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1,800 Tree House kids in Pune form India’s largest human flag by tiny tots

Tree House School Children Celebrate 66th Republic Day as “Nanhe Prayas Bade Prahav”
1,800 Tree House kids form India’s largest human flag by tiny totsPune, January 26, 2015: Nanhe Prayaas, Bada Prabhav (Tiny efforts lead to a high impact)! Over 1,800 Tree House school tiny tots aged between 3 -12 years, portrayed an interesting display of patriotism and nationalism by creating aflagmade by students in Pune on the occasion of the 66th Republic Day celebration. Celebrating our 66th Republic Day, Tree House High schools’  pre primary, primary and middle level students -assisted by their teachers - came together in two separate groups, decked in the Indian Tricolors  - saffron,whiteandgreen as they  formed India’s largest human flag by children under 12 years of age at Tree House High School premise in Karve Nagar Pune.  Adequate safety measures were deployed to ensure safety of all participants. It was a red letter day for the students of Tree House, a day that they will remember for yea…

AFCONS creates record in Indian Oil & Gas industry

Becomes first Indian EPC contractor to install a process platform under float-over technology on time
AFCONS Infrastructure Limited (AFCONS) achieved a new milestone on January 15, by executing a float-over installation of the HRD Process Platform, for ONGC, in the west coast of India.

Float-over operation is a new concept which is being recently used in ONGC projects wherein an offshore vessel or a cargo barge which is carrying the heavy topside is made to enter the slot created between jacket legs and stab the complete topside on the jacket legs.
With this phenomenal achievement, the Shapoorji Pallonji Group Company became the first Indian EPC contractor to install a process platform under float-over technology on time. This was only the second float-over operation to be carried out in India.
In offshore oil and gas industry worldwide, most topsides are installed via conventional method of lifting. So far, only 27 topsides have been installed across the world using the float-over techni…

700 Tree House School children in Virar create 36 feet long magnificent artistic replica of bird’s wings

“Colours of Imagination Fly High In the Sky”

Virar, January 17 , 2015: 700 Tree House children aged between 3 -12 years today created an unique artistic replica of birds wings measuring 36 feet long at the Tree House High School atYashwant Nagar, Virar. 
The students from playgroup, nursery, primary and middle level eagerly came together and experienced “Colours of Imagination Fly High in the Sky” in a record setting art installation event at the Tree House school premise. Using their own imagination and art work, the children successfully showcased their unique talent in a spirit of creativity, celebration and competition.  The unique art installation was unveiled by Mrs Shobhna Peradoor, Vice Principal, Tree House High School, Virar. She said to the august gathering "I am so proud of all my 700 school tiny tots who have created such an amazing artistic replica of birds wings. These magnificent wings showcases the creative potential of our students and gives a message that sky is t…

GJF’s Budget wishlist aligned to Prime Minister’s Make in India dream for gems & jewellery sector

ØSeeks reduction in gold import duties as global oil & gold prices have fallen ØUrges Government to exclude jewellery from all FTAs ØSeeks a comprehensive gold mining policy that encourages domestic exploration ØUrges Government to stimulate enhanced recycling schemes for idle gold
Mumbai, January 15, 2015: As part of its pre-Union Budget recommendations, All India Gems and Jewellery Trade Federation (GJF), the national nodal and the largest single trade body in India for the promotion and growth of trade in gems and jewellery across India, has urged the Union Finance Minister to bring down the duty on gold from 10% to 2% to encourage ‘Make in India’ initiative in the gems & jewellery sector. At present, the current account deficit is under control due to reduction in global gold prices (40% down) from USD 1,900 to USD 1,200 today. Fortunately, crude prices (which account for the highest bill for imports) have reduced 60% in last 6 months.
According to the GJF, increasing import d…

GJF presents 5th National Jewellery Awards on 21st February 2015

·Four significant segments and 26 awards categories ·10 Successful Students from Jewellery design institutions to be awarded scholarship of Rs 15 lac in total ·Exclusive directory “NJA Design Digest 2015” to be unveiled ·Awards Category open to all in jewellery industry.
·An independent and reputed Jury Panel to judge & select Award Winners
The All India Gems and Jewellery Trade Federation (GJF), the national trade body for the promotion and growth of trade in Gems and Jewellery Industry across India, presents the most prestigious National Jewellery Awards (NJA 2015) in the gems & jewellery (G&J) industry. This annual award ceremony is aimed at recognizing the immense talent, innovation and creativity of its members, associates and students presently studying in gems & jewellery institutes.
NJA 2015 comprises four different segments and 26 award categories. The four different segments are: Retailer Awards (For GJF members only); Manufacturer Awards (For GJF members only); J…