Government of India is organizing a landmark event titled “Make-in-India Week” from 13-18 February, 2016 in Mumbai to showcase the potential of design, innovation and sustainability across India's manufacturing sectors in the coming decade. The Hon'ble Prime Minister of India will inaugurate this landmark event. The week-long event will offer foreign investors and businesses unprecedented access, insights and opportunities to showcase connect and collaborate with young Indian entrepreneurs, industry leaders, academicians, and government officials at the central and state levels. Key opportunities in sectors like auto and auto components, defence and aerospace, food processing, chemicals and petrochemicals, electronics and information technology, pharmaceuticals, textiles, industrial equipment manufacturing, construction equipment, and infrastructure will be showcased through seminars and discussions among major stakeholders.
Highlights of the "Make-in-India Week” will include:
A. Make in India Center: This will be the platform for exhibiting innovative products and manufacturing processes developed in India along with a vision to leverage design, innovation and technology in the backdrop of global manufacturing. The Make in India Centre at Bandra Kurla Complex will feature an exhibition of the most innovative products and manufacturing process in India. The Centre will also feature participation from different countries and Indian states through Country and State Pavilions.
B. CNN-Asia Business Forum: This forum comprise of a series of seminars, CXO meets and round-tables and networking events on economic challenges, investment opportunities etc. The event would feature Global visionaries, and leaders from the fields of finance, industry and design.
C. Urban Planning Seminar on re-imagining Mumbai: This session would focus on new impetus for a smarter e-enabled Mumbai collaborating with the best-in-class technology partners.
D. Hackathon: A 24-hour marathon event where coders, engineers, and designers collaborate intensively for 24 hours to come up with ideas to solve urban design problems.
E. TIME India Awards: Recognizing excellence in the world of manufacturing.
F. Empowerment through Design: A day-long forum on rethinking contemporary design practices.
G. Maharashtra Night: An evening dedicated to the best of media, entertainment, popular culture, and technology from the State of Maharashtra.
H. Experience India: A street food festival.
I. Exhibitions on art, craft, technology and textiles (Born in Benaras Textile Show): across all museums and art galleries in Mumbai.
J. Release of a one-time edition of "Make-in-India"magazine brought out by Conde` Nast India. The magazine will showcase some of India's most creative and dynamic innovators and entrepreneurs, across various industries.
A presentation deck prepared by Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) on the event can be accessed at https://www.dropbox.com/s/q6ykta6nnfrozdm/Make%20in%20India%20Week.pptx?dl=0
Individual members or delegations who are interested in participating in this event are requested to register for the event. Details regarding registration and other information on the event can be accessed at http://www.makeinindia.com/mumbai-week .
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