At the Annual Regional Meeting of the Eastern Regional Council Of CII the new office bearers for the year 2016-17 were elected. The new Chairman is Mr TV Narendran, MD of Tata Steel and the new Dy Chairman is Mr Umesh Choudhry, Vice Chairman of Titagarh Wagons. Our CEO and MD Mr Viresh Oberoi, who is also the Chairman of CII National Committee on e-Commerce was among the panelists at the event held on the 17th of March 2016 at Kolkata. We wish the new team the very best in Building East: Driving Development which has been chosen as the theme for the year.

Mr Oberoi said: The industries need to look for ideas that goes beyond the traditional thinking develop itself as thinking industries. Although 3 of the 5 states in the region features in the top five rankings of the World Bank’s September 2015 report on Assessment of State Implementation of Business Reforms, the Eastern Region is still behind in terms of attracting investments in the country.