Page 1

Consulate General of India, Vancouver www.cgivancouver.gov.in

Vol. 03, Issue No. 22 May 31, 2019.

India Perspectives

India Perspectives is the flagship publication of the Ministry of External Affairs. Richly illustrated, this magazine provides our readers with an insight into India’s culture and tradition along with elements of contemporary India. Click here to read more‌. Ministry of External Affairs, India

Follow us on:


Vol. 03, Issue 22, May 31, 2019.

Consulate News

Important Trade Fairs in India – To know more, click on 1|P a g e


Vol. 03, Issue 22, May 31, 2019.

Consul General’s Visit to Northwest Territories (May 27–29, 2019) Consul General Mrs. Abhilasha Joshi paid a courtesy call on Hon’ble Bob McLeod, Premier Northwest Territories; Hon’ble Jackson Lafferty, Speaker of the NWT Legislative Assembly and Mayor of Yellowknife Her Worship Rebecca Alty, during her visit to Yellowknife and discussed ways to enhance and strengthen engagement with the NWT. Consul General had informative meetings with officials from Departments of Economic Division; Industry & Tourism; Energy & Infrastructure and Environment & Natural Resources. She met with officers of the RCMP and the Joint Task Force North and was briefed on their role and activities in the Northern Region. Consul General visited the NWT Diamond Centre which showcases the region’s strength in diamond exploration and production. She was also briefed by the Director of Aboriginal Consultation and Indigenous Affairs on role of indigenous communities in local governance. She also met with some of the members of Indian diaspora during her visit to Yellowknife.

Click here to see more pictures…

Indian Delegation to CEM-10/MI-4, Vancouver (May 26, 2019) Consul General Mrs. Abhilasha Joshi met with the Indian Delegation to the 10th Clean Energy Ministerial CEM-10 and 4th Mission Innovation MI-4 being hosted this year by Government of Canada at Vancouver, from 27-29 May 2019. The Indian delegation was led by Shri. Anand Balagopalan, AS &FA, Dept of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology and Scientists Dr. Sanjay Bajpai (DST) and Dr. Sangita Kasture (DBT). Shri Anjani Nandan Sharan, Joint Secretary represented the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy at the event. Prof. Dr. Nemy Banthia, CEO IC-IMPACTS which have joint projects with DST and DBT, also met the delegation, along with Consul Commerce Mr. Manjish Grover and Vice Consul Mr. Dinesh Mehta.

How to File Quality Complaints / Trade Disputes to DGFT? 2|P a g e


Vol. 03, Issue 22, May 31, 2019.

Consular Camps in Saskatoon (May 18–19, 2019) On request of Indian citizens and Canadian citizens of Indian origin in Canada residing in Saskatoon city, the Consulate organized a camp for consular services there on Sunday, 19 May 2019. India-Canada Cultural Association in Saskatoon helped organize the camp. More than 150 applications for Indian passport, visa, OCI, surrender/renunciation of Indian citizenship and miscellaneous services were accepted in this camp. Before the camp, a public interaction for addressing consular queries was hosted on Saturday, 18 May 2019. A 4-member team from Consulate visited Saskatoon for this camp. Consulate team also met Indian students and prominent members of Indian diaspora during Saskatoon visit.

BHEL Tender for Supply, I&C and O&M for BOS and Transmission line of for 10 MW SPV Project, STPP, Pegadapally, SCCL Telangana. (RFQ SPKSCPV031) Ref.- RFQ SPKSCPV031 Dt. 25.05.2019 Due Dt. 07.06.2019 (E-tender) Item- Supply, I&C and O&M for BOS and Transmission line of for 10 MW SPV Project, STPP, Pegadapally, SCCL Telangana. Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), Electronics Division, Bangalore has the requirement above mentioned item. In this regard, BHEL has floated an open tender on 25.05.2019. The complete tender document (comprising of technical specification, forms to be filled up, terms / conditions, instructions for tender submission etc.) has been uploaded to following websites 1. 2. 3.

BHEL EPS website - https://bhel.abcprocure.com/EPROC/ . http://www.bhel.com/tender/view_tender.php?tenderid=46493 https://eprocure.gov.in/epublish/app , tender id : 2019_BHEL_441003_1

Kindly note that the tender is due on 07.06.2019, 13:00:00 Hrs. Please submit your offer on e-tender portal https://bhel.abcprocure.com/EPROC/

Supply of 10 sqmm Cu EBXL XLPO (Black and black with red line) for 129 MW SPV Project, SCCL Telangana (4 sites). (RFQ SPKSCPV032) Ref.- RFQ SPKSCPV032 Dt. 24.05.2019 Due Dt. 06.06.2019 (E-tender) Item- Supply of 10 sqmm Cu EBXL XLPO (Black and black with red line) for 129 MW SPV Project, SCCL Telangana (4 sites). Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), Electronics Division, Bangalore has the requirement above mentioned item. In this regard, BHEL has floated an open tender on 24.06.2019. The complete tender document (comprising of technical specification, forms to be filled up, terms / conditions, instructions for tender submission etc.) has been uploaded to following websites 1. BHEL EPS website - https://bhel.abcprocure.com/EPROC/. 2. http://www.bhel.com/tender/view_tender.php?tenderid=46470 3. https://eprocure.gov.in/epublish/app, tender id : 2019_BHEL_440933_1 Kindly note that the tender is due on 06.06.2019, 13:00:00 Hrs. Please submit your offer on e-tender portal https://bhel.abcprocure.com/EPROC/

BHEL Tender for Supply of 1Cx300 sqmm 33 kV(E) AL XLPE Armd for 129 MW SPV Project, SCCL Telangana (4 sites). (RFQ SPKSCPV033) Ref.- RFQ SPKSCPV033 Dt. 24.05.2019 Due Dt. 06.06.2019 (E-tender) Item- Supply of 1Cx300 sqmm 33 kV(E) AL XLPE Armd for 129 MW SPV Project, SCCL Telangana (4 sites). Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), Electronics Division, Bangalore has the requirement above mentioned item. In this regard, BHEL has floated an open tender on 24.06.2019. The complete tender document (comprising of technical specification, forms to be filled up, terms / conditions, instructions for tender submission etc.) has been uploaded to following websites 1. 2. 3.

BHEL EPS website - https://bhel.abcprocure.com/EPROC/. http://www.bhel.com/tender/view_tender.php?tenderid=46471 https://eprocure.gov.in/epublish/app , tender id : 2019_BHEL_440976_1

Kindly note that the tender is due on 06.06.2019, 13:00:00 Hrs. Please submit your offer on e-tender portal https://bhel.abcprocure.com/EPROC/

BHEL Tender for Supply of Heavy-Duty storage rack. (RFQ No.: IKCCAP0095) BHEL (Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited) is a public sector undertaking, working under Ministry of heavy industries, Govt. of India. BHEL Electronics division, Bangalore has invited sealed bids for procuring following item. Sl no.

Item

Quantity RFQ No.

Due date

1

Supply of Heavy-Duty storage rack

4 Nos.

10.06.2019

IKCCAP0095

The details can be downloaded at free of cost from our websites (www.bheledn.com , www.bhel.com, www.eprocure.gov.in). 3|P a g e


Vol. 03, Issue 22, May 31, 2019.

For more Information & Registration… 4|P a g e


Vol. 03, Issue 22, May 31, 2019.

More Information…

5|P a g e


Vol. 03, Issue 22, May 31, 2019.

Cultural Heritage - Festivals of India Shimla Summer Festival (June 2-7, 2019) The Shimla Summer Festival is a celebration of the bounty of the harvest, and the festivities honor the advent of the summer. Spread out over five days; the festival is a gala of musical performances, cultural attractions, folk performances, local handicraft exhibitions, as well as with quirky activities like fashion shows, dog shows, stalls that sell artisanal ware and serve up local cuisine; it is an event that has something for everybody. The Shimla Summer Festival is scheduled to be held from 2 June 2019 until 7 June 2019, right at the break of the lovely summer Himachali months. Conducted annually since the 1960s the Shimla Summer Festival is a celebration of the bountiful harvest of the year, and always draws large crowds to the state capital. The festival is held every year at the Ridge in Shimla. The Ridge is a large, open space situated conveniently in the middle of the city that has ample area to play host to the festival. Located just along the main shopping center of the town, it allows visitors to stroll through the festival at their leisure. Visit https://www.holidify.com/places/shimla/shimla-summer-festival--sightseeing-1254115.html for more information...

(Picture Source: https://www.hoteldekho.com/blog/international-shimla-summer-festival//)

News from/of India 1. Shri. Narendra Modi took oath as the Prime Minister of India

6|P a g e


Vol. 03, Issue 22, May 31, 2019. 2. First decision of the Prime Minister dedicated to those who protect India In line with the Prime Minister’s vision for India’s safety, security and the well-being of those who protect the nation, the very first decision of the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on assuming his office is approval to a major change in the ‘Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme’ under the National Defense Fund. The Prime Minister has approved the following changes: Read more… (PMINDIA, 31 May, 2019)

3. India exceeds China in Fintech funding – NAR Reports India surpassed China as Asia’s leading market for venture capital-backed fintech funding amid Beijing’s clampdown on peer-topeer lending. According to a report by U.S. market research company CB Insights, funding for fintech startups in India jumped to $286 million in the first three months of the year, up nearly 27% from the previous quarter. Nikki Asian Review reports that China, by contrast, such funding dropped to $192 million, a decrease of 89% compared to the previous quarter. In terms of real numbers, the two countries were even, with India and China each racking up 29 deals. Read more… (Eur Asian News, Sunday, 26th May 2019, 10:37 am)

4. Two Punjab pilots part of IAF's first all-women crew to fly Mi-17 chopper Two women IAF officers from Punjab were part of the country's first all-women crew to fly a medium lift helicopter Mi-17 V5 on Monday. Flight Lieutenant Parul Bhardwaj (Captain), Flying Officer Aman Nidhi (co-pilot) and Flight Lieutenant Hina Jaiswal (Flight Engineer) flew the chopper, which took off from a forward air base in South Western air command, a defence release said. "The all women crew flew a Mi-17 V5 helicopter for a Battle Inoculation Training mission taking off and landing from restricted areas at a forward air base in South Western air command," it said. Read more… (PTI, Economic Times, Tuesday, 28th May 2019, 5:27 am)

5. Bhawana Kanth scripts history, becomes India's first woman pilot to qualify for combat missions Scripting history, Flight Lieutenant Bhawana Kanth on Wednesday became the first woman pilot of the Indian Air Force (IAF) to qualify to undertake combat missions on a fighter jet. An IAF official said Kanth has completed operational syllabus for carrying out combat missions on Mig-21 Bison aircraft during day time. Read more… (News18, Thursday, 23rd May 2019, 9:45 am)

6. Acharya Balkrishna receives UN award for healthcare Patanjali Ayurved Limited's Managing Director, Acharya Balkrishna received the 'UNSDG 10 Most Influential People in Healthcare Award' on behalf of Patanjali Group of Institutions in Geneva yesterday. "I am humbled to receive the prestigious @UNSDGHealth Award to ten most influential people in Healthcare on behalf of Patanjali Group of Institutions. This award is dedicated to all who contributed to mainstream Yoga and Ayurveda at the Global Level" tweeted Acharya Balkrishna. Read more… (Big News Network, Monday, 27th May 2019, 10:06 am)

7. Stories from Kashmir Series - Ashaq Ashah Ashaq Ashah is hailed from North Bandipora of Kashmir, now a researcher in Europe’s largest Nuclear Research Organization CERN. Ashaq Ashah’s journey to CERN was interesting and adventurous.

7|P a g e


Vol. 03, Issue 22, May 31, 2019.

India in Vancouver News or advertisements under this section is/are/may be third party(ies). Consulate General of India does not modify any third party(ies) content. CGI circulates the contents in newsletter based on request of concerned third party(ies).

8|P a g e

Profile for IndiaComSec

Consulate Weekly Vol 03 Issue 22  

Consulate Weekly Vol 03 Issue 22  

Advertisement