Presenting Partner


DMCC, Headquartered in Dubai, It 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

Principal Partner

Narayana Health

Narayana Health is India’s leading healthcare provider with a network of 24 hospitals, 7 heart centres and 19 primary care facilities. NH has a strong presence across 18 locations in India, and a hospital overseas at Cayman Islands, USA. Our first facility was established in Bengaluru in 2000, and since then we have grown to become India’s second largest healthcare network with over 5,800 operational beds and a capacity to reach over 6,800 beds across locations. The NH group caters to over 2.6 million patients every year and provides an advanced level of care in over 30 specialities. The group has more than 15,000 employees and associates including over 3,300 doctors across its healthcare facilities.

The group has 3 hospitals with international accreditation from Joint Commission International (JCI) and 14 hospitals with domestic accreditation from National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers (NABH). Narayana Health has won 50+ awards and accolades from reputed institutions since 2010.

Platinum Partners


National Skill Development Corporation India (NSDC), is a unique Public Private Partnership (PPP), where the government owns 49% and the private sector owns 51%. Launched in October 2009, it has a mandate to skill 150 million people (30% of the National Skill Development Mission’s target of 500 million people) by 2022 and catalyse the creation of sustainable, for-profit, quality skills training institutions across the country. NSDC is the executive arm of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE).

NSDC's Mission
  • Enhance, support and coordinate private sector initiatives for skill development through appropriate Public Private Partnership (PPP) models; strive for significant operational and financial involvement from the private sector
  • Upgrade skills to international standards through significant industry involvement and develop necessary frameworks for standards, curriculum and quality assurance
  • Play the role of a ‘market-maker’ by bridging financing gaps, particularly in sectors where market mechanisms are ineffective or missing
  • Prioritize initiatives that can have a multiplier or catalytic effect as opposed to one-off impact
  • Create new opportunities in the unorganized sector where more than 90 per cent of India’s workforce is employed; create a level playing field for underprivileged sections of society, those from less-developed regions and persons with disabilities (PWDs).
  • Operate special programs via National Skill Development Fund (NSDF)

Union Bank

Union Bank of India, have presented here certain Information about Union Bank of India which will help you understand more about our Bank - our profile, our aspirations, our leadership team, the banking and other policies we have adopted etc. You will also find information regarding the Bank’s performance, which will be of special interest to shareholders of the Bank.

Our Training System, Careers with us, our ‘Know Your Customer’ systems and our Risk Management systems are discussed in this section of the site. We also disclose the Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives which our Bank has undertaken.


Kempegowda International Airport Bengaluru, we have taken care to ensure that every bit of your travel, from your first touch-down at the gateway to South India to your flight back home, is memorable. Following our norms of serving passengers in the quickest possible time, we have made both our arrival and departure processes quick and easy-to-complete. Arrival and departure procedures for both our domestic and international passengers are well defined.

Gold Partners


NTTF - an educational foundation established in the year 1963 - is the living symbol of Indo-Swiss co-operation; aimed at promoting purposeful Technical Education for the youth of India. The seed was put in place at Thalassery (Kerala), in the year 1959. In its mission, the Foundation was actively supported with generous assistance from the Government of Switzerland, HEKS (a Swiss NGO), and Swiss Development Co-operation (a development agency in Switzerland). The Government of India and the State Governments also extended their support. The Foundation implements its program of Technical Training through more than 20 Training Centres located in various States across India. NTTF assists industries, through its special collaborative initiative for producing quality manpower, by establishing training centres in partnership with industry associations. NTTF is an ISO 9001 certified institution. NTTF is also accredited with ISO 14001 and BS OHSAS 18001 certifications.


Andhra Pradesh Mineral Development Corporation Ltd., was incorporated on 24th Feb., 1961 as a wholly owned undertaking of the Government of Andhra Pradesh for the development of mineral resources and promotion of mineral based industries in Andhra Pradesh including exploration, exploitation, conservation, processing, beneficiation and conversion into value added products. APMDC Ltd. is registered under the Companies Act 1956 with an authorized capital of Rs.50 lakhs with full participation by Government of Andhra Pradesh. The Authorized capital has increased, over time, to Rs. 10 Crores while the paid up capital is Rs. 630.62 Lakhs.

HPCL-Mittal Energy Limited

HPCL-Mittal Energy Limited (HMEL), is a joint venture between Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) and Mittal Energy Investment Pte Ltd, Singapore, a Lakshmi N Mittal Company. Both the JV partners hold a stake of 49% each in the company and the remaining 2% is held by financial institutions. HMEL operates the Guru Gobind Singh Refinery of 9 MMTPA at Bathinda in Punjab. The joint venture partners bring more than four decades of experience in the oil refining industry and expertise in the global industry to the table.

Silver Partners


Bharti Airtel Limited is a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa. Headquartered in New Delhi, India, the company ranks amongst the top 4 mobile service providers globally in terms of subscribers. In India, the company's product offerings include 2G, 3G and 4G wireless services, mobile commerce, fixed line services, high speed DSL broadband, IPTV, DTH, enterprise services including national & international long distance services to carriers. In the rest of the geographies, it offers 2G, 3G wireless services and mobile commerce. Bharti Airtel had over 307 million customers across its operations at the end of November 2014.

IL&FS India

Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services Ltd, is one of India's leading infrastructure development and finance companies. Its central mandate is catalysing the development of innovative world-class infrastructure in the country. For over 25 years, we have focused on commercializing infrastructure projects and creating value-added financial services to become a proactive partner in India’s growth story.

Widely acknowledged as the pioneer of Public Private Partnership (PPP) in India, the IL&FS Group has, through a variety of projects, benchmarked the private sector’s role in and commitment towards infrastructure development in India.


Vodafone India, is a 100% fully owned subsidiary of the Vodafone Group Plc. with operations across the country serving over 210 million customers (over 114 million in rural areas). Commencing operations in 2007, Vodafone is today India’s largest foreign direct investor, with a robust, award winning business and committed for the long term. Vodafone Business Services serves the needs of enterprises and government by providing total telecommunications (Voice and Data) solutions across mobility and wireline platforms. Our mobile wallet, M-Pesa is a unique and innovative money transfer service from Vodafone that fosters financial inclusion. Committed to optimizing the near ubiquitous reach of mobile telephony to address national developmental priorities, the Vodafone Foundation partners is actively engaged in community development initiatives especially in the domains of m-Women, m-Agriculture, m-Education and Disaster Relief. Building on its global experience and expertise, an outreach across India and offering a comprehensive portfolio of technologies- 2G, 3G & 4G, Vodafone is uniquely positioned to actualize the vision of Digital India

Globally, Vodafone Group is one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies and provides a range of services including voice, messaging, data and fixed communications. Vodafone Group has mobile operations in 26 countries, partners with mobile networks in 48 more, and fixed broadband operations in 19 markets. As of 30 September 2017, Vodafone Group had 522.8 million mobile customers and 18.8 million fixed broadband customers, including India and all of the customers in Vodafone’s joint ventures and associates.


The Karnataka Rural Infrastructure Development Limited, was established as an undertaking of the Government of Karnataka on 9th August 1974. The Company was started by Government of Karnataka with an authorized share capital of Rs.1.00 crore and subscribed capital of Rs.25.00 Lakhs. With a staff of 15 Engineers to undertake Civil construction of tanks, irrigation works, low cost housing, roads, culverts and buildings etc. in rural areas employing rural youth. KRIDL (KLAC) was a unique experiment, the kind of which not ventured anywhere earlier in the country. With hard and dedicated work of all those involved in the formative years, the Organization has grown from strength to strength to make the experiment a grand success and today with an annual turnover of more than Rs.2000.00 crores with a staff around 846 including nearly 314 highly dedicated and Qualified Civil Engineers handling Civil works all over the state and outside the state also.

The Company is headed by a Managing Director and is under the administrative control of Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Department. The activities of KRIDL are controlled and managed by the Board of Directors nominated by the State Government. The Head Quarters is at Bengaluru and presently there are 06 Zones, 37 Divisions and 86 Sub-divisions functioning all over the state.


NSDL, the first and largest depository in India, established in August 1996 and promoted by institutions of national stature responsible for economic development of the country has since established a national infrastructure of international standards that handles most of the securities held and settled in dematerialised form in the Indian capital market. Although India had a vibrant capital market which is more than a century old, the paper-based settlement of trades caused substantial problems like bad delivery and delayed transfer of title till recently. The enactment of Depositories Act in August 1996 paved the way for establishment of NSDL, the first depository in India. This depository promoted by institutions of national stature responsible for economic development of the country has since established a national infrastructure of international standard that handles most of the trading and settlement in dematerialised form in Indian capital market.

Using innovative and flexible technology systems, NSDL works to support the investors and brokers in the capital market of the country. NSDL aims at ensuring the safety and soundness of Indian marketplaces by developing settlement solutions that increase efficiency, minimise risk and reduce costs. At NSDL, we play a quiet but central role in developing products and services that will continue to nurture the growing needs of the financial services industry. In the depository system, securities are held in depository accounts, which is more or less similar to holding funds in bank accounts. Transfer of ownership of securities is done through simple account transfers. This method does away with all the risks and hassles normally associated with paperwork. Consequently, the cost of transacting in a depository environment is considerably lower as compared to transacting in certificates.

Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board

Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board, is an autonomous body formed by the State legislature under Bangalore Water supply and Sewerage Board Act on 10-09-1964 for Water Supply & Sewage disposal. It is one of the first Water supply & Sanitation Utilities in India with jurisdiction of entire Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike Area of 800 Sqkm, (Bengaluru Core area of 245 Sqkm, 8 Urban Local Bodies of 330 Sqkm (7 City Municipal Corporation and 1 Town Municipal Corporation and 110 Villages of 225 Sq kms.) It has the following mandates: adequate water supply to meet demand; creation of sewerage network & safe disposal of sewage; Preparation, implementation of plans & schemes for augmenting water supply & safe disposal of sewage; Levy and collection of water charges on ‘no loss no profit basis’ for sustainability of the system.

CBM India Trust

CBM India Trust, is an international disability and development organization, with over a hundred years of expertise globally. This year, CBM completed 50 years in India. CBM addresses disability as a cause and consequence of poverty in the most disadvantaged communities. CBM works with the approach of community based inclusive development in areas of health, education and livelihood, across 25 states. CBM is empanelled by Government of India under ‘Accessible India campaign’ as a technical expert in the field of promoting accessible environment. We deliver our life-changing programmes by working with corporates, local partners and bringing CBM’s global expertise with hands-on knowledge of the local context and environment. We look forward for bringing more such partnerships through CSR initiatives to drive forward an inclusive society

Hutti Gold Mines Company Limited

Hutti Gold Mines Company Limited (HGML), Government of Karnataka Undertaking (Established in 1947 as Hyderabad Gold Mines), has the unique distinction of being the only producer of primary gold in the country. HGML has been active in the exploration, development and exploitation of gold deposits occurring in Karnataka. The Company's Corporate Office is situated in Bangalore and it operates two units-The Hutti Gold unit (HGU) ,in Raichur district and the Chitradurga Gold Unit (CGU) in Chitradurga district with an operating mine at Ajjanahalli (Tumkur District) .HGU is a fully integrated unit with a capacity to produce 5,50,000 tonnes per annum.


Karnataka state Powerloom development corporation is a Government of Karnataka undertaking incorporated under the companies Act 1956 during 1994 & is established for promotion and development of Powerloom sector in the state. During the year 2010, the corporation changed its name from Karnataka state power loom development corporation Ltd., to Karnataka state Textile infrastructure development corporation Ltd., to broad base its business operations And to achieve the following new goal.

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Associate Partners


Maharatna ONGC is the largest producer of crude oil and natural gas in India, contributing around 70 per cent of Indian domestic production. The crude oil is the raw material used by downstream companies like IOC, BPCL, HPCL to produce petroleum products like Petrol, Diesel, Kerosene, Naphtha, Cooking Gas-LPG.

ONGC is India’s Top Energy Company and ranks 20th among global energy majors (Platts).

ONGC ranks 14th in ‘Oil and Gas operations’ and 220th overall in Forbes Global 2000. Acclaimed for its Corporate Governance practices, Transparency International has ranked ONGC 26th among the biggest publicly traded global giants. It is one of the most valued public enterprise in India, and one of the highest profit-making and dividend-paying. ONGC has a unique distinction of being a company with in-house service capabilities in all areas of Exploration and Production of oil & gas and related oil-field services. Winner of the Best Employer award, a dedicated team of over 33,927 professionals toil round the clock in challenging locations. Its wholly-owned subsidiary ONGC Videsh Limited (OVL) is the biggest Indian multinational in the energy space, participating in 36 oil and gas properties in 17 countries. ONGC subsidiary Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited (MRPL) is a Schedule ‘A’ Miniratna, with a single-location refining capacity of 15 million tons per annum.


Karnataka State Handicrafts Development Corporation Ltd, (A Government of Karnataka Undertaking) was established in the year 1964 under Companies Act 1956. The objective of the corporation is to preserve, develop and promote handicrafts. Government of India and Government of Karnataka are the share holders in the organization.

Karnataka State is richly endowed with widely practiced, accepted and acclaimed crafts since time immemorial. The major crafts are sandalwood carvings, rosewood inlay, channapatna lacquer ware & toys, Mysore traditional paintings, bidri ware, kinhal toys, Navalgund durries, stone carvings, other wood carvings, traditional jewellery, mirror and embroidery, banana fiber, terracotta, bronze icons, Pile carpets and many more

Syndicate Bank

Syndicate Bank was established in 1925 in Udupi, the abode of Lord Krishna in coastal Karnataka with a capital of Rs.8000/- by three visionaries - Sri Upendra Ananth Pai, a businessman, Sri Vaman Kudva, an engineer and Dr.T M A Pai, a physician - who shared a strong commitment to social welfare. Their objective was primarily to extend financial assistance to the local weavers who were crippled by a crisis in the handloom industry through mobilising small savings from the community. The bank collected as low as 2 annas daily at the doorsteps of the depositors through its Agents under its Pigmy Deposit Scheme started in 1928. This scheme is the Bank's brand equity today and the Bank collects around Rs. 2 crore per day under the scheme.

Central Warehousing Corporation

Central Warehousing Corporation, is operating 432 Warehouses across the country with a storage capacity of 9.96 million tonnes providing warehousing services for a wide range of products ranging from agricultural produce to sophisticated industrial products. Warehousing activities of CWC include foodgrain warehouses, industrial warehousing, custom bonded warehouses, container freight stations, inland clearance depots and aircargo complexes.

Apart from storage and handling, CWC also offers services in the area of clearing & forwarding, handling & transporation, procurement & distribution, disinfestation services, fumigation services and other ancillary activities. CWC also offers consultancy services/ training for the construction of warehousing infrastructure to different agencies.


IRPC Public Company Limited (IRPC), formerly Thai Petrochemical Industry Public Company Limited or "TPI" registered in 1978 by Leophairatana family. TPI had been transformed to a public company limited on October 10, 1994 and listed on the SET on March 17, 1995. IRPC started to produce applications of petroleum and petrochemical products in 1982 and expanded its line of production of various petrochemical products. It expanded the plant and infrastructures for fully integrated petrochemical complex.

IRPC was suffered from financial crisis in 1997 and had entered into rehabilitation process in 2000. The rehabilitation was successful in April 26, 2006.

Karnataka Forest Development Corporation Ltd

Karnataka Forest Development Corporation Ltd., (KFDC) was established as per the Forest Policy of the Government of India during the 4th Five-year Plan to encourage cultivation of fast growing trees species which are suitable for producing papers pulp and rayon-grade pulp. KFDC was incorporated in the year 1971 as a fully owned Government Company. This was part of the overall industrialization program of the nation at that time.


Karnataka Urban Infrastructure Development and Finance Corporation (KUIDFC) was incorporated as a public limited company under the Companies Act, 1956 on 02.11.1993 with the objects to prepare, formulate and implement projects, schemes and programmes relating to infrastructure development in the urban areas of the state and to provide technical, financial, consultancy and other assistance to urban bodies for development, schemes, including implementation of master plans. Considering its expertise in project formulation, appraisal, management and implementation KUIDFC has been appointed as the Nodal Agency of the State for implementation of various urban infrastructure development projects in the state. KUIDFC has secured the status of State Level Financial Institution (SLFI) from the Government of India.

Krishna Bhagya Jala Nigam Ltd

Krishna Bhagya Jala Nigam Ltd (KBJNL) was incorporated on19th August 1994 under the Companies Act, 1956 as a Company, wholly owned by the Government of Karnataka for implementation of the Upper Krishna Project (UKP) in the State of Karnataka. The Company is responsible for planning, investigation, estimation, execution, operation and maintenance of all irrigation projects coming under the UKP. The Company is also responsible to obtain Government of India's clearance and execute the UKP.

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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.

In partnership with

Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce & Industry

The erstwhile Mysore Chamber of Commerce, the precursor of the Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce & Industry, was established on May 8, 1916, in Bangalore. Sir M. Visvesvaraya, who conceived it in 1915, called it a means to broaden the outlook of the merchants in areas that will be affecting them and also the economy of the state.

The Institute of Company Secretaries of India

The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI), 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. The Institute of Company Secretaries of India 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, Institute of Company Secretaries of India under Section 25 of the Companies Act, 1956 for taking over from the Government the conduct of Company Secretaryship examination.

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