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The Times Group is a long standing leader in the print business, as well as an emerging leader in all other forms of media, including radio, TV, magazines, out of home, and more. The Group's key brands include The Times of India, the world's largest broadsheet English daily; The Economic Times, India's largest (and the world's second largest) financial daily; Femina, India's largest women's magazine; Filmfare, India's largest English film magazine; Radio Mirchi, India's largest FM radio network; Times Now and ET Now, India's leading English news and business news channels and Zoom, a leading general entertainment channel.

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As one of the India’s leading resource mobilizing company, Fiinovation welcomes you aboard. We offer integrated innovative resource mobilization and project management solutions for civil society organizations across India. Fiinovation endeavors commitment towards quality assurance for every service we provide. While you dedicate all your resources in eradicating poverty, enhancing social entrepreneurship and developing capacities for economically and socially marginalized communities, we affirm to be the much needed support you need in raising funds for institutions.

Gold Sponsor
NATCO PHARMA LIMITED was incorporated in Hyderabad in the year 1981 with an initial investment of INR 3.3 million. With a modest beginning of operations as a single unit with 20 employees, NATCO today has five manufacturing facilities spread across India with dedicated modern research laboratories, capabilities in New Drug Development, etc.

NATCO family currently consists of more than 2500 employees, we are consistently ranked among fastest growing pharmaceutical companies in India. NATCO is well recognized for its innovation in Pharmaceutical R&amb;D.

Silver Sponsors
MSTC Limited is a Mini Ratna Category-I PSU under the administrative control of the Ministry of Steel, Government of India. The company was set up in 9th September 1964 to act as a regulating authority for export of ferrous scrap with an investment of Rs 6 lakh. Government of India, Members ofSteel Arc Furnace Association and members of ISSAI had made with the investment.

MSTC became a subsidiary of SAIL in 1974. In 1982, it got delinked from SAIL and became an independent company under Ministry of Steel. It was a canalizing agency for import of ferrous scrap till 1992.

Airports Authority of India (AAI) manages a total of 125 Airports, which include 11 International Airports, 08 Customs Airports, 81 Domestic Airports and 25 Civil Enclaves at Defence Airfields. AAI also provides Air Traffic Management Services (ATMS) over entire Indian Air Space and adjoining oceanic areas with ground installations at all Airports and 25 other locations to ensure safety of Aircraft operations.

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) came into existence on 1st October 1964. The Company was formed by the merger of Hindustan Aircraft Limited with Aeronautics India Limited and Aircraft Manufacturing Depot, Kanpur. The Company traces its roots to the pioneering efforts of an industrialist with extraordinary vision, the late Seth Walchand Hirachand, who set up Hindustan Aircraft Limited at Bangalore in association with the erstwhile princely State of Mysore in December 1940. The Government of India became a shareholder in March 1941 and took over the Management in 1942. Today, HAL has 19 Production Units and 10 Research & Design Centres in 8 locations in India. The Company has an impressive product track record - 15 types of Aircraft/Helicopters manufactured with in-house R & D and 14 types produced under license. HAL has manufactured over 3658 Aircraft/Helicopters, 4178 Engines, Upgraded 272 Aircraft and overhauled over 9643 Aircraft and 29775 Engines.

Petronet LNG Limited, one of the fastest growing world-class companies in the Indian energy sector, has set up the country's first LNG receiving and regasification terminal at Dahej, Gujarat, and another terminal at Kochi, Kerala. While the Dahej terminal has a nominal capacity of 10 MMTPA [equivalent to 40 MMSCMD of natural gas], the Kochi terminal has a capacity of 5 MMTPA [equivalent to 20 MMSCMD of natural gas]. The company is in the process to build a third terminal at Gangavaram, Andhra Pradesh.

VFS Global is the world's largest outsourcing and technology services specialist for governments and diplomatic missions worldwide. The company manages visa and passport issuance-related administrative and non-judgemental tasks for its client governments. With 1259 Visa Application Centres (VACs) and operations in 113 countries across five continents, VFS Global serves the interests of 45 client governments. The company has successfully processed over 81.23 million applications since its inception in 2001.

max The RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group is India’s youngest business Group born in 1820. The Group has interests across diverse business sectors -Power & Natural Resources, Carbon Black, IT & Education, Retail, Media & Entertainment and Infrastructure. With assets of over INR 23,250 Cr and employee strength of more than 50,000, the Group is well set to launch itself into the next league. Over the next five years the Group is expected to invest more than USD 3 billion across its various business projects.

max Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilizers Limited is a Company incorporated under Companies Act 1956. The Company was formed after the reorganisation of FCI into 5 Companies. Till 1992 , the Company was a wholly owned PSU. During 1992 and 1993, 7.5% of the equity has been disinvested to Financial Institutions, Public etc.

Associate Sponsors
Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited - the corporate entity of Visakhapatnam Steel Plant, is a Navaratna PSE under the Ministry of Steel. Visakhapatnam Steel Plant - popularly known as Vizag Steel is the first Shore based Integrated Steel Plant in the country and is known for its Quality Products and Customer Delight. A market leader in long Steel products, it caters to the requirements of the Construction, Maufacturing Automobile, General Engineering and Fabrication sectors

Envisioning and visualizing the concept of turnkey execution of projects as an effective tool to create the needed infrastructure to hasten the pace of multi disciplinary industrial construction, EPI was incorporated in 1970 as A Government of India Enterprise under the administrative control of Department of Heavy Industries. Since then, EPI has admirably performed its assigned roles as the country's leading Prime Contracting Company and has left its imprint not only in India but in the overseas market as well where its past operation spread over a decade in the wake of oil boom in the Middle East. EPI successfully executed 30 odd projects valued over US$ 782.00 million in Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Yugoslavia, Maldives, Bhutan and Thailand.

Lafarge entered the Indian market in 1999, through its cement business. The company has established its presence in all its three businesses- cement, aggregates and concrete. Driven by a customer focused approach, Lafarge offers the construction industry and the general public innovative solutions bringing greater safety, comfort and quality to their everyday surroundings.

Engineers India Ltd (EIL) is one of the leading design and engineering organizations in South Asia. Established in 1965, EIL provides engineering consultancy and EPC services principally focused on the oil & gas and petrochemical industries. The Company has also diversified into sectors like infrastructure, water and waste management, solar & nuclear power and fertilizers to leverage its strong technical competencies and track record.

The Reliance Group, founded by Dhirubhai H. Ambani (1932-2002), is India's largest private sector enterprise, with businesses in the energy and materials value chain. Group's annual revenues are in excess of US$ 66 billion. The flagship company, Reliance Industries Limited, is a Fortune Global 500 company and is the largest private sector company in India.

Manipal University is a name to remember, not just across the length and breadth of India, but worldwide. The fact that students from 52 countries are studying here is a testimony to this fame.

Delhi Transport as an extension of Municipal Corporation of Delhi had not been functioning efficiently and adequately resulting in leakage of revenue and very high operation cost, Govt. of India took over the management of the undertaking by passing the Delhi Road Transport Laws (Amendment) Act, in 1971. It took over the assets and liabilities from the erstwhile Delhi Transport Undertaking (DTU) operated by the Municipal Corporation of Delhi till 2nd Nov,1971. Thus the DTC was set up in 1971. In section 22 of the Road Transport Corporation Act, 1950.

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The Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance (PICG) is a not-for-profit company ltd. by guarantee and without share capital, setup under section 42 of the Companies Ordinance, 1984. The Institute is charged with promoting good corporate governance practices in Pakistan.

Quality Council of India (QCI) was set up jointly by the Government of India and the Indian Industry represented by the three premier industry associations i.e. Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM), Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), to establish and operate national accreditation structure and promote quality through National Quality Campaign.

IEPSL is the professional institute for the practicing environmentalist with the objective of upholding the dignity and raising the reputation of the environmental profession in Sri Lanka. It is committed to extend the professionalism and its services to the country at large for the benefit of the public

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