The 43rd Governing Body Meeting and the first GBM with the newly formed board took place on May 16, 2023. The Governing Body discussed the agenda, vision and mission for the upcoming year. Announcements of the new Vertical Presidents were one of the key highlights. Proposal to introduce five new verticals viz. MSME, Healthcare, Hospitality, SME/ Startups, and Education were duly approved. The meeting ended for the day with the hope that the new term turns out to be the most productive and profitable tenure for the Chamber.
BRICS CCI partnered with Enactus Motilal Nehru College, University of Delhi for the "Innovative Business Plan Competition for Inter-College Students- EKADYU" as the Outreach Partner. Ekadyu is an initiative designed to encourage and develop young entrepreneurs by providing a platform for them to showcase their innovative ideas and entrepreneurial skills. The competition aimed to foster a culture of entrepreneurship among students and promote the growth and development of new businesses. Ms. Ruby Sinha, Founder- Sheatwork.com & President- BRICS CCI WE and Captain Praveen Dahiya, army Veteran & Member, BRICS CCI, graced the competition as the judges. The Competition provided a platform for collaboration, networking, and mentorship, which is invaluable for the growth and development of new businesses. The competition also promoted a culture of entrepreneurship among students, which is essential for the economic growth and development of our country.
The 11th Annual General Meeting of the BRICS Chamber Of Commerce and Industry was held on May 3rd, 2023 at Hyatt Regency, New Delhi. The meeting was graced with the presence of Returning Officer- Ms. Kalpana Sharma, Formal Additional Secretary, Lok Sabha, Parliament of India.
The 11th AGM also witnessed the announcement of the names of the elected Governing Body Members as well as the oath-taking ceremony of the newly elected Governing Body.
Taking into account the importance of strengthening business ties between the business communities of Russia and India, forming a positive image of the Russian regions and, in particular, the Ryazan Region, the representatives of the delegation from the Ryazan Region held business negotiations with BRICS CCI members on April 26, 2023, at Hyatt Regency, New Delhi. One of the main purposes of the meeting was to establish business contacts with representatives of Indian companies interested in cooperation with Russia in terms of expanding their production and entering the Russian market. The Russian delegation included1. Mr. Artem Nikitin, Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Ryazan Region 2. Ms. Olga Bogacheva, Deputy general director of the development corporation of the Ryazan region 3. Ms. Anna Alebastrova, Chief specialist in investment projects support The Indian side was represented by Dr. BBL Madhukar, Mr. Ashok Kumar Singh, Mr. Sameep Shastri, and other BRICS CCI members. The meeting was a huge success with both sides sharing their ideas and visions with respect to the collaboration with each other.
BRICS CCI partnered with Aviakul Private Limited as an Outreach Partner to successfully organize the 2nd International Conference on Emerging Trends in Aviation MRO Industry on 22 April 2023 at the Indian Aviation Academy in New Delhi. Conceptualized by Mr. Vaibhav Varun, Managing Director, Aviakul Private Limited (Member, BRICS CCI), the event attracted more than 300+ participants to attend the program in person. Lt. Gen. Dharam Vir Kalra, Governing Body Member, BRICS CCI , was a part of the panel discussion on the topic: Convergence of Civil & Defence Applications in the MRO industry. This Conclave was well received among the experts, delegates and participants making it a huge success.
BRICS CCI attended the Australia India Business Exchange's 'Future Skills Initiative: strengthening Australia - India collaboration in education and skills' on April 17, 2023 at The High Commission of Australia, New Delhi. Representatives from both the countries came together to discuss and share new ideas in the sector of education and skill development. Our members- Mr. Gulshan Narang, Mr. Vikram Singhal and Ms. Nidhi Goyal attended the meeting and contributed immensely through their great visions for Indo- Australian collaboration in the education sector. Representatives of various Indian Universities like Shiv Nadar University, Bennett University, Sharda University etc. as well as Australian Universities like Deakin University, University of Queensland etc. were in the audience.
Mr. Atul Banshal, Director Finance, Omaxe represented BRICS Chamber of Commerce & Industry at BRICS Youth Summit happening at Pretoria, South Africa held from 28th to 30th March, 2023.
PURPOSE OF THE SUMMIT:
The BRICS Youth Innovation Summit aims to create a BRICS-orientated space that will empower and support young entrepreneurs and innovators already undertaking projects with a prosocial impact in the real world. The summit serves as a meeting point between promising young entrepreneurs and business leaders, investors, partners and experts from across BRICS and the Global South.
BRICS Chambers of Commerce & Industry partnered with The Brand Story for Asian Brand & Leadership Conclave 2023 which was held on 11th March 2023 at DoubleTree by Hilton M Square, Dubai.
The Theme for the conclave was Leadership in VUCA World (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous).
Shri Sameep Shastri, Vice Chairman, BRICS Chamber of Commerce & Industry donned the cap of the Conclave Chairman.
The Conclave was attended by 100 + Global business leaders who are leading and propelling the growth of the nation through their innovative work, and generation of employment, and building a stronger society.
The BRICS Chamber of Commerce and Industry held its 10th Annual General Meeting on 7th February 2023. The meeting was headed by Dr. B.B.L. Madhukar, Chairman, and Director General, of BRICS CCI.
BRICS Chamber of Commerce and Industry has organized a meeting with the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Mr. Igor V. Piasetskii, Indian Representative of the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Mr. Vasili Andreivich from Russia adorned the meeting with their renowned presence.
The meeting began with a personal presentation of each member to the Russian representatives, followed by Dr. BBL Madhukar's welcome remarks. In an effort to foster economic prospects, the BRICS Chamber of Commerce and Industry has welcomed the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Mr. Igor V. Piasetskii introduced himself and put up several business opportunities across Russia. Moreover also promised to introduce Russians with business opportunities in India. He also addressed the meeting by showing the age old relation that India shares with Russia in almost all aspects being it Business or culture. Several eminent members shared their experiences with their Russian counterparts.
All in all the meeting ended with the hope of developing closer ties between the chambers and paving the way for more such meaningful dialogues for mutual success of the two nations.
A meeting was held between the team of BRICS Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Executive Director of Sudanese Chambers of Industries Association, Professor Ahmed Obaid Hassan and Musab Ismail, First Secretary Embassy of the Republic of the Sudan at Hyatt Regency, New Delhi on 3rd February 2023. The guests were welcomed by Dr. B.B.L. Madhukar, Chairman & Director General, BRICS CCI and Mr. Sameep Shastri, Vice Chairman, BRICS CCI.