March 2019, Volume 1, No. 3
A Forum for Indian Businesses in North East USA
(Covering: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont)
Infosys inaugurates Providence
Digital Innovation and Design Center

Feb.12, 2019 :

Infosys, a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting, joined Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo to inaugurate its Digital Innovation and Design Center in Providence and announced a partnership with the Community College of Rhode Island (CCRI) to build and launch the Digital Economy Aspirations Lab (DEAL) to enable and develop students for the digital jobs of the future.

1st ICCR-Rutgers India Conference
Feb.22, 2019

 Consulate General of India and Rutgers University organized the 1st ICCR-Rutgers India Conference on Feb 22, 2019 at Rutgers University, New Brunswick Campus, New Jersey. The Conference ‘Delivering Democracy-The Indian Experience’ featured eminent scholars, diplomats and business and think tank leaders who discussed India’s democratic, economic, and social achievements. They also analyzed the challenges that lie ahead, and opportunities for the world’s largest democracy.

15th India Business Conference at Columbia Business School
Feb. 23, 2019

The 15th India Business Conference on Feb 23, 2019 organized by Columbia Business School. The theme of this year’s conference was ‘Future of India: Taking the Winning Leap’. The conference brought together the most influential and insightful voices to analyze what makes India unique, had discussions on the impact of digitization, and strategies for businesses to grow over the next decade.

The event featured several eminent speakers, fireside chat sessions, and discussions around the topics 'PE/VC: Is India’s Consumer Growth Story Overrated?', ‘Value Creation through Customer Centricity in India’, and 'Tech Entrepreneurship: Disruptive Business Models in India.’

India Update at Boston
Feb.25, 2019

Consulate General of India, New York along with the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) organised the roundtable discussion on India Update featuring remarks from Consul General and Dr. Mukesh Aghi, President & CEO, USISPF in Boston which was attended by 25 select industry persons and Indian Business Community.
Discussion on Formation of Indian Credit Union :
March 1, 2019

In the United States, Credit Unions are not-for-profit organisations that exist to serve their members rather than to maximise corporate profits. Like banks, Credit Unions accept deposits and make loans.
But as member owned institutions, Credit Unions focus on providing a safe place to save and borrow at low interest rates. 

Keeping these aims in mind, a roundtable discussion with potential stakeholders was conducted on formation of Vikaas Credit Union for Indian Community at the Indian Consulate. 
Eros International to Ring Opening Bell at the New York Stock Exchange for Premiere of New Original Series – Metro Park
March 1, 2019

Eros International is a Global Indian Entertainment company that acquires, co-produces and distributes Indian films across all available formats such as cinema, television and digital new media. Eros International Plc became the first Indian media company to list on the New York Stock Exchange . Eros International has experience of over three decades in establishing a global platform for Indian cinema. The Company has an extensive and growing movie library comprising of over 3,000 films, which include Hindi, Tamil, and other regional language films for home entertainment distribution.
Top 50 Tech Services CEOs -
 Award to Anjan Lahiri Birlasoft, India
The Software Report announced the awardees for 2019's Top 50 Tech Services CEOs. Awardees were selected after extensive review of hundreds of nominations and based on marks attained in the categories of integrity, intelligence, drive, company culture as well as company operations and growth. 
Anjan Lahiri took over as the CEO of Birlasoft in April of 2015. With more than 25 years of experience as a global IT services expert, Anjan joined Birlasoft from Sasken Communication Technologies, where he was the Chief Executive Officer until September 2014. Previously, Anjan was a co-founder of Mindtree where he also held the position of President of IT Services. He also spent several years in senior positions with Cambridge Technology Partners, Wipro Infotech, and Wipro Technologies.

India 360

India 360 is an executive program to provide a "360-degree" perspective on the heritage, unique tradition and the relationship between culture, business and the profession in contemporary India, for those doing business with India or interested in the India Story. The program is scheduled for 25th June to 27th June 2019 and is to be held at the Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper School of Business in Pittsburgh, PA

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Upcoming events
March 16, 2019  : Invest in India: Doing Business with India : Seminar in association with Council of Indian Organisations in Greater Philadelphia

March 28, 2019  : "New India" Lecture Series with Indra Nooyi (former Chairwoman and Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo.)