Wednesday, 28 August 2019

GBP Group Offers Possession of 300 Units at Camellia Phase II: Also Announces Its Expansion Plans

By Tricitynews
Chandigarh 28th August:- GBP Group, one of the largest developers and builders in Tri City and Punjab announced possession at GBP Camellia, Phase II, Kharar, Mohali.  Phase II comprises of 300 units of 2/3BHK. The group also revealed its expansion plans at a press conference held at Chandigarh on Wednesday.
GBP Camellia Phase II has been completed in stipulated time within 3 years of its launch with an investment of approx Rs 125 Crores. The project commenced in 2016 and received a tremendous response of people across Punjab. Built with a total investment of Rs 350 Crores, GBP Camellia has 950 units and is spread to an area of 30 acres. The group delivered 300 units in its 1st phase.
Anupam Gupta, the spokesperson of GBP Group during the press conference announced its expansion plans. Changing the skyline of Northern region, the group plans to come up with several residential and commercial projects in Peermuchalla, Airport Road, Banur- Landran Highway near IT City, New Chandigarh, Kharar, Ludhiana and even plans to expand in Himachal Pradesh and Nawansheher under its vision 2022.
While talking about Camellia, Anupam Gupta, GBP Group said that we are more than pleased to offer possession at Camellia Phase II and aim to complete to complete the project by 2020. Along with delivering Camellia Phase II, we are also planning to develop multiple residential and commercial projects across Tri City and Himachal Pradesh.
About GBP Group: GBP Group is the leading real estate developer in Punjab & Tricity with the various project in Himachal Pradesh, GBP group is committed to change the skyline of Tricity by 2021 with its remarkable projects.
The group is headed by Anupam Gupta, Sales and Marketing Director of the group and has delivered 10 residential and commercial projects.

PGI Celebrates Librarians’ Day

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Chandigarh 28th August:- Dr.Tulsi Das Library, PGIMER celebrated the Librarian’s Day on 28th August 2019 on the occasion of 127th birthday of Padmashri Dr. S.R.Ranganathan, the father of Library Sciences in India.
The program started with the offering of floral tributes to the portrait of Dr. S.R. Ranganathan and the lighting of the lamp by Dr. A. K. Gupta, Medical Superintendent, Head of the Department of Hospital Administration, and Chairman Library Committee of the institute. Dr.Ritesh Agarwal, Professor Incharge Library, welcomed Dr. A. K. Gupta and other members in the gathering. Ms. Neelima Chadha informed the efforts of Library subscribing the electronic resources, shifting from print to electronic and digital resources. The Programme was attended by intellectuals of various fields and strata including Head of Departments, Professors, faculty members, Residents, research scholars, Local Librarians and other staff of the institute.
Finally, Prof AK Gupta discussed the importance of the Libraries, and he appreciated the efforts taken by the Dr.Tulsi Das Library to organize Librarians' Day and arrange  User Awareness Sessions. He highlighted the role of modern Library and called upon Library and information professionals to update themselves to meet the expectations of the library users and provide them effective library services using latest ICT and Digital Technologies. The single search window facility allows the patrons to access E-resources, databases subscribed by the Library through Remotexs. The WEB OPAC allows the users to access the metadata of the library holdings from anywhere at any time. Demonstration of User awareness Services like BMJ Learning Resources, Discovery Service, and Ginger-to Grammarly check and paraphrasing to avoid Plagiarism. He congratulated the team of Library for successfully organizing the Librarians Day Celebrations. 
Finally, an ornamental plantation was done by Prof AK Gupta and Dr Ritesh Agarwal.

Microsoft Announces Digital Governance Tech Tour to Help Accelerate Digital India

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Chandigarh 28th August:- In line with the government’s Digital India vision, Microsoft India today launched the Digital Governance Tech Tour, a National program to deliver critical AI and intelligent cloud computing skills to the Government officials incharge of IT across the country.  The initiative comprises a series of physical and virtual workshops and aims to train 5,000personnel over a period of 12 months. This announcement reaffirms Microsoft’s commitment to empower government organizations to leverage AI and secure cloud technology for efficient, transparent and productive governance.
The program was inaugurated at the Digital Governance Tech Summit 2019 in New Delhi by  Amitabh Kant, CEO NITI Aayog and  Ajay Prakash SawhneySecretary MeITY, in the presence of Dr. Neeta VermaDirector General, National Informatics Centre (NIC)Suresh kumar Nair,  Additional CEO, Government eMarket place (GEM);Dr.Omkar RaiDirector General, Software Technology Parks of India (STPI)Anant Maheshwari, President, Microsoft India and other dignitaries.  The summit in New Delhi was supported by NIC, GeM and STPI.
AI and intelligent technologies are becoming all-pervasive today, driving change across businesses, communities and governments. As India advances towards fulfilling its vision of becoming a $5 trillion economy, applying AI and data analytics using secure and compliant cloud-based tools can provide actionable, predictive and effective citizen focused services, while empowering more secure inter-departmental and cross-agency collaboration.  Through this program, Microsoft will help up skill government officials, equipping them with the digital skills and experience needed today and - in the future - to successfully deploy cloud-based solutions.
Amitabh Kant, CEO-NITI Aayog, said that for our country, the power of AI, cloud services, and data analytics needs to be brought to bear in core sectors for inclusive economic growth.  As we move beyond pilots and understand how to scale AI implementation and cloud adoption across states and sectors, it is vital to equip the ecosystem with the right knowhow and skills. Collaboration with academia and the industry, and initiatives such as this will help build the foundation towards an AI enabled future.
According to Anant Maheshwari, President, Microsoft India that AI and the cloud can enable path-breaking innovation and drive the next phase of India's growth. Continuous focus on learning and improving skill sets for all are a must to make this a reality. Microsoft's first-of-its-kind Digital Governance Tech Tour for government officials reiterates our commitment to be a trusted partner to the government by enabling and empowering officials to do more with technology in service of the citizens.

CHB Appoints HDFC Bank as Principal Bank for Better Services to Its Allottees

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Chandigarh 28th August:- The Chandigarh Housing Board has appointed HDFC Bank Ltd., as its Principal Bank to provide better services to its allottees. The main functions of the Principal Banker will be as collection of earnest money, registration money,  possession amount, EMI, Half-yearly installments and ground rent and interest due thereon as per allotment letter, Acceptance of monthly licence fee collected by the staff of the CHB from allottees of flats under slum Rehabilitation scheme of Chandigarh Administration at various locations spread over Chandigarh, Lump sum payment demand showing the balance amount payable by the allottees on a particular day/month/year end, and Collection of Earnest Money from applicants in a new Housing Scheme and issue of cheques for refund thereof to unsuccessful applicants.
With the co-operation of the HDFC Bank, the Chandigarh Housing Board is working to provide online payment facility for various kind of dues/fees etc.  The main objective is that the allottees/applicants should be able to apply/pay online without making visit to CHB office.
MOU has been signed between Chandigarh Housing Board and HDFC Bank in this regard on dated 27.08.2019.  On behalf of the Chandigarh Housing Board, the MOU was signed by its secretary Smt. Ruchi Singh Bedi while on behalf of HDFC, the MOU was signed by its Zonal Head Jasjeet Katial in presence of Senior officers of both the organizations.

Godrej Security Solutions Launches a Pan India Break-in Challenge

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Chandigarh 28th August:- A recent study commissioned by Godrej Security Solutions revealed that 37% of residents of Chandigarh admit that their valuables have been stolen/misplaced from their homes in the past 12 months. In a pursuit to create a more secure environment at home, India’s leading security solutions brand, Godrej Security Solutions has launched a home security awareness campaign across 350 residential societies and corporates across India. The activation aims to educate over 10 lakh Indians across 15 cities including Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Hyderabad, Chandigarh, Bengaluru and Pune in the next two months.
The education program is a unique Break-in-challenge that encourages residents and professionals to attempt breaking open a home locker as against a locked wooden cupboard drawer. The break-in challenge was conceptualized basis the research insights that over 55% of Indians continue to store their valuables in cupboards or wardrobes despite the availability of more economical and safe options like home lockers. The residents were challenged to break open the unbreakable Godrej Home Locker for a reward prize of INR 1 Lakh.
Commenting on this initiative, Mehernosh Pithawalla, Group Head, Vice President and Global Head-Marketing, Sales & Innovation said that based on our recent study, India’s Security Solutions Quotient, we observed that one in every two residents in India continue to store their valuables in cupboards and wardrobes which are easily breakable. Thus, we wanted to inculcate the idea of adopting new-age home security solutions that can empower consumers and make them responsible towards their families and valuables. We are delighted with the participation shown by residents across the nation and believe that this initiative will drive the change towards security consciousness.
As part of this activity, Godrej Security Solutions has also been educating residents about home security solutions like the usage of home cameras, video door phones, home lockers and home security alarm systems.  Godrej homes safe is 10X stronger than a wooden cupboard and designed for the new age millennial with latest security features such as biometric access and digital locks.