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ItzCash enables Bharat QR on its PoS terminals

Posted by: at 6/22/2017 07:15:00 am

Leads innovations in retail payments by offering omni-channel solutions

Mumbai, 22 June, 2017: ItzCash, India’s leading Fintech rolls-out ‘Bharat QR code’ feature across its retail network. Now scan and pay money with ItzCash’s Point-of-Sale devices by simply flashing your cell phone. This means that customers have multiple options to make payment through this device – Debit cards, Credit cards, prepaid cards, and now with Bharat QR can enjoy the ease of cashless shopping even if they leave wallet at home. Other existing features include cash withdrawal and select instant EMI options to pay expenses. Merchants owning ItzCash PoS terminal are also eligible to avail a pre-approved loan of Rs. 25,000 for working capital requirements.

ItzCash enables Bharat QR on its PoS terminals

ItzCash enables Bharat QR on its PoS terminals

With the new technology deployed, customers can pay the amount of sale by simply scanning the Bharat QR code displayed on ItzCash’s PoS device from their own smartphone, followed by entering the pin on their phone to authenticate the transaction. This new added technology will also support small businesses/merchants to get new customers on board, offering them a wider choice of secured payment options.

Ravi Singh, Chief Business Officer, ItzCash, said “With this new feature added , we continue to further strengthen our omni-channel presence and multi-form factor approach, providing customers with a choice and convenience of transacting as per their comfort, across our robust network of 75,000 outlets in 3,000 cities and towns across India.”

The company has partnered with MRL Posnet, a PoS technology solution provider, which further enabled us to keep adding more new technologies like Aadhar pay on our PoS terminals, as and when there is more mainstream. ItzCash which forayed into the PoS terminal business after demonetisation has deployed more than 30,000 devices since then. With the planned addition, the company expects to further enhance its PoS network and reach 1 lakh devices by the end of 2017-18.

Bharat QR code enabled ItzCash’s PoS

About ItzCash

An Ebix Group Company, ItzCash Card Ltd., India’s leading Digital Payments fintech was established in 2006. A pioneer in the prepaid payments in India, ItzCash initiated the concept of ‘digital cash’ to the Indian consumer and various business entities, heralding the beginning towards enabling a cashless transacting society. ItzCash continues to build on its innovation augmenting its product portfolio offering wide choice of payments and money transfer service having issued 75 million accounts till date. It constantly invests in upgrading technology towards creating world‐class omni-channel payments platforms for the emerging India. ItzCash has presence across consumer segments serving 35 million consumers annually and over 75,000 franchisees branded as “ItzCash World” in 3000+ cities and towns. For further details, visit www.itzcash.com

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Ficus Fine Living presents its exclusive range of Geometric inspired collection

Posted by: at 6/22/2017 05:38:00 am
Embrace in Geometric Patterns

 Ficus Fine Living presents its exclusive range of Geometric inspired collection
Inspired from the contemporary geometric shapes and patterns Ficus Fine Living introduces its line of Lights and Candle stands. Embracing the current trends with create a unique look to your dwelling.

The exclusive collection from Ficus Fine Living are a must have for any classy and vintage lover which will enrich any living space. The lights and candle stand are one-of-its-kind and a perfect match. Classical d├ęcor styles reworked by contemporary designers to give a cutting edge feel to it, adds a sense of panache and eclecticism that goes wonderfully with up-market stylish homes. It allows you to bring key walls visually forward and recess walls that seem too close.

The Lights are available in different styles and sizes to suit your need. Ficus Fine Living offers geometric pattern lights and candle stands that adds sophistication and visual appeal to your space. Speaking of the collection, Charu Tewari, CEO, Ficus Fine Living says “Each light piece available at Ficus Fine Living boasts of its supreme craftsmanship created from international quality material that spells grandeur and exudes a sense of grace and style.”

Price Range- Price on Request
Available- www.ficusliving.com

candle stand

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handing light
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Thriving Social Entrepreneurship Scene in India Presents Learning Opportunities for 37 Global Changemakers from Singapore International Foundation’s (SIF) Young Social Entrepreneurs (YSE) Programme

Posted by: at 6/22/2017 05:34:00 am

Four shortlisted Indian teams from IRMA (Anand) and TISS (Mumbai) were a part of the week-long visit designed to facilitate cross-cultural insights

India, 22 June 2017 – Young changemakers from eight countries and territories convened in Mumbai for a week-long study visit as part of the 2017 edition of the SIF’s YSE programme. From 12-16 June, 16 multinational teams of 37 youths got to meet and connect with prominent Indian social entrepreneurs, corporate leaders and academics from Ashoka India, Dasra, Intellecap Network, YES BANK, Indian Institutes of Technology and TISS, to name a few. Four teams from India are among this shortlist and together with 12 other teams, will now work on enhancing their business plans for the final Pitching for Change session to take place in Singapore in November where they will have the opportunity to receive seed funding of up to S$20,000.

The study visit was designed for international participants to gain cross-cultural insights into the vibrant social entrepreneurship landscape in India and multi-sectorial business perspectives, to maximize the impact and viability of their work. Participants underwent an experiential learning itinerary comprising workshops, sharing sessions, dialogues, and site visits to Mumbai social enterprises, academic institutions and community locales – all aimed at enabling and equipping today’s youth to be effective social entrepreneurs.

One of the participating teams was Signs, a soft serve and crepes business in Singapore seeking to provide people who are hearing impaired or financially challenged with a livelihood. Song Jie Tan, co-founder of Signs, said: “We gained valuable exposure to a social enterprise landscape outside of our home country during our visit to Mumbai. We were introduced to different mechanisms of running a social business and viewpoints on meeting community needs. These exchanges opened up our minds and inspired us to find new approaches to meet our goal of creating economic opportunities for disadvantaged communities.”
Lakshya Jeevan Jagriti is a social enterprise in New Delhi working towards enhancing the literacy level of mother and child through inter-generational education strategies. Co-founder Summaiya Afreen said: “The level of knowledge sharing during this Mumbai study visit has been really helpful to us as we refine our business plans for the final pitch. It gave us access to social enterprise thinkers and practitioners whose vast experience has inspired us greatly.”

Trovi, a social enterprise with co-founders from the US and Canada, seeks to empower artisans to participate in today’s globalised environment by connecting them to individuals who seek meaningful travel and local engagement digitally. Co-founder Elijah Johnston said: “The multi-cultural views exchanged during the study visit in Mumbai have taught me the importance of having a global perspective in running my social enterprise. Apart from opening up doors for me to build an international network, thinking globally will also broaden opportunities to create more social impact and change lives.”

Through the YSE programme, the SIF has given youths from around the world, a platform to achieve their social mission through entrepreneurial means while building their networks for potential partnerships and sustainable growth. The programme also offers budding SEs a collaborative ecosystem with access to an international network of changemakers, know-how and funding. Now in its eighth year, YSE has an alumni network of 656 young changemakers representing 27 nationalities. This includes 55 Indian YSE alumni, out of which five teams had made it to the top with their winning ideas (refer to editor’s notes).

Yogesh Kumar, YSE 2015 alumnus and founder of Even Cargo, a social enterprise from Delhi that seeks to empower women from marginalised communities with training and job opportunities, said: “The YSE support did not stop even after the completion of the programme. I received a lot of continued, sound advice from my mentor Ms Karen Tay, Marketing Director of Classic Fine Foods and former Regional Marketing Director (Asia) of METRO/MAKRO Cash and Carry, who helped me pivot my social business model into a more sustainable and viable one. With her years of international business and consulting experience, she played a role in Even Cargo’s progress to where it is today.”

Jean Tan, Executive Director of SIF, said: “The mission of YSE is to engage our youth in social change. India is home to many enterprising youths who have seen serious social challenges and taken action, applying innovative solutions to develop sustainable businesses for positive impact. Our young changemakers are here in India to learn from one another, collaborate and build networks of social impact. SIF wants to pave the way for these young changemakers to turn their social business ideas to reality, and in turn, enrich lives.”

Launched in 2010, the YSE programme seeks to inspire, equip and enable youths of different nationalities to embark on social enterprises in Singapore and beyond. The programme is open to all aged 18 to 30 who have a viable business proposition to address a social issue. In March, selected participants joined a four-day workshop in Singapore to learn from and interact with leading social entrepreneurs, business professionals and other youths who are keen on social innovation. Shortlisted teams from the workshop then embark on an eight-month incubation programme comprising business clinics, a mentorship scheme, an overseas study visit and the opportunity to pitch for funding.

For more information about the SIF’s YSE programme, please visit www.sif.org.sg/yse.

Quotes from the YSE 2017 Indian teams

WOW Foundation
Lakshya Jeevan Jagriti
WeGha Honey

YSE winning teams with from India:

YSE 2016: Saadhan  
Saadhan, headed by Indians Mohit Dave and Pranav Harshe, seeks to empower farmers in rural areas of India with greater ownership of the food value chain so as to reduce poverty and resource wastage.

YSE 2015: Even Cargo (previously known as WeCabs)
Even Cargo is headed by Indian Yogesh Kumar. Even Cargo empowers women from marginalised communities and provides them with training and job opportunities as women delivery personnel. The SE aims to create a gender harmonious world, where everyone has an equal opportunity to earn their livelihood regardless of gender.

YSE 2014: Jugnuu 
Jugnuu, headed by Singaporean Pramodh Rai, 27, and Indians Ankita Gupta, 23, and Priya Andleigh, 23, provides low-cost English language mobile learning solutions to elementary school students from low-income families in rural India.

YSE 2013:  Social Cops
Social Cops headed by Indians Prukalpa Sankar and Varun Banka is a web and mobile application that brings together citizens, city councils, NGOs and corporates to solve municipal and community issues.

YSE 2012:  IMPad (Innovative & Manageable Sanitary Pad)
IMPad, headed by Tanvi Pritmani, Indian, Andrew Yin, Malaysian, and Ho Yen Yee, Singaporean, seeks to enable women in rural India to gain greater access to sanitation and education by providing cost-effective bio-degradable sanitary pads made using unwanted water hyacinth.

For more information on our past YSE alumni teams and activities, visit http://www.sif.org.sg/our-work/gb/yse/mentors-and-partners/archive.

About the Singapore International Foundation 

The Singapore International Foundation makes friends for a better world. We build enduring relationships between Singaporeans and world communities, and harness these friendships to enrich lives and effect positive change. Our work is anchored in the belief that cross-cultural interactions provide insights that strengthen understanding. These exchanges inspire action and enable collaborations for good. Our programmes bring people together to share ideas, skills and experiences in areas such as healthcare, education, the environment, arts and culture, as well as livelihood and business. We do this because we believe we all can, and should, do our part to build a better world, one we envision as peaceful, inclusive and offering opportunities for all. Find out more at www.sif.org.sg.

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Gamers New Destination - MSI Exclusive Store, Kolkata

Posted by: at 6/22/2017 05:31:00 am

To provide extraordinary gaming experience and service for all the gamers in Kolkata, MSI now partners with Supreme the IT Mall at CR Avenue. Gamers can visit MSI Exclusive Store and enjoy MSI latest Intel 7th Gen laptops and VR ready products without traveling far. A special promotion is also launched on all available Gaming Series Laptops in celebration of MSI’s exclusive store opening.

New Delhi: June 22, 2017: MSI, a leader in gaming laptop, is pleased to announce its’ first exclusive store in partnership with Supreme the IT Mall in Kolkata. With the dedication to India market, MSI focuses on user experience. MSI believes only by experiencing its product, gamer will understand what it is like to game with genuine gaming laptop with numerous gaming features (Built-in Steelseries keyboard, Nahimic audio enhancement technology, Cooler boost technology...etc). Gamers can simply visit the store and get their hands on these cutting-edge gaming laptops.

Experience Virtual Reality Gaming with MSI Latest VR Ready Product at MSI Exclusive Store:    As all MSI products are built to the highest standards, gamers could enjoy ultimate gaming experience on MSI products, even for Virtual Reality (VR). To bring the joy to all the gamers in Kolkata, MSI is pleased to bring its’ latest VR backpack, VR one, to the in-shop event on June 22 2017. MSI breathtaking VR ready product, VR one is powered by the latest 7th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-7820HK processor and NVIDIA® extreme level GTX1060 graphics card. Users get to move around and enjoy VR with full movement and total immersion due to the cordless design. No more worries about accidently unplugging the wires between the VR display and the PC. MSI Backpack PC renders greater mobility and freedom for VR gaming.

A Special Promotion – On All Gaming Laptops

To celebrate the launch of MSI New Store in Kolkata, MSI will be offering a special deal for all the gamers in Kolkata. Limited number of MSI Gaming Headset will be given away as a gift with any gaming Laptops purchase (G series) at the store.

A special Promotion offer only available exclusively at MSI store, Supreme the IT Mall!

Gamers New Destination - MSI Exclusive Store, Kolkata

Gamers New Destination - MSI Exclusive Store, Kolkata

Gamers New Destination - MSI Exclusive Store, Kolkata

Gamers New Destination - MSI Exclusive Store, Kolkata

Gamers New Destination - MSI Exclusive Store, Kolkata

Gamers New Destination - MSI Exclusive Store, Kolkata

About Supreme, the IT Mall:
Supreme the IT Mall is one of the leading IT Store with wide range of laptop and other related accessories. All IT products are available under one roof. Consumers can find a wide range of MSI laptops and computer games at the store.

About MSI:
MSI offers various gaming notebook series for users with different needs, either for extreme and ultra performance or for average and mainstream gaming experiences. The Powerful specifications will please both gamers and professionals who wish to use High End Applications. Dedicated to customer-driven innovation, MSI leverages its remarkable R&D strengths to craft top-notch, well-acclaimed motherboards, graphics cards, notebook PCs and All-in-One PCs. For more information visit https://in.msi.com/

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Shriram EPC wins orders worth Rs. 165crore

Posted by: at 6/22/2017 05:27:00 am

-      bags orders under Water Management business

Shriram EPC Limited (SEPC), one of the leading service providers of integrated design, engineering, procurement, construction and project management services for infrastructure projects in Roads & Highways, Water & Sewer, Renewable energy, Process and Metallurgical plants and Municipal service sector projects throughout India,today announced that it has won multiple orders under its water management business amounting to Rs. 155 crore.

The first order amounting to Rs. 83.37crore from City Corporation Davanagere, involves designing, building and improving bulk water supply for 24X7 water supply to Davanagere city and O& M of the Bulk Water Supply Scheme for 3 months. The ADB funded project is to be executed over a period of 30 months with 3 months for O&M.

The second order amounting to Rs. 82.56crore from Tamil Nadu Water Supply & Drainage Board (TWAD Board) entails implementation of Water supply scheme in Hosur Municipal Corporation, Krishnagiri District. The order is to be executed over a period of 24 months.
Commenting on the order, Mr. T. Shivaraman, Managing Director & CEO of Shriram EPC Limited, said:

“We are pleased to have won these order wins as they not only help us maintain the recent order momentum but more specifically bolster our water management business. Our varied and end to end offering in water management vertical makes us a preferred choice for our customers and has been one of the key differentiatorin making us a strong player in the business. We expect further traction in the business as water management is one of government’s focal areas.”
About Shriram EPC
Shriram EPC (NSE: SHRIRAMEPC, BSE: 532945) is one of the leading service providers of integrated design, engineering, procurement, construction and project management services for infrastructure projects in Roads & Highways, Renewable energy, Process and Metallurgical plants and Municipal service sector  throughout India.
The EPC business is focused on providing integrated turnkey solutions for biomass-based power plants, bio-ethanol production plants, process and metallurgy plants (including thermal power plants), water and wastewater treatment plants, water and sewer infrastructure and pipe rehabilitation.
Shriram EPC is headquartered in Chennai). Their EPC project experience and footprint reaches across India and internationally. 
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