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Conference on Defence Manufacturing Technologies to be held on June 3 in Chennai
Team BT        Print Edition: June 5, 2016

Advantage Arsenal

WHAT: Conference on Defence Manufacturing Technologies

WHEN: June 3, Chennai

WHAT TO LOOK FOR: The central theme of the event revolves around the Make in India initiative and aims to help stakeholders understand how to effectively synergise the strengths and capabilities of the manufacturing segment to achieve indigenisation in the defence sector.


Tough Call


Photo: Ajay Thakuri

WHAT: RBI's Second Bi-monthly Policy Statement for 2016/17

WHEN: June 7, Mumbai

WHAT TO LOOK FOR: With inflation under control and the economy still struggling, will RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan go for another cut in the repo rate?


Stock Taking


WHAT: UNICEF Annual session 2016

WHEN: June 14-16, New York

WHAT TO LOOK FOR: The midterm performance review report of the Strategic Plan, 2014/17, and the annual report of the Executive Director, 2015, will be made public and include a report on the implementation of the quadrennial comprehensive policy review.


United We Stand


WHAT: UN Joint Meeting

WHEN: June 3, New York

WHAT TO LOOK FOR: Joint meeting of the Executive Boards of United Nations Development Programme, United Nations Population Fund, United Nations Office for Project Services, UNICEF, World Food Programme and UN-Women will be held at the UN headquarters to discuss pressing issues for the current fiscal.


Window of Opportunity

: Invest Tripura

June 4, Agartala


WHAT TO LOOK FOR: ASSOCHAM in partnership with the government of Tripura is organising a business summit to showcase the strength and business-readiness of the state having huge natural gas reserves, border infrastructure, industrial parks and incentive packages for industries. Chief Minister Manik Sarkar will grace the occasion.




WHAT: Conference on Water Management

June 17, Chennai

WHAT TO LOOK FOR: An estimated 160 million latrines and septic tanks contribute to 80 per centof India's surface water pollution, and lack of infrastructure to treat waste water has only added to the woes. CCI brings all stakeholders on one platform to discuss key steps to improve the situation.


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