Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit
Sumitomo Corporation, Toyota Motor Company, IHI, Hitachi, Bank of . Vibrant Gujarat Global Investor Summit to be held in January, at. Govt. of Gujarat is organizing the 9th edition of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit from the 18th to 20th of January at Mahatma Mandir. Minister of Gujarat, Mr. Narendra Modi, to re-establish Gujarat as a preferred investment destination . Vibrant Gujarat: Global Investors' Summit was organized during the Navratri . Vibrant Gujarat Summit was held for the second time in Gandhinagar on Toyota is one of the world's largest multinational corporations with their.
It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country, and it is bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the southwest, and the Bay of Bengal on the southeast.
Indias Andaman and Nicobar Islands share a border with Thailand. The Indian subcontinent was home to the urban Indus Valley Civilisation of the 3rd millennium BCE, in the following millennium, the oldest scriptures associated with Hinduism began to be composed.
Social stratification, based on caste, emerged in the first millennium BCE, early political consolidations took place under the Maurya and Gupta empires, the later peninsular Middle Kingdoms influenced cultures as far as southeast Asia. In the medieval era, Judaism, Zoroastrianism, Christianity, and Islam arrived, much of the north fell to the Delhi sultanate, the south was united under the Vijayanagara Empire.
The economy expanded in the 17th century in the Mughal empire, in the midth century, the subcontinent came under British East India Company rule, and in the midth under British crown rule. A nationalist movement emerged in the late 19th century, which later, under Mahatma Gandhi, was noted for nonviolent resistance, inthe Indian economy was the worlds seventh largest by nominal GDP and third largest by purchasing power parity.
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Following market-based economic reforms inIndia became one of the major economies and is considered a newly industrialised country. However, it continues to face the challenges of poverty, corruption, malnutrition, a nuclear weapons state and regional power, it has the third largest standing army in the world and ranks sixth in military expenditure among nations.
India is a constitutional republic governed under a parliamentary system. It is a pluralistic, multilingual and multi-ethnic society and is home to a diversity of wildlife in a variety of protected habitats.
The name India is derived from Indus, which originates from the Old Persian word Hindu, the latter term stems from the Sanskrit word Sindhu, which was the historical local appellation for the Indus River.
The ancient Greeks referred to the Indians as Indoi, which translates as The people of the Indus, the geographical term Bharat, which is recognised by the Constitution of India as an official name for the country, is used by many Indian languages in its variations. Scholars believe it to be named after the Vedic tribe of Bharatas in the second millennium B. E and it is also traditionally associated with the rule of the legendary emperor Bharata.
It was introduced into India by the Mughals and widely used since then and its meaning varied, referring to a region that encompassed northern India and Pakistan or India in its entirety 5. Navaratri — Navratri, also spelled Navaratri or Navarathri, is a multi-day Hindu festival celebrated in the autumn every year.
It is observed for different reasons and celebrated differently in various parts of the Indian subcontinent, theoretically, there are four seasonal Navratri. However, in practice, it is the post-monsoon autumn festival called Sharad Navratri that is the most observed in the honor of the divine feminine Devi. The festival is celebrated in the half of the Hindu calendar month Ashvin.
In the eastern and northeastern states of India, the Durga Puja is synonymous with Navratri, in the northern and western states, the festival is synonymous with Rama Lila and Dussehra that celebrates the battle and victory of god Rama over the demon king Ravana. In southern states, the victory of different goddesses, of Rama or Saraswati is celebrated, in all cases, the common theme is the battle and victory of Good over Evil based on a regionally famous epic or legend such as the Ramayana or the Devi Mahatmya.
Celebrations include stage decorations, recital of the legend, enacting of the story, the festival also starts the preparation for one of the most important and widely celebrated Diwali, the festival of lights, which is celebrated twenty days after the Vijayadashami or Dussehra. The word Navratri means nine nights in Sanskrit, nava meaning nine, according to some Hindu texts such as the Shakta and Vaishnava Puranas, Navaratri theoretically falls twice or four times a year.
Of these, the Sharada Navaratri near autumn equinox is the most celebrated, in all cases, Navaratri falls in the bright half of the Hindu luni-solar months. The celebrations vary by region, leaving much to the creativity, Sharada Navaratri, the most celebrated of the four navaratris, named after sharada which means autumn. It is observed the lunar month of Ashvin, in many regions the festival falls after autumn harvest, and in others during harvest.
Vasanta Navaratri, the second most celebrated, named after vasanta which means spring and it is observed the lunar month of Chaitra. In many regions the festival falls after spring harvest, and in others during harvest, the other two navratris are minor and observed regionally or by individuals, Magha Navaratri, in Magha, winter season.
In some regions, the Hindu god of love, Kama is revered, ashada Navaratri, in Ashadha, start of the monsoon season. The Sharada Navratri commences on the first day of the fortnight of the lunar month of Ashvini. The festival is celebrated for nine nights once every year during this month, the festivities extend beyond goddess Durga and god Rama. Various other goddesses such as Saraswati and Lakshmi, gods such as Ganesha, Kartikeya, Shiva, for example, a notable pan-Hindu tradition during Navratri is the adoration of Saraswati, the Hindu goddess of knowledge, learning, music and arts through Ayudha Puja.
On this day, which falls on the ninth day of Navratri after the Good has won over Evil through Durga or Rama, peace 6. Ahmedabad — Ahmedabad is the largest city and former capital of Gujarat, which is a state in India. It is the headquarters of the Ahmedabad district and the seat of the Gujarat High Court. With a population of more than 6. Ahmedabad is located on the banks of the Sabarmati River,30 km from the state capital Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad has emerged as an important economic and industrial hub in India.
It is the second largest producer of cotton in India, Cricket is a popular sport in Ahmedabad, which houses the 54, seat Sardar Patel Stadium. The effects of liberalisation of the Indian economy have energised the citys economy towards tertiary sector such as commerce.
Ahmedabads increasing population has resulted in an increase in the construction, init was ranked third in Forbess list of fastest growing cities of the decade. The area around Ahmedabad has been inhabited since the 15th century, at that time, Karna, the Chaulukya ruler of Anhilwara, waged a successful war against the Bhil king of Ashaval, and established a city called Karnavati on the banks of the Sabarmati.
Solanki rule lasted until the 13th century, when Gujarat came under the control of the Vaghela dynasty of Dholka, Gujarat subsequently came under the control of the Delhi Sultanate in the 14th century.
This area finally came under the control of his grandson Sultan Ahmed Shah in A. Potential investors and industrialists had one-to-one meetings with senior officials of the state government and ministers of the cabinet. The concluding day maintained the same momentum and enthusiasm as that of the first day with MoUs being signed by Industry.
Besides these, four industrial majors—Torrent, Essar, Welspun and Adani, have Ledged investments of INR Billion in gas-based or lignite-based power projects, assuring self-sufficiency to the state for future in the most important sector - power.
VIBRANT GUJARAT GLOBAL INVESTMENT SUMMIT 2013
Over all, the event evoked an excellent response amongst in industrialists in India and foreign countries in particular in Gujarat in general. This was the third such Summit organized by the state government with the first Summit held in and the second held in In all the Summits, Gujarat was showcased as an ideal investment destination, both for Indian and Foreign investors. Prospective investors were extended two significant messages: It is where Investors can sow a rupee and reap a dollar as returns.
Detailed investment opportunities in different segments of focus sectors were prepared and supplemented by individual project profiles to give comprehensive information about the state.
On 10 Januarya multimedia exhibition-Eternal Gandhi—on life and philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi was inaugurated at Science city, Ahmedabad. Based on the theme—Gujarat Going Global and aimed at bringing together business leaders, investors, corporations, thought leaders, policy and opinion makers; the summit served as a perfect platform to understand and explore business opportunities with the State of Gujarat. Global Investors' Summit had resounding success this year too as it had been in the past.
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The summit witnessed participation of delegates from 45 countries, amounting to over foreign delegates. This being the first time any country has agreed to partner with a State of another country. The maximum number of delegates was from Japan, totalling to over 70 members. Another major delegation was from USA. The exhibition was organized in a grand way, spread over an area of 19, sq.
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There were stalls, quite impressive and informative, having participation of eminent companies of India. Earlier Summits were organized in the yearand In the yearthe initiative that began six years ago, was intensified and the state propelled into the next stage of the development process, focused and intensive growth in the socio-economic index. It is to be held at a special site dedicated for Vibrant Gujarat named Mahatma mandir situated at Gandhinagar sector Six summits held so far had been a resounding success and immensely contributed to the transformation of Gujarat into a "Global Business Hub".