NASSCOM to spearhead ICT session at the international Smart Cities India 2015 expo

Adoption of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) will ensure efficient use of resources, socio-economic development, and help transform India into a country of digitally connected cities. Supporting the Smart Cities vision and Digital India program, National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) is the technology partner for the Smart Cities India 2015 expo.

Organized by the Exhibitions India Pvt. Ltd., the expo is scheduled to be held at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, from 20th to 22nd May 2015. The focus of the expo is ‘Smarter Solutions for a Better Tomorrow.’

Smart IT and communications is the nerve center for smart cities to improve the lives of citizens in urban and rural areas by means of sustainable integrated solutions.

To facilitate dialogue between the government stakeholders for smart cities including central and state government officials, municipal commissioners, mayors, city planners, architects, builders and IT industry leaders, NASSCOM is spearheading 3 important sessions at the expo. These sessions are:
Smart Cities Foundation : Fabric of converged technologies
ICT enabling Indian cities – Opportunities and challenges in brownfield cities-perspectives from industry and government and
Citizen centric services in a smart city – a new paradigm
The NASSCOM sessions will discuss a range of topics on innovative technology and solutions to support the governments’ ambitious plans to create 100 smart cities and rejuvenate 500 existing cities. The Indian cabinet has recently approved a sum of Rs. 48,000 crore for the smart Cities mission in the next five years. The center will provide assistance of Rs. 100 crore per year for five years to each of 100 cities.

Commenting on the association, Mr. R. Chandrashekhar, President, NASSCOM, said, “Urbanization in India is rapid and propels social and environmental challenges with cities crumbling under strained infrastructure. Therefore the natural and logical solution to this challenge is creating smarter and systematic infrastructures and shift towards creating smart sustainable cities leveraging technology. We are happy to partner with the Exhibitions India Pvt. Ltd. and will aim at creating a blueprint of technology-enabled smart city and with participation from the all stakeholders.”

Prem Behl, Chairman, Exhibitions India Pvt Ltd, said; “We are delighted to have ICT industry leader NASSCOM as our Technology Partner. The core of Smart Cities is smart technology, which can benefit everything from electricity, water sanitation to e-governance, and we need efficient technology solutions to minimize human intervention and increase productivity.”

Smart Cities India 2015 expo is a platform for global industry leaders to come together in order to present and exchange information on nine focused verticals, including; Smart Governance, Smart Energy, Smart Environment, Smart Transportation, Smart Information Technology & Communications, Smart Buildings, Smart Health, and Smart Education.

Endorsed by the Ministry of Urban Development, Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Department Industrial Policy & Promotion and Department of Electronics & Information Technology, the exhibition cum conference will observe 34 sessions being conducted by 250+ distinguished speakers comprising of the world’s foremost strategists, bureaucrats, policy makers, as well as thought leaders and trend setters. The event will also witness 15,000 visitors, along with 1,500 delegates over three days.

Apart from concurrent conference sessions, the expo will witness an exhibition arena featuring leading domestic and international companies showcasing their products and services to a large number of buyers, industry representatives, center, state and local body officials with industry representatives, town and city planners, architects, realtors, academia, students and media, etc.

Over 150 companies will be participating in the expo, confirmed names include A T E Enterprises Pvt ltd; Aam Group Chyng Cheeun Machinery Co Ltd, Barco Electronic Systems Pvt Ltd (India); Berger Paints India Ltd.; Business Sweden; Eurochambers Liasion Office (EBTC); Excelpoint Systems Pvt Ltd; JK Cement Ltd; Lavasa Corporation; Mediatek India Pvt Ltd; Parking Control Management India Pvt Ltd; Schneider Electric india Pvt Ltd; TDK – LAMBDA Singapore Pte Ltd (India Branch) and Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions Ltd.

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Authentication Solution Providers’ Association (ASPA) Partners With Label Expo India 2014

Apply for full or associate membership of ASPA, collect your complimentary copy of The Authentication Times at Stand #G36 in Hall 11 at Pragati Maidan

Authentication Solution Providers’ Association (ASPA), the world’s only non-profit Association representing the interests of the entire authentication solutions industry, is exhibiting at the seventh edition of the Label Expo 2014 being held at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi on October 29 – November 01, 2014. The one-of-its-kind label event in South Asia brings together renowned names from the labels, printing and packaging industry, featuring nearly 250 companies across a sprawling 5,800 sqmts.

ASPA is a partner for the Label Expo 2014 event and is showcasing at Stand #G36 in Hall 11. ASPA member companies already protect over 10,000 brands worldwide through the authentication of legitimate products and documents. ASPA works closely with world renowned authorities such as Interpol, Counterfeit Intelligence Bureau (CIB) and International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA) to safeguard the larger interests of the authentication solutions industry.

On supporting Label Expo 2014, Mr. Manoj Kochar, President, Authentication Solution Providers’ Association, said, “We have partnered with the Label Expo for the past several years under our earlier brand name of HoMAI, though we are exhibiting under the ASPA banner for the first time. In the past, we were only accepting membership from hologram manufacturers, but this year onwards, with the broader mandate passed by our governing body, we are also soliciting other authentication solution providers to join hands in our fight against counterfeiting and to comprehensively grow the authentication solutions industry. For over 16 years, our members have enjoyed an unparalleled reputation and credibility among buyers and other stakeholders worldwide for their adherence to best practices, quality standards, ethics and use of latest technologies to provide truly customised, cost-effective and consistently reliable solutions. We would love to discuss how ASPA can help more authentication solution providers and emerge as a strong voice to represent their collective interests.”

ASPA will be accepting requests for full and associate membership at its booth during all four days of the Expo. Visitors can also collect their complimentary copy of ASPA’s official quarterly journal, The Authentication Times, from the booth. ASPA binds itself to the promise of 4C’s for its members, by being committed, connected, current and credible. Typical organizations eligible to apply for ASPA’s full membership include security hologram producers; state printing works and commercial high security printers; issuers of passport, ID and travel documents; suppliers of security substrates, and security features such as biometrics; identity card manufacturers and personalizers; suppliers and integrators of ID document projects such as passports; vehicle registration plate manufacturers; Bar code and RFID solution providers; and any other authentication solution providers. Suppliers to authentication solution providers, resellers, consultants and research & training providers are eligible to apply for an Associate membership. ASPA also accepts foreign members, honorary members and patrons. Members are bound by ASPA’s Constitution, Bylaws, Code of Conduct and any amendments made by the Association.

Besides ASPA, the Label Expo 2014 is also supported by Label Manufacturers Association of India (LMAI), All India Federation of Master Printers (AIFMP) and country’s key printing and packaging magazines. It will also feature a Brand Innovation Summit and LMAI Avery Dennison Label Awards.

Reliance Mobile to showcase their 3G service at India Telecom 2010 in New Delhi

Reliance Mobile to showcase their 3G service at India Telecom 2010 in New Delhi

Reliance Mobile is yet to launch their 3G network in the market.

The company is however inviting you to India Telecom 2010 event at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi to check out what they have to offer.

Reliance Mobile said on their Facebook page:

We will be showcasing our 3G services at the India Telecom 2010 event at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi starting today until 11th December.
Come visit the Reliance booth to be one of the first to experience superior 3G services. Trust us, you will be truly impressed!

We are not sure what superiority they have to offer over other 3G service providers in the Indian market. What really matters is when they launch their network and how they price the packages.

Auto Expo 2010 begins tomorrow

Auto Expo 2010 begins tomorrow

Auto Expo is all set to begin from tomorrow in the capital city of Delhi.

The organizers of this event are expecting to see at least 2 million visitors this time around.

Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers said: “We will have 40 percent more visitors this time and will have over 10 global launches and 50 other launches with all well-known auto makers taking part”.

Heavy Industries Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh and Commerce Minister Anand Sharma would inaugurate the event for public visitors on January 7.

SIAM, Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA) and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) are all involved in the organization of this mega event which takes place at Pragati Maidan in Delhi.

India International Trade Fair open now

India International Trade Fair open now

The 29th edition of the India International Trade Fair is now open for public.

This trade fair runs for a period of 2 weeks and is an yearly event.

China is the focus country of this latest edition while Thailand is the partner nation.

It is currently open for business visitors. Public would be allowed in from November 19.

Business visitors can enter the venue (Pragati Maidan) with an entry fee of Rs 400.

For regular visitors, entry fee would be Rs. 30 on weekdays and Rs. 60 on weekends.

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