Saturday, March 24, 2012

“Pack – Walk” Marathon on 24th March 2012

The Indian Institute of Packaging in association with The Federation of Andhra Pradesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FAPCCI) jointly organized a Press meet today (21st March 2012) at Federation House, Red Hills, Hyderabad.

Mr. B.K. Karna, Deputy Director, Indian Institute of Packaging, V.S. Raju, President, FAPCCI, Mr. V. Anil Reddy, Chairman, Energy Committee, Mr. M.V. Rajeshwara Rao, Secretary General, Mr. S.S. Raju, MD, Progrssive Packaging Private Limited, Mr. Shanthanu, Executive Officer, Reddy Labs has addressed the media.

Press Release

Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh – We are happy to inform you, that IIP Alumni Association is an offshoot of Indian Institute of Packaging, an Autonomous body under the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India. They have been rendering the sacred duty of indoctrinating Training, Testing, Consultancy, Research & Development in the field of Packaging.

The Alumni Association, in Conjunction with IIP has been rendering Yeoman service to Industry, Commerce & Trade, in spreading Education, Employment & Entrepreneurship Development to the packaging Industry, in general, and for the Preservation of our Precious planet, from Exploitation. In fact, our goal is aimed at a total green revolution.

Packaging Industry is considered to be a sunrise Industry, with a total turnover of 14 billion US dollars and it is expected to reach about 18 billion dollars by the year 2015. The Industry is growing at a rate of 15% annually.

We may kindly take liberty to inform you, that the Hyderabad Centre of IIP was inaugurated by the Late Lamented Dr. Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy, Chief Minister Of Andhra Pradesh on 24th March, 2006. In other words, we have completed six successful years of service, in achieving the above objectives.

This year, we, at the Alumni Association, have taken the Initiative, to celebrate the event as “WORLD PACKAGING DAY” with a “PACK –WALK” at the Necklace Road, which starts at 9 Am on 24th March, 2012, from the People’s Plaza to the Large Circle of NTR Marg and back to the People’s Plaza, in Association with Federation of Andhra Pradesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FAPCCI).

We have invited Sri Kasu Venkat Krishna Reddy, Hon’ble Minister for Cooperation as Chief Guest for the Occasion.

Happy to inform that the country has got the “BEST” Institute in the field of packaging with large infrastructural facilities for the dissemination of knowledge and information in packaging. And thus, today, the country has become the “GLOBAL HUB” for the supply of all types of packaging materials and as well as packaging education through Indian Institute of Packaging.

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