Principal (Strategic) Partner

ACCA

ACCA (The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the world’s most forward-thinking professional accountancy body. We have 208,000 members and 503,000 students worldwide. Our strategic vision is to be number one on developing the accountancy profession the world needs.

Our mission is to:
  • Provide opportunity and access to people of ability around the world and support our members throughout their careers in accounting, business and finance
  • Achieve and promote the highest professional, ethical and governance standards
  • Advance the public interest
  • Be a global leader in the profession.

Global Trade Partner

DMCC

Headquartered in Dubai, DMCC is the world’s most interconnected Free Zone, and the leading trade and enterprise hub for commodities. Whether developing vibrant neighbourhoods with world-class property like Jumeirah Lakes Towers and the much anticipated Uptown Dubai, or delivering high performance business services, DMCC provides everything its dynamic community needs to live, work and thrive. Made for Trade, DMCC is proud to sustain and grow Dubai’s position as the place to be for global trade today and long into the future. www.dmcc.ae

Gold Partner

LIC Housing Finance Ltd.

Incorporated in 1989, LIC Housing Finance Ltd (LICHFL) is one of the largest Housing Finance Companies in India with a key objective of providing long term finance to individuals for the purchase or construction of house/flat for residential purposes in India. LICHFL also provides finance on existing property for business/ personal needs and also gives loans to professionals for purchase/construction of Clinics/Nursing Homes/ Diagnostic Centers/ Office Space and also for purchase of equipment. The Company also provides finance to builders and developers engaged in the business of construction of houses or flats for residential purpose and to be sold by them.

Risk Management Partner

Institute of Risk Management

Institute of Risk Management (IRM) is the leading professional body for Enterprise Risk Management (ERM). We drive excellence in managing risk to ensure organisations are ready for the opportunities and threats of the future. We do this by providing internationally recognised qualifications and training, publishing research and guidance, and setting professional standards. For over 30 years our qualifications have been the global choice of qualification for risk professionals and their employers. We are a not-for-profit body, with members working in all industries, in all risk disciplines and in all sectors around the world.

This year the IRM will place significant emphasis on supporting businesses and risk professionals on how to understand, manage and take advantage of game-changing risks such as cyber, AI and big data, operational risk and risks in the supply chain. The recent launch of our new Digital Risk Management Certificate, which was developed with support from Warwick University, is part of this initiative. Through the IRM’s qualifications, training and thought leadership, including the launch of the Cambridge Judge Business School and IRM research report, Risk Management Perspectives of Global Corporations, which highlights the top global risk management concerns over the next 12 months. The Institute encourages leaders to think tactically and strategically about change and to question whether and how a threat can be turned into an opportunity. Risk professionals will be key strategic advisers in this journey.

In Association with

Republic World

Republic TV, is an Indian English-language news television channel. It broadcasts from its studios in Mumbai and Bangalore. Created by former Times Now Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami, it was launched on 6 May 2017. It is owned by Rajeev Chandrasekhar, an entrepreneur and an Independent politician, and others including Goswami, along with his wife Samyabrata Ray.

Bronze Partners

Life Insurance Corporation of India

Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) is an Indian state-owned insurance group and investment company headquartered in Mumbai. It is the largest insurance company in India with an estimated asset value of ?3,111,847 crore (US$450 billion)(2019). As of 2019 it had total life fund of ?28,28,320.12 crore and total number of policies sold coming in at ?214.33 lakh that year (2018-19).LIC settled 259.54 lakh claims in 2018-19.LIC has 29crore policy holders. The Life Insurance Corporation of India was founded in 1956 when the Parliament of India passed the Life Insurance of India Act that nationalised the private insurance industry in India. Over 245 insurance companies and provident societies were merged to create the state owned Life Insurance Corporation.


Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited

SJVN Limited, a Mini Ratna, Category-I and Schedule –‘A’ CPSE under administrative control of Ministry of Power, Govt. of India, was incorporated on May 24, 1988 as a joint venture of the Government of India (GOI) and the Government of Himachal Pradesh (GOHP). SJVN is now a listed Company having shareholders pattern of 61.93 % with Govt. of India, 26.85% with Govt. of Himachal Pradesh and rest of 11.22 % with Public. The present paid up capital and authorized capital of SJVN is Rs. 3,929.80 Crore and Rs. 7,000 Crore respectively. The Net Worth as on 31.03.2019 is Rs.11238.78 Crore.

Beginning with a single Project and single State operation (i.e. India’s largest 1500 MW Nathpa Jhakri Hydro Power Station in Himachal Pradesh) the Company has commissioned five projects totaling 2015.2 MW of installed capacity including wind and solar power. SJVN is presently implementing power projects in Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Bihar, Maharashtra and Gujarat in India besides neighbouring countries viz. Nepal and Bhutan.


Power System Operation Corporation Limited

Power System Operation Corporation Limited (POSOCO) is a wholly owned Government of India Enterprise under the Ministry of Power. It was earlier a wholly owned subsidiary of Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL). It was formed in March 2009 to handle the power management functions of PGCIL. It is responsible to ensure the integrated operation of the Grid in a reliable, efficient, and secure manner. It consists of 5 Regional Load Despatch Centres and a National Load Despatch Centre (NLDC).

The subsidiary was eventually made a separate company in January 2017, leaving the parent firm with only the task of setting up transmission links. The load despatch functions, earlier handled by PGCIL, have now come up to POSOCO.


Global Insurance Brokers Pvt Ltd

Global Insurance Brokers Pvt Ltd. (GLOBAL) is India's premier insurance & reinsurance brokerage, and risk managing & consulting company. Over the past 45 plus years, we have delivered a variety of insurance correlated services to large corporate giants and communities including charting and loss assessment or adjusting solutions, claims management, risk management, risk guidance and more. Global Insurance Brokers Pvt. Ltd. was founded by Late Shri Bhagwandas Peraj Thakker and established in 1973. He made a significant mark in the Indian Reinsurance Broking Industry. His culture, principles and knowledge are honored and integrated even now. We are a composite broker licensed by the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI), headquartered in Mumbai, India.


Airports Authority of India

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. The Airports at Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Calicut, Guwahati, Jaipur, Trivandrum, Kolkata & Chennai, which today are established as International Airports, are open to operations even by Foreign International Airlines. Besides, the International flights, National Flag Carriers operate from Coimbatore, Tiruchirappalli, Varanasi, and Gaya Airports. Not only this but also the Tourist Charters now touch Agra, Coimbatore, Jaipur, Lucknow, Patna Airports etc. AAI has entered into a Joint Venture at Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Bangalore and Nagpur Airports to upgrade these Airports and emulate the world standards.


New India Assurance Co. Ltd.

NEW INDIA ASSURANCE CO. LTD, founded by Sir Dorabji Tata in 1919, a Multinational General Insurance Company, today operates in 28 countries and headquartered at Mumbai, India. Our global business crossed Rs. 22,270 crores in March 2017. We have been market leaders in India in Non-Life business for more than 40 years. Our Indian business crossed Rs.19,100 crores in March 2017. We are the only direct insurer in India rated A-(Excellent) by AM BEST Company since 2007. We have been rated AAA/Stable by CRISIL since 2014, indicating that the Company has the highest degree of Financial Strength to honour its Policyholder's obligations. We have been leading the market, apart from premium, in reserves & net worth for many years.


Delhi Transco Ltd.

Delhi Transco Ltd (DTL) came into existence on 1st July 2002. It was carved out of Delhi Vidyut Board as a separate entity after restructuring of Power Sector of Delhi and was accorded the status of State Transmission Utility (STU) of Delhi state for all purposes. DTL is to discharge the functions of STU in accordance with the Clause 39(2) of Indian Electricity Act 2003 for transmitting power by establishing and operating efficient and reliable transmission network in the Capital of India.


GAIL

GAIL has played a pivotal role in development of Indian energy sector. Within a very short span of time, we have established ourselves as a Global Maharatna with significant presence in the entire gas value chain. Our fast progression has made us face resultant business complexities, associated confrontation of global scale competition in all major business verticals. Besides rising competition, we have also witnessed a pivotal transformation across energy sector in recent years, driven by various factors such as rising demand, technological innovation, geopolitical shifts and environmental concerns. Considering the imminent challenges and sectorial transformation, we have adopted our long term strategic plan - “Strategy 2030” to overcome business challenges and new areas for growth and the way forward. Keeping in mind changing times of our industry and our new strategic objectives, we have revisited our Vision and Mission statements to accurately describe our purpose of existence, objectives and overarching aspirations. These new vision and mission statements of GAIL reflect our core value system including why we exist, what we do and why we do it.


National Payments Corporation of India

National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), an umbrella organisation for operating retail payments and settlement systems in India, is an initiative of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and Indian Banks’ Association (IBA) under the provisions of the Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007, for creating a robust Payment & Settlement Infrastructure in India. Considering the utility nature of the objects of NPCI, it has been incorporated as a “Not for Profit” Company under the provisions of Section 25 of Companies Act 1956 (now Section 8 of Companies Act 2013), with an intention to provide infrastructure to the entire Banking system in India for physical as well as electronic payment and settlement systems. The Company is focused on bringing innovations in the retail payment systems through the use of technology for achieving greater efficiency in operations and widening the reach of payment systems. The ten core promoter banks are State Bank of India, Punjab National Bank, Canara Bank, Bank of Baroda, Union Bank of India, Bank of India, ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, Citibank N. A. and HSBC. In 2016 the shareholding was broad-based to 56 member banks to include more banks representing all sectors.


NHPC Limited

NHPC Limited, formerly known as National Hydroelectric Power Corporation Ltd. was established in 1975. NHPC is a Mini Ratna Category-I Enterprise of the Government of India. With an authorized share capital of Rs 15,000 crore and a total asset base of Rs 5,96,094 million, NHPC is ranked as a premier organization in the country for development of hydropower. The Company successfully concluded its Initial Public Offer (IPO) worth over Rs 6,000 crore and became listed company on NSE & BSE with effect from 1st September 2009.


National Small Industries Corporation

National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC), is an ISO 9001-2015 certified Government of India Enterprise under Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME). NSIC has been working to promote, aid and foster the growth of micro, small and medium enterprises in the country. NSIC operates through countrywide network of offices and Technical Centres in the Country.In addition, NSIC has set up Training cum Incubation Centre managed by professional manpower.


The Inland Waterways Authority of India

The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) came into existence on 27th October 1986 for development and regulation of inland waterways for shipping and navigation. The Authority primarily undertakes projects for development and maintenance of IWT infrastructure on national waterways through grant received from Ministry of Shipping. The head office of the Authority is at Noida. The Authority also has its regional offices at Patna, Kolkata, Guwahati and Kochi and sub-offices at Allahabad, Varanasi, Bhaglapur, Farakka, Hemnagar, Dibrugarh (Assam), Kollam, Bhubaneswar (Odisa) and Vijayawada (A.P.).


DSIIDC

Delhi, being the capital, epitomises the entire nation. Delhi State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd. (DSIIDC) has played a key role in propelling the development of Delhi by shaping up the Indian capital, a city of some 10 million people. Since it was established in February 1971, DSIIDC has projected, aided, counselled, assisted, financed and promoted projects to transform the face of Delhi.


Export Credit Guarantee Corporation of India Ltd.

ECGC Ltd. (Formerly Export Credit Guarantee Corporation of India Ltd.), wholly owned by Government of India, was set up in 1957 with the objective of promoting exports from the country by providing Credit Risk Insurance and related services for exports. It functions under the administrative control of Ministry of Commerce & Industry, and is managed by a Board of Directors comprising representatives of the Government, Reserve Bank of India, banking, and insurance and exporting community. Over the years it has designed different export credit risk insurance products to suit the requirements of Indian exporters and commercial banks extending export credit. ECGC is essentially an export promotion organization, seeking to improve the competitiveness of the Indian exporters by providing them with credit insurance covers. ECGC keeps its premium rates at the optimal level.


Coal India

Coal India Limited (CIL) the state owned coal mining corporate came into being in November 1975. With a modest production of 79 Million Tonnes (MTs) at the year of its inception CIL today is the single largest coal producer in the world. Operating through 82 mining areas CIL is an apex body with 7 wholly owned coal producing subsidiaries and 1 mine planning and consultancy company spread over 8 provincial states of India. CIL also manages 200 other establishments like workshops, hospitals etc. Further, it also owns 26 technical & management training institutes and 102 Vocational Training Institutes Centres. Indian Institute of Coal Management (IICM) as a state-of-the-art Management Training ‘Centre of Excellence’ – the largest Corporate Training Institute in India - operates under CIL and conducts multi-disciplinary management development programmes.


NLC India Limited

NLC India Limited (formerly Neyveli Lignite Corporation Limited) (NLC) is a 'Navratna' government of India company in the fossil fuel mining sector in India and thermal power generation. It annually produces about 30 million tonne lignite from opencast mines at Neyveli in the state of Tamil Nadu in southern India and at Barsingsar in Bikaner district of Rajasthan state. The lignite is used at pithead thermal power stations of 3240 MW installed capacity to produce electricity. Its joint venture has a 1000 MW thermal power station using coal. Lately it has diversified into renewable energy production and installed 141 MW solar power plant to produce electricity from photovoltaic (PV) cells and 51 MW electricity from windmills.

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