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Shri Siddhivinayak Ganapati Temple Trust contributes 10 cr. to Maharashtra Village Social Transformation Foundation(MVSTF)

by Sana Shaikh


Mumbai,March 2018, Mumbai: Maharashtra Village Social Transformation Foundation (MVSTF), an initiative with a mission to transform 1,000 villages across the state, today joined hands with Shri Siddhivinayak Ganpati Temple Trust in a bid to empower and push development in rural part of the state as one of the Mumbai's biggest charitable trust handed over a cheque of Rs. 10 crore to Hon'ble Chief Minister Shri Devendra Fadnavis. On the occasion the cheque was handed over by Shri. Aadesh Bandekar, Chairman, Shri. Siddhivinayak Ganapati Temple Trust in presence of dignitaries and members of the Trust and MVSTF.
To converge the developmental efforts between the Government of Maharashtra and Corporate India, MVSTF enables a public-private partnership at grass root level. The partners provide financial resources along with domain knowledge and expertise to bring about lasting change in key development areas.Under the guidance and mentorship of Additional Chief Secretary …

Seamless connectivity to slash travel time to less than an hour in metropolitan area by 2025, says Madan

by Sana Shaikh
“Construction of the proposed Navi Mumbai Airport, India’s largest airport with passenger handling capacity of 60 million per annum, will be completed in the next two years. The first runway of the airport will be ready by December 2018. Almost 30% of site preparation has been done for the project. The airport project will generate huge employment opportunity and it will work as a growth engine. More than Rs 1 lakh crore of investment is coming up on a 50 km radius surrounding Navi Mumbai. These projects include the proposed NAINA Smart City Project, Navi Mumbai International airport project, Dedicated Freight Corridor Project, Panvel-CST Metro Line and so on. Work on these projects has started on ground and I expect them to be completed in the next 3-4 years,” said Mr. Bhushan Gagrani, IAS, Managing Director, CIDCO at the Panel Discussion on ‘Infrastructure Development in Maharashtra Vision 2025’ organized by World Trade Centre Mumbai and All India Association of Indust…

Uganda is Prime Investment Destination for India, says H.E Edward Ssekandi

by Sana Shaikh  “I feel honored to officiate at the First Uganda-India Investment Conference aimed at accelerating trade and investment between the two countries. It is my hope and desire that this Conference will strengthen the centuries-old bilateral relationship between our people. Uganda looks up to businessmen and women in India as engines of business and trade to spur development for our people and nations. Our first contact occurred in the 19th century during the construction of the Kenya-Uganda railway. This Conference is emphasizing three key areas of commercial diplomacy, namely: investment, trade and tourism. These are important areas of focus for Uganda which is the principle hub of business solutions, knowledge dissemination and business interaction in the Great Lakes Region of Africa. In the last 15 years, Uganda’s average annual GDP has been growing at 6% and this prompted World Bank to rank the country among the top ten business and investment destinations in Africa,”sa…

Rolling Nicks Sports Foundation Presents "Indian Premier Squash League, 2018"

Squash Ace Ali Farag wishes RNSF and IPSL the very best Gul Panag and Masters Champion Rishad Pandole join Pro  Abhinav Sinha at the launch
Mumbai, March, 2018: After organizing several major squash events very successfully, across the country, Rolling Nicks Sports Foundation (RNSF) proudly brings the Indian Premier Squash League, 2018 (IPSL 2018) to Mumbai.  The event is being curated by the founder of the Rolling Nicks Sports Foundation, Abhinav Sinha, a renowned professional squash player turned coach, and will take place in May 2018, at the very prestigious Cricket Club of India (CCI). This is the first time that international squash will be presented in an exciting league format with teams that include India’s most promising Junior National champions, like Yash Fadte, Yoshna Singh, Parth Ambani, etc. who will competealongside international pros such as Elvinn Keo (Malaysia best rank 5; PSA ranking 165) as well as seasoned masters such as Manish Chotrani, Dalip Triptahi, etc. Several…

Contract Agreement Signing of OCS works contract for Metro Line-3

by  Sana Shaikh


Mumbai, March, 2018: Today, MMRC signed first System Contract Agreement for the Electrical System works of 25 kV Traction System for Colaba-Bandra-Seepz Metro 3 project with ‘Consortium of Alstom Transport India Ltd & Alstom Transport S.A’. This package mainly covers design, installation and commissioning of ‘Rigid Overhead Contact System and Auxiliary substations’. The Contract Agreement was signed by Mr. A.A.Bhatt, Director (Systems) on the behalf of MMRC and by Mr. Sriram Raju & Mr. Bruno Izambart on behalf of Alstom Consortium.
‘Letter of Award’ for this work was issued earlier on 21st February 2018. The work consists of laying Overhead Rigid conductor system in Underground tunnel alignment of 33.5 km route length, flexible and retractable type OCS in Depot, laying of 33kV & 25kV cable, Auxiliary Substation at 27 stations and other associated works etc.
Commenting on the same, Managing Director MMRC, Ms. Ashwini Bhide said, “25kV Traction works” is a criti…

Triumph Motorcycles India Launches the All-New Variant of TIGER 800 XCX and XR

Triumph Motorcycles India has launched the brand-new Tiger 800 XCX and XR line-up – one of its best-loved and most critically acclaimed motorcycles ever. The longest running adventure story, with a bloodline that began with the gold-medal winning Tigers of the 1936 International Six Day Trial, continues with a new generation that incorporates the entire trademark Tiger spirit and takes capability to a whole new level.
Major update to off-road capability & all road, all day comfort New high level of state-of- the- art technology Major Triple engine update – more responsive, character and sound More Tiger style and highest-ever level of finish & detailing The most comprehensive choice available • More than 200 upgrades to the chassis and engine • More responsive, optimised Triple engine • New shorter Ratio 1st Gear enables enhanced off-road traction, low-speed manoeuvrability and acceleration • New lighter, free-flowing silencer with improved exhaust note • New “Off Road Pro” riding mode,…