Ayurveda is not merely a system of medicine, but a way of life. Ayurveda - as practiced and utilized by Indians at large since centuries, is going global by virtue of its unique blend of science and philosophy that balances the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual components necessary for holistic health.The Global Ayurvedic Market is accounted for $3,428.0 million in 2015 and is expected to reach $9,791.0 million by 2022 growing at a CAGR of 16.2% from 2015 to 2022. Ayurveda originated in India and its practice was intense in South India. It is critical that all stakeholders realize the growth potential in areas like healthcare, lifestyle, medicine manufacturing, exports and tourism. It is also time for us to position India as a Global Ayurveda hub since Ayurveda is witnessing resurgence in India and around the globe.
Global Ayurveda Summit 2018: Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is organizing the second edition of Global Ayurveda Summit 2018 with the theme Mainstreaming Ayurveda through Startups and Brand on 21 – 23 November 2018 at the Hotel Le Meridien, Kochi, Kerala, India.
Create global market place for Ayurveda
Brand Ayurveda as the way of life
Ayurveda to grow to 50,000 crore industry by 2025
International Conference: Knowledge Platform to meet Global and National leaders in Ayurveda and related fields; Share New ideas and solutions; Trace Growth Trends, Study future opportunities and address the challenges
First ever Ayurveda Startups Competition in India – based on present challenges and new opportunities; attract young minds to come up with out of the box ideas; The best ideas to be mentored, incubated and also funded by the Industry; Structured Startup Mentor meetings
International Exposition : Showcase Products and Services: Ayurveda, Yoga, Naturopathy, Siddha, Unani & Homeopathy; Underline market leadership; Build brand equity and visibility; Discover partners and collaborators; Open to public
Structured prescheduled meetings: Representatives of Central & State level Government officers, R&D Institutions; Entrepreneurs, Startups; Service Providers; Partners, Associates, Collaborators.
22 November: 1200 Hrs - 1730 Hrs: Structured B2B and B2G meetings will be conducted as part of the Global Ayurveda Summit
22 & 23 November: Exhibition is open for public
Minister of State for Electronics & IT, Culture and Tourism, Government of India
Advisor, Ministry of Ayush
Managing Director, The Arya Vaidya Pharmacy (Coimbatore) Limited
Chief Superintendent, Arya Vaidyasala, Kottakal
Physiotherapist, 1983 World-cup winning Indian Cricket Team
CEO, Kerala Startup Mission
Director, Vaidyaratnam Oushadhasala
MD & CEO, Madhavbaug
Chairman, CII Kerala & MD, Dhathri Ayurveda P Ltd
Director, Jiva Ayurveda
Managing Partner, Ogilvy and Mather
Convenor, Ayurveda Panel & Managing Director, Bipha Drug Laboratories P Ltd
Co-Convenor, CII Ayurveda Panel & Vice Chairman, Sreedhareeyam Group of Institutions
Managing Director, Kerala Ayurveda P Ltd
Managing Director, Punarnava Ayurveda P Ltd
Ayurstart2018 is the first ever Ayurvedic startup competition, conducted as part of the Global Ayurveda Summit organised by Confederation of Indian Industry from 21 – 23 November 2018 at Hotel Le Meridien, Kochi. The cont est will attract young minds to come up with out of the box ideas in the Ayurveda sector. The competition intends to foster & ignite the passion for entrepreneurship in the Ayurveda community. The event provides a platform for s tudents/young entrepreneurs to pitch in their business startup ideas.
The Top 3 teams stand to win exciting prizes, apart from being given an opportunity to be incubated.
Rs 1000 per team
Once the registration is made, participants may supply the Executive Summary either online or to CII Secretariat, Mr Dipu at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) works to create and sustain an environment conducive to the development of India, partnering industry, Government, and civil society, through advisory and consultative processes.
CII is a non-government, not-for-profit, industry-led and industry-managed organization, playing a proactive role in India's development process. Founded in 1895, India's premier business association has around 9000 members, from the private as well as public sectors, including SMEs and MNCs, and an indirect membership of over 300,000 enterprises from around 265 national and regional sectoral industry bodies.
CII charts change by working closely with Government on policy issues, interfacing with thought leaders, and enhancing efficiency, competitiveness and business opportunities for industry through a range of specialized services and strategic global linkages. It also provides a platform for consensus-building and networking on key issues.
Extending its agenda beyond business, CII assists industry to identify and execute corporate citizenship programmes. Partnerships with civil society organizations carry forward corporate initiatives for integrated and inclusive development across diverse domains including affirmative action, healthcare, education, livelihood, diversity management, skill development, empowerment of women, and water, to name a few.
As a developmental institution working towards India's overall growth with a special focus on India@75 in 2022, the CII theme for 2018-19, India RISE : Responsible. Inclusive. Sustainable. Entrepreneurial emphasizes Industry's role in partnering Government to accelerate India's growth and development. The focus will be on key enablers such as job creation; skill development; financing growth; promoting next gen manufacturing; sustainability; corporate social responsibility and governance and transparency.
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