Supported by

High Commission of India in Singapore

Mr. Jawed Ashraf joined as High Commissioner of India to the Republic of Singapore in November 2016. A career diplomat, High Commissioner Ashraf joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1991. He served in Frankfurt and Berlin from 1993 to 1999. He worked in the Americas Division of Ministry of External Affairs in New Delhi from 1999 to 2004. He completed a three-year tenure as Counsellor at the Embassy in Kathmandu in 2007. From 2007 to 2010, he served as Counsellor and Minister for Political Affairs in Washington DC and then headed the Americas Division in the Ministry of External Affairs in New Delhi from 2010 to 2012.

Presenting Partner

Global Indian International School

Global Indian International School (GIIS) - established under the guiding principles of Global Schools Foundation - is an international network of award-winning schools with 20 campuses across 7 countries, including Singapore, Malaysia, India and Japan. Known for its learner-centric and skill-based curricula, GIIS offers holistic learning and personality development opportunities for students. GIIS has been honoured with several international and national awards over a span of 5 years for achieving excellence in school education. The school promotes a strong multicultural environment and has students from diverse nationalities enrolled across its campuses. GIIS is a preferred international school offering curricula for Kindergarten to Year 12 education, including International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP), International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE), Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), and Global Montessori Plus programme.

Gold Partner


GVK, is a leading Indian conglomerate with diversified interests across various sectors including energy, resources, airports, transportation, hospitality and life sciences. It has taken pioneering initiatives across many sectors that it operates in and has overcome every challenge to provide reliable infrastructure to contribute to the country’s growth. GVK’s greatest strength is its highly experienced and proficient in-house talent pool. GVK’s collaboration with global infrastructure leaders has brought international expertise to India reflecting excellence and advancement in all its endeavours.

Having already invested over Rs. 20,000 crore(USD 4.3 billion) the company has projects worth over another Rs. 30,000 crore(USD 6.6 billion) in the pipeline, in India. GVK has pioneered various infrastructure projects viz. setting up India’s first Independent Power Plant (IPP), first six-lane road project and first Brownfield airport under the Public Private Partnership model.

In association with

Singapore Business Federation

The Singapore Business Federation (SBF), is the apex business chamber championing the interests of the Singapore business community in the areas of trade, investment and industrial relations. It represents 24,200 companies, as well as key local and foreign business chambers.

In July 2001, the Minister for Trade and Industry introduced a Bill in Parliament to establish the SBF Act, which was passed by Parliament and became law on 5 Oct 2001. The Federation was then established on 1 April 2002, with the aim of representing the business community’s interests both locally and overseas. Under the SBF Act, all Singapore-registered companies with share capital of S$0.5 million and above are members of SBF.


The Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) is one of Singapore’s most respected and active commercial organisations today with close to a 1000 members. From humble beginnings in 1924, SICCI today offers its members a diverse range of services through its subsidiaries SMECentre@SICCI, SICCI Institute of Business, SICCI Trade Documentation and SICCI Trade Match. All of these services are effectively combined to promote the development of members and provides useful and relevant platforms for them to network and expand their businesses both in Singapore and overseas.

State Partner

Chhattisgarh Tourism Board

Recognising the importance of Tourism as an instrument for socio- economic development, Chhattisgarh Tourism Board was established on 18th January 2002. As nodal agency the Chhattisgarh Tourism Board is responsible for infrastructural and institutional development, investment in facilities & hotels, wayside amenities and above all aggressive marketing & promotion for the comprehensive development. CTB is also focussing on manpower training and employment generation to create a manpower pool for travel trade and hospitality industry of this state.

The Board intends to promote tourism in a sustainable manner. CTB is also trying to incorporate carrying capacity analysis to the resource utilization. The state is covered with nearly 45% of the forests and 32% of tribal population, therefore, it offers immense opportunities for Eco-Ethno, Adventure and Cultural tourism.

CTB has some amazing properties set in the picturesque locations which run on alternate energy source being solar energy. CTB boasts of 36 properties, out of which 28 hotels, motels and wayside amenities are operated on management contract and 8 motels are run by CTB itself.

Silver Partners


TCIL, a prime engineering and consultancy company, is a wholly owned Government of India Public Sector Enterprise under the administrative control of the Department of Telecommunications(DOT), Ministry of Communications, Government of India. TCIL was set up in 1978 for providing Indian telecom expertise in all fields of telecom, Civil and IT to developing countries around the world. Company's core competence is in the fields of Switching, Transmission Systems, Cellular services, Rural Telecommunication, Optical fibre based backbone trans systems, IT & Networking Solutions, Application Software, e-Governence, 3G Network, WIMAX Technology and also Civil construction projects.

Herbalife Nutrition

Herbalife Nutrition, is a global nutrition company whose purpose is to make the world healthier and happier. We have been on a mission for nutrition - changing people's lives with great nutrition products & programs - since 1980. Together with our Herbalife Nutrition independent distributors, we are committed to providing solutions to the worldwide problems of poor nutrition and obesity, an aging population, sky-rocketing public healthcare costs and a rise in entrepreneurs of all ages. We offer high-quality, science-backed products, most of which are produced in Company-operated facilities, one-on-one coaching with an Herbalife Nutrition independent distributor, and a supportive community approach that inspires customers to embrace a healthier, more active lifestyle.

New India Assurance

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.

India International Insurance

India International Insurance, have had a presence in Singapore for more than 70 years and were operating as branch oces up to the late 1980’s. With a view to eectively meet the rising standards of the highly competitive Singapore market, India International Insurance (III) was built in 1987 by merging the operations of four state-owned Indian insurance companies. Since then, III became the leading autonomous general insurance company in Singapore and in the whole region.

III is equally owned by India’s five state-owned general insurance companies: General Insurance Corporation of India, The New India Assurance Co. Ltd., The Oriental Insurance Co. Ltd., National Insurance Co. Ltd. and United India Insurance Co. Ltd. III specializes in Property, Marine (Hull, Energy & Cargo), Motor Insurance (Fleet) and have the capacity to underwrite a wide spectrum of risks within their product lines. The business is driven by a group of over 100 talented and experienced professionals supported by a large agency force and other business partners.

Oriental Insurace

The Oriental Insurance Company Ltd, was incorporated at Bombay on 12th September 1947. The Company was a wholly owned subsidiary of the Oriental Government Security Life Assurance Company Ltd and was formed to carry out General Insurance business. The Company was a subsidiary of Life Insurance Corporation of India from 1956 to 1973 (till the General Insurance Business was nationalized in the country). In 2003 all shares of our company held by the General Insurance Corporation of India have been transferred to Central Government.

The Company is a pioneer in laying down systems for smooth and orderly conduct of the business. The strength of the company lies in its highly trained and motivated work force that covers various disciplines and has vast expertise. Oriental specializes in devising special covers for large projects like power plants, petrochemical, steel and chemical plants. The company has developed various types of insurance covers to cater to the needs of both the urban and rural population of India. The Company has a technically qualified and competent team of professionals to render the best customer service.


National Mineral Development Corporation, Incorporated in 1958 as a Government of India fully owned public enterprise. NMDC is under the administrative control of the Ministry of Steel, Government of India. Since inception involved in the exploration of wide range of minerals including iron ore, copper, rock phosphate, lime stone, dolomite, gypsum, bentonite, magnesite, diamond, tin, tungsten, graphite, beach sands etc.

NMDC is India's single largest iron ore producer, presently producing about 30 million tonnes of iron ore from 3 fully mechanized mines viz., Bailadila Deposit-14/11C, Bailadila Deposit-5, 10/11A (Chhattisgarh State) and Donimalai Iron Ore Mines (Karnataka State). Strong back up of an ISO 9001 certified R&D Centre, which has been declared as the "Centre of Excellence" in the field of mineral processing by the Expert Group of UNIDO.

Global Trade Partner


DMCC is the authority on trade, enterprise and commodities in Dubai - home to the world’s leading businesses of today, and tomorrow. The most successful markets create conditions that enable producers, traders and consumers to thrive. DMCC is a Dubai Government Authority committed to developing these ideal conditions and has a strong track record in commodity trade facilitation where we encourage and support business through the platforms we provide. These include our Free Zone, commodity exchanges, legal and regulatory frameworks and our real estate offering.

DMCC is developing the ‘Burj2020 District’ as part of our DMCC Free Zone expansion strategy to provide leading businesses with a commercial property offering unique to the Dubai marketplace. Indispensable to the economic growth of the nation, we - together with our members - deliver strong performance today, and sustainable growth tomorrow.

Knowledge Partner


As the preeminent organization dedicated to educating, engaging and advocating for the global risk community, RIMS, the risk management society™, is a not-for-profit organization representing more than 3,500 corporate, industrial, service, nonprofit, charitable and government entities throughout the world. RIMS has a membership of approximately 11,000 risk practitioners who are located in more than 60 countries. For more information about the Society’s world-leading risk management content, networking, professional development and certification opportunities, visit .

Associate Partners

Indian Bank

Indian Bank, is an Indian state-owned financial services company established in 1907 and headquartered in Chennai, India. It has 20,924 employees, 2682 branches and is one of the top performing public sector banks in India.Total business of the bank has touched Rs.3,14,654 Crores as on 31.03.2017.Bank's Information Systems & Security processes certified with ISO27001:2013 standard and is among very few Banks certified worldwide.It has overseas branches in Colombo and Singapore including a Foreign Currency Banking Unit at Colombo and Jaffna.It has 227 Overseas Correspondent banks in 75 countries. The bank has two subsidiary companies-"Indbank Merchant Banking Services Ltd" and "IndBank Housing Ltd.". Since 1969 the Government of India has owned the bank.


Trilegal, is representing the largest consortium of home buyers of Jaypee Wish Town Noida in the insolvency resolution proceedings of Jaypee Infratech Limited (JIL). The ongoing proceedings are being seen as a litmus test for the successful implementation of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (IBC) as they involve critical questions regarding the rights of banks vis-à-vis the rights of home buyers in real estate projects.

KIS Group

KIS Group is renowned as world leading & Globally most Awarded company in providing sustainable clean technologies for Biogas, Water & Effluent Treatment Plants. Agricultural & Industrial waste water is converted into profitable and green energy resource. Biogas Power Plants: Our Biogas Projects involve our proven technologies ZPHB™ (Zero Pollution Higher Biogas), Higher Biogas™ & Biopower™. We have 20 Biogas Projects. The biogas generated by waste water is converted into 1 MW power and exported to grid in SIPEF group, similarly 1 MW power is exported to 3.6 MW power generated in Sarimas group and about 22 mw biogas power plants are under construction. WTP & ETP: Our WTP projects involve RO, UF, DM, UV, Ozonation, Chlorination & combination of these. Under ETP we have Zero Discharge™, Zero Pond™, MBBR, MBR, ASP & SBR Technologies. . We are providing complete turnkey projects on BOT and BOOT basis. We are the only one technology provider in South East Asia providing complete solutions with CDM for Palm Oil Mill Effluents & other Industrial waste water.


NHPC Limited, a Govt. of India Enterprise, was incorporated in the year 1975 with an authorised share capital of Rs. 2,000 million and with an objective to plan, promote and organise an integrated and efficient development of hydroelectric power in all aspects. Later on NHPC expanded its objects to include development of power in all its aspects through conventional and non-conventional sources in India and abroad.

At present, NHPC is a Mini Ratna Category-I Enterprise of the Govt. of India with an authorised share capital of Rs. 1,50,000 Million. NHPC is ranked as a premier organization in the country for development of hydropower. Initially, on incorporation, NHPC took over the execution of Salal Stage-I, Bairasiul and Loktak Hydro-electric Projects from Central Hydroelectric Project Construction and Control Board. Since then, it has executed 20 projects with an installed capacity of 6507 MW on ownership basis including projects executed by NHDC Limited, a Subsidiary Company of NHPC Limited. NHPC has also executed 5 projects with an installed capacity of 89.25 MW on turnkey basis. Two of these projects have been commissioned in neighbouring countries i.e. Nepal and Bhutan.


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