Archives - Economy 2014

  • Strong French presence at Urban Mobility India 2014

    For the second time, France registers a strong presence at Urban Mobility India (UMI) 2014, which is being held from 25th to 28th November 2014 in Delhi (Manekshaw Centre).

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  • Indo-French Rail Seminar

    Mr Suresh Prabhu, Hon’ble Minister for Railways, Government of India, and H.E. Mr François Richier, Ambassador of France to India, inaugurated on 24th November 2014 a daylong Indo-French Rail Seminar on "High- and Semi-High Speed, Multimodal Stations – Infrastructure and Financing" in New Delhi, India.

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  • Inauguration of Saint-Gobain World Glass Complex

    On 27 October 2014, Smt Vasundhara Raje, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Rajasthan, inaugurated the new Saint-Gobain flat glass (float) production plant in India, in the presence of H.E. Mr François Richier, Ambassador of France to India, and Mr Pierre-André de Chalendar, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Saint-Gobain.

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  • Indo-French Cooperation in Agro-processing Sector

    Smt. Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Minister for Food Processing Industries, Government of India and French Minister for Agriculture, Mr. Stephane Le Foll jointly inaugurated the SIAL-2014 Food Fair on 19 October 2014.

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  • IndiGo signs MoU for 250 A320neo aircraft

    India’s largest domestic airline by market share, IndiGo and its Co-Founders, Rakesh Gangwal and Rahul Bhatia, Group Managing Director of InterGlobe, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for 250 firm A320neo Family aircraft.

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  • French expertise in smartcards to be showcased at SmartCards Expo 2014

    The French Trade Commission UBIFRANCE in India, in association with key French partners and Indian stakeholders, will be organising for the 4th consecutive year- a French Pavilion at SmartCards Expo 2014.

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  • IMF lists 4 Indian and 7 French among 25 brightest young economists

    The IMF’s magazine, Finance & Development, has identified 25 young economists who it expects will shape the world’s thinking about the global economy in the future. Among them, 4 Indian and 7 French economists, including Thomas Piketty and Esther Duflo.

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  • Gala gastronomic event at the Embassy of France

    The Disciples of Escoffier, a premier international culinary organization established in 1954, conducted its first induction ceremony in India at the Residence of the Ambassador of France, H. E. Mr François Richier, in New Delhi on Wednesday, 19th March 2014.

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  • Innovation 2030 Worldwide Innovation Challenge, definitive closing date March 31, 2014

    On 18 April 2013, the President of the French Republic launched the Innovation 2030 Commission, chaired by Anne Lauvergeon and under the aegis of the Minister for Industrial Renewal and the Minister Delegate with responsibility for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises, Innovation and the Digital Economy.

    In an effort to confront the major challenges of the world of 2030, the Commission singled out a select number of key opportunities with very significant implications for the French economy.

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