‘India Corporate Week’ to conclude tomorrow
THE PRESIDENT OF INDIA TO HONOUR THE EXCELLENT CONTRIBUTION OF SOME OF THE ORGANIZATIONS AND INSTITUTIONS
The celebrations of ‘India Corporate Week’ will culminate here tomorrow with a function at Vigyan Bhawan, wherein Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil, President of India, will honour the excellent contribution of some of the organizations and institutions in the growth and development of corporate sector in the country. Shri Salman Khurshid, Minister of Corporate Affairs, will preside over the function. During the function, the Ministry would be releasing the ‘Voluntary Guidelines on Corporate Governance’, ‘Voluntary Guidelines on Corporate Social Responsibility’ and a handbook titled ‘Corporate India 2009’.
Top corporate leaders, members of the three professional institutes and senior functionaries of the government are going to attend this function. Shri R. Bandyopadhyay, Secretary, Ministry of Corporate Affairs; Dr. Swati Piramal, President, ASSOCHAM; Shri Harsh Pati Singhania, President, FICCI; and Shri Hari Bhartia, President Designate, CII, will be addressing the delegates during this function.
The Ministry of Corporate Affairs had organized the first ‘India Corporate Week- 2009’ from December 14, 2009. The basic objective of this week was to showcase the contribution of corporate sector for the social and economic development of the country. It highlighted the initiatives of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs in creating an enabling environment for the growth of corporate sector as well as to highlight the role of the three Professional Institutes: ICAI, ICWAI and ICSI in effective functioning of the corporate sector. Besides these institutes FICCI, CII, ASSOCHAM, PHD Chamber, and Bombay Chamber also collaborated with the Ministry to organize more than 125 events throughout the country during this week.