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27th Anniversary of GOPIO. India West.

October 7, 2016: GOPIO is a non-partisan, non-sectarian global organisation with chapters in several countries. This organisation is actively promoting the interests of people of Indian origin worldwide by monitoring and addressing current critical issues of concern. It has made this possible by enhancing cooperation and communication between groups of Indians living in various countries.

GAPIO Europe convention is scheduled to take place from 10th-13th of November 2016 in Paris. The venue for the opening day is at the Restaurant Simla Hill.


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At the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, the end of World War I was proclaimed. GOPIO will visit the World War I memorial on the second day of the event, in Neuve Chapelle (Richebourg) to pay tribute to the Indian soldiers ( more than 4000) who were killed in France.


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At the site of Neuve Chapelle (Richebourg), there now stands a memorial garden, circled by domed pavilions and towering columns, it now forms a permanent reminder of the sacrifice of our forefathers of Indian Origins.

On the final day at Hotel Le Marriott Discussion on “Make In India: Exploiting the potential” will be taking place. The session objectives include Investment Opportunities, Emerging Sectors, Research and Development, Human Resource Development India is the safest investment destination.

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Cheap labour will and cannot be a sustainable solution to attract investments. Investments in Human resources need to be made to create an internationally competitive advantage. Cities are essential to economic development. India has the opportunity to make quantum leaps in technology and designing cities. Retrofitting and modernising cities will not help.

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The second discussion would be on Entrepreneurial India. The objectives for this session include Exploiting the entrepreneurship opportunities in innovation, digital and social domains,Innovation, Focusing on the emerging and existing trends of entrepreneurship, digital India, role of the Indian diaspora, advancement in science, technology and research.

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