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UK - Tamil Nadu & Puducherry - Business Meet 2013

British South Indian Chamber Commerce and World Tamil Organisation UK jointly launched the UK Tamilnadu Chamber of Commerce (UKTNCC) on 15th April in the British Parliament Buildings. The idea to launch such an organisation was conceived by few entrepreneurs a year ago, when they shared their experiences in entering Indian market as a British Company. Though there are many such organisations in UK, the founder members are first Generation Immigrated Entrepreneurs from Tamilnadu and Pondicherry. 

UKTNCC will be more of a Social Enterprise than a business promotion council. UKTNCC will focus mainly in promoting Bi-lateral trade and investments between UK and South India (Particularly Tamilnadu).

Moreover UKTNCC will be a launching pad for Entrepreneurs and Businesses who wish to enter the ever booming South Indian Market. Members and Individuals will be discussing on various policies which affects positively and Negatively, Opportunities, Market Entry Strategies etc. 

Mr. Virendra Sharma MP, President, Indo-British Chamber of Commerce presided for this Launch event. The guests list included many but not limited to representative's from Governmental and Non-Governmental Trade Promotion Organisations, Physicians, Philanthropists, Entrepreneurs, Engineers, Solicitors & Barristers, Chartered Accountants etc.., 

Jacob Ravibalan one amongst the Founder Members Welcomed the Guests, Lawrence Fredrick (Founder Member UKTNCC) discussed on the potentials and opportunities for British Businesses in Tamilnadu, as well presented the key investment requirements which Tamilnadu is looking for. Dr Manivarmane (Founder Member UKTNCC) unveiled the un-explored Investment potentials of Pondicherry (Pondicherry's strategic location benefits Tamilnadu to a greater extent, both the economies go hand in hand). Future Plans and Strategies of UKTNCC was explained by Sundar Subbiah (Founder Member UKTNCC). 

Mr.Roy Spencer (Global Lead, Travel & Tourism Consulting with in TCS London) Happily shared his experiences working with Tamilnadu its Highly qualified Human Resources, the Ways TATA Group is benefiting from these work force.

The guests included Ms Kamala Chandrasekar (Head of Finance - UKTI), Mr Aditya Vidyadhar Mittal, Mr.Philip Abraham (Vice-President, British South Indian Chamber of Commerce), Mr Prabakar Kaza (Managing Trustee, UK Telugu Association), Mr Thiruvasagam (President, British Tamil Trade Forum), Mr Kumar Kunthikanamata (President, Kannada Sanghama UK), Mr Sampath Kumar (President, London Sri Murugan Temple), Mr Venkatraman (CEO, SBI UK), Mr SV Arumugam (President, Confederation of Indian Textiles), Entrepreneur Mr Sampath Kumar. 

The Launch program was co-ordinated by Ramesh Kumar Balakrishnan (Founder Member UKTNCC) and Karthik Durgaprasad along with Somasundaram (Founder Members) organised this function. 

Siv Matchendran (Founder Member UKTNCC) thanked the Chief Guest and other Guests for their gracious presence and Wishes for UKTNCC Success. 

Please feel free to contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit us at www.uktncc.org.uk for more information. 

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