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East India Council
Environment Compliance in Relation to Industry & Beyond
On the occasion of the 4th Executive Council meeting held in Kolkata, the following Programmes were held on April 6,
2013 at Taj Bengal, Kolkata, ‘
Environment Compliance in Relation to Industry & Beyond, April 06, 2013’
from 11.30 am
to 1 pm. Shri S Ghosh Dastidar, Hon`ble Minister of Environment, Government of West Bengal; Chief Guest Mr. Richard
Craig, Principal Commercial Officer, US Consulate (FCS) was invited to grace as Guest of Honor and make a few remarks
on the US viewpoint. Ajeya Bandopadyay from Ernst & Young was the industry spokesperson.
‘Indo Us Business Relations-an Analysis’ by Mr. Dinesh Trivedi, Hon`ble MP, was the Luncheon Speaker on this topic.
Mr. S. D. Mookerjea, Regional President, IACC-EIC introducing Shri. Dinesh Trivedi
IACC in association with U.S Consulate, FCS –Kolkata organized a Programme on Engaging with New Jersey
Trade Mission, March 19, Calcutta Club, Kolkata
The delegation is an Economic Development and Trade Mission to India from New Jersey, USA. The Trade Mission is
certified by the U.S. Department of Commerce. The group represents a cross-section of business and community leaders
in a variety of sectors, including technology, real estate development/sustainable urban design, higher education,
science, arts/culture, and hospitality/tourism. In Kolkata, the meeting would result into interacting with American
business leaders from New Jersey to offer tax credits/incentives and bring forth an opportunity to understand the
perspective of Jersey City as an attractive alternative to New York (and other cities) for bilateral trade. Additionally, the
meeting shall also enable the Hudson County Chamber of Commerce’s 350 business members through their President to
connect with Kolkata businesses for bilateral investment and sales.
“A Seminar on Enhancing Employable skills & Academic Interface with Industry” on March 06, 2013
Your corporation, as an employer, has its own needs for skilled workers for a variety of occupational functions. Where
are these workers coming from? What skills are they lacking and how can they be trained? What academic institutions
will offer this training. These were the kind of questions addressed at the seminar on “Enhancing Employable Skills &
Academic Interface with Industry”.
For the seminar’s Inaugural Session, Mr. Shourya Mandal, National President, IACC, Mr. S D Mookerjea, Regional
President, IACC, EIC and Dr. Suman Mukerjee, Dean and Principal, BVBIMS felicitated the visiting guests. Shri Rabiranjan
Chattopadhyay, Hon`ble Minister, Science & Technology, Government of West Bengal, kindly graced the occasion as the
Chief Guest. Mr. Dean Thompson, Hon`ble US Consul General was the Guest of Honor. Mr. J P Rai, Executive Director,
National Council for Skill Development (Adviser to the Prime Minister’s Office) was invited all the way from New Delhi to