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  • Upinder Zutshi of Infinite Computers is the CEO of The year

    Upinder Zutshi of Infinite Computers is the CEO of The year at ILC 2013

    Infinite Computer Solutions Shines at India Leadership Conclave 2013 as a Top Achiever for its Consistent & Sustainable Leadership Position as a Leading IT Software Solution Provider.

    Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, Thursday, 27th June 2013:Managing Director & CEO of Infinite, Mr.UpinderZutshi was adjudged ‘CEO of the Year’ and Infinite was adjudged as India’s ‘Most Respected Company in Corporate Governance and Excellence’ at the4th Annual India Leadership Conclave & Indian Affairs Business Leadership Awards 2013 (www.indialeadershipconclave.net/2013) organized by Asia’s most analytical news media,Indian Affairs ( www.indianaffairs.tv ) in association with the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India on Friday,21st June 2013 at Hotel Leela in Mumbai, India.
    Network 7 Media Group which organized its historic 4th Edition of India Leadership Conclave 2013 had leading faces of India addressing the conclave under the theme “New India, Agenda For Change”. More than 300 business tycoons, diplomats, politicians, social reformers & delegates from across the society attended the high profile leadership event that was set to throw new directions to new India. Widely perceived in Asia as central theme of discussion on serious issues, the event also saw the presence of overseas leaders from Europe, Middle East & ASEAN Countries. The award was conferred under open public voting that ran for 60 days in 17 states & 3 countries by the Indian Affairs Journalists & independent experts who declared the winners at the closing ceremony of the glittering Award Night.
    Infinite Computer Solutions received two coveted & prestigious awards at the power-packed gathering with its MD &CEO Mr. UpinderZutshi receiving the CEO of the Year Award & Infinite as “India’s Most Respected Company in Corporate Governance & Excellence” by the leading & eminent Jury.
    Receiving the prestigious honors at the Conclave, Mr. UpinderZutshi said “We began as a small enterprise at the beginning of the century and have certainly come a long way since. I humbly accept the award on behalf of all those that have been a part of the journey including our Board of Directors, members of our Senior Management and the 5000+ ‘Infinitians’ spread across the globe, who have made this journey successful. As we mark this occasion, there is reason to celebrate and recommit ourselves toward future successes!”
    The Conclave also felicitated individuals & companies from different sections of the society such as Agriculture, Automobiles, Auto Components, Aviation, Education and Training, Engineering, Financial Services, Food Industry, Insurance, IT &ITeS, Manufacturing, Media and Entertainment, Retail, Science and Technology, Banking, Biotechnology, Cement, Consumer Markets, Healthcare, Infrastructure, Oil and Gas, Pharmaceuticals, Real Estate & Infrastructure, Steel, Textiles, Telecommunications, Tourism and Hospitality where more than 45 iconic leaders were felicitated. Among notable awardees included veterans like Mr. Ratan Tata, Mr. MukeshAmbani, Actress Priyanka Chopra, Fashion Designer Mr. Manish Malhotra, Dr. MukeshBatra, Dr. MukeshHariawala, Dr. Laud etc.
    Mr. KewalHanda, Former Pfizer Chief, Dr. MukeshBatra, CMD, DrBatra’s&Mr. Satya Brahma, Chairman & Editor-In-Chief of Indian Affairs were present to give away the coveted honors to the Awardees.

  • Zuventus Healthcare, Wanbury, Macleods Pharma In Race For th

    Zuventus Healthcare, Wanbury, Macleods Pharma In Race For the Emerging Healthcare Company at ILC 2013

    India Leadership Conclave brings tough competition as Indian Pharma Majors Wanbury, Macleods, Bluecross,Wallace & Zuventus Healthcare eye to win the coveted India’s Emerging Healthcare Company of the Year 2013 Title

    Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, Friday, 7th June 2013 : In the run up to the 4th Annual India Leadership Conclave & Indian Affairs Business Leadership Awards 2013 (www.indialeadershipconclave.net/2013 ) organized by Indian Affairs ( www.indianaffairs.tv ) in association with the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India & several trade bodies, to be held in Mumbai at Hotel The Leela, Grand Ball Room, on Friday,21st June 2013 in India, the prestigious nomination for the prestigious “India’s Emerging Healthcare Company of the Year 2013 Award title”has picked up the speed as the Nation votes to select the Winner out od top five finalists screened. The five pharma majors who are in the race are all Mumbai based companies such as Wanbury Ltd,Macleods Pharmaceuticals Limited, Blue Cross Laboratories Ltd,Wallace Pharmaceuticals Ltd,Zuventus Healthcare Ltd.
    Given to vote by the Juries to taste the mood of the nation since last 45 days, the much awaited Leadership Conclave titled The New India – Agenda For Change, Indian masses have been voting to chose the Companies & Individuals who has been remarkably successfully in the various categories such as telecommunication,IT,Education &Training, Pharmaceutical, Healthcare, Food & Beverages, Automobile, Power (Incl Renewable),Chemical & Fertilizer,FMCG & Consumer Appliances, Hotel, Hospitality, Travel & Tourism, Financial Sector – Banking/Non Banking finance companies/asset Management companies, BPOs (Business Process Outsourcings) etc. “India’s Emerging Healthcare Company of the Year 2013 Award Nomination is being widely discussed as Indian Healthcare Industry is in news following two major developments first on the Novartis Patent Ruling & Ranbaxy’s alleged violation of safety norms in medicines.
    India is now among the top five pharmaceutical emerging markets. The Indian pharma industry has been growing at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of more than 15 per cent over the last five years and has significant growth opportunities. The domestic pharmaceutical market is expected to register a strong double-digit growth of 13-14 per cent in 2013 on back of increasing sales of generic medicines, continued growth in chronic therapies and a greater penetration in rural markets.The cumulative drugs and pharmaceuticals sector has attracted foreign direct investments (FDI) worth US$ 10,308.75 million during April 2000 to February 2013, according to the latest data published by Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP). Under these contexts, all five pharmaceutical companies such as Wanbury Ltd,Macleods Pharmaceuticals Limited, Blue Cross Laboratories Ltd,Wallace Pharmaceuticals Ltd,Zuventus Healthcare Ltd. Have peformed well in the market & since the real winner is the one who beats all odds & perform exceptional growth will be crowned the glory said, Award Nomination Committee Chairman Satya Brahma.
    Mumbai baseds Drug maker Wanbury, has reported a standalone sales turnover of Rs 105.35 crore and a net loss of Rs 8.20 crore for the quarter ended Dec '12. Other income for the quarter was Rs 0.03 crore.For the quarter ended Dec 2011 the standalone sales turnover was Rs 76.10 crore and net loss was Rs 13.41 crore.. Recently CCI is probing Macleods pharma among five entities for 'engaging in anti-competition practices' in granting stockist licence for medicines in Himachal Pradesh. Macleods has its presence in over 30 countries with more than 300 registrations. The export range of Macleods are manufactured in a unit that has QSM approval from WHO-Geneva, and certifications from various International Regulatory Authorities like - USFDA, MCC, UKMHRA, MOH Belarus, INVIMA Colombia, National Drugs Authority - Uganda, Food and Drugs Board - Ghana, MCAZ Zimbabwe, Pharmacy and Poisons Board Kenya, Pharmacy Board Tanzania etc. Owing to a high degree of technological advancements, Macleods offers quality health care worldwide. It has strong presence in essential therapies like TB, malaria & HIV. Wanbury Ltd is the fastest growing pharma company with a Compounded Annual Growth Rate(CAGR) of 68% over the last 6 years.The company has strong presence in domestic formulations,Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient(API) and Contract Research and manufacturing Services(CRAMS).The company also has its presence in Europe in formulations & the company has opened its office in Zurich,Switzerland for its CRAMS business and incorporated Wanbury Global FZE in Middle East for carrying out its trading activities in the year 2008. Indchemie health specialities pvt. Ltd has been in the ethical pharma business for more than two decades now, with leadership in few of the segments. It has a strong back up of in-house manufacturing facility & has four pharmaceuticals manufacturing units & the beta-lactam unit is having several commendable approvals from african regulatory agencies like ethiopia, kenya and Malawi. Its business focus is backed with the building up of captive manufacturing operations and of complying with the regulatory standards of the advanced markets.
    Blue Cross Laboratories Ltd is a leading Indian pharmaceutical company. This research based organization boasts of more than two decades of sterling performance in the arena of healthcare products. The company serves a global client base. The company operations run on SAP. The Corporate office is connected with the production factories through RF MPLS. The company has an annual sales turnover of around Rs.250 Crore. The company employee base comprises over 1000 people. The Wallace Group is a privately owned Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology Group headquartered in Goa, India. Incorporated in the late 1960s as a joint venture with Carter Wallace Inc. and Menezes family, the Wallace Group is primarily engaged in the manufacture and marketing of formulation products in India as well as abroad. The Group comprises Wallace Pharmaceuticals, Indipharma and Goodwin Biotechnology Inc. The Wallace Group employs over 2300 personnel with offices and facilities in several key locations in India and around the world. The Wallace Group comprises of Wallace Pharmaceuticals , Wallace Laboratories, Indi Pharma, GoodWinBio Tech & Trusts. Prakash Guha led Zuventus Healthcare Limited is one of the fasdtest growing pharmaceutical company with an enviable position in the Indian Healthcare Space with the turnover of more than 650 Crore. Zuventus Healthcare is a Joint Venture Company with Emcure, a leading pharma giant & employs more than 2500 people & has a huge presence of its products in pan India network.
    The Grand Final of the Winner for the the Emerging Healthcare Company of the year Award will be announced on Friday,21st June 2013 at the Grand Ball Room of the Hotel Leela in Mumbai, India

  • Padma Bhushan & musical maestro Lyricist Javed Akhtar To

    Padma Bhushan & musical maestro Lyricist Javed Akhtar To Receive Honour At India Leadership Conclave 2013
    Noted & Veteran Script Writer, Poet & India’s Undisputed Crowning Glory, Javed Akhtar Selected for Lifetime Achievement Award For Literary Contribution, Juries Voted For Akhtar’s Rare Activism in Public Life
    Friday,24th May 2013, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India : Veteran Scriptwriter, Poet & Lyricist, Shri Javed Akhtar is selected by the Indian Affairs Juries for the coveted Lifetime Achievement Award for the Writer’s remarkable contribution to the Indian Cinema & the Literary world. The thespian living legend whose magical spell flabbergasted Indian masses & the world at large in the late 60’s & predominantly the 70’s & 80’s with Salim Khan as half of the script-writing duo credited as Salim-Javed. Akhtar continues to be a prominent figure in Bollywood and is one of the most popular and sought-after lyricists. Son of well-known Urdu poet and film lyricist Jan Nisar Akhtar and Safia Akhtar, teacher and writer, Javed Akhtar belongs to a family lineage that can be traced back to seven generations of writers. The highly respected Urdu poet, Majaz was his mother’s brother and the work of Muzter Khairabadi, his grandfather, is looked upon as a milestone in Urdu Poetry. Indian Affairs will felicitate the charming personality at the much awaited Asia’s biggest Leadership Event, the 4th Annual India Leadership Conclave & Indian Affairs Business Leadership Awards (www.indialeadershipconclave.net/2013 ) on Friday,21st June 2013 at a power packed glittering award ceremony in Mumbai at Hotel lalit.
    Along with his ex-partner, Salim, Javed Akhtar scripted super hits like, 'Zanjeer', 'Deewar',' Sholay', 'Haathi Mere Saathi', 'Seeta Aur Geeta', 'Don', 'Trishul', etc. Salim-Javed as a writer-duo gave to Indian Cinema the memorable persona of the ‘Angry Young Man’. Akhtar has written a list of successful films, notable amongst them are; 'Sagar', 'Mr. India', 'Betaab', 'Arjun' and Lakshya etc. Son of well-known Urdu poet and film lyricist Jan Nisar Akhtar and Safia Akhtar, teacher and writer, Javed Akhtar belongs to a family lineage that can be traced back to seven generations of writers. The highly respected Urdu poet, Majaz was his mother’s brother and the work of Muzter Khairabadi, his grandfather, is looked upon as a milestone in Urdu Poetry.
    Announcing the selection of Javed Akhtar bu the Indian Affairs Juies for the coveted Lifetime Achievent Award for Literary contribution to the Indian Cinema, Satya Brahma, Chairman & Editor-In-Chief of Network 7 Media Group hosting the high profile 4th Edition of India Leadership Conclave & Indian Affairs Business Leadership Awards under the theme New India – Agenda For Change said” Javed Akhtar is one of India’s shining star in Indian cinema & his brilliant poetry, Script writing & in his latest avatar as the social activist is a man with many distinctions. Javed Saheb is someone who knew the pulse of India, understood their issues, felt the mood of the nation & reflected it in the medium of Poems, Sayari, script writing. Javed Akhtar is also a respected social commentator and activist. He has written a large number of poems against communalism, social injustice, National Integration and for Women's Rights. Ministry of Human Resource Development has declared his song, beckoning the misguided youth to come forward and build the country, the National Anthem for Youth in 1995” .
    In response to announcement & Speaking to Mr Satya Brahma, Chairman, 4th Annual India Leadership Conclave 2013, Javed Akhtar said, it indeed is a rare honour & thogh begging many awards in the film fraternity, India Leadership Awards are the most prestigious & credible. The poetic saga will continue even after india is experiencing a change in its culture, Said Javed Akhtar. It may be recalled that late legendary film maker Yash Chopra was the recipient of this honour in 2011.
    Javed Akhtar has been nominated to Rajya Sabha as Member of Parliament by President of India 2010. He was the leading force behind the recently passed Copyright Amendment bill that restores dignity to lyrics and music composers and gives them what is rightfully theirs in terms of royalty.A highly respected writer and social commentator Javed Akhtar is admired for his secular, liberal and progressive values. Javed Akhtar is an avid reader with a keen interest in politics. His poetry reflects both his political awareness and his literary concerns. His latest book of poetry in Urdu LAVA was released in New Delhi by Vice President Sh. Hamid Ansari and in Mumbai by Lata Mangashker . Javed is a founder member of the respected Muslim Intelligentsia-a group that has been vocal against fundamentalism of all hues and seeks to lead the Muslims to concentrate on education and women's rights. On the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti 2nd October 2003 Javed Akhtar released the declaration of MUSLIMS FOR SECULAR DEMOCRACY. MFSD of which Javed Akhtar is president, was formed after consultation with large numbers of organizations and intellectuals from all sections of society. MFSD has not only taken a secular, liberal and progressive stand, but to a great extent has succeeded in building a consensus on controversial issues of Muslims such as Uniform Civil Code, Triple Talaq, Haj Subsidy etc. It is heartening to note that MFSD has found support amongst both Teachers and Students Associations of Aligarh Muslim University. Chapters of MFSD have been launched in cities like Aligarh, Allahabad, Lucknow, Kanpur and Mumbai. It is an ongoing process..Javed is an active member of “Citizens for Justice and Peace”. CJP is an organization for eleven people that has kept the Gujarat Genocide issue alive and has taken Gujarat government to court.
    The Lifetime Achievement Award to Javed Akhtar will be conferred in Mumbai on 21st June 2013.

  • Padma Bhushan Dr. Nandkishore Shamrao Laud to receive Lifeti

    Padma Bhushan Dr. Nandkishore Shamrao Laud to receive Lifetime Achievement Award at India Leadership Conclave 2013

    The Veteran & Noted Orthopedic Surgeon Selected for social commitment, Outstanding Innovation in Medical Practice & Setting New Trends in hip-and-knee replacement surgeries.

    Tuesday,21st May 2013, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India : Noted & eminent Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Nandkishore Shamrao Laud who was conferred Padma Bhushan for his contributions in the field of medicine will be receiving the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at Asia’s Biggest Leadership Event, the 4th Annual India Leadership Conclve & Indian Affairs Business Leadership Awards 2013 ( www.indialeadershipconclave.net/2013 ) organised by Asia’s widely acclaimed News Media Indian Affairs ( www.indianaffairs.tv ) on Friday,21st June at Hotel Lalit, Mumbai, India at a power packed congregation of top 300 leaders of the country who will assemble to discuss the roadmap of India in the changing political, business & social environment under the theme, “New India, Agenda For Change”. The Conclave will witness sixty top leaders debating on the latest dynamics of change post free independent India.
    Organised by Indian Affairs, the 4th Edition of India Leadership Conclave & Indian Affairs Business Leadership Awards will recognize & honour iconic figures in Juries non voting special category including business magnet Ratan Tata, Mukesh Ambani, Actress Priyanka Chopra, Fashion Designer Manish Malhotra, Eminent Healthcare Economist Dr Mukesh Hariawala,Padma Shri Dr Mukesh Batra & others. Dr. Nandkishore Shamrao Laud popularly known as Dr Nandu Laud will be conferred the coveted & prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award for Dr laud’s pioneering innovations in Medicine, including the much talked about specialization in hip-and-knee replacement surgeries which has won many national and international honours Said Satya Brahma, Chairman & Editor-In-Chief while announcing the coveted Lifetime Achievement Award honour. “Dr Laud has set an examples for others who are pursuing medicines specially in Orthopedics to know more about hic critical cases of administration & has brought glory to India from overseas medical fraternity. Dr Laud is a trend-setter & an excellent philanthropist besides a successful surgeon” said Satya in a release to Media.
    In a letter addressed to Mr Satya Brahma, Chairman, Organising Committee of 4th Annual India Leadership Conclave & Indian Affairs Business Leadership Awards, Dr Laud said, Dr Laud Clinic sincerely thank you for your gracious recognition which I certainly appreciate & feel honoured to have been conferred the "Life Time Achievement Award" for my contribution in healthcare. Besides Joint Replacement Dr Laud pointed out that for the last 45 years, Dr Laud have been involved in a unique experiment in running a Citizen's co-op hospital which is owned by 19,000 citizens - a unique concept to offer cost effective healthcare at an affordable rate by self participation. Since Dr Laud firmly believe that the cost in healthcare is rising and equally the responsibility of families and if they contribute and make provision, it would be possible to offer a good healthcare package at a very reasonable cost.Our experiment at Shushrusha Citizen's Co-op hospital, amply proves that. Dr Laud Clinic are now in the process of building another Citizen's hospital in Vikhroli, Dr Laud added.
    Dr Laud is the Ex-Professor and Head, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatolgy and Chief Trauma Service, L.T.M.Medical College and L.T.M.G.Hospital, Sion, Mumbai & Chairman and Consultant Orth. Surgeon, Shushrusha Citizen's Co-operative Hospital, Ltd. Dadar, Mumbai, Chairman Board of Studies - Faculty of Surgeries, University of Bombay, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Breach Candy Hospital & Research Centre, Mumbai,Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon - Laud Clinic. Dr Laud has been Inspector for inspection of various hospitals for recognition as Post Graduate Training in .S.Orthopedics and D.N.B. by Medical Council of India and National Board of Examinations, New Delhi, 1980 - 1995

    Post Graduate teacher and examiner at D.Orth and M.S. Ortho. Examinations at University of Mumbai, Shivaji University, Kolhapur, Marathwada University, Gujart University, Delhi University. Post Graduate Institute of Medical Educational and Research, Chandigarh, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi and many others 1977-1998. Dr laud has been in International Membership Education foundations , Trustee, AO/ASIF International Foundation, Davos, Switzerland, since 1992-2002 & Member, Advisory Committee, Association of Trauma Care of India,Council Member, Asian Association for Dynamic Osteosynthesis, Hong Kong.Founder Member, Indo German Orthopaedic Foundation,Secretary, Ranawat Orthopaedic Research Foundation, New York, USA.Chairman, Indian Section. Dr Laud held Positions at the National & International Organisations & has been Past President & Past Secretary & Secretary General at Co-ordination Committee of Honorary Medical Officers of Municipal Medical Institutions in Greater Bombay. Dr Laud was the President of the Indian Society of surgery of hand, Bombay Orthopaedic Society, Senior Medical Teacher's Association, L.T.M.G. Hospital Mumbai, Indian Orthopaedic Association 1996-97, 1997-98,Vice President: Indian Arthoplasty Association & Group Leader For Rehabilitation Work in Natural disaster at Bihar famine work in 197 and Kilari, Lather in 1993. Dr Laud’s Expert Assignments incude an honor of being appointed as an expert on the committee by the Governor of Haryana to develop the Pandit B.D. Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak into an Institute of Excellence for Trauma care and superspeciality and attended various meetings in Delhi.Expert on the Committee appointed by Chairman Human Rights Commission, Shri Justice Anand to propose Emergency Medical and Trauma Services Plan,Co-inventor and contributor in clinical research and development of an indigenous elastic fixator device for management of Complex Trauma, birth defects and neglected injuries in Orthopaedic practice. A Minimal Access Technique - Hold a patent for the same. Dr Laud has Published many scientific papers based on original research work in national and international journals.
    The Lifetime Achievement Award to Dr. Nandkishore Shamrao Laud will be conferred on Friday, 21st June 2013 in Mumbai.

  • Infinite Computers Selected For Corporate Governance Awards

    Infinite Computers Enters The Elite List of Respected Software Companies, To Receive Coveted “India’s Most Respected Company in Corporate Governance & Excellence Award” at 4th Annual India Leadership Conclave & Indian Affairs Business Leadership Awards 2013
    Infinite Computers Selected For Corporate Governance Awards By an Eminent Juries For Sustained Investors Confidence, Corporate Excellence, HR Practice
    Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, Friday,17th May 2013 : Leading IT and mobility solutions provider Infinite Computer Solutions BSE Code (533154), a vertically integrated software MNC & a leading global service provider of application management, infrastructure management, product engineering, services, as well as mobility and messaging solutions in the telecom, healthcare, media and content, energy and utilities and banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI) is set to receive the coveted & prestigious “India’s Most Respected Company in Corporate Governance & Excellence Award” at 4th Annual India Leadership Conclave & Indian Affairs Business Leadership Awards 2013 ( www.indialeadershipconclave.net/2013 ) in June 21st in Mumbai organized by illustrious media house Indian Affairs (www.indianaffairs.tv ), a division of Network 7 Media Group based in US. India Leadership Conclave is hosting its 4th edition of annual affair under the theme New India – Agenda for Change.
    India Leadership Conclave & Indian Affairs Business Leadership Awards are the set of credible & prestigious awards conferred to organizations & individuals after a credible nomination process & multi layer methodology to determine the companies for their outstanding & remarkable presence in their respective fields. Judged by a team of noted & industry experts, The Award recognizes the achievements and excellence in management acumen, financial performance, corporate social responsibility, environmental practices and investor relations with high standards set and uphold by Corporate Governance These honours are designed to inspire excellence among the different layers in corporate hierarchy, especially now that India continues to gain further recognition in the global arena as a favoured investment destination in view of its robust economic growth. Committed to the highest standards of disclosure, transparency and fairness in disseminating information. Apart from the regular periodic reports submitted to the regulatory authorities, In today’s business environment, investor relations play a crucial in corporate existence as they are instrumental in providing timely updates of the latest information and business development to keep the shareholders informed.
    Announcing the name of Infinite Computers in special Jury category for “India’s Most Respected Company in Corporate Governance & Excellence Award”, Satya Brahma, Chairman & Editor-In-Chief of Indian Affairs said, “In today’s business environment, information is key & a sound corporate entity & These accolades are for people who possess strong leadership in guiding the board of directors and the company management in growing/expanding the business, and at the same time uphold the highest ethics in business practices. These recognitions are a fundamental part of our mission to enhance the standards of corporate governance”. Infinite Computers has excelled in corporate governance & a clear Leadership in Corporation sustainability. The honour is bestowed as it is recognized by their peers, investors, academics for their outstanding leadership and contributions in a public listed company. Infinite Computers, has helped in steering a company through a period of extraordinary growth, even amid a backdrop of a financial/economic crisis or other major market developments. In the process, it has significantly protected or even enhanced shareholder value as it guided the company in pursuing the business opportunities, thus improving shareholder returns said Satya in a news release.In the past, The Awards were given to the IT Majors Infosys, Mindtree, TCS in the last three successive annual meets.
    Leading IT and mobility solutions provider Infinite Computer Solutions had a modest beginning in the year 1999 September & During the year 2005-2006, the company acquired Hyderabad based Datagrid Services to diversify & fuel the business into new revenue segment with an intent to de-risk the business model. The Company was renamed as Infinite BPO Private Limited.During the year 2007-2008, Infinite Computer Solutions Inc, USA the wholly owned subsidiary acquired Comnet International Co. USA, a telecommunication focused product development Company based in Chicago, USA through a 100% Stock Purchase. The company has three main service offerings - Infrastructure Management, Intellectual Property (IP) leveraged solutions and IT services focused on the Telecom and Media, Technology, Manufacturing, and Healthcare industry.

    Infinite Computers has thus entered the list of illustrious fortune 300 companies at India Leadership Conclave & Indian Affairs Business Leadership Awards platform where more than 300 top business houses has been recognized & honored. Speaking on the announcement Upinder Zutshi, CEO & MD, Infinite Computers said “ It indeed is a rare honour & reflect our commitment to the corporate governance & fair corporate practice, Infinite is currently experiencing an exciting phase of its tenure where IPR & core competence in Telecom, Healthcare, Energy & Utilities, Media & Content and Banking & Finance industries to provide Application Management, Infrastructure Management and Product Engineering Services including Mobility & Messaging Products and Solutions.

    Telecom focused Indian IT vendors that have built proven capability, by working closely with large carriers across various segments of the telecom carrier value chain are likely to have the right industry insight. They are now strategically positioned to ride the next wave of growth in IT services within the telecom domain. The comfort level of the clients has the potential of spawning a new era in relationship extension as clients would agree to offshore critical applications. This could help the customers reduce the total cost of ownership for these applications and cut the time to market enhancements or new roll outs. Both carrier and OEM focused engagements will likely be key beneficiaries and hence any Indian IT vendor that spans across both the domains is uniquely positioned to benefit across the entire value chain & In the past, most of the fortune 500 customers would limit their set of choices for off shoring to just top few names in the Indian IT space. This phenomenon is now undergoing a transition as some of the customers are now seeking alternate vendors than restricting themselves to a select few. We believe that - 50 -some of the fortune 500 customers now feel that they might get higher attention and hence more value for money for their large to midsized engagements with an alternate mid-sized vendor than with one of the large ones. The other driver for this shift is that some of the non fortune 500 customers themselves are wary of approaching the large vendors for they might not get the desired attention. For growing midsized organizations that have the right size and established pedigree, the above trend provides enormous opportunity to expand and demonstrate our value proposition to customers said Upinder Zutshi to Indian Affairs.

    The Award will be presented in a glittering award ceremony with top 300 iconic leaders across the globe at a suburban hotel in Mumbai on 21st June 2013.
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  • Global Hospitals, Apollo, Fortis, Columbia & Max Healthc

    Global Hospitals, Apollo, Fortis, Columbia & Max Healthcare in race for India’s Most Valuable Healthcare Chain Award at ILC 2013
    With Healthcare Expenditure on Rise, FDI, Top 5 Hospital Giants, Global Hospitals Group,Apollo Hospitals Group,Fortis Hospitals Group,Columbia Asia Hospitals& Max Healthcare compete for Top Recognition

    Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, Wednesday, 15th May 2013: Asia’s biggest leadership platform at 4th Annual India Leadership Conclave & Indian Affairs Business Leadership Awards 2013 is getting bigger & bigger with key players in the healthcare chain are running neck to neck for the top recognition, India’s Most Valuable Healthcare Chain at ILC 2013. In the nomination are country’s top 5 admired & respected Hospital Chain Global Hospitals Group,Apollo Hospitals Group,Fortis Hospitals Group,Columbia Asia Hospitals,Max Healthcare are in public voting. India is one of the world’s most lucrative healthcare markets, and is expanding rapidly. The Indian healthcare industry is seen to be growing at a much rapid pace than it was anticipated before and is expected to become a $238.76 billion industry by 2020. A number of major players in the healthcare sector are actively participating in the growth through expansion plans and putting in huge investments in the sector. According to the Investment Commission of India, the healthcare industry in India has experienced remarkable evolution of an added 12 percent per year during the last 4 years driven by a number of factors such as increase in the average life expectancy and average income levels, and rising awareness for health insurance among consumers.
    “While India is emerging out to be the major destination for Medical tourism & given the current flow of investments made by the leading Hospitals, Global Hospitals Group,Apollo Hospitals Group,Fortis Hospitals Group,Columbia Asia Hospitals& Max Healthcare are definitely increasing their boundaries, investments, global drives & creating large pool of talents, At least in this sector, Indian Doctors are optimist of their career & not looking at overseas lucrative assignments” said Satya Brahma, Editor-in-Chief of Network 7 Media Group in a release. Friday 21st June will only tell the big answer on who will don the mantle of India’s Most Valuable Hospital Chain. 4th Annual India Leadership Conclave & Indian Affairs Business Leadership Awards 2013 ( www.indialeadershipconclave.net/2013 will be hosted by Indian Affairs ( www.indianaffairs.tv )in Mumbai on 21st June under the theme New India – Agenda For Change with the leading voices of india deliberating on crucial issues.
    Global Hospitals Private Ltd. provides specialty care and multi organ transplantation services in India. The company provides its transplantation services for liver, heart, lung, kidney, and bone marrow. It also offers medical and surgical gastroenterology, minimal access surgery, cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery, liver treatment, nephrology and urology, orthopedics and joint replacement, internal medicine and critical care, pediatrics, gynecology, ENT, radiology, imaging, and anesthesia services, as well as laparoscopic training and DNB services. In addition, the company provides laboratory services in the areas of ultrasound, X-ray, bone densitometry, colonoscopy, CT scan, Doppler, echocardiogram, endoscopy, holter monitoring, mammography, MRI scan, sigmoidscopy, and spirometry. Further, it operates a nursing school. The company was incorporated in 1998 and is based in Hyderabad, India. It has additional locations in Hyderabad, Bengaluru, and Chennai, India.
    Fortis Healthcare Limited owns, operates, and manages multi-specialty hospitals. Its healthcare facilities offer a range of specialty medical services, such as cardiac care, orthopaedics, neurosciences, metabolic diseases, renal care, oncology, and mother and child care, as well as other services, such as cosmetic surgery, ophthalmology, pulmonology, ear nose throat care, and dermatology. As of April 25, 2013, it operated a network of 76 hospitals, approximately 12,000 beds, approximately 600 primary care centers, 191 day care specialty centers, and approximately 230 diagnostic centers in the Asia Pacific region, including India, Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Dubai, Sri Lanka, Mauritius, Nepal, and Vietnam. Fortis Healthcare Limited was formerly known as Fortis Healthcare (India) Limited and changed its name to Fortis Healthcare Limited in March 2012. The company was incorporated in 1996 and is based in New Delhi, India. Fortis Healthcare Limited is a subsidiary of Fortis Healthcare Holdings Private Limited.
    Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited provides healthcare services primarily in India, Mauritius, Bangladesh, and Kuwait. The company’s healthcare facilities offer treatment for acute and chronic diseases in primary, secondary, and tertiary care sectors. Its tertiary care hospitals provide care in approximately 50 specialties, including cardiac sciences, oncology, radiology and imaging, gastroenterology, neurosciences, orthopedics, and critical care services, as well as specialize in minimally invasive surgeries and transplantation. In addition, the company offers pre-commissioning consultancy services, such as feasibility studies, infrastructure planning and design advisory services, human resource planning, and recruitment and training services, as well as medical equipment planning, sourcing, and installation services; and post-commissioning consultancy services consisting of management contracts, franchising, and technical consultation. Further, it licenses the Apollo brand name for use by the radiology and laboratory services department of a hospital in Kuwait; and operates stand-alone pharmacies that provide medicines, hospital consumables, surgical and health products, and general over-the-counter products. Additionally, the company provides end-to-end medical outsourcing services, consisting of revenue cycle management of clients-hospitals; and professional services, including medical coding, billing and records maintenance services, and patient claims management services to doctor groups, hospitals, and insurers in the United States. It also offers telemedicine services, education and training programs, and research services. As of January 21, 2013, the company owned 8,500 beds in 50 hospitals, 1,350 pharmacies, 100 primary care and diagnostic clinics, and 100 telemedicine units in 9 countries. Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited was founded in 1979 and is based in Chennai, India.
    Max Healthcare Institute Limited operates healthcare facilities with indoor and outdoor patient care in India. The company offers healthcare services through its 9 facilities in Delhi and the National Capital Region, and 2 facilities in Mohali and Bathinda. It provides services in the areas of cardiology, orthopedics and joint replacement, cancer, neurosciences, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, aesthetics and reconstructive plastic surgery, internal medicine, eye and dental care, endocrinology, diabetes, obesity, ENT, metal health and behavioral sciences, physiotherapy and rehabilitation, and nuclear medicine, as well as minimal access, metabolic, and bariatric surgery. The company is based in New Delhi, India. Max Healthcare Institute Limited is subsidiary of Max India Limited.
    Columbia Asia is an international healthcare group operating a chain of modern hospitals across India, Malaysia, Vietnam and Indonesia. The company’s highly skilled medical experts deliver care in hospitals specifically designed for the needs of patients and built for maximum comfort and efficiency. Columbia Asia Hospitals Pvt. Ltd.is one of the first healthcare companies to enter India through 100% foreign direct investment (FDI) route.Columbia Asia hospitals are clean, efficient, affordable and accessible. The innovative design of the hospitals, from their manageable size to their advanced technology, is focused on creating positive experience for patients.

  • Dr. Mukesh Hariawala To Address on " Barack Obama’ 2


    Award Winning Healthcare Economist Dr Mukesh Hariawala will deliver a Keynote Lecture on the changing Business Outlook Post Barack Obama’ 2nd Term

    Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, Monday, 13th May 2013: Noted Healthcare Economist & Award Winning Indian American Surgeon Dr Mukesh Hariawala will deliver an important Keynote Address at the 4th Annual India Leadership Conclave & Indian Affairs Business Leadership Awards 2013 ( www.indialeadershipconclave.net/2013 organised by Asia’s most analytical news media Indian Affairs ( www.indianaffairs.tv ) in association with the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Govern ment of India at a power packed industry gatherings on Friday,21st June 2013 in a suburban hotel in mumbai,india. Network 7 Media Group is organizing its historic 4th Edition of India Leadership Conclave 2013 with top leading faces of india addressing at the conclave under the theme “New India, Agenda For Change”. More than 300 business tycoons, diplomats, politicians,social reformers & delegates from middle east, Europe are expected to attend the high profile set to throw a new directions to the new india.
    Dr Mukesh Hariawala will specially fly from Boston, US, to India to deliver the Keynote Address on " Barack Obama’ 2nd Term, Business Implications on Indian Healthcare System”. With the president's re-election, "Obamacare" moveing forward, President Obama's health plan, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), includes provisions that require upgrades to health care IT; many health systems already have begun the process of converting to electronic medical records. The ACA also has provisions that directly affect consumers, such as allowing everybody to apply for health insurance electronically. The changes also encourage more electronic communication and coaching between providers and patients, such as video chats instead of office visits. In general, Americans can expect a continuation of Obama's first-term technology policies. Look for more battles over how much control telecommunications companies have over the Internet, and for efforts to shore up cyberdefenses and increase access to broadband. There are mixed responses in india on what Indian Healthcare system is going to gain out of the Obamacare, Experts feel that Dr Mukesh Hariawala’s lecture will throw new lights & open up wider debate considering Hariawala’s close understanding of Indo-American business implications.In a statement to Indian Media, Hariawala has stressed Medical Tourism revenues , increased IT contracts, generic drug company revenues, overseas insurance company investments in Indian healthcare facilitated by friendly retail FDI policies, all cumulatively would accelerate the GDP trajectory from a limping 5% to the earlier projected 8% rate. This undoubtedly will help increased multi sector employment and improve living standards for a good portion of the Indian population ".
    Speaking on Dr Hariawala’ acceptance of Invitation to address the strong intellectual gatherings, Satya Brahma, Chairman & Editor-In-Chief of Pharmaleaders ( www.pharmaleaders.tv ) “ While Indian Inc has welcomed President Obama’s 2nd term as a good news for india, there are many who are doubtful of Obamacare policy & the business implications in india considering Obama’s disastrous first tenure which remained in words & did not significantly change the indo-Us business environment. While President Obama is struggling hard to keep everybody happy specially the Healthcare Insurance Policy, Dr Mukesh Hariawala’s Keynote is expected to dispel the myths & misunderstandings & bring cheers to Indian inc with a wide array of reforms & policy formulations in coming days, said Satya in a release.
    India is best positioned to take advantage with its extensive network of highly qualified well trained doctors supported by an infrastructure of world class corporate hospitals offering the same services as the US, at 20% of all inclusive costs for most procedures . This according to Florida based MTA ( Medical Tourism Association ) could bring in billions of dollars of revenue giving birth to a highly competitive parallel healthcare industry. " Obamacare " will also necessitate revamping of all the computing systems handling healthcare which would open a wide door of business opportunity for Indian IT companies. Purely for financial reasons, this will in all likelihood compel the US government to continue large outsourcing contracts. The key economic driver of Obamacare vision is to reduce the trillion dollar healthcare burden on the exchequer. One method likely to be employed is government supported encouragement in larger usage of generic medicines for the US population. This major paradigm shift could benefit the competitively priced Indian generic drug manufacturers who could dominate the supply chain, said Dr Hariawala.
    Dr Mukesh Hariawala is a Harvard trained Indian American Cardiac Surgeon with a unique qualification of an Healthcare Economist. In 2009, he was one of the 1st heart surgeons in the world to graduate with an accredited MBA from a premier US University. This has been followed by his appointment as " Adjunct Visiting Professor " at several global business schools with his teaching specialization on " Dynamic Changes in International Healthcare Marketplace ".Additionally, he has consistently demonstrated visionary concepts of improving Indian Healthcare encouraging induction of " Womb to Tomb " Insurance models, Acceleration of generic drug exports, Fast track protocols for the $100 Billion Medical Tourism business opportunity and Institution of creative levers to strengthen Indo - US collaborations during and beyond President Barack Obama's second term in office.Dr Hariawala has won several scientific accolades worldwide for his seminal work on Angiogenesis & Stem Cells. He now has the rare distinction amongst NRI doctors to hold appointment as “Visiting Honorary Cardiac Surgeon & Director of International Programs " at Mumbai's prestigious Jaslok Hospital.

  • Upinder Zutshi Of Infinite Computers & Ranbaxy CEO Arun

    Upinder Zutshi Of Infinite Computers & Ranbaxy CEO Arun Sawhney in close Race for CEO of the Year Award 2013
    4th Annual India Leadership Conclave & Business Leadership Awards 2013 CEO of The Year Nominees in Close Competition as 5 Nominees Receive Overseas Votes

    Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, Thursday, 9th May 2013: With the judgment date nearing to 42 days more, the 4th Edition of India Leadership Conclave & Indian Affairs Business Leadership Awards 2013 organized by Asia’s biggest analytical News Magazine Indian Affairs ( www.indianaffairs.tv ) in collaboration with the major trade bodies, Government & Associations, The CEO of the Year Award has received great response from 5 million voters consisting of 7 continents & 8 States with the CEO’s participating the votings. While as per trends available now, Upinder Zutshi Of Infinite Computers & Ranbaxy CEO Arun Sawhney in close Race for CEO of the Year 2013 are in close race while Puneet Chadda, CEO, HSBC Asset Management, Jayant Dua. MD & CEO, Birla Sun Life Insurance & Ishan Raina. CEO & Managing Director, Out of Home Media (India) are eyeing for the top recognition. It may be recalled here that last year Mohit Anand of Belkin India & Dr Kannan Vishwanathan were the favourites. The 4th Edition of India Leadership Conclave & Indian Affairs Business Leadership Awards will be held in Mumbai, India on 21st June 2013 at Hotel lalit with the theme New India – Agenda For Change.
    In a release to the Media, satya Brahma, Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the 4th Annual India Leadership Conclave & Indian Affairs business Leadership Awards 2013 ( www.indialeadershipconclave.net/2013 ) said ‘’ New India & Indian Inc are experiencing a great deal of competition from their contemporary peers & pressure to perform better & live to the growing expectations from the internal & external stakeholders, with staggering Indian economy resulting in lack of economic reforms due to erosion of political values in the corridors of power at the centre, it is the top leadership which play a critical role in policy formulation & vision of the Company, the stakes are too high as both Indian & overseas market are posing biggest challenges. Given such a situation, CEO of The Year Award 2013 has drawn the attention in public perception & all the five nominees are the most credible & visible faces of the New India said Satya Brahma. The Nominees are Puneet Chadda, CEO, HSBC Asset Management (India) Pvt Ltd. (Code 31),Jayant Dua. MD & CEO, Birla Sun Life Insurance. (Code 32),Mr. Arun Sawhney. CEO & Managing Director, Ranbaxy Ltd. (Code 33),Mr.Upinder Zutshi. MD & CEO, Infinite Computer Solutions India Ltd. (Code 34),Mr.Ishan Raina. CEO & Managing Director, Out of Home Media (India) Pvt. Ltd. (Code 35).

    Puneet Chaddha, Chief Executive Officer,HSBC Asset Management (India) Private Ltd. Puneet Chaddha is the CEO for HSBC’s Asset Management business in India with responsibility for overall management of the business including driving business development and strategy. He also sits on the Asia Pacific Executive Committee which steers HSBC’s funds business in the region.Puneet has nearly 21 years of experience in the financial services sector spanning a variety of disciplines such as Currency Trading and Advisory, Consumer Lending, Capital Markets and Corporate Banking. He has been with the HSBC Group for about 18 years. Prior to his current role, Puneet headed HSBC’s Commercial Banking business.An engineer back background, Puneet also holds a management degree. He has also completed several executive development programs from prestigious institutes such as INSEAD and Harvard Business School.

    Jayant Dua is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer at Birla Sun Life Insurance. He is a Chemical Engineer from IIT Delhi and an MBA. He also holds an Advanced Management Program (AMP) from Harvard Business School, USA. He joined Birla Sun Life Insurance in July 2010.In his role, he provides Birla Sun Life Insurance a strategic direction and leads the insurance team towards achieving rapid growth and profitability.Prior to this, Jayant spearheaded Aditya Birla Insulators (ABI) in the capacity of President and CEO and was responsible for expanding ABI’s customer base nationally and internationally. He was instrumental in making the ABI business the fourth largest in its segment globally. He has been associated with the group for the last 16 years and prior to his appointment with the Insulators Business, Jayant spent close to a decade in Groups’ Cement Business in capacities as diverse as Marketing, IT and Strategy.

    Mr. Arun Sawhney, B.Com., PGDBM has been Managing Director at Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd. since August 20, 2010 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Sawhney is an industry veteran with over three decades of international experience in the Chemical and Pharmaceutical sectors. He served as President of Global Pharmaceuticals Business at Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd. and served as its President of API GBU- Global Manufacturing & Supply Chain. Mr. Sawhney served as the President of Bulk SBU and Member of Management Council of Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd. Mr. Sawhney started his tenure at Dr. Reddy's in 2001, and served as its President - Europe and Global of API business until May 5, 2008. Prior to Dr. Reddy's Laboratories's he served as Chief Executive Officer of Max-GB Ltd. Prior to that, Mr. Sawhney headed the Global Business Development function at Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited. He has also had successful stints as Manager Exports with Hindustan Ciba Geigy and as Regional Sales Manager with Bayer India. Mr. Sawhney has been a Director at Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd. since August 20, 2010.

    Upinder Zutshi as Managing Director and CEO of Infinite is a very unconventional leader, and has nurtured the growth of infinite with a very hands-on-approach. With his remarkable leadership, Upinder has defined the strategic direction of the Company, making Infinite’s revenue grow above industry average. He has been instrumental in setting the vision for Infinite to be positioned as a Global Service Provider and moving the Company up the value chain by focusing on differentiated services and product based offerings in a non-conventional engagement and business models.Under Upinder’s leadership, Infinite has grown to be in the Nasscom Top 20 IT providers in India with a revenue of US$ 220 Million in FY 2012; 5000+ employees worldwide, been named as Top 5 employers in India by Dataquest – IDC, Forbes Asia 200 Best Under a Billion Company in 2012; Top 10 Global Telecom Outsourcing Providers by IAOP and has been recognized as technology thought leaders in the emerging areas like mobility, messaging and analytics. He spearheaded the IPO of Infinite, which was one of the most successful IPOs in 2010, with a historic opening where it was over-subscribed manifold in a stock market where the giants were struggling through a global economic-crisis.

    An advertising veteran, Ishan has over 25 years experience in advertising and media. An MBA from Indian Institute of Management, (IIM) Calcutta, Ishan has lent his management expertise to several leading advertising agencies including Lintas and Contract Advertising (a subsidiary of JWT) in India.In 1995, at age 37, Ishan became the Founder-CEO & Joint-venture Partner of Euro RSCG Advertising Worldwide. In 1996, Business India selected him as one of the top 50 influential Indians under 40. From 1998 to 2006, Ishan served as Chairman and CEO of Euro RSCG group in India. He has also served as a board member for Euro RSCG Asia Pacific and a member of the Executive Committee of Euro RSCG Worldwide.Ishan still serves as Chairman of MPG India (Havas Media) and Connecturf, India's online media solutions company.
    For more details please view www.indialeadershipconclave.net/2013

  • Dr. Nilayini, Dr. Shuba Dharmana, Dr.Uday Sidhu,Dr.Tripti R



    Outstanding Contribution to Skincare Innovation Award 2013 Intensifies As Hyderabad Pools More Votes than Delhi & Pune, Dr. Nilayini, Dr. Shuba Dharmana, Dr.Uday Sidhu, Dr.Tripti Rathore, Dr.Rashmi Lohiya at 4th Annual India Leadership Conclave & Awards 2013

    Mumbai, Maharashtra, Thursday, 2nd May 2013: 4th Annual India Leadership Conclave & Indian Affairs Business Leadership Awards 2013 has gained momentum with the voting for the all 30 categories received tremendous response from the cross sections of the society. Indian Affairs, A Division of Network 7 Media Group ( www.indianaffairs.tv ) which is hosting the most eagerly awaited Leadership Event in Mumbai under the Theme “New India – Hopes, Aspirations & Changing Outlook 2013. – Agenda for Change –’’ on Friday,21st June 2013 is all set to declare the prestigious Outstanding Contribution to Skincare Innovation Award 2013 with five top Cosmetic Dermatologists selected by the Juries for the top Five Finalists. 1. Dr. Rashmi Soni Lohiya, Head and consultant dermatologist, Cosmetologist.CEO, Dermatologist surgeon, Skinsure Clinic. (Code 21), 2. Dr. Tripti Rathore,Master of Science Dermatology, MBBS,Clinical Director & Lead Dermatologist. ( Code 22).3. Dr. Uday Preet Sidhu. Consultant Dermatologist & Cosmetologist. (Code 23)4. Dr Nilayini. Consultant Dermatologist & Cosmetologist, Founder CEO, Blu skin and cosmetology clinic. (Code 24)5. Dr Shuba Dharmana. Consultant Dermatologist, Hair Transplant Surgeon, Laser Specialist.CEO/Founder Dr.Shuba Skin & Laser Clinic & Le' JEUNE Medspa . (Code 25).

    Introductory Brief on Indian Dermatology & Cosmetic Market Space

    Indian Challenges with Global Adaptation

    With the growing awareness in skin care among people, there is an increasing demand for quality products. Let us take a peek into the cosmeceutical trends expected in the future and the latest innovations in this sector. From the most neglected to the most eyed, Regulatory challenges dermatology & cosmetology is now in focus. Whether it is the therapeutic products or But as marketers strive to present these cosmetics, the new age cosmeceuticals or differentiated offerings for every customer aesthetic treatments, all these categories are need,the regulator is not far behind to demand growing much beyond market growth rates. proof for every functional claim. Substantiating these claims, even for cosmeceutical products,As today's emerging market, India attracts the is thus the need of the hour. Advanced attention of all leading world players in this instrumental techniques to measure various segment. parameters, along with clinical assessment, can now be used to meet this requirement.The Indian dermatology market is growing at Moreover, as India desires to export these more than 20% and represents 25% of the Asia products,international regulations too demand Pacific dermatology market. The cosmetics stringent supporting data.market is estimated to be worth Rs. 20,000 crore by 2014. This seminar thus focuses on all these aspects through an innovative approach that:A vibrant economy,over 50% people under the age of 30, a growing middle class that can spend ¡Will provide...‘in-depth’ and relevant increasingly more,the influence of the glamour sessions from global and local technical industry that makes each one wanting to 'look experts good', are just few of the factors that drive

    A hybrid between pharmaceuticals and cosmetics, cosmeceutical are products with biologically active ingredients having drug-like benefits. With changing lifestyle of the people, both men and women are caring about their skin more than ever before. Although women from generations have dedicated time for taking care of their skin, today major women are changing occupation from being just a home maker to being a full-time professional and hence does not have enough time to dedicate to conventional beauty treatments. Thus, the need for fast-acting skin care products aroused. The boom in cosmeceutical coincides with people’s ever increasing interest in natural and safe products. Himani Chandna, Group Product Manager, L’Oréal – Active Cosmetics Division, says, “Cosmeceuticals is a hardcore category of products promising efficacy and are purposive in nature. The inclination of people to use cosmeceuticals comes from the kind of efficacy these products offer.”

    The skin care segment will account for 63 per cent of all cosmeceutical product demand through 2012 is expected to grow to $ 22.1 billion in worldwide sales by 2013.

    Indian demands

    The demand for products for a fair and beautiful skin no more restricts to the females. Even the males today in India are preferring beauty products to take that extra bit of care of themselves. Dr Soma Sarkar, Cosmetologist &Dermatologist & Influencer, Project Effexx – Merck India Initiative, says, “The cosmeceutical market in India is growing by leaps and bounds. The number of patients we attend on a daily basis is testimony to the fact that the demand for pharmaceutical products coupled with cosmetic properties is on the rise.”

    The global market was initially focussed on the treatment of acne using retinoid and skin lightening agents such as hydroquinone but with there has been a shift to anti-ageing in the last decade and especially to the ones having natural anti-ageing actives. Chandna further adds, “It will not be a fair to compare the potency of synthetic cosmetics and natural sources. Both undergo years of research in their own way. But in the Indian context, we often see people inclined towards the conventional products from natural sources.”

    Dr Sarkar further adds, “Depending on the patient’s requirements, we recommend them products that are often available over the counter to cosmetically treat various skin ailments. These products contain actives with fitting properties that soothe the skin and offer care at the same time. With the increasing demand for these products, the number of pharmaceutical companies producing them has also increased.”

    Increasing awareness is the major reason that has caught the attention of Indians to these products. Chandna suggests that it is the involvement of medical practitioners that has made the people aware about such products.

    Growth drivers

    An ageing skin is something that everyone today is fearful about. Everyone wants to look young and beautiful forever. Anti-ageing products are said to drive the market in future. Sarkar explains, “The average age of Indians opting for skin care solutions has changed. Increasingly, people are realising that skin’s ageing process starts at the age of 22 years and it is important to pay attention to it while in its early stages. Anti-ageing is thus one of key drivers in our industry. Apart from this, a lot of patients also come to us for hair care and fine fairness consultation.”

    Chandna believes it is the claim of the company and the delivery of the claim in the product that matters the most to the consumer backed with the safety and efficacy of the product.

    The consumer is dependent on the medical practitioners and other influencers for the guidance to use the correct product. But at the end it is the consumer’s experience that gets them hooked to the product. Hence, the major reason that a particular product will sustain is the loyalty it shows in delivering the company’s claim.

    Science behind

    With the growing awareness the people are opting for products derived from natural resources since they are safer to use as compared to the synthetic ones. Scientists and researchers have discovered the role of dietary components, phytoactives and food ingredients in supporting beauty from within in the form of nuticosmetics and cosmeceuticals for topical applications.

    Dr Sarkar suggests, “Addressing your skin care needs by opting for products and services that are derived from natural sources is always a safer option compared to chemically enhanced ones. They are completely bio-degradable and mimic the same chemical components as a regular product.”

    Natural antioxidants that quench free radicals are the essential component of the anti ageing formulations. Natural peptides are innovative cosmetic ingredients that can be potentially used to counteract wrinkles formation and loss of elasticity. Dr Sarkar elaborates, “The latest innovations are called ‘nanoceuticals’ that mimic the body’s normal skin protection function. These are essentially nutrients that have been reduced to a nanoscale through a process called nanotechnology. In addition to this, there are specific molecules that have come up for specific ailments.”

    Nanoceuticals that were launched around the year 2009 entered every domain the nutrients sector like nutritional supplements, slimming shakes and skin care. There are years of research that goes into the making of these products since there is immense data that needs to be generated before making a claim on the safety or effects of these products. The biggest challenge faced here is the uniqueness of every user and developing the product suiting the needs of maximum skin types as possible.

    Forecast for the Indian market

    The Indian market has more to expand in terms of cosmeceuticals. The feeling of being beautiful has a psychological impact on the minds of the people that boost a sense confidence among them. The changing definition of being beautiful and external appearance making a big impression are also factors affecting the market. In the Indian culture, for ages there have been conventional innovations to have a healthy beautiful skin. With the rise of cosmeceuticals these conventional methods have been replaced by new fast fix methods. Dr Sarkar adds, “Indians today are conscious about the way they look. With the average disposable income of Indians increasing, they do not restrict themselves from spending on their skin care needs. More often than not, beauty and beautiful skin is a confidence booster for people. It is because of these reasons that more and more people from metros and mini metros in India opt for such solutions. In the years to come, this industry will see a further surge in demand.”Chandna adds, “The industry is growing exponentially and the evolution of the industry will be rapid and the growth is expected between 40-50 per cent.”

    With the innovations and new product launches and increasing demand among the people this sector is bound to face a tremendous growth. But to sum it all up its product’s quality that will speak for it and define the success. India is still to explore a lot and a huge market is available for cosmeceutical in the developing countries and the developed ones too.

    The methodology used to determine the 2013 Top Indian Innovators Award.

    Since 2000, Network 7 Media Group has been presenting the coveted India Leadership Awards to the super performers, game changers & shining stars if Indian Enterprises. Indian Affairs Business Leadership Awards coincide with the Conclave Debate & are presented to the winners after a meticulous judging process, complex votings via SMS, Email, Physical Interaction with the sample size of more than 2 million serious stakeholders of the Indian Society. Indian Affairs Business Leadership Awards 2013 has as many as 30 categories & are most credible, prestigious & precious. Known for its searching perfections in finding the best talent & award the most deserving. Our Panel of Experts have taken every attempt to blend experience with innovations & in no way represent any factor other than professional ethics, innovative approach in treatment & patient’s feedback.

    The nomination criteria for Indian Affairs Most Admired Cosmetic Surgeons are considered an industry standard, and are the most important factors for choosing the most qualified surgeons among health professionals. Please keep in mind if a particular surgeon has not been nominated, it does not mean that they are not well qualified. Here is a brief explanation of some our selection criteria: We have determined with the help of our Advisory board of surgeons and doctors that the selection criteria below is the most objective process of evaluating and selecting well-qualified cosmetic surgeons.

    Good standing with licensing and medical regulatory authority
    Level of specialty training, board certification and education
    Level of surgical experience
    Professional associations and affiliations
    Hospital affiliations
    Patient experiences and reviews
    Dedication to ongoing education
    Integration of technology into practice
    Scope of Cosmetic surgical services offered

    The Award

    The coveted Award represents & signifies remarkable contribution of a derma cosmetic surgeon whose track record though not noticed in public glare & media attention, but caught the attention of treatment process & innovative techniques & wider acceptability of Clients or Patients. It is the genuine Endeavour of the Advisory Board of Jury Members to give importance to merit than fame. The Award carries a Trophy, Citation & a Brand Ambassador assignment of a large MNC which will be declared on the Award Night. Widely perceived by the contemporary peers, The Coveted Award is indeed a Lifetime Dream of Any Doctor at India Leadership Conclave Plattform.

    The field of skincare innovation is rapidly expanding in India with the demand for better treatment in line with European Standards where the process of treatment involve a great deal of technology & treatment process mechanism said Satya Brahma, Chairman & Editor-in-Chief of Pharmaleaders Group (www.pharmaleaders.tv ). The rise & rise of Indian Middle class with the demand for better treatment in Beauty care has indeed compelled the Dermatologists & Cosmetologists to invest more in research & give the patients a better look, with these aspects having a significant importance, all Five Nominees for the coveted Outstanding Contribution to Skincare Innovation Award 2013 will have big contest said Satya.

    Dr Rashmi Soni(Lohiya) is an expert on all matters concerned with skin and hair. With an MBBS from the top ranked BJ Medical College Pune, she then moved to the prestigious KEM Hospital Pune to pursue her MD and Post Graduate Diploma in Dermatology. Her training under the watchful eyes of brilliant professors included every aspect of skin care, skin health, cosmetology and trichology and skin diseases. Since then she has worked with highly reputed skin care chains and with leading hospitals. Her experience led her to believe in the need to set up her own center so she could bring her unique ideals to bear on every client

    Dr. Tripti Rathore is the Clinical Director and Lead Dermatologist of Pure TouchSkin. She is a returning dermatologist from England and specializes in cutting edge treatment for skin conditions which includes management of pigment disorders, facial rejuvenation, and chronic skin disorders like eczema, psoriasis, and cancers. She has been working in United Kingdom since 2004. Dr. Rothore has extensive experience working as a Fellow & Registrar at dermatology departments of Southport & Ornskirk NHS Trust, Norfolk & Norwich University Hospitals, Pilgrim Hospital, Boston, and King College Hospital, London. Dr. Rathore has obtained Diploma in Dermatology from Barts & Queen Mary University of London and MSc. Dermatology from University of Hartfordshire, UK. Dr. Rathore received her MBBS from NSCB Medical College, Jabalpur in 2001.

    Dr. Uday Preet Sidhu is the consultant dermatologist at Cloudnine Hospitals where she will be seeing Pediatric cases, pregnant women and general and cosmetic dermatology. She has done her MD from Annamalai University, her M.B.B.S from Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Chennai and her fellowship in cosmetic dermatology - Harvard Medical School (USA) Amongst her notable stints she has worked at Kaya Skin Clinic and other well known centres where she has practiced as a dermatologist. Her International exposure has made Dr. Udhay Sidhu to work with Brigham and Women's hospital, Boston and Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA.

    Dr Nilayini,Founder,M.B.B.S,DD (Dermatology)(UK), is the prestigious member of American Society of Aesthetic and Cosmetic Physicians. Dr. Nilayini has been accredited nationally and internationally in various advanced cosmetic procedures like Fillers and Botox. She started Blu Skin & Cosmetology – the first of its kind, in the high profile area of Hyderabad ie Jubilee Hills, an abode to many niche clients in and around Hyderabad and from other cities & countries. Blu Skin & Cosmetology is the pioneer among the Beauty Medical Spas in Hyderabad, in terms of facilities , infrastructure & services offered. Blu Skin & Cosmetology was inaugurated by the legendary actor Akkineni Nagarjuna.

    A Slimming and Cosmetic doctor in the UK, relocated to Hyderabad, India and working as a Cosmetic Dermatologist and Hair Trnasplant Surgeon at Dr.Shuba Skin & Laser Clinic. We offer the latest advanced technology and treatments in Hair restoration surgery via Strip and FUE, Laser hair removal, Skin Rejuvenation, Anti Aging treatments and other Slimming and Body Contouring treatments.

    Dr Shuba was trained in Aesthetic medicine, Dermatology & the Rhythmonutrition foundation course in UK. My work as a GP and as a Slimming doctor at at the National Slimming clinics gives me valuable exerience working with obesity and obesity related health issues. Her Specialties lies in Clinical dermatology, Cosmetic dermatology, Anti-Ageing Skin solutions, Minor Surgical Procedures, Laser Treatments, Hair Transplantation, Skin Consultations, Anti-Ageing skin solutions, Hair Loss Solutions, Scalp Disorders & Skin Rejuvenation treatments like Wrinkle Smoothing Injections with Botulinum, Dermal Fillers, Chemical Peels, Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy, Mesotherapy, Depigmentation Peels, Dermaroller Therapy, Microdermabrasion, Acne Treatments, Laser Hair Removal, Laser Skin Resurfacing, Scar removal, Stem Cell Therapy, Body and facial Contouring etc

    With the battle for this coveted Award underway, the final declaration will be made on the 21st June 2013 in Mumbai in a glittering Award Ceremony.

  • Malvinder, Dr. K. Ravindranath, Rajiv Bajaj, Nirmal Jain &am

    4th Annual India Leadership Conclave & Awards Garners Maximum Votes as Dr. K. Ravindranath of Global Hospitals Group, Rajiv Bajaj of Bajaj Capital & Nirmal Jain of India Infoline, Malvinder Mohan Singh of Fortis Healthcare & Joseph Massey of MCX Stock Exchange Eye For The Top Recognition

    Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, Tuesday 30th April 2013: 4th Annual India Leadership Conclave & Indian Affairs Business Leadership Awards 2013 ( www.indialeadershipconclave.net/2013 ) organized by Indian Affairs ( www.indianaffairs.tv ) in association with the Ministry of Corporate Affairs & several leading trade houses is set to declare the top coveted award Business Leader of The Year 2013 as top five business leaders Dr. K. Ravindranath of Global Hospitals Group, Rajiv Bajaj of Bajaj Capital & Nirmal Jain of India Infoline, Malvinder Mohan Singh of Fortis Healthcare & Joseph Massey of MCX Stock Exchange Eye For The Top Recognition. Indian Affairs is hosting this 4th Edition of India Leadership Conclave 2013 after successfully organizing three consecutive years & has garnered much appreciation for its credible Nomination Methodology. The Conclave will have participation from top business tycoons, Social Entrepreneurs, Political Leaders, Diplomats & other leaders. 2013 Theme for the Conclave is “New India – Hopes, Aspirations & Changing Outlook 2013. – Agenda for Change –’’.

    Speaking on the Award Nomination of top five Finalists for the Business Leader of The Year Award, satya Brahma, Chairman, Organizing Committee of the Conclave & Editor-In-Chief of Network 7 Media Group said “ 2013 Nomination for the top Title Business Leader of the Year has a great relevance as all five Nominees have made their distinctive mark & has defied all odds under tough situations in their respective fields & have excelled in their growth of their business dynamics, While Dr. K. Ravindranath of Global Hospitals Group & Malvinder Mohan Singh of Fortis Healthcare are biggest finds in Healthcare & Medical Tourism Front, Rajiv Bajaj of Bajaj Capital, Nirmal Jain of India Infoline & Joseph Massey of MCX Stock Exchange are the darlings of the stock market, only the best leader will be chosen based on public votings which are underway nationwide”.

    While working in some of UK's top medical institutions, witnessing the hardships of Liver transplant patients and their painstaking ordeal, spending huge amounts of money, Dr. Kancherla Ravindranath realized the urgent need for a Liver transplant facility in India.Deeply touched by the plight of hundreds of patients' and inspired by his late Father's advice to come back to serve India, Dr. Ravindranath relinquished his very successful practice in UK and returned to India to establish Global Hospitals.Dr. Kancherla Ravindranath, is a world-renowned expert in Surgical Gastroenterology, and the founder of Global Hospitals Group – acknowledged as India's fastest growing chain of tertiary care multi super specialty hospitals. Under Dr. Ravindranath's visionary leadership and guidance, Global Hospitals Group has become the premier and niche healthcare center that is in to performing high-end surgeries, such as the first ever liver, heart, twin kidney and bone marrow transplants in Andhra Pradesh and multiple such cutting edge and pioneering surgeries in India. Currently, with eight world class tertiary care Hospitals in Chennai, Bengaluru & Hyderabad, and soon Mumbai centre opening up, today Global Hospitals has grown to be acknowledged as the world's most comprehensive centre for Liver & Pancreas Diseases and Transplantation.

    Malvinder Singh have continued to transform his fortune, since selling their pharma inheritance in 2008 for $2 billion. They hived off some assets of Fortis Healthcare, among Asia's largest hospital chains, into Religare Health Trust, which listed in Singapore, raising $417 million. In September, they inked a deal to sell 49% stake in asset management arm of Religare Financial to Invesco for $87 million. Their new venture is Air Mantra, a regional airline connecting cities in North India. Malvinder, a Singapore permanent resident, is executive chairman of Fortis, Shivinder is vice chairman.

    Mr. Rajivnayan Rahulkumar Bajaj, Rajiv serves as the Managing Director of Bajaj Capital Ltd. Mr. Bajaj served as Managing Director of Bajaj Holdings & Investment Limited since April 1, 2005. Mr. Bajaj served as Managing Director of Bajaj Holdings & Investment Limited (formerly, Bajaj Auto Ltd.) from March 31, 2005 to February 20, 2008 and its President from March 3, 2002 to February 20, 2008. Mr. Bajaj served as Managing Director of Bajaj Auto Finance Ltd. since April 01, 2005. He served as Joint Managing Director of Bajaj Auto Ltd. from March 12, 2003 to March 31, 2005. Mr. Bajaj joined Bajaj Auto as an Officer-on-Special Duty on December 19, 1990 and served as its Vice President of Products since July 1, 1995. Having obtained extensive on-the-job experience in Bajaj Auto, he has been leading for more than a decade a major technological and marketing reorientation, so as to meet the existing and future competitive challenges. He has been spearheading Bajaj Auto's transition from a predominant scooter and three-wheeler manufacturer to a formidable force to reckon with in the motorcycle segment as well in the areas of product design, development, manufacturing and marketing.

    Mr. Nirmal B. Jain, MBA, FHM founded India Infoline Ltd. in 1995 and has been an Executive Chairman since May 7, 2011. Mr. Jain served as Managing Director of India Infoline Ltd. until May 07, 2011. He started his career in 1989 with Hindustan Lever Limited, the Indian arm of Unilever, where he handled a variety of responsibilities, including export and trading in agro-commodities. In 1995, he founded Probity Research and Services Private Limited (later re-christened India Infoline). Mr. Jain subsequently launched www.indiainfoline.com in 1999. He has been Non-Executive Director of India Infoline Finance Limited since July 7, 2004. Mr. Jain was an MBA graduate from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and holds ACA and AICWA. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Commerce from University of Mumbai. He is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and also a cost accountant.

    Mr. Joseph Massey, MA, MBA served as the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of MCX Stock Exchange Limited since 2009. Mr. Massey served as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Multi Commodity Exchange of India Ltd. since April 2008. He joined Multi Commodity Exchange of India Ltd. (MCX) in May 2003 and served as its Deputy Managing Director from May 8, 2006 to April 2008. He has over 18 years of experience. Mr. Massey served as Managing Director of Life Insurance Corporation, Reserve Bank of India and Stock Holding Corporation of India and also served as Managing Director of ED. He held senior management positions at Vadodara Stock Exchange. He served as the Managing Director of Interconnected Stock Exchange of India. He has been Chairman of Safe since 2010 and also serves as its Director. He serves as a Director of Bahrain Financial Exchange Limited. Mr. Massey has been a Director of MCX Stock Exchange Limited since 2009. He serves as a Non Executive Director of Multi Commodity Exchange of India Ltd., where he previously served as its Director since May 8, 2006. Mr. Massey serves as a Director of National Spot Exchange Limited, Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange, Safal National Exchange of India Limited., Singapore Mercantile Exchange Pte. Limited., Singapore Mercantile Exchange Clearing Corporation Pte. Limited and FT Knowledge Management Company Limited. He serves as a Non Executive Director of Indian Energy Exchange Limited. He is a regular speaker at financial markets conferences and management institutes.

    India Leadership Conclave Nomination in the Business Leader of the Year Category has received maximum voting’s from the cross sections of the society since the voting line opened in April 1st 2013 & will close on 20th June & the Winner will be announced at Affair in the commercial city of India, Mumbai on Friday 21st June in a suburban hotel in a glittering Award Night.

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