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UK Telangana Business Meet 2015 at UK Parliament, London

On 16th July 2015 , this summit was organised to showcase business opportunities between UK and Telangana, a state in the South of India

The Meet

A business meet titled "UK Telangana Business Meet" was organised at British Parliament, London on Thursday, 16th July so as to showcase business opportunities between UK and Telangana, a state in the South of India. The meet was chaired by Mr Virendra Sharma MP and a total of 13 speakers shared their expertise during the 3 hour meet which had about 180 delegates who had registered to attend the meet

Programme Summary

Mr.Virendra Sharma MP welcomed the delegates attending the business meet. Sujit S Nair., FRSA. managed the running of the business meet whereas Mr.Uday Nagaraju co rodinated on behalf of Telangana NRI forum . Lord Swraj Paul delivered the opening remarks and spoke about some of the opportunities available for UK companies in India. Mr.Ceeka Chandra Shaker, BSICC Vice Chair - Telangana / Telangana NRI Forum - President spoke the objective of the meet. Lord Brett McLean , Chairman, East Sussex County Council's Economic Advisory Board & Board Member, South East Local Enterprise Partnership then spoke about the opportunities for businesses in South East England. Following this, Mr.Suhas Rao, MD , Bhima Jewellery spoke about why South Indians prefer to look at Gold as a investment option rather than investing in equity. Mr.Anil Kumarachalam, President of NRI wing of Telangana' ruling party, TRS, provided an

overview of his party ideas and how his party, as the ruling party, is bringing about development in the state. This was followed by a talk by Jim James, International Trade Advisor, UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) who spoke about how UK Trade & Investment is helping Indian and British businesses. Following Jim's talk, Mr.Vijay Dasari of Telangana Industrialists Welfare Federation put forth Telangana's Investment Climate & Policy framework for the benefit of the audience. Following this, Mr. Kumar Vuppala, Founder/ Director, Anantha Technologies spoke about IT opportunities in Telangana. Then, Mr.Kostas Mavroulakis , Campaign Manager, Startup Britain spoke about UK's Entrepreneurial Ecosystem and how it can support a company in UK and in India. Following Kosta's talk, Mr.Uday Nagaraju, Head of Advisory board, Telangana NRI Forum spoke about the UK Telangana Relationship and how United Kingdom has had strong trade relations with Telangana region for more than a century and how both regions can be mutually benefited by using each other's expertise. Following this talk, Mr.Charles Warner-Allen, Charles Warner Allen Associates & Mr.Frank Daly, One World Media spoke about trade finance and how their firm is in a position to finance trading activity

between UK and India. The next talk was on the opportunities in Telangana's hospitality sector and this talk was delivered by Mr.Sunil Joginpally, Partner and General Manager, Seraphine Hotels. Following this, Mr. Pramod Anthati, Board of Advisor , Telangana NRI Forum provided an overview of opportunities in few other sectors in Telangana.

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