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News supporting linkages and spillovers and to foster discussed international standards, regulatory integration in global value chains’ was made by developments and industry efforts being taken Ms. Hildegunn Nordas, Senior Policy Analyst, globally on these subjects; and also showcased Trade and Agriculture Directorate. The session country experiences on inclusion of RBC standards looked at how to encourage linkages between in national legislation on FDI. Experts from multinational enterprises and local firms within OECD welcomed efforts to liberalize the foreign global value chains. It also discussed the policies investment regime and recognized India as a top to maximise spill overs, including human capital reformer. OECD supported the ambitious and and physical infrastructure development, drawing continuing reforms by the Government of India to on the experiences of other countries. Presentation improve the FDI policy regime and the business on ‘Responsible Business Conduct’ was made by climate of India. DIPP extended its gratitude Ms. Jennifer Schappert, Policy Analyst, Responsible on participation of OECD in this very high level workshop. n Business Conduct, Investment Division, Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs. The session PM inaugurates Multi-Speciality Hospital, Diamond Manufacturing Unit in Surat he Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, committed to providing affordable healthcare for on 17 April, 2017 inaugurated the Kiran the poor and the middle class. Calling for focus th TMulti-Speciality Hospital, and the Diamond on preventive healthcare, the Prime Minister said Manufacturing Unit of M/s Hare Krishna Exports that the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan is linked to efforts Pvt. Ltd. in Surat. towards a healthier India. The Prime Minister described the effort devoted The Prime Minister said Surat has made a mark towards making the hospital as “commendable”, in the diamond industry but there is now need to and added that the state-of-the-art hospital look at the entire gems and jewellery sector. He would benefit citizens. He emphasized that the said that as far as the gems and jewellery sector is poor must have access to quality and affordable concerned, our aim should not only be ‘Make in healthcare. In this context he talked about the India’ but also 'Design in India'. n Union Government’s initiatives to bring down the prices of medicines, stents etc. He said he is DIPP & WIPO to set up Technology and Innovation Support Centers he Department of Industrial Policy and Centers (TISC) program provides innovators in Promotion (DIPP) and World Intellectual developing countries with access to locally based, TProperty Organization (WIPO) have signed high quality technology information and related an agreement to establish Technology and services, helping them to exploit their innovative Innovation Support Centers (TISC) potential and to create, protect, and manage their WIPO’s Technology and Innovation Support intellectual property (IP) rights. 46 Laghu Udyog Samachar
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