Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Bajaj speeding up its small car project

Bajaj Auto is speeding up the work on the investment nitty gritties for the ultra low cost car project with its joint venture partners Renault and Nissan.With motorcycle sales slowing down, Bajaj Auto is making sure that it doesn't shell out too much for adding the two extra wheels.Bajaj Auto will invest around Rs 250 crore in equity for the car project while its partners Renault and Nissan will bring in another Rs 500 crore.

Saturday, June 21, 2008

Hi-Tech Pune Conference: Innovation led inclusive growth examines the challenge of transforming scientific innovation into commercial success

The Hi-Tech Pune Maharashtra 2008 conference got underway today. Organized by Suresh Kalmadi backed Pune Vyaspeeth, this is the 5th installment of this conference, and in addition to IT, the focus this time is on Bio-Technology and Animation. The conference is spread out over three days (18th June to 20th June) and there is a fairly interesting schedule of presentations by a diverse set of speakers.
PuneTech » Hi-Tech Pune Maharashtra 2008 Conference - Day 1

"Yesterday, I live-blogged about Day 1 of this conference. That was more about the speeches given by dignitaries. Today I am attending one session, and this one promises to be more technical talks."
PuneTech » Hi-Tech Pune Maharashtra conference 2008 - Day 2

"Hi Tech Pune Maharashtra -A strategic convergence of the mainstream conventional businesses, capturing the essence of future trends in Technology, Innovations, High tech products, service Providers, Implementers Policy Makers & Infrastructure service providers from the world of IT, BT, Gaming & Animation.

Hi Tech Pune Maharashtra is the only conference of the 21st century, a live forum where Policy makers, Captains and Technocrats from the world of IT, BT, Gaming & Animation Industry can message their mission and brand in an interactive setting."
:: HI - TECH PUNE ::

"At the event the Life Time Achievement Awards were presented by Jyotiraditya M. Scindia to Padma Vibhushan Shri.N.R.Narayana Murthy, Chairman and Chief Mentor, Infosys Technologies Ltd and Padma Bhushan Dr.K.I.Varaprasad Reddy, Managing Director, Shantha Biotechnics Pvt. Ltd. for their outstanding contributions to the IT & BT Industry and the society at large"
Moneycontrol India ::

"After Mumbai, Bangalore and Hyderabad, Pune is now being touted as the next ‘hot’ (quite literally, as of now!) destination for the animation industry. With a strong government backing, proximity to Bollywood AKA Mumbai, lesser traffic congestion and relatively affordable real estate, Pune has a lot to offer to the Animation and Gaming Industry."
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