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CII to conduct over 100 workshops on GST

The Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) has decided to conduct more than 100 workshops across the country to enable enterprises to comply with the new regulations in view of roll out of GST from July 1. With less than two weeks left for GST introduction, CII has taken up a range of initiatives to encourage industry to be proactive in managing GST compliance. The Confederation has launched a series of around 100 two-day Training Programmes […]


India organizes textile roadshow in China

Indian Consulate in Shanghai along with Shaoxing Municipal Peoples’ Government organized a roadshow at China’s textile hub Shaoxing to spread awareness amongst Chinese textile companies about the upcoming mega textile event – Textile India 2017 – in Gandhinagar from June 30-July 2, 2017, likely to be inaugurated by Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi. More than 120 Chinese textile firms were briefed about investment opportunities in fabrics, machinery and yarn sectors in India during the […]


CII-Avantha to organize training on autonomous maintenance

CII – Avantha Centre for Competitiveness for SMEs, an India-based consultancy, is organizing a one-day Training Programme on ‘Autonomous Maintenance – A tool to enhance Productivity’ on 17th March 2017 in Chennai, India. The idea behind the training programme is Autonomous Maintenance, which depicts that zero breakdowns can be achieved only if production operators are involved in finding the existence of any abnormalities. Operators should perform certain equipment maintenance activities and that maintenance activity get […]


Green Building Training Courses – ‘LEED’ing the way

Going green is the necessity of today, especially for the industries and the offices that grossly misuse natural resources. And  ‘Green Building’ is the new way to show your responsibility towards environment in all aspects, including planning, construction, operation, maintenance, renovation and deconstruction of the factory building or office building. The concept not only saves money but is also a sure way to earn respect from your clients. Team StitchWorld explores various training courses available […]

February 26, 2017


Bangladesh’s Commerce Minister urges India to remove trade barriers

At the recently organized two-day Partnership Summit in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India, Bangladesh’s Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed urged the Indian Government to remove trade barriers for its neighbour. The Minister said, “India has a very big market. The country provides duty- and quota-free access to all Bangladeshi products (except tobacco and alcohol), but still Bangladesh is failing to export commodities to the country up to the expected level due to some duty-related complications; India should […]


CII’s new president insists on structural reforms in Indian textiles industry

Dr Naushad Forbes, who has been recently appointed as the new president of CII (Confederation of Indian Industries), believes there is a lot of potential among number of home-grown multinationals, doing business in the textile and garment industry, and that a lot needs to be done for them to grow. While speaking to the media, Dr Forbes, who is the Co-Chairman of Forbes Marshall and an ex-lecturer and Consulting Professor at the Stanford University, has […]


India pins hopes on China-backed trade bloc

Sidelined by the US-led Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), India is making efforts to sign a deal with the China-backed trade bloc, Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), a move that is expected to improve India’s access to the Asian markets. India, in its bid to ramp up exports has clearly indicated that it will be striking the deal in this year’s Brunei meet, scheduled to take place from February 15 to 19. If signed, this regional free […]

February 11, 2016


AICTE-CII present top award to DKTE

Founded by Kallapa Awade, the Ichalkaranji-based Dattajirao Kadam Textile and Engineering (DKTE) Institute has been awarded the Best Industry-Linked Chemical Allied Engineering Institute (Degree) Award, post a survey conducted by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and Confederation of Indian Industries (CII). The award was presented to PV Kadole, Principal of the Institute, by Anil Sahasrabudhe, Chairman, AICTE, Naushad Forbes, President-Designate of the CII, and R Mukundan, Managing Director, Tata Chemicals Limited. 901 […]