Entrepreneurs share their success stories at IIT Kharagpur’s EAD 2017 in Nagpur

Entrepreneurs share their success stories at IIT Kharagpur’s EAD 2017 in Nagpur

IIT Kharagpur’s Entrepreneurship Cell recently organized their flagship event – Entrepreneurship Awareness Drive 2017 (EAD) – in association with Nation Next as the online media partner, at Persistent Systems, Nagpur. Priyadarshini MBA College, Nagpur, was the education partner for EAD...
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Vidarbha Industries Association (VIA) celebrates its 54th Foundation Day in Nagpur

Vidarbha Industries Association (VIA) celebrates its 54th Foundation Day in Nagpur

Vidarbha Industries Association (VIA) celebrated its 54th Foundation Day on September 9, 2017 at Hotel Centre Point in Nagpur. Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, former MP Datta Meghe,  Commissioner of Police of NagpurDr K Venkatesham, etc., were among the few pro...
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Refurbished milk processing plant ‘Mother Dairy’ inaugurated in Nagpur

Refurbished milk processing plant ‘Mother Dairy’ inaugurated in Nagpur

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis inaugurated the refurbished milk processing plant Mother Dairy in Civil Lines in Nagpur on 4 June 2017. Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Radha Mohan Singh and Minister for Road Transport and Highways and...
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India’s first Multi Modal Electric Vehicle Project and Ola Electric Charging Station launched in Nagpur

India’s first Multi Modal Electric Vehicle Project and Ola Electric Charging Station launched in Nagpur

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis and Minister of Road Transport, Highway and Shipping  – Nitin Gadkari, on May 26, inaugurated India’s first Multi Modal Electric Vehicle Project and Ola Electric Charging Station at Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar International ...
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Zoomcar commences its operations in Nagpur

Zoomcar commences its operations in Nagpur

Nation Next a few days back, told you about the self-drive car rental company – Zoomcar launching its operations in Nagpur. Well, the company, finally commenced its operations in the orange city today near Meditrina Institute of Medical Sciences, Ramdaspeth....
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Fionna is the first stand-alone restaurant to invest so heavily on interiors: Ranjan Kale

Fionna is the first stand-alone restaurant to invest so heavily on interiors: Ranjan Kale

Over the years, a lot of lounges have come up in Nagpur, but only few have really stood the test of time. One of the lounges, which surely did is Fionaa Lounge and Restaurant in Dharampeth, which has enjoyed a...
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Zoomcar to launch its operations in Nagpur on May 23

Zoomcar to launch its operations in Nagpur on May 23

The self-drive car rental company – Zoomcar India Private Limited, which was launched in India in 2013, will be launching its operations in Nagpur on May 23. Zoomcar, which is spearheaded by Greg Moran (CEO and co-founder), has its headquarters...
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Nagpur to turn into India’s biggest warehousing hub

Nagpur to turn into India’s biggest warehousing hub

Nagpur, which is termed as India’s Zero Mile due to its central positioning, is soon going to be the country’s largest logistics hub. Known for its oranges, tiger reserves and scorching heat, Nagpur has been witnessing an increase in investment...
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We haven’t cut a single tree for constructing our 20-acre jungle resort Vannraj at Pench: Ramprasad Agrawal

We haven’t cut a single tree for constructing our 20-acre jungle resort Vannraj at Pench: Ramprasad Agrawal

Pench National Park in Madhya Pradesh is well known for its jungles. Such is the rich flora and fauna at Pench that the park, which was given the status of a national park in 1983, was once used by British...
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If you are far-sighted and have a vision, you will definitely become successful: BK Agrawal

If you are far-sighted and have a vision, you will definitely become successful: BK Agrawal

Not many can boast of being a successful businessman with a passion. The examples are rare and Nagpur’s Brij Kishore Agrawal surely makes the list. A chartered accountant by profession, Agrawal chose to build his own spectacular dream and that...
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INSPIRING: Jasmine Gimi trains fourteen deaf and dumb women from Nagpur to become beauticians

INSPIRING: Jasmine Gimi trains fourteen deaf and dumb women from Nagpur to become beauticians

It’s difficult to even imagine how fourteen deaf and dumb women from Chitnavis Trust, Nagpur, plan to work as beauticians and even set up their own beauty salons. But, they have it all worked out. The trust that takes care...
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Kanchan Gadkari inaugurates the swanky salon ‘Studio Hair Habits’ at Sadar, Nagpur

Kanchan Gadkari inaugurates the swanky salon ‘Studio Hair Habits’ at Sadar, Nagpur

Kanchan Gadkari, wife of Minister for Road Transport and Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari, recently inaugurated the unisex salon – Studio Hair Habits – at SJTI Complex, Residency Road, Sadar, Nagpur. Spread across 2300 sq.ft, Studio Hair Habits is s...
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VIA conducts ‘Making March Meaningful’ session in association with ICAI, Nagpur

VIA conducts ‘Making March Meaningful’ session in association with ICAI, Nagpur

VIA (Vidarbha Industries Association) Taxation and Corporate Law Forum in association with the Nagpur Branch of WIRC of ICAI conducted a tax awareness program – ‘Making March meaningful’ – at the VIA Hall, Udyog Bhawan, Civil Lines, Nag...
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We bought stake in Dinshaw’s as we didn’t want a Parsi company to shut down: Jamashp Bapuna

We bought stake in Dinshaw’s as we didn’t want a Parsi company to shut down: Jamashp Bapuna

One of the oldest and the largest manufacturers of alcohol, the Bapuna Group, apart from producing their own alcohol beverages, handles the bottling for some of world’s largest liquor conglomerates such as Pernod Ricard, United Spirits, Radico Khaitan and Al...
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Understanding credit rating and opportunities in digital infrastructure

Understanding credit rating and opportunities in digital infrastructure

VIA Economy and Finance Forum, Nagpur, recently organised an interactive session wherein D Ravishankar and Dr E Shankarrao spoke on the topics – ‘Enhancing credit worthiness through credit rating’ and ‘Opportunities in digital infrastru...
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You can’t be popular if you aren’t controversial: Mohabat Singh Tuli

You can’t be popular if you aren’t controversial: Mohabat Singh Tuli

  One of the most popular members of the Tuli family in Nagpur, hotelier Mohabat Singh Tuli, owner of Hotel Tuli International at Sadar and Tuli Veer Bagh in Pench, is known for his chilled out attitude. With his business...
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Eighty per cent of patents in India are filed by foreigners

Eighty per cent of patents in India are filed by foreigners

  Smt. R.P College for Women Nagpur and LAD College (Shankar Nagar campus), on January 10, 2016, organised a national seminar on ‘Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) and importance of patents to boost research.’ Technical sessions on introduction and i...
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Demonetisation will benefit the implementation of GST: T S Rawal

Demonetisation will benefit the implementation of GST: T S Rawal

Dr Tejinder Singh Rawal became a chartered accountant at the age of 21 in 1987 and that was just the start of a brilliant academic career which was to follow. Dr Rawal has multiple degrees to his credit and is...
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Meet the man behind Ten Downing Street, Nagpur

Meet the man behind Ten Downing Street, Nagpur

A decade back, many people complained about Nagpur not having enough chilled out pubs or classy restrobars. That fact, left most of the Nagpurians with a recurring question – ‘Where do I take my friend from a metro city to...
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Nagpur women wave a dream catcher in male bastion of event management business

Nagpur women wave a dream catcher in male bastion of event management business

A number of event management firms have come up in Nagpur over the years. While some have made their mark, some have just vanished with time. But in Nagpur, the business of event management is blooming as more number of...
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VIA conducts a seminar on ‘Opportunities for SMEs in Food Processing Sector’ in Nagpur

VIA conducts a seminar on ‘Opportunities for SMEs in Food Processing Sector’ in Nagpur

Vidarbha Industries Association (VIA) and Agro and Rural Development Forum in a tie-up with Grant Thornton India LLP, organised a full day seminar on ‘Opportunities for SMEs in Food Processing Sector’ at Chitnavis Centre on November 26, 2016. Businessmen a...
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VIA conducts a seminar on ‘After effects in India and World Economy with demonetisation policy’

VIA conducts a seminar on ‘After effects in India and World Economy with demonetisation policy’

Dr V Aditya Srinivas, chief operating officer and chief economist from BSE Brokers Forum and Dr TS Rawal, chartered accountant from Nagpur, spoke during VIA’s seminar on “After effects in India and World Economy with demonetisation policy.” The semi...
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VIA and Lemon Ideas launch ‘Gurukul’ for aspiring entrepreneurs

VIA and Lemon Ideas launch ‘Gurukul’ for aspiring entrepreneurs

VIA (Vidarbha Industries Association) and Lemon Ideas launched their new start-up Gurukul at VIA Auditorium, Nagpur on 16th November. During their ‘Entrepreneurship Forum,’ various entrepreneurs spoke on the topic – Local specialities and Global Busi...
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I’m at a level where I consider myself above all criticism: AK Gandhi

I’m at a level where I consider myself above all criticism: AK Gandhi

AK Gandhi is one of the biggest brands in white goods retails today in Vidarbha. Sitting in his office in Nagpur, which he refers to as the ‘City of Newspapers’, over a cup of coffee, the man behind the brand...
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Inside the 200-year-old tabla market of Nagpur!

Inside the 200-year-old tabla market of Nagpur!

→ Amidst the sound of chaos in the busy area of Budhwari, Nagpur exists a tabla market at Maskasath Road. This tabla market is 200 years old and consists of around fifteen shops. Tabla makers here are known for making...
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I’ve created a monster called The Breakfast Story!

I’ve created a monster called The Breakfast Story!

A self-confessed serial entrepreneur and architect-turned-restaurateur Mukul Kulkarni knows that he’s cast a spell in his second spell by creating a one-of-a-kind restaurant The Breakfast Story. In a candid chat with Nation Next, Mukul Kulkarni speaks fondly...
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Nagpur traders promote Indian products over Chinese products this Diwali

Nagpur traders promote Indian products over Chinese products this Diwali

Post the Uri attacks, China backed Pakistan by blocking India’s bid to designate Pakistan based Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar a terrorist at the United Nations. Since then there has been an active protest to boycott Chinese goods in India. Recently...
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Nice Software Solutions Pvt. Ltd. honours its employees at Suraburdi Club, Nagpur

Nice Software Solutions Pvt. Ltd. honours its employees at Suraburdi Club, Nagpur

Nice Software Solutions Pvt. Ltd. held its annual award function at Suraburdi Club, Nagpur. More than 100 employees of the company from all the branches across the globe were a part of it. The award function was organised to honour...
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Here’s how Dinshaw’s milk factory at Nagpur processes 3.5 lakh litres of milk everyday!

Here’s how Dinshaw’s milk factory at Nagpur processes 3.5 lakh litres of milk everyday!

Here’s how Dinshaw’s milk factory processes raw milk to prepare your favourite milk and milk products like lassi, shrikhand, ghee, etc. This dairy plant is located, adjacent to the Dinshaw’s ice cream plant at MIDC Butibori. At present, the dairy...
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Swadeshi Jagran Manch urges Indians to boycott Chinese goods

Swadeshi Jagran Manch urges Indians to boycott Chinese goods

The economic wing of the Sangh Parivar – Swadeshi Jagran Manch (SJM) held a press conference in Nagpur yesterday to urge Indians to boycott Chinese goods. The press conference was held against the back drop of the ongoing tension between...
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