Following the successful hosting of the UK South India Business Meet,
UK Karnataka Business Meet, UK Kerala Business Meet ...
not only the best curriculum and facilities but also the best teachers. While
Chennai is the hub of education in Tamil Nad...
 One of the top three recipients of Foreign Direct Investment(FDI)
 Matured manufacturing sector
 Pro-active and invest...
Pondicherry, Tamil Nadu and also to the Indian audiences and the Indian
media.
UKTNCC operates as a platform aimed at prov...
Pictures from previous meet Business Meet
( More pictures here - http://www.bsicc.co.uk/#!events/ctna)
Agenda
2:00 PM - 2:25 PM Networking & Registration
2.30 PM - 2.35 PM Welcome Address
Mr.Virendra Sharma MP, Ealing Southal...
For more information, please do get in touch with us
www.bsicc.co.uk http://www.uktncc.org.uk/
Mr.Jacob Ravibalan
BSICC Vi...
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Following the successful hosting of the UK South India Business Meet, UK Karnataka Business Meet, UK Kerala Business Meet and various other state Business Meets at the Houses of Parliament, BSICC, in partnership with UKTNCC, is organising the UK Tamil Nadu & Puducherry Business Meet on 8th May 2014 at Houses of Parliament, Westminster, London. This business meet will be chaired by Mr Virendra Sharma MP( Southall, UK), Chairperson of BSICC. The audience will include representatives from Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Members of House of Lords & House of Commons, representatives from other Indian states/ other countries and businessmen from India who are successful in UK.

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UK Tamil Nadu & Puducherry Business Meet 2014

  1. 1. Following the successful hosting of the UK South India Business Meet, UK Karnataka Business Meet, UK Kerala Business Meet and various other state Business Meets at the Houses of Parliament, BSICC, in partnership with UKTNCC, is organising the UK Tamil Nadu & Puducherry Business Meet on 8th May 2014 at Houses of Parliament, Westminster, London. This business meet will be chaired by Mr Virendra Sharma MP( Southall, UK), Chairperson of BSICC. The audience will include representatives from Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Members of House of Lords & House of Commons, representatives from other Indian states/ other countries and businessmen from India who are successful in UK. Tamil Nadu is one of the most developed states in the country. Literacy level in the state is one of the highest among all Indian states. The state is witnessing rapid industrialization with overall economic development and has grown as a manufacturing powerhouse in the country, especially in automobiles and textiles. The state's capital city, Chennai is called the 'Detroit of India'. Tamil Nadu is one of the most visited states in India for higher education. There are a number of colleges in this South Indian state which boast of UK TAMIL NADU & PUDUCHERRY BUSINESS MEET HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT, WESTMINSTER, LONDON THURSDAY, 8TH MAY, 2014 2.00 PM - 5.00 PM
  2. 2. not only the best curriculum and facilities but also the best teachers. While Chennai is the hub of education in Tamil Nadu, the other cities and towns are also home to famous colleges. Tamil Nadu has made tremendous progress in infrastructure development. Infrastructure development of Tamil Nadu is rated as “one of the Best” by several independent studies. Tamil Nadu is in the forefront of the Indian sub-continent in providing an efficient transport services to the people. Tamil Nadu offers state-of-art telecom infrastructure for high speed large volume data transfer, video conferencing, etc. to meet the requirements of software / BPO companies. The Government has encouraged private sector participation in the process of infrastructure development. This has resulted in rapid expansion of railways, roadways and capacity enhancement of the ports. In terms of Healthcare, Tamil Nadu offers number of opportunities. Its capital Chennai has around 15 Government hospitals and a large number of private hospitals which provide medical and health care. Some of India's well-known healthcare institutions such as Apollo Hospitals (the largest private healthcare provider in Asia), Sankara Nethralaya,Madras Medical Mission(MMM),Frontier Lifeline & K.M.Cherian heart foundation and Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre are based in the city, making it one of the preferred destinations for medical tourists from across the globe. With 11% of the S&P CNX 500 conglomerates have corporate offices in Tamil Nadu in 2012, it's advantageous position can be expressed in the following terms:-
  3. 3.  One of the top three recipients of Foreign Direct Investment(FDI)  Matured manufacturing sector  Pro-active and investor friendly Government with transparent decision-making approach  Ranks No.1 in availability of skilled manpower in India  Excels in terms of human resource, infrastructure and labour relations and Low cost of man power The neighbouring Union territory of Puducherry is well established on the tourist circuit of the country. It is famous for its beaches, backwaters, beautiful landscapes and varied tourists hotspots. It is one of the most eco- friendly and pollution free place. Puducherry has several well established industrial estates, with excellent infrastructure facilities, which propels the industrial growth of UT. Its long coastline and resource base provides enough opportunities to develop its fisheries and agro-processing industries. It has also performed well at the export front. The principal export items are leather, chemicals, textiles, metallic products, etc. As background, BSICC is an umbrella body of South Indian communities in UK, formed with the intention to raise UK companies awareness to enormous potential opportunities in the South Indian states and encourage them to trade and invest in South Indian States. BSICC mission is to promote trade and investment between South India and the UK, and to provide a platform for companies and businessmen who wish to become part of the South India- U.K trade community. BSICC promote and defend the interests of UK companies in South India, representing UK businesses to the state governments of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala,
  4. 4. Pondicherry, Tamil Nadu and also to the Indian audiences and the Indian media. UKTNCC operates as a platform aimed at providing opportunities for businesses from Tamil Nadu and Puducherry wanting to break into the well reputed British commerce sector and always extending the help and support needed for British business wanting to venture into one of leading economies of the World. Over the past year since the formulation UKTNCC has achieved some major breakthroughs for its clients despite the recent economic turbulence and volatility. Encouraged by the positive upturn and the success achieved so far, UKTNCC would like to invite you to join us and benefit from the endless networking and business growth possibilities. These Business Meets have led to regular dialogue between British and Indian businesses to utilise British expertise and its world-class technology involvement in the infrastructure, Waste management, Education, Low cost housing in urban and Villages, Power & Energy and IT projects coming up in the South Indian states.
  5. 5. Pictures from previous meet Business Meet ( More pictures here - http://www.bsicc.co.uk/#!events/ctna)
  6. 6. Agenda 2:00 PM - 2:25 PM Networking & Registration 2.30 PM - 2.35 PM Welcome Address Mr.Virendra Sharma MP, Ealing Southall (UK) Patron 2.35 PM - 2.40 PM Welcome to UK Tamil Nadu & Puducherry Business Meet Mr.Jacob Ravibalan, Vice Chair - Tamil Nadu, BSICC/ Founder Director- UKTNCC 2.40 PM- 2.55 PM UK / Tamil Nadu relationship Mr.Bharat Joshi Foreign and Commonwealth Office, British Deputy High Commissioner, Chennai, South India 2.55 PM- 3.10 PM Businessman’s perspective of Tamil Nadu & Pudhucherry Mr. Hasmukh Vora President, Hindustan Chamber of Commerce, Chennai 3.10 PM- 3.25 PM Tamil Nadu & Puducherry - An investment Destination Mr. Christie Cherian Chairman and Trustee - British Business Group, Chennai 3.25 PM - 3.50 PM Opportunities for UK and Global Tamilians in the Gulf Dr. R. Seetharaman Group Chief Executive Officer, Doha Bank, Qatar 3.50 PM - 4.05 PM Innovation & Indo-UK Collaboration - Time to catch elephants Mr.David Happy Recent Vice President EU Affairs - Samsung Electronics/ Founder Director - Alternative Telecom Operators Organisation. 4.05 PM- 4.20 PM Business Opportunities in Puducherrry Mr. Velou Singara UKTNCC 4.20 PM - 4.30 PM The channels of support from UK public sector and BSICC/ UKTNCC Mrs Kamala Sekar Recent Head of Export Finance at UKTI/ Director - Trade and Infrastructure Consultancy UK Ltd 4.30 PM - 4.40 PM UKTNCC – Strategy and Roadmap Mr. Sundar Subbiah Founder Director UKTNCC 4.45 PM - 4.50 PM Honouring and Felicitation 4.55 PM - 5.00 PM Vote of Thanks Mr. Siv Matchendran Founder Director UKTNCC
  7. 7. For more information, please do get in touch with us www.bsicc.co.uk http://www.uktncc.org.uk/ Mr.Jacob Ravibalan BSICC Vice Chair - Tamil Nadu & Puducherry E: jacobwto@gmail.com, Tel: +44(0)7903635 438 Mr.Siv Matchendran/ Mr. Ramesh Balakrishnan Director - UKTNCC E: uktncc@gmail.com, Tel: +44 20 7993 6179 Mr. Sujit.S.Nair., FRSA Director/ Chief Co Ordinator - BSICC E: sujit@bsicc.co.uk, Tel: +919686608650 (India)

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