Ludhiana | State conference held on ‘Startups: One step towards self-reliance’
A state conference on the topic ‘Startups: One step towards self-reliance’ organised by the Ludhiana chapter of Northern India Regional Council of Institute of Company Secretaries of India (NIRC of ICSI) was held here on Saturday.
The conference was inaugurated by chief guest KAP Sinha, principal secretary, finance, Government of Punjab.
Dignitaries— CS Devendra V Deshpande, president, ICSI; Raj Singh, regional director (north), ministry of corporate affairs, New Delhi; Upkar Singh Ahuja, president, CICU; and Shyam Sunder, registrar of companies (Punjab, Chandigarh)— were present on the occasion.
Sinha said the theme was very apt due to expansion of business and increased number of startups. He also assured his full support to the institute for allocation of land to Ludhiana chapter.
Raj Singh and Shyam Sunder informed the members about the upcoming development in the ministry of corporate affairs.
Deshpande told that ICSI has constituted a task force on startups, which is taking up various joint certificate programmes to equip the members of ICSI with specific knowledge of relevant legal provisions required to set up a startup.
He emphasised the partnership between the professional institutions and industries for better economic growth of the country.
The accused, Ashu, a resident of Panipat’s Nara village, killed the victims, reportedly his friends, between 8pm and 4am and travelled around 60km from the first crime scene in Matlauda of Panipat to Titawi in Uttar Pradesh’s Shamli. The victims are Sonu, 26, who was working with a private contractor in a cement factory, and his two friends -- Monu, 25, of Nara village and Rakesh, 27, of Bhalsi village.
The Delhi government introduced the Happiness curriculum in 2018, Entrepreneurship mindset curriculum in 2019 and the Deshbhakti curriculum last year with the aim of inculcating problem-solving approaches among students and making them more self-aware, self-confident and socially responsible.
While the LG appreciated the work done at Indraprastha and Pul Prahladpur, he was displeased at the drainage system at Minto Bridge, flagging “technical flaws” in the drainage system and warned that engineers concerned “will be held responsible and strict action will be taken in the event of waterlogging at the site.”
BJP leader Sudhir Mungantiwar said the MLAs were informed about the election process for upcoming election for Speaker’s post. “They were told that the election will be held through a voice vote or they may have to stand up to vote for their candidate if asked,” said Mungantiwar.
The weather department classifies rainfall between ‘trace’ and 2.4 mm as ‘very light rainfall’, as ‘light rainfall’ when it is between 2.5 mm and 15.5 mm, as ‘moderate’ rainfall when it is between 15.6 mm and 64.4 mm and as ‘heavy’ when it is over 64.5 mm in a single day.