EBG FEDERATION RELEASES 2018 EDITION OF POSITION PAPER

  • 23 Apr 2018 03:08

EBG FEDERATION RELEASES 2018 EDITION OF POSITION PAPER

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The EBG Federation (erstwhile European Business Group – EBG), the representative body of European business interests in India, released the 2018 edition of Position Paper in the capital recently. The paper was released by Dr. Rajiv Kumar, Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog; Mr. Arvind Gupta, CEO, MyGov, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology; Mr. Atul Chaturvedi, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Commerce & Industry; and senior representatives from EBG and G4S. The release of the paper was followed by a panel discussion on “Strengthening India – EU trade: The Way Forward”.

The Position Paper is EBG’s main tool for advocacy with its stakeholders which highlights the EBG’s views on government policies.

Mr. Raman Sidhu, Chairman-EBG Federation India said, “It’s a pleasure to see the commitment of all the EBG members to support the cause of strengthening the business relationship between India and the European companies. We hope that the position paper will highlight the opportunities and challenges European businesses in India are navigating.”

Highlighting the significance of trade relationship between India and Europe, Dr Rajiv Kumar, Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog says, “On India-EU Relations, I am thrilled to note that from the last summit in October 2017 has moved decisively away from being a transactional relationship to a strategic relationship.”

 Speaking at the occasion Mr. Rajeev Sharma – MD, G4S said, “we value our partnership and association with EBG. Over the years, as a global organization doing business in India, we have through the EBG policy paper opined on opportunities and challenges companies like ours navigate in India. The annual position paper in particular is an effective medium to create a meaningful dialogue between industry and Government.”

India’s biggest security solutions company, G4S India, was associated with the release of the paper. “We are happy to support this initiative by EBG as it encourages and enables proactive dialogue between the private security sector and decision makers from the Indian government. We are hopeful that this dialogue will generates solutions for the pressing needs of the organized, professional security industry in India,” remarked Ms. Rupan Sidhu, Director – Corporate Affairs, G4S India.

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