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Republic TV

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.

Principal (State) Partner


At TNIFMC, our mission is to make a positive economic impact and create long term value for our investors, shareholders, employees and for the state of Tamil Nadu. This would entail appraising investment proposals and making private equity and participating debt investments primarily in infrastructure. We also aim to attract investments into our Funds, by mitigating the usual socio-political and execution risks and improving liquidity. Headquartered in Chennai, we are a US $ 1 Billion Category -1 AIF, registered under SEBI regulations, operating in one of the most developed states of India, with a growth rate of over 10% p.a. and a per capita income of ~52% above the national average. Our Infrastructure Alternative Investment Fund (TNIF) regulated by SEBI is currently in the process of raising Rs.6000 crores (Rs.2000 crores from India and the rest, Internationally). We have also been allotted the Bio-tech Fund and the Shelter Fund, both of which will be actioned very soon.

We are one of the few asset management companies that follow a PPP approach, giving us the advantage of dual-discipline i.e. professional expertise supplemented with in- depth knowledge of the Government machinery. This provides TNIFMC, a unique expertise in government regulations, project conception, creation and monitoring.Our team is headed by Mr. Krishnamurthy Vijayan, CEO, a finance professional with over 30 years of experience in the fund industry, of which over 15 years has been at the Chief Executive level. He is supported by Mr. K. Srinivasan, COO, a serving IA& AS Officer in the rank of Principal Accountant General.

Principal (Strategic) Partner


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.

Principal (Knowledge) Partner


Global Indian International School with over 108 international education excellence awards by the Industry Quality assessment agencies, Global Schools Foundation (GSF) is a Singapore headquartered education pioneer with a network of premier international schools. With over 13 (Thirteen) students having scored world topper positions in International Baccalaureate, the GSF schools are considered to meet the platinum standards in international education, and are highly coveted for their high academic standards.

Through its award-winning 9GEMS framework, aimed at fostering all-round development, the Foundation schools infuse the best educational approaches from around the globe into a unique pedagogy which imparts value-based learning that goes beyond academics. The 19 GSF schools are spread across ASEAN & South Asia, Middle East and India which provide world class education to over 16,000 students from 42 nationalities. The schools offer various curricula including International Baccalaureate & Cambridge IGCSE.

Banking (Platinum) Partner


State Bank of India, SBI the largest commercial bank in terms of assets, deposits, branches, customers and employees; is also the largest mortgage lender in the country. As on September 30, 2018, the bank has a deposit base of Rs. 28,070 bn (approx. USD 400 bn) with CASA ratio of 45.27% and advances of Rs. 20,690 bn (approx. USD 295 bn.) SBI commands a 34.28% market share in Home Loans and a 34.27% market share in Auto Loans. The Bank has the largest network of nearly 22,300 branches in India and an ATM network of nearly 59,500 ATMs. The number of SBI customers using internet banking facility are 55 mn customers. The number of customers engaged with the mobile banking services of SBI stand at 12.5 mn. Downloads for YONO - an integrated digital and lifestyle platform by SBI - are over 10 mn, with more than 0.3 mn logins per day. On social media platforms, SBI has the highest number of followers on Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn and Pinterest. The Bank tops the list of followers on Facebook and YouTube across all banks worldwide.

Platinum (State) Partner

Tamil Nadu Global Investors Meet 2019

Tamil Nadu Global Investors Meet 2019 in keeping with the Government’s commitment in maintaining the State’s position as one of India’s most preferred investment destinations, Global Investors Meet - 2019 is being organised on 23rd and 24th January, 2019 at Chennai Trade Centre, Tamil Nadu. This event, with various business sessions and thematic seminars, is an ideal platform for exploring potential investment opportunities in Tamil Nadu. Welcome to Tamil Nadu - The Land of abundant opportunity

Skill Development Partner


National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) is a not-for-profit public limited company incorporated on July 31, 2008 under section 25 of the Companies Act, 1956 (corresponding to section 8 of the Companies Act, 2013). NSDC was set up by Ministry of Finance as Public Private Partnership (PPP) model. The Government of India through Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE) holds 49% of the share capital of NSDC, while the private sector has the balance 51% of the share capital.

Silver Partners


Chennai, the capital City of Tamil Nadu is the fourth largest Metropolitan City in India. The Chennai Metropolitan Area (CMA) comprises the city of Chennai, 8 Municipalities, 11 Town Panchayats and 179 Village Panchayats in 10 Panchayat Unions. The extent of CMA is 1189 The setting of Chennai is presented in the Figure.

The CMA falls in three Districts of the Tamil Nadu State viz. Chennai District, part of Thiruvallur District, and part of Kancheepuram District. The extent of the Chennai District (covered in Chennai Municipal Corporation area) is 176 and comprises 55 revenue villages in five Taluks [viz. (i) Fort-Tondiarpet Taluk, (ii) Perambur-Purasawalkam Taluk, (iii) Egmore-Nungambakkam Taluk, (iv) Mambalam-Guindy Taluk and (v) Mylapore-Triplicane Taluk]. In Thiruvallur District out of total district area of 3427, 637 in Ambattur, Thiruvallur, Ponneri and Poonamallee taluks fall in CMA. In Kancheepuram Districtout of 4433, 376 in Tambaram, Sriperumbudur and Chengalpattu Taluks fall in the Metropolitan area.


Al Midas International Group is a diversified group across continent in many sectors and geographies, with sophistication in innovative cutting-edge strategies in structuring, implementing and co-investing in funds, brands and technologies, and lately prominently in FINTECH and Wellness, in a balanced portfolio.

Ron Chandiramani is the founder, sole owner, and Group President of the Family Office Al Midas International Group, with forty-five years experience in many fields of business, which he started as an entrepreneur, and pioneered by setting up businesses internationally since 1973, which he manages with a direct hands-on involvement. As a seasoned investor he continues to invest across sectors and is a highly sought after Speaker, Moderator, and Chair on Global Conferences, across several continents.


The IRM is the leading professional body for ERM. It drives excellence in managing risk to ensure organisations are ready for the opportunities and threats of the future by providing internationally recognised qualifications and training, publishing research and guidance and setting professional standards.

or more than 30 years IRM qualifications have been the global choice of qualifications for risk professionals and their employers. We are an independent, not for profit body, with members working in all industries, in all risk disciplines and in all sectors around the world.

Associate Partners

Bank of Baroda

Bank of Baroda (BoB) is an Indian International banking and financial services company headquartered in Vadodara (earlier known as Baroda) in Gujarat, India. It has a corporate office in Mumbai.

Based on 2017 data, it is ranked 1145 on Forbes Global 2000 list. BoB has total assets in excess of ? 3.58 trillion (making it India’s 2nd biggest bank by assets), a network of 5538 branches in India and abroad, and 10441 ATMs as of July, 2017. The government of India announced the merger of Bank of Baroda, Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank on September 17, 2018 to create the country's third largest lender. The envisaged amalgamation will be the first-ever three-way consolidation of banks in the country, with a combined business of Rs 14.82 lakh crore, making it the third largest bank after State Bank of India (SBI) and ICICI Bank.

India International Insurance

Indian Insurance Companies have had a presence in Singapore for more than 70 years and were operating as branch offices up to the late 1980’s. With a view to effectively 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.

Associate Partners


The Institute of Company Secretaries of India is constituted under an Act of Parliament i.e. the Company Secretaries Act, 1980 (Act No. 56 of 1980). ICSI is the only recognized professional body in India to develop and regulate the profession of Company Secretaries in India. ICSI awards the certificate of bestowing the designation of Company Secretary(CS) to a candidate qualifying for the membership of the Institute. It was in 1960 that the Company Law Board started a course in Company Secretaryship leading to the award of Government Diploma in Company Secretaryship. As the number of students taking up the Company Secretaryship course grew, the Government promoted on 4th October, 1968, ICSI under Section 25 of the Companies Act, 1956 for taking over from the Government the conduct of Company Secretaryship examination.


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.


PARIMA is a not for profit professional association dedicated to develop risk management as a profession and provide a platform for Risk & Insurance managers to connect.

PARIMA is the Pan-Asia Risk and Insurance Management Association. It is a not for profit professional association dedicated to develop risk management as a profession and provide a platform for Risk and Insurance managers to connect.

Risk Management Association of India

Risk Management Association of India has assumed great significance in the global economic scenario. More and more companies are recognising the need for implementing the concept in their organisation. Unless risk is monitored properly the very existence of business may be at stake. The technological advancement has revolutionised the ways of doing business but at the same time has posed new challenges to manage and contain risk.

In western countries, Risk Management is an important area which has attracted the attention of Bankers, Insurers, Financial Institutions, Government, business houses, in forecasting the imminent risk in undertaking any project/work and taking suitable precautions to avoid or minimize the adverse impact of risk.

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