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UK Karnataka Business Meet 2014
POST MEET REPORT
Thursday, 30th October, 2014
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© 2014 by Sivaleen Inc. All rights reserved
In association with Government of Karnataka NRI Forum, British South India Cou...
© 2014 by Sivaleen Inc. All rights reserved
Lord Swraj Paul spoke about various opportunities which
India offers. Mr.Satis...
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UK Karnataka Business Meet 2014

  1. 1. © 2014 by Sivaleen Inc. All rights reserved UK Karnataka Business Meet 2014 POST MEET REPORT Thursday, 30th October, 2014 British Parliament, Westminster, London, UK
  2. 2. © 2014 by Sivaleen Inc. All rights reserved In association with Government of Karnataka NRI Forum, British South India Council of Commerce, with Sivaleen Inc as the delivery partner, hosted its annual Karnataka focussed business meet, UK Karnataka Business Meet 2014 to showcase investment opportunities in Karnataka. The business meet had Lord Swraj Paul as one of the speakers and was chaired by Mr Virendra Sharma MP, Patron of British South India Council of Commerce. The audience included representatives from Karnataka, Members of House of Lords & House of Commons, representatives from various trade bodies etc. . THE MEET PROGRAMME SUMMARY Mr.Virendra Sharma MP, the Patron of British South India Council of Commerce welcomed the delegates attending the business meet. Sujit S Nair., FRSA. Director/ Chief Co Ordinator of British South India Council of Commerce played the role of anchor during the business meet. During the business meet British South India Council of Commerce, represented by its Director/ Chief Co Ordinator ,Mr.Sujit S Nair.,FRSA signed a memorandum of understanding with Indo British Trade Council, a sub-committee of Leicestershire Asian Business Association, represented by its Chairman, Mr.Uday Dholakia. As per this agreement, British South India Council of Commerce & Indo British Trade Council, a sub-committee of Leicestershire Asian Business Association have agreed to work together to promote investment, exports and deepening international commercial relations between UK and India, especially South India. As part of this agreement one of the nominee from BSICC will join IBTC’s Board so as to give a strategic and operational link between the two organisations. Additionally, IBTC will host BSICC’s Midlands Office on gratis at their International Trade Hub, allowing both organisations to promote events, visits and missions to and from the Midlands. BSICC will also be inviting one of the nominees from IBTC to join its Advisory board.
  3. 3. © 2014 by Sivaleen Inc. All rights reserved Lord Swraj Paul spoke about various opportunities which India offers. Mr.Satish Luhar, Head, India Prosperity & Bilateral, South Asia Department, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, London spoke about UK - India relationship. Following this, Mr.K.C.Janardhan, Hon Secretary of British Business Group Bangalore talked about some of the business opportunities in Karnataka in his talk titled as " Advantage Karnataka". Mr.Mike Knowles, Dean, Sushant School of Design and Formerly Visiting Prof UAL spoke about Design Led Skills Centres focusing on various Crafts of Karnataka. The next talk was about Doing Business in India with emphasis on the state of Karnataka by Mr.RamPrasad Alva, who is the Head of Initiatives to Prof Rajeev Gowda Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha representing Karnataka. Jonathan, Senior researcher at Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce spoke about the Untapped Potential of UK Cities. The next talk was an interesting one where Mr.M L K Naidu, Youth President ( Sandur), Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha and Hasiru Sene spoke about the Challenges faced by farmers as a result of Industrialization. He spoke in Kannada, which is the native language of Karnataka and Ms.Bharati Singh, who runs a very prominent NGO in Karnataka, translated his speech into English. Following this, Mr.Sadanand Nayak, Executive Director, Punjab National Bank (International) Limited, London spoke about UK Karnataka relations. Then there was a short motivation talk by motivational speaker Mr.Paresh Rughani following which the all the delegates present in the business meet were introduced. Next, Ms.Bharathi Singh, Founder and Managing Trustee, SA-MUDRA FOUNDATION, Bangalore spoke about "Towards Empowering Youth & Enabling Differently challenged in Karnataka". Mr.Manjunath Vishwakarma,Steering Committee Member, British South India Council of Commerce delivered the vote of thanks.
  4. 4. © 2014 by Sivaleen Inc. All rights reserved Important Disclaimer: Important please note: This report is for guidance only and has been prepared in good faith to give a fair overall view of the meet and is believed to be correct at the date of publication. Copyright All content in this document, including logos, text, images, graphics etc are protected by copyright and/or design right owned by Sivaleen Inc unless identified as belonging to third parties. The business meets of British South India Council of Commerce Ltd is initiated, implemented and executed by Sivaleen Inc, which also represents BSICC in India.

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