Chair, UK India Business Council
Hon’ble Prime Minister of Bhutan
Chairman & Managing Director, Reliance Industries Ltd
It ( Bengal Global Business Summit) is a platform to bring together all of us who have a stake at the development of the State. The platform is to build true partnership to serve all the people of West Bengal. West Bengal has achieved significant all around economic and social progress and has focused on improving quality of life of over 90 million citizens.
Chairman, ITC Limited
CHAIRMAN, RP-SANJIV GOENKA GROUP
We have a large presence in Bengal and the total investments in the State are about 20,000 crores. We have been in this State for a number of years and we continue to invest in this State.
Chairman, Ambuja Neotia Group
Ambuja Neotia is one of the more prominent and respected corporate houses headquartered in Kolkata with its forte in real estate and recent forays into hospitality, healthcare and education. The company, under the stewardship of Mr. Harshavardhan Neotia has been responsible for landmark projects in and around Kolkata such as a unique Condoville, created around the Public Private Partnership model, Malls that went on to re-write several retail rules, Resorts, Kolkata's luxury weekend getaway and the pastoral hamlet by the Ganges - a trans-boundary river of Asia, amongst many others. The Group also championed the cause of healthcare by setting up an excellent healthcare Centre in Kolkata. In all its projects, Ambuja Neotia is deeply mindful of its environmental responsibility and creating spaces that offer a better and greener life. It is with this view in mind, that Ambuja Neotia came up with Ecospace, its first business park in Kolkata which is a Green Building certified by LEED. Ambuja Neotia is known to pay special emphasis to design and aesthetics in a way that their projects are enduring and appealing as well as sustainable and viable for the future. The Group also has several projects in Eastern India as well as other parts of the country in the pipeline and is continuing to live by its maxim of making a difference to the way people live.
Managing Director, Future Group
Vice-Chairman, Srei Infrastructure Finance Ltd.
FOUNDER & EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN, GLOBSYN GROUP
We are a global outlook firm with deep domain competencies in Technology, Knowledge and Skills. We believe that our success lies in the success of our customers – irrespective of their size and scale of operations. We have crafted services and solutions to help our customers leverage and profit from the advanced use of Knowledge, Skills and Technology. At our core we are problem solvers with an unwavering passion for performance. We minimise hierarchy, are intellectually curious and closely engage with our customers to work in a highly collaborative mode. We are a people driven research and IP creation firm and are constantly identifying new knowledge and technology trends, developing new solutions and creating sustainable value for our customers around the world. With an unwavering passion for excellence, rooted on performance, we have, perhaps for the first time, brought together an eclectical mix of 'Knowledge' and 'Skills' - to create 'employably skilled' people through our pioneering Knowledge Finishing School™ System; 'Technology' – helping customers leverage from the latest in technology developments and 'Innoventures' - creating fresh new business models in Retail, Infrastructure and other new economy areas. We have left a mark in each of the verticals that we work in and have many firsts to our name, including pioneering the Software Finishing School™ System in India, in 1997. We have conceptualized and implemented, in 1996, India's first truly intelligent 'Plug n Play' infrastructure - 'Infinity', the model around which Software Parks have been developed in India. We are a people's company. We walk the extra mile to help and groom the people we hire. We value integrity, abiding customer centricity, analytical ability and creativity in our people. We believe in what we do and focus on making our customers successful, putting the full weight of the firm behind them.
CHAIRMAN, FICCI WEST BENGAL STATE COUNCIL AND MD, PAHARPUR COOLING TOWERS
MANAGING DIRECTOR, DALMIA BHARAT GROUP DIRECTOR, OCL INDIA LIMITED
Founded in 1935 by late Shri Jaidayal Dalmia, the Dalmia Bharat Group (www.dalmiabharat.com) enjoys a legacy of more than 75 years in driving core sectors of the Indian economy. Dalmia Bharat Group has a leading presence in southern and north-east India through its cement business, and in northern India through its sugar business. Headquartered at New Delhi, Dalmia Bharat is rapidly expanding acquiring a national footprint. The group caters to an enduring and growing customer base in refractories and has forayed into sustainable power/energy.
- Dalmia Bharat Limited.
- Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Limited.
- Dalmia Bharat Sugar and Industries Limited.
- Dalmia Bharat Refractories Limited.
- Dalmia Power Limited.
OCL India Ltd, the flagship associate company of Dalmia Cement Bharat Ltd (www.dalmiabharat.com) commissioned its cement manufacturing unit (Bengal Cement Works), at Godapiasal Industrial Park, West Midnapore, West Bengal. Spread over an area of 154.43 acres, the plant has been set-up at an investment of Rs 615 crore. This plant marks the initiation of the company's investment cycle in state of West Bengal. OCL India already has two cement plants at Cuttack and Rajgangpur in Orissa with a combined production capacity of 5.35 MTPA. The Bengal unit will help in adding significant revenue to the State treasury in terms of taxes. It will provide domicile employment and income generation for local skilled and semi-skilled pool in the district. As part of Corporate Social Responsibility programme of the group, peripheral community development works in terms of roads, bridges, health, and education facilities will be undertaken.
OCL India is one of the leading cement players in east India cement market. Eastern India contributes to around 18% of India's cement demand and 14% of the total installed capacity. Cement demand growth in East has been robust at CAGR of 9.75% over FY 09-FY 14 compared to all India growth of 6.5%. Going forward, demand growth in east India is estimated to be around 8% in FY15. This is congenial with infrastructure growth and urban housing demand.
Good locational advantage in terms of road and rail network, enriched infrastructural support like that of uninterrupted power supply, supply of water for industrial and potable purposes, other basic facilities like sewerage and drainage etc and incentives available as per The West Bengal State Support for Industry have played a decisive role for OCL India in setting up the plant in Bengal.
CHAIRMAN & MANAGING DIRECTOR, TIL LTD
TECHNOLOGY, INNOVATION, LEADERSHIP - These define TIL as an organization, its attitude and philosophy. Over the past six decades TIL has been partnering India's Infrastructure growth and has emerged as one of the leading providers of a wide range of equipment that represent some of the finest in global technology. As a responsible nation builder, we remain committed to providing cutting edge technology products and total solutions with the ultimate aim in enhancing customer value.
Perceived as Responsible, Valued and Respected, TIL attributes its success and dynamic growth to the quality and expertise of its people working towards the shared vision of creating a positive difference to the Indian infrastructure industry. Today we have a large quantum of collective intellectual capital with a motivating workplace environment that enhances competency and encourages productivity.
The Material Handling Solutions division of TIL is engaged in manufacture and marketing of a comprehensive range of state-of –the –art material handling equipment and lifting solutions with integrated customer support.. Recently the division has embarked on a robust expansion plan offering road construction solutions, port equipment. The division uses the best technology available in its domain with world class associations such as Grove Worldwide USA, Manitowoc Crane Group- USA, Paceco Corp- USA [a part of Mitsui Engineering and Shipbuilding-Japan], FAMAK-SA Poland. The recent partnerships include NACCO Materials Handling Group, Inc. [NMHG] - a part of NACCO Industries Inc-USA and Astec INC-USA.
TIL's plant at Kolkata is the only purpose built mobile crane manufacturing facility in India. The plant is a fully integrated facility and is certified under ISO 9000:2000 and EN 729 international standards.
Acknowledged as a market leader in mobile cranes, material handling equipment from TIL are reliable, productive and efficient. We are the exclusive dealer for Caterpillar products in North and East India, Bhutan and Nepal and effective 2nd April,2010,our business of Construction, Mining and Power systems operates under Tractors India Pvt Limited [TIPL] - a wholly owned subsidiary of TIL Limited. The Caterpillar dealership of TIPL spreads across North and East India as well as Bhutan. The construction and mining business sells and services a wide portfolio of Caterpillar range of construction and mining equipment.
The Power Systems Solutions under TIPL caters to Caterpillar range of Engines and Genset packages for North and East India, Bhutan and Nepal. We set the industry standard in providing quality power for continuous and standby applications in diesel, gas and heavy fuel configurations as well as package a range of gensets undertaking turnkey projects and providing after market support under one umbrella.
We also bring world class service solutions like Maintenance and Repair Contract [MARC], Component Rebuild Center [CRC] and Schedule Oil Analysis [SOS] as well as the global concept of providing Equipment on Rent for construction, mining and power applications.
Executive Chairman, Great Eastern Energy Corporation Ltd
FORMER CEO AND MD, MJUNCTION SERVICES LTD
Founded in February 2001, it is today not only India's largest eCommerce company (having eTransacted worth over Rs.1,60,000 crores till date) but also runs the world's largest eMarketplace for steel.
Chairperson & Managing Director, Bharat Hotels Ltd
Founder and Chairman, The Chatterjee Group
MANAGING DIRECTOR, BENGAL AEROTROPOLIS PROJECTS LTD.
Incorporated in 2007, Bengal Aerotropolis Projects Limited (BAPL) is a specialized infrastructure company engaged in the identification and development of aerotropolis projects in India. At present, it is developing an aerotropolis (or skycity) at Durgapur in West Bengal. BAPL is promoted by Changi Airports India Pte. Limited - a subsidiary of Changi Airports International Pte Ltd (CAI) Singapore, IL&FS Airports Limited and three Indian promoters – Mr Partha Ghosh, Mr Utsav Parekh and Mr Ram RatanModi. Each of the promoters brings various skill sets to the company. CAI is a wholly owned subsidiary of Changi Airport Group. Its principal businesses are airport investments and consulting. CAI has been involved in the development of various airports throughout the world.
IL&FS Airports Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services Limited is India's leader in developing viable models for large scale infrastructure projects. Mr Ghosh has conceptualized and incubated this project and has demonstrated expertise in working with State Government and other Government entities. Mr Parekh has rich experience in the financial market. Mr Modi brings wide experience in development of social infrastructure projects. BAPL has entered into a joint venture development agreement with West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation.
Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Titagarh Wagons Ltd.
Titagarh Wagons Limited is one of the leading private sector wagon manufacturers in India. Incorporated in 1997-98 TWL is primarily engaged in the business of manufacturing Railway Wagons & EMUs (Coaches), Bailey Bridges, Heavy Earth Moving and Mining Equipment, Steel and SG iron castings of moderate to complex configuration etc.
titagarh As an "Industry Partner" to the Defence Research and Development Establishment, Ministry of Defence ("DRDO"), TWL also manufactures certain products for the Indian defence establishment, such as special wagons, shelters and other engineering equipments.
titagarh Leading private sector company registered with the Ministry of Defence, Government of India to manufacture Bailey bridges and other related accessories in India.
TWL has Class A Specific Foundry and is registered manufacturer of Casnub Bogies & Components, HT Centre Buffer Coupler and its components recognised by RDSO, Ministry of Railways, Government of India
Besides being the leading manufacturer of Wagons in India as a Group, TWL has recently marked its presence in International markets by setting up Titagarh Wagons AFR, a subsidiary in France having acquired assets and business of manfuacture of Rolling Stock.