  • All age ranges represented from Children to grandparents
  • An even 50/50 split between the Genders
  • An audience predominantly from the Greater London area
  • 91% rated the venue excellent or good
  • Over 50% have been to Gymkhana before

Over 1m+  expected reach…….


Click below to download the Sponsorship Pack

UKABC – Indian Gymkhana Club London – Centenary Event Sponsorship Pack 4 SS

Club Functions – Next Few Months 

  • 12th July – Healthy Living – Centenary Celebration , 10 AM to 2 PM
  • 21st Aug – Indian Independence Day Celebration,  09 AM to 5:00  PM
  • 11th Sept – Club Day, 10 AM to 1130 PM
  • 17th Sept – Gala Dinner Event, 0730 PM to 1130 PM
  • 10th Dec – Black Tie Event

Hockey

  • Aug 6th – Over 40s Invitational Tournament
  • Aug 27-28 Over 60s International Tournament – Indian Gymkhana will play against the England, Wales and Scotland national teams.

Cricket

  • 7th July –  Indian Gymkhana vs CCC.  Start time 1.00pm
  • 13th July – 40 overs match between Free Foresters vs Nepal International Cricket Team, Start time 10 AM – 4 PM
  • 14th July – T20 match between Indian Gymkhana Club vs Nepal International Cricket Team,  Start time 0430 PM to 0830 PM
  • 18th July – Indian Gymkhana U15 vs Dubai touring team U15. Start time: 5.30pm
  • 19th July – Uxbridge U15 vs Combined U15. Start time: 5.30pm
  • 20th July – Dubai touring team U15 vs Uxbridge U15. Start time: 5.30pm
  • 21st July – Indian Gymkhana U15 vs Combined U15. Start time 5.30pm
  • 24th July – Indian Gymkhana U15 vs Uxbridge U15 . Start time 10.00am; Dubai touring team U15 vs Combined U15. Start time 2.00pm
  • 25th July – Indian Gymkhana U19 vs Dubai Touring team U19. Start time 5.30pm
  • 4th August – Indian Gymkhana vs Roshnara CC, Delhi. Start time: 1.00pm

Football 

TBA

Click below to download the Sponsorship Pack

UKABC – Indian Gymkhana Club London – Centenary Event Sponsorship Pack 4 SS

UKABC Official Partner at The India-Mauritius Global Partnership Forum, at Intercontinental Hotel Mauritius 24-27 JuLy 2016

UKABC Official Partner at The India-Mauritius Global Partnership Forum, at Intercontinental Hotel Mauritius 24-27 JuLy 2016

UKABC is proud to be an official partner at the The India-Mauritius Global Partnership Forum, to be held at Intercontinental Hotel Mauritius 24-27 JuLy 2016. The event is Organized by the IMTCFF – India Mauritius Trade and Cultural Friendship Forum Supported by the Government of the Republic of Mauritius, In collaboration with Business Mauritius and Government of Goa, India.

For the very first time in the economic history of Mauritius,The IMTCFF took the initiative to organise a prime business and corporate conference involving key business and economic players of India and Mauritius.

India-Mauritius Global Partnership Summit’ is envisioned as a summit led by two great nations along with their global Partners- where policymakers, opinion leaders, business leaders, media and academicians Dream, Design, Discuss, Decide, Drive and Derive solutions to the challenges of a new socio-economic framework by creating a ‘ Micro Road Map for the Macro Vision’ that exists in the form of India-Mauritius Global Partnership.

Some 200 key members of the Indian business communities are converging to Mauritius for a unique high-profile business event and they will interact with key players of the Mauritius business community, as well as participants from the IOC region, and some from the African continent.

 

  1. Sunday 24th July/evening – Opening Ceremony/Banquet/Cultural show at SVICC,
    Domaine les Pailles
  2. Monday 25th/Tuesday 26th July – Main Forum, intensive 2 day’s B2B/Plenary sessions at
    the Intercontinental Hotel, Balaclava
  3. Wednesday 27th July: B2B meetings/JV meetings/Site visits/etc.
    Plenary Sessions on both days/morning – high profile speakers from India & Mauritius

 

Click for full conference details IMGPC_ConferenceKit_160630 and

for Sponsorship oopportunities Click  IMGPC_Event Sponshorship Scheme

UKABC Promotes Over 50 Healthy Living Project – 12th July 2016 at Indian Gymkhana Club

UKABC Promotes Over 50 Healthy Living Project – 12th July 2016 at Indian Gymkhana Club

Our over 50 Healthy Living Project members would like to invite you to the summer event and celebrating Centenary Year of club’s establishment [1916 – 2016 ] held on the 12th of July 2016 at the Indian Gymkhana Club.

The Healthy Living Project has been running since 2004 with the support of IG club and Hounslow Council. With a range of classes’ available including yoga, body condition, Zumba and Chair based classes run by qualified friendly instructors. The classes run on Monday, Tuesdays and Thursdays. All the classes run from morning to early afternoon & attended by over 250+ active members.

The event of the 12th of July would have information and workshops on healthy lifestyles including preventative measures for common illnesses. You would have the opportunity to talk & have lunch with our members, professionals from a range of different social groups and organizations from West London.

Organisations will have opportunities to:

  • Have a stall to promote their work to over 250+ group members
  • Run a demonstration workshop
  • Leaflet distributions

Contact us for more information

UKABC Supports Indian Gymkhana Club Centenary Celebrations

UKABC Supports Indian Gymkhana Club Centenary Celebrations

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Indian Gymkhana Club of London is marking its 100th anniversary with a year of festivities and events.

The Centenary Year Celebrations hosted by the club include International Yoga Day 21st June 2016, with over 500 participants expected, a Twenty20 cricket match with Nepal on 14th July 2016 and the celebration of Indian Independence Day on 21st Aug 2016, with over 15,000 visitors guests expected. The highlight of the year-long celebrations will be the exclusive members-only Gala Dinner on 17th September 2016, which will play host to 800 guests.

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UKABC Welcome Sri Sri Ravi Shankar at The MontCalm, Marble Arch, London on 18th June 2016

UKABC Welcome Sri Sri Ravi Shankar at The MontCalm, Marble Arch, London on 18th June 2016

UKABC Welcome Shri Shri Ravi Shankar at The MontCalm Hotel, Marble Arch, London on 18th June 2016

This event presents a unique opportunity to interact with Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, whom Forbes Magazine identified as one of the top five most powerful figures in India and who has reached over 300 million people worldwide.

Renowned humanitarian and spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has captured the hearts and minds of millions around the world through his meditations, breathing techniques and wisdom. He is an icon of non-violence and seeks global peace through service and fostering human values.

Sri Sri’s expertise and success as a peacemaker in areas of conflict resolution, has been underpinned by his unique ability to bring people together through these practices. This was highlighted in March 2016 at the World Culture Festival – an event that celebrated 35 years of Sri Sri’s organisation the Art of Living, where 3.7 million people from 155 different countries came together, to celebrate peace and to meditate with Sri Sri.

For more information please contact [email protected]

Click below for more details

Sri Sri UK Tour - Evening Dinner invite

 

Successful Inaugural of House Of Common Business Breakfast Club – We Thank You

Successful Inaugural of House Of Common Business Breakfast Club – We Thank You

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This event highlighted cultural and commercial benefits of businesses partnering with overseas organisations both big and small and working this approach into their international business strategies and growth plans. It brought an exciting line up of speakers and delegates from governments and leading industry leaders who shared strategies and ideas to increase competitive advantage.[/vc_message][vc_cta_button title=”View / Download Agenda” target=”_self” color=”btn-success” icon=”wpb_document_pdf” size=”btn-large” position=”cta_align_right” href=”http://ukabc.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/Event-Agenda-Business-Breakfast-Club-Eventon-19-05-2016-V2.pdf” call_text=”Click to View Agnda”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]

Taha Coburn-Kutay, UKABC’s Chairman, presented an overview of the organisation’s past achievements as well as the organisations current focuses and objectives, including more than twenty events which UKABC is organising in the next two quarters. Attendees were given an inside view of how UKABC has helped businesses gain access to new markets, remove obstacles and open new revenue streams in new and developing international and domestic markets. He showcased his business that has allowed UKABC to support businesses and organisations across the world and explained how this model ultimately benefits Great Britain’s export and GDP.

H.E. Dr. Virander Paul, Dy. High Commissioner of India, congratulated UKABC for the consistent and innovative steps it is taking to bridge the gap between the UK and Indian business communities. He also spoke on the Indian government’s ‘Make in India’ project, which offers business opportunities for UK businesses in over 21 sectors of India.

MP Alok Sharma drew attention to the strong partnership between UK & India in such sectors as technology transfer, infrastructure and future smart cities, which are being established all across India, and how the UK will play a major role in working with Indian partners to develop these smart cities. Mr Sharma spoke emphatically of his belief that it is imperative for Britain to remain in the European Union in order to remain a string player on the world stage.

MP Ruth Cadbury congratulated UKABC on their initiatives and shared her view on Brexit and its potential impact on UK businesses, performance and profitability.

Shateeaum Sewpaul spoke about the Indian Mauritius Global Partnership Conference taking place on 24th to 27th July 2016 in Mauritius. Over 250 companies from all over the world are participating in this conference, for which UKABC is the official partner from UK & Europe. Mr Sewpaul discussed how UKABC was paving the way for Indian and UK companies to partner with African companies and organisations in order to start or increase their business.

Sudeep Sakalle, Director of Infovinity Systems Pvt. Ltd., highlighted how UKABC is developing a common trading platform that issues intelligent technology to support businesses looking to launch in the UK and international markets. With over 65% of population in India, under 35 years of age, Mr. Sudeep suggested how latest technology like cloud computing, Internet of Things (IoT) and platform developed by Infovinity can help UK businesses to take immediate benefit from Make in India programme.

Former Mayor of Southwark Sunil Chopra thanked all attending delegates and invited them to suggest innovative ideas to help older generations stay connected with society.

At the conclusion of the event, an MoU was signed between British Young Asian Entrepreneurs and UKABC.

 

 

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Business Breakfast Club – At House of Commons May 2016

Business Breakfast Club – At House of Commons May 2016

Join UKABC in May 2016 at the first and Exclusive Business Breakfast Club Event at House of Commons, London UK.  Presenting an opportunity to connect with like-minded business leaders. UKABC Business Breakfast Club members and partners are invited to attend for a nominal charge.

The agenda and the focus of the morning will be “Make in India”, for which UK Asian Business Council has been advocating since it was introduced at Vibrant Gujurat in 2014. H.E. Dr. Virander Paul Dy. High Commissioner of India will be delivering his comments on this subject.

Focus of this event will be opportunities available rightnow with “Make in India” programme .  Along with high profile dignitaries from Mauritius, representing  IMTCFF – India Mauritius Trade and Cultural Friendship Forum.

Direct interaction with 50+ key decision makers, from various sectors including Banking, Energy, IT, International Trade, Media, Industrial Engineering, Financial Services, Industrial Engineering and Metals, Mining, Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology, Real Estate Investment & Services, Software & Computer Services, Travel & Leisure.Make_In_India

  • 8:00 am Registration & Breakfast
  • 8:30 am Opening Remarks – Taha Coburn-Kutay
  • 8:40 am H.E. Dr. Virander Paul, Dy. High Commissioner of India. Talk on Make in India
  • 8:50 am The Rt. Hon. Alok Sharma MP. Infrastructure envoy to India. Talk on Business Opportunities with India in the Infrastructure Sector
  • 9:00 am The Rt. Hon Ruth Cadbury, MP Brentford
  • 9:05 am Shateeaum Sewpaul, GM Technology Arm, Harel Mallac Group, Mauritius
  • 9:10 am Mr. Sudeep Sakalle, Infovinity Systems Pvt. Limited, Mind The Gap – Process, Technology and Platform, Next Steps
  • 9:15 am Mr. Sunil Chopra, Closing Remarks – ex-Mayor Southwark Council and Chairman Overseas Friends of India
  • 9:20 am  Signing up of MoU between UKABC and British Young Asian Enterprenurars
  • 9:30 am Tea/Coffee and Networking

Business Breakfast Club is a series of short, sharp sessions for the busy business leaders covering key topics on international business, accelerated growth while promoting personal advancement and expanding business network, providing an effective forum for business leaders to take time to work on growing their businesses and a catalyst to support business and personal growth.

It is a string of exclusive breakfast events for elite business professionals where we speak about key subjects within international business, Law, HR, Technology, Sales and Marketing in a stimulating and focused environment

Download the brochure

Japan Education Center – UKABC & Colours of India Sign MOU

Japan Education Center – UKABC & Colours of India Sign MOU

UK Asian Business Council, a promoter of business in the regional, national and international level and COLORS OF INDIA CENTER, an organization of Information, communication and incubation of India with office in Japan and India has signed an MOU to mutually and collectively work and connect opportunity for India in the U.K and also in India in the peoples, business and industry domains. In addition U.K Asian Business Council and COLORS OF INDIA CENTER will represent each other in the Japan and in U.K respectively as a promoter of Industry to facilitate its members, people, business and partner industries.

Japan Education Center In India (JECI), a vertical of COLORS OF INDIA CENTER expertise in Japanese skill based education. JECI programs include FAST TRACK-SKILL BASED-INDUSTRY FOCUSED Japanese language programs and certificates offered directly from Japan in addition to wide range of Japanese skill programs for effectively working in Japanese work place.

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JECI program are currently available to large number of students, educators, professionals and businesses in India. UK Asian Business Council will work hand in hand with COLORS OF INDIA CENTER to effectively route JECI programs to educational institutions, students and to the promoter of business in U.K.

The scope of association between UK Asian Business Council and COLORS OF INDIA CENTER is quite wide due to the nature of work COLORS OF INDIA CENTER had been doing in Japan and now in India. We will keep you updated of other areas of partnership between UK Asian Business Council and COLORS OF INDIA CENTER in the days ahead.

Click here to contact us to know more about “How UKBAC can help you Start Learning  Japanese Now”

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UKABC Promotes “Know India Programme” (25-days across India for young Indian diaspora)

UKABC Promotes “Know India Programme” (25-days across India for young Indian diaspora)

UKABC, along with FICCI is pleased to share opportunity along with the Indian Overseas Indian Affairs (OIA) Division of the Ministry of External Affairs to conduct the “Know India Programme” (KIP) programme, wherein 30-40 youth (18-26 years of age) of Indian origin are invited to India, to understand cultural, economic and social dynamics. They typically spend about 25 days in Delhi and one of the Indian States.

There are currently 18 such programs over the next one year, starting May 2016, for which Maharashtra is Partner State.

Background

The objective of this program is to expose Indian origin young people overseas, to India’s social and economic progress. These young people have usually not visited India before. As a process, the Indian High Commission will receive applications, and ratifies for their eligibility. We cover travel to and from India, boarding and other costs (visas are also free) and FICCI would manage the visit in India on their behalf. Typically, a visit will contain:

  • Classroom presentations on India’s , political system, economy, society, and developments in various sectors etc
  • Interaction with students at University/ College
  • Visit to places of historical importance
  • Participation in cultural programmes, yoga
  • Visit to industrial sites
  • Visit to a village
  • Interaction with non-profits
  • Meetings with senior political leadership in India
  • Visit to a select state in India for 10 days

Eligibility Criteria

The programme is open to youth of Indian origin (excluding non-resident Indians) in the age group of 18-26 years as on the first day of the month in which the programme is expected to begin. It is open to PIO youths from all over the world. The applicant should not have participated in any previous KIP or Internship Programme for Diaspora Youth (IPDY) or Study India Programme of MEA. Students who have not visited India before will be given preference. Minimum qualification required for applying is graduation from a recognised University /Institute or studying for graduation. applicants should be able to speak in English, should have studied English as a subject at the High School level or have English as the medium of instruction for undergraduate course.

There are a maximum of five candidates from any one country. More info here.

How to apply

Get in touch with the FICCI UK office at [email protected] for more information.

 

UKABC Supports India Fellows Programme launched by OIFC in partnership with Indian School of Business (ISB)

UKABC Supports India Fellows Programme launched by OIFC in partnership with Indian School of Business (ISB)

UK ABC support India Fellows Programme launched by OIFC in partnership with Indian School of Business (ISB) .

Overseas Indian Facilitation Centre (OIFC), a PPP between the Government of India and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), has partnered with the Indian School of Business (ISB), a top ranked global B School, to launch the ‘OIFC-ISB India Fellows Programme’, a programme designed for the young Indian Diaspora business owners and professionals in decision making capacity, to familiarise them with doing business in India. OIFC is designing this programme with ISB to connect Indian diaspora entrepreneurs to opportunities arising out if new initiatives of the Government of India like Make in India, Digital India and Startup India.”

Offered under the OIFC’s India Connect Initiatives, the OIFC-ISB India Fellows Programme aims to familiarise and encourage the young Indian Diaspora to view India as an economically attractive destination. The programme offers a tailor made opportunity to gain an understanding of aspects critical to gaining market entry into India; practical insights about doing business in India, understanding the legal and regulatory environment, engagement and networking opportunities with Indian businessmen and an insight into the innovative and disruptive business models emerging in the world’s fastest growing economy.

The year-long programme led by ISB is offered as a blended model comprising technology aided learning and a specially designed 12-days residential programme in India. The residency will be provide an experiential mix including exposure to the touch and feel of the Indian market, connect with senior government officials dealing with investment policies, domain experts, captains of the Indian industry and a curated networking opportunity with potential business partners. The Fellows will spend their residential learning stint at ISB’s campuses in Hyderabad and Mohali, and at Delhi.

Programme details and benefits:
The OIFC-ISB India Fellows Programme is open to young Indian Diaspora entrepreneurs/professionals in decision-making capacity/potential investors and international partners of Indian companies (21-39 years of age); with minimum of three years of entrepreneurial/business experience. The programme will be taught by globally renowned faculty from ISB along with experienced industry and government practitioners.
Scheduled to begin in June 2016, the programme is being offered at a special introductory fee of US $5,000 per participant plus service tax. Fee includes boarding and lodging, programme-related learning material, field visits and webinars. Participants will have to bear the cost of travel and local conveyance.
Selected candidates who complete the programme will become members of the OIFC India Entrepreneurship Fellows (OIEF) Club, which will receive support and facilitation from OIFC in doing business in India.

For more information: www.isb.edu/cee/indiafellows

About OIFC
The Overseas India Facilitation Centre was set-up by the Government of India in partnership with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), to facilitate engagement of Overseas Indians with India. The OIFC has started new initiatives for proactive & sustained engagement with the young Diaspora. Its strong partnerships with professional Indian Diaspora Associations, State Governments, Start-ups & Industry in India places it in a unique position to help the Indian Diaspora connect with India in a meaningful manner.

About ISB
The Indian School of Business (ISB) is a global Business school offering world-class management education across its two campuses – Hyderabad and Mohali. The School has grown at a rapid pace since its inception and already has several notable accomplishments to its credit – it is the youngest school ever to consistently rank among the top Global MBA programmes, the first institution in South Asia to receive the prestigious AACSB accreditation, one of the largest providers of Executive Education in Asia, and the most research productive Indian management institution. A vibrant pool of research-oriented resident faculty, strong academic associations with leading global B-schools and the backing of an influential Board, have helped the ISB fast emerge as a premier global Business school in the emerging markets. For more details visit www.isb.edu

Contact:

OIFC
Charu Mathur
Chief Executive Officer, OIFC
Email: [email protected]
Mobile: +91-9971 4999 85

ISB
C. Chitti Pantulu
Director-Marketing and and Communications
Email: [email protected]
+91 40 2318 7439
Overseas Indian Facilitation Centre
(C/o Confederation of Indian Industry)
249-F, Sector 18, Udyog Vihar Phase IV
Gurgaon 122015 (Haryana), India
Tel: 91 – 124 – 4014055/56
Website: www.oifc.in
Facebook: www.facebook.com/OIFC.IN
Twitter: @OIFCIndia | @CEO_OIFC

 

New Year, Lohri & Republic Day function Bedford UK

New Year, Lohri & Republic Day function Bedford UK

Taha was invited as a special guest on this occasion where he was representing UK ABC & Global Organisation of People of Indian Origin (international).
Taha was given an award for by Mr. A. S. Rajan, Minister co-ordination, High Commission of India, UK for his contribution to businesses &  the community in UK over the last 14 years.
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