Saturday 30 April 2022

Saraswati Global, The Leading Manufacturer Of Handmade Carpets Launches Store In New Delhi

New Delhi: 30th April 2022: Leading producer of handmade carpets Saraswati Global Private Limited (SGPL), a leading carpet manufacturer in India with a legacy of 43 years opened a 5000 sq feet store at 1st Floor Khasra No. 426, 132, Mehrauli-Gurgaon Rd, opp. Pillar No, Ghitorni, Delhi. The store, launched as a part of its expansion plan across markets, houses the latest in floor covering/ carpets collection from Saraswati Global with exclusive designs. The initiative comes under Saraswati Global's plans of expanding across the country to ensure a Pan India presence.

Saraswati Global Pvt. Ltd. India’s leading manufacturer of handmade area rugs further strengthens its retail footprint in India with the launch of its first store in Delhi, India. The newly opened store is spread over a total retail space of 5000 sq feet. The store is designed by Stambha Design House using signature design language. The store is an experiential journey into the brand’s rich history and decades of craftsmanship. It narrates vibrant stories from rural India through a curated ensemble of contemporary handmade rugs.

The store is home to a wide range of modern, contemporary, transitional and traditional hand-knotted rugs. The store offers hand-tufted carpets that combine the ancient craft of weaving with modern-day technology, and hand-knotted carpets that are one-of-a-kind rugs woven completely by hand on a special loom. All the products are of the premium category and some of them can take months to complete.

The 5000 sq feet store in Delhi, presents the customers a seamless space to touch and feel the products before buying. The exclusive range of carpets and rugs is available in wool, viscose, and cotton material and caters to the office and home interiors. The intricate and raveled designs are woven Romania, Abstract, Vista, Vector, and Boston styles.

Apart from helping the weavers with employment opportunities, Saraswati Global is also creating a scope of employment in retail. A total of 10 workers have been hired for the store in Delhi under various profiles.

Mr. Mahesh Choudhary Founder & Chairman Saraswati Global said “"Our expansion plans will strategically cater to the demands of our consumers in terms of both performance and personalization." North India is an important strategic market for Saraswati Global, and we will continue to provide the most up-to-date retail experiences for our customers to help them choose the best products for their individual needs, with a focus on handmade carpets."

In 2023, we plan to add 4-5 stores in Mumbai, Bangalore, Gujarat, Kolkata, and Hyderabad in upcoming years. We now have a strong presence in the metros and look forward to strengthening our presence in tier-ii and tier-lll markets as well,” he further added


Saraswati Global Pvt. Ltd. is India’s leading manufacturer of handmade area rugs, Founded in 1986, Saraswati has grown methodically, thoughtfully, and intentionally to become India’s largest vertically integrated production syndicate, producing exceptional rugs at nearly every price point and construction for customers in every channel of distribution: design, retail, hospitality, commercial, and big box accounts.

With a strong legacy of intricate patterns, technological innovations, and cultural heritage in rug making, Saraswati Global has taken the rug manufacturing industry to the next level of artisanship. Over the course of time SGPL had successfully built a strong and wide community of artisans and weavers who are the biggest strength of the company. With the making of these rugs, we preserve culture and knowledge for the coming generation of artisans.

Saraswati Global's journey to where it is today began in 1978 in Churu, Rajasthan. Initiated with a handful of weavers from the rural regions but a strong vision, the company quickly spread roots in the Indian markets. Since 1978, Saraswati Global has been perfecting the art of making exquisite and quintessential hand-made rugs for homes and businesses alike.


Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar interacts with startups at SemiconIndia, encourages and inspires them to be the next Unicorn

Semicon startups are truly catalyzing India’s electronics & semiconductor ecosystem. May this tribe increase. I am confident that next Unicorn will be from this sector: Rajeev Chandrasekhar

Visiting the startups at the exhibition, the Minister takes account of current capabilities and innovation on display. Reiterates that startup innovation will be the key driver of India’s fast expanding Digital Economy.


Mumbai, 30th April 2022: Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Minister of State for Electronics & Information Technology and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship visited the exhibition are at the SemiconIndia conference and interacted with startups in the electronics manufacturing & semiconductor sector.

He liberally spent time with the tech entrepreneurs to understand their current offerings, their product roadmaps, applications and utilities of their technology and the on-ground impact their cutting-edge innovation is creating. In his interactions, he also urged them to share their thoughts on policy support, fiscal impetus, and other asks from the Government.

He strongly affirmed about the potential of Indian Startups to significantly boost the Growth of India’s Digital Economy over the decade. Taking to his social media, the Minister tweeted “Semicon startups are truly catalyzing India’s electronics & semiconductor ecosystem. May this tribe increase. I am confident that next Unicorn will be from here.”

The Startups were elated to meet the Chairman Steering Committee SemiconIndia 2022 & the Union Minister of State who has been a former chip designer in the Silicon Valley, USA, and a successful tech entrepreneur himself. The Startups felt encouraged and inspired by the Minister’s call for them to join the fast-expanding Unicorn Club.

Earlier in the day, Rajeev Chandrasekhar also met Raja Koduri, Chief Architect and Senior Vice President of Intel’s architecture, graphics and software (IAGS) division who delivered a talk on “From Angstroms to Zetta-scale: Silicon, Systems and Software in India”. The Minister Congratulated Raja Koduri for an excellent talk about the real potential in India in AI, System Design & middleware for Indian Startups. He also expressed optimism about intel partnering with Indian Startups in this area.

The exhibition boasts of several MSMEs and Startups working on cutting edge technology and semiconductor application in various segments. A few notable Indian players in the segment are:

Signalchip - an Indian fabless semiconductor company that has built chipsets from the Baseband processing SoCs to Mixed Signal Devices to RF front ends and has created “Agumbe”, India’s first chipset for 5G NR, 4G LTE and 3G WCDMA standards.

Saankhya Labs - showcasing the latest semiconductor products and also 5G, Broadcast, and Satcom communication products.

Tessolve - a leading engineering solution provider with 2500+ engineers worldwide and a full breadth of pre- & post-silicon expertise. Tessolve provides a one-stop-solution with full-fledged hardware and software capabilities including advanced silicon & systems testing labs.

MosChip - the first fabless semiconductor company, has developed many connectivity-based products that are fabricated at leading foundries and shipped in millions of units. MosChip has niche expertise in the areas of analog, mixed-signal design, high-speed serial interfaces, and IP portfolio which includes silicon-proven SerDes up to 16Gbps as licensable IPs.

Infineon - designs, develops, manufactures, and markets a broad range of semiconductors and system solutions. The focus of its activities is on automotive and industrial electronics, communication, and information technologies, IoT, sensor technology and security.

In his interaction, the Hon’ble MoS reiterated total commitment to extend all support and work with the startups to build the Valley-like ecosystem domestically. He further reiterated the important and key role the startups will play to be the growth engine of the technology ecosystem in India.

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SemiconIndia Conference 2022 sets in motion the roadmap to catalyze semiconductor ecosystem; signs multiple MoUs to bring Hon’ble Prime Minister’s vision to reality


India Processor and Chip Design pacts signed led by DIR-V processors Shakti and Vega

Mumbai, 30th April, 2022: Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi’s vision of turning India into a thriving semiconductor hub kickstarted with multiple Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) signed between the Government, leading semiconductor industry players and industry associations.

The wheels were set in motion to Catalyze India’s semiconductor ecosystem, today, as design and co-development pacts were announced at SemiconIndia 2022. Recently India has announced the DIR-V Program to develop Siliconize and create design wins for future around SHAKTI and VEGA RISC-V Processors.

DIR-V Program with Prof. Kamakoti, Director, IIT Madras as Chief Architect and Shri Krishna Kumar Rao as Program Manager has been initiated with a vision to make India not only a RISC-V Talent Hub for the World but also supplier of DIR-V solutions for Servers, Mobile devices, Automotive, IoT & Microcontrollers across the globe.

DIR-V has announced Five MoUs for the use of indigenously developed RISC-V Processors -SHAKTI and VEGA.

1.                  MoU between SONY India and DIR-V SHAKTI Processor (IIT Madras) for the Systems/Products developed by SONY.

2.                  MoU between ISRO Inertial Systems Unit (IISU), Thiruvananthapuram and DIR-V SHAKTI Processor (IIT Madras) for development of high performance SoCs (System on Chip) and for Fault Tolerant Computer Systems.

3.                  MoU between Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR), Department of Atomic Energy and DIR-V SHAKTI Processor (IIT Madras) for the Systems/Products developed by IGCAR.

4.                  MoU between Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) and DIR-V VEGA Processor (C-DAC) for Rudra Server board, Cyber security, and Language Solutions.

5.                  MoU between Centre for Development of Telematics (C-DOT) and DIR-V VEGA Processor (C-DAC) for the 4G/5G, Broadband, IOT/ M2M solutions 

Additionally, an intent of MoU was announced between IISc Bangalore and SEMI, USA for building core competence of quantum technologies - multi-qubit superconducting quantum processors, photonic processors, diamond-based magnetometers, lab-level quantum-secured communication network etc.

SEMI, USA and IESA also announced an MoU for exploring the potential for growth of Electronics and Semiconductor industry in India and thereby bring global major players in semiconductor to leverage the opportunities for catalyzing the semiconductor ecosystem in India. IESA also released an industry report - India Semiconductor Market Demand.

Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Minister of State for Electronics & Information Technology and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, said,” There has been an exponential growth in electronics production in India. The sector has grown to fulfill domestic demand and to export globally. This is fueling demand for microprocessors and chips. The time is ripe for India to rise and take up this challenge head on.

Our startup ecosystem is replete with some of the best minds in technology and I am confident that our startups will drive the next wave of innovation, leading India’s digital economy. Our design and innovation ecosystem are robust and thriving and I am certain our next wave of unicorns will be from this sector.”

The second day of the conference also had invigorating sessions and discussions with global and Indian technocrats. Mr. Siva Sivaram, President – Western Digital addressed a rapt audience and spoke on India’s resilience to Semiconductor Supply Chain. Raja Koduri, Chief Architect and Senior Vice President, Intel’s IAGS division delivered a talk on “From Angstroms to Zetta-scale: Silicon, Systems and Software in India”. The session covered the real potential in AI, System Design & middleware for Indian Startups. Mr. Akarsh Hebbar, MD, Avanstrate delivered a session on Indian Opportunities in Integrated Semiconductor and Display. He emphasized on the role of semiconductor sector given the rise in demand and projected growth in the sector in the coming years. Upcoming technologies such as 5G will further boost demand and this sets up India perfectly to build an ecosystem that can cater to local demand and also reach Indian chips and microprocessors across the globe.


Traditional Swiss company Victorinox is opening a new Brand Store at the Palladium Mall, High Street Phoenix in the cosmopolitan city of Mumbai. From April 30th, 2022, the entire Victorinox product world can be experienced at the popular luxury shopping mall, from the well-known Swiss Army Knives to kitchen knives, watches, travel gear, and perfumes.

Victorinox, manufacturer of the iconic Swiss Army Knife, is further expanding its footprint. With its own retail stores and those run by franchise partners, the company enables customers worldwide to dive into the fascinating world of Victorinox. After the opening of stores in Vienna, Prague, and Lyon in 2020, 2021and 2022 respectively, Mumbai is now on the agenda for April 2022. Victorinox products are now available in more than 120 countries worldwide and the Victorinox brand world can be experienced in stop-in-shops and in more than 50 of our own retail stores.

The new store is located at the Palladium Shopping Mall, in the heart of South Mumbai, with many premium boutiques of well-known brands, notable offices, restaurants and hotels.
The store offers a long facade in two directions with one inviting entrance, while the broad Victorinox product range is presented across clearly arranged seventy-nine square meters.

Fitness gurus, sports enthusiasts, urban trendsetters, and travel afficionados can look forward to functional travel gear, watches, and perfume. Amateur chefs and professionals will find a wide selection of kitchen knives and utensils. Of course, the iconic Swiss Army Knives are also available. In addition to a wide range of models and colors, Swiss Army Knives can be personalized with regard to configuration and an engravement of choice. We also have a surprise element of personalization in some of our travel gear. Moreover, inspired by the brand DNA and the functionality of the iconic Swiss Army Knife, some travel gear products offer a special personalization option. Initials and names up to twelve characters can be engraved on an iconic Swiss Army Knife scale in a color of choice.

Victorinox is proud to offer all five product categories under one roof and offers a unique brand experience that consumers will always remember.

Another highlight is the Cadet Swiss Spirit Limited Edition 2022, that is essentially Switzerland To Go in a knife. It captures the beauty of Switzerland, inspired by beautiful places and their famous sights. These will be exclusively available for connoisseurs at the newly launched Mumbai store.

“With Victorinox we are bringing an extremely popular, premium brand into the heart of Mumbai,” says Colonel Chandhoke, Managing Director - Victorinox India. “We are excited and look forward to opening the first Victorinox Brand Store in India at this prime location and to offering our customers a unique brand experience.”  


Victorinox AG is a worldwide operating family business, which today is run in the fourth generation. The headquarter of the company is located in Ibach, canton Schwyz, in the heart of Switzerland. This is where the founder of the company Karl Elsener I set up his cutlery business back in 1884 and, a few years later, designed the legendary «Original Swiss Army Knife». Meanwhile, the company produces not only the world-famous pocket knives, but also high-quality household and professional knives, watches, travel gear and fragrances. In 2005, the company took over Wenger SA in Delémont. The Wenger pocket knives were integrated into the Victorinox range in 2013, so that the Wenger product portfolio today consists of watches and travel gear. Products are available online, in own stores as well as via a widespread network of subsidiaries and distributors in more than 120 countries. In 2021, the company with its more than 2100 employees generated sales of CHF 408 million. 

Ram Gopal Varma graced the Press Conference of the film ‘Dangerous’

‘Dangerous’ held the press conference of the film in Mumbai suburbs today which was attended by the director Ram Gopal Varma along with the lead actors Naina Ganguly and Apsara Rani. While director Ram Gopal Varma was talking on this occasion, he stated this is India’s first lesbian crime action drama film. He also added, “The film is about the passionate love between two women and it will be the first in India to culturally elevate the stigma of LGBT."

Ram Gopal Varma’s upcoming film ‘Dangerous’ is releasing on 6th May 2022. 


Saturday, 30th April 2022, Kathak Guru Padmashri Shovana Narayan with Geetika Kalha, Unveiling the book (English and Hindi) with DVD on "Kathak Lok: Temples, Traditions and History" at IGNCA Auditorium.

This deeply researched book is the result of 7,000 kilometers of travel through North India and five years of fieldwork, investigation, and research. The mission was to understand the existence of Kathak villages and what Kathak and ‘Kathak Lok’ represented.

Going from village to village, seeing Kathak Lok dance in temples, meeting Maharajas, dancers, scholars, and swamis, the authors, Shovana Narayan and Geetika Kalha, peeled layer upon layer of history. Bit by bit facts revealed themselves, slowly lifting the curtain to a clear and accurate picture.

The authors unearth little-known facts of pre-Christian era roots of Kathak and its role in propagating and preserving dharma, over the centuries, which continues as a living tradition today. This book shatters many popular perceptions-such as the Mughal origins of Kathak.

The DVD directed by Beenu Rajpoot encapsulates interviews with members of the Kathak Lok and with patrons, providing a glimpse into the Kathak villages, archival records, and the living temple dance tradition of the Kathak Lok and the journey of the authors. 

Vitasta publications are the publishers of the English version of the book while Shubhi Publications are the publishers of the Hindi version of the book. 

The event was attended by Abha Dalmia, Anita Singh, Designer Leena Singh, Dr. Herbert Traxl, the Austrian Ambassador, Dr. Karan Singh, Dr. Yatindra Mishra, and Mr. Amarendra Khatua, Mr. Sanjay Arya, PT. Sajan Mishra, Ramesh Chandra Gaur, Ranjana Narayan, Sonal Jindal etc...

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 Fashion Icon Tamannaah Impresses Fashion Experts With Her Bodycon Dress

Style Goddess Tamannaah Is A Vision In A Blue Leather Bodycon Dress
Tamannaah has put the fashion police on alert with her back-to-back raid-worthy statements. A fashion icon in her own right created a stir online with her another stunning red-carpet look! Leaving everyone impressed, the diva walked the star-studded event in a blue faux leather bodycon dress, flaunting her curves.
Styled by Shaleena Nathani, Tamannaah is the next style Goddess after Deepika Padukone in the industry! The PAN-India star looked breathtaking in a Versace dress. She paired the beautiful outfit with blue heels and golden earrings. Keeping the entire makeup subtle, the actress made her eyes the focal point.  
Touted to be the next big thing in the fashion world, Tamannaah has been serving us with some picture-perfect looks off late. From rocking the airport-style game to owning the red carpet like a queen - this blockbuster star is one to watch out for in the vogue universe.

Vikas Verma shares his experience working with Tiger Shroff and Tara Sutaria in Heropanti 2

Vikas who has marked his brilliance in movies like Yaariyan, Mom, Shandaar, Judwaa 2 and many more shares his experience working with Tiger and Tara “ I mostly shot with Tiger and Tara, it was a great experience working with Tiger for the first time. Performing action scenes with Tiger takes the ride on another level. He works harder than anyone I have seen, so dedicated that looking at him I challenged myself again to become that hardworking. We had some good laughs between hard hitting action as Tiger is very funny, which is a lesser known fact. Shooting with Tara and Ahmed Sir was fun too, it was a happy vibe on the set”
Vikas has been in the industry for a while and has given some blockbusters. He maintains that fame is short lived, appreciation is something that he craves. “I am glad that I could impress Ahmed sir in every scene, he used to praise me, encourage me to do better. As an actor I am driven by appreciation and motivation”

SemiconIndia Conference 2022 kicks off on a high note; best and brightest minds globally join the conversation on Catalyzing India’s Semiconductor ecosystem

SemiconIndia Conference 2022 kicks off on a high note; best and brightest minds globally join the conversation on Catalyzing India’s Semiconductor ecosystem 

The Techade in India is being built, driven, and catalyzed by Startups. The entrepreneurial energy will propel India’s semiconductor ecosystem forward: Rajeev Chandrasekhar 

Applied Materials announces investment worth 1800cr in Bengaluru to set up manufacturing facility 

Mumbai, INDIA, April 30th, 2022: Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated SemiconIndia Conference 2022, the global semiconductor conclave designed to bring together key stakeholders to showcase existing capabilities, ideate innovations and discuss global best practices. The flagship conclave with the theme Catalyzing India’s Semiconductor Ecosystem, is being held in Bengaluru from 29th April to 1st May 2022.

Inaugurating the conference, Shri Narendra Modi, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India said, “Semiconductors today are playing a critical role in the world. India is in a unique position to be the influential player in the segment owing to its consumer base and skilled engineering workforce. Our government is cognizant of the potential of the sector, and we are committed towards acceleration and growth of the chip design and manufacturing ecosystem in the country. An ecosystem that is built on the principle of ‘Hi-tech, high quality and high reliability’.

Our digital-first approach can be seen in the way India has adopted digitalization. Today, UPI is the most efficient payment infrastructure. We are using digital technologies to transform lives in all forms of governance from health and welfare to inclusion and empowerment. This conference is a step towards bringing the industry and government closer to ideate, discuss and formulate policies that will enable growth and pave way for India to be at the forefront of next revolution in technology. We commit to providing support in form of ease of business, empowering policies, monetary support in form of PLI and other schemes, and investing in skilling and training youth to provide talent required for the sector in India and globally.

We have earmarked USD 10 billion for India Semiconductor Mission and are creating an environment that encourages growth to create a vibrant semiconductor ecosystem and steer India into the future.”

The conference aligns with the larger national narratives such as Make in India and Atmanirbhar Bharat and is pegged as the launchpad to India Semiconductor Mission (ISM). The brightest minds in the sector have come together to help actualize India’s aspirations of becoming a superpower in the semiconductor sector. The three-day conclave is designed to provide impetus to India’s semiconductor strategy and chart its future course of action and growth milestones.

Speaking on the occasion, Shri Ashwini Vaishnaw, Minister for Electronics & Information Technology, Railways and Communication, said “The biggest asset India has is its talented workforce, that is trusted by the world. Building India as a prominent player in chip design and manufacturing is a marathon, not a sprint. Our vision is supported by careful planning and calibrated efforts of all stakeholders to establish India as a major hub for electronic and semiconductor industry globally. Aside from our favorable policies, we are also working closely with academic and global institutions to design curriculum that will help create 85 thousand trained and production ready workforce for the semiconductor industry. We reiterate our commitment and promise to work closely with the industry in a focused manner for the long-term growth and development of the sector. “

Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Minister of State for Electronics & Information Technology and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, said,” The world has been through one of the worst Black Swan phases in recent times. India has suffered $150b - $200b economic loss due to lockdowns in the pandemic. However, we have emerged stronger despite the economic setbacks. Given our vast country and populace, India has shown great resilience and done exceptionally well with its vaccination program, healthcare and financial support and other welfare schemes for its citizens.

Effective governance and empathetic policies have been key in achieving this monumental feat.

We also have been cognizant of the rapid pace of digitalization thrust upon us by pandemic and our ability to face this calamity with resilience has been appreciated by the whole world. Today our technology ecosystem is recognized for its excellence the world over and our startup ecosystem replete with many unicorns is a testimony to this fact. The semiconductor design and manufacturing sector is a critical component of our next phase of growth and to catalyze this growth, we have laid down a calibrated roadmap ably supported by conducive policies and concerted effort and close collaboration with the industry. Together we can and we will bring to fruition our Hon’ble Prime Ministers vision of putting India at the forefront of next Techade by ensuring Sabka Saath, Sabka Prayaas. “

The inaugural event was well represented by the industry with leading Indian and global enterprises present. The industry captains in attendance lauded the government’s efforts and vision in turning the country into a semiconductor hub. Mr Sanjay Mehrotra, President & CEO, Micron Technology emphasized on the role of semiconductor sector in ensuring an Atmanirbhar Bharat, made possible by the collective efforts of the industry, academia, and the government. In his keynote address Mr Randhir Thakur, President, Intel Foundry Services, reiterated the critical role the domestic semiconductor sector is playing and will continue to play in ensuring economic growth and security. Semiconductors are the new oil in the digital age. Providing impetus to the homegrown innovators and welcoming global players to set up manufacturing in the country will propel India’s tech sector growth in years to come. Jim Keller, CEO Tentorrent emphasized on all pervasive nature of semiconductors in our everyday lives. With the consumer base and data growing at a rapid pace, there is a need for semiconductor ecosystem to keep pace. India will play a critical role from talent and technology perspective globally. 

During the conference, the government also solidified its partnerships with the industry by showcasing commitment and a keen interest to work with the stakeholders to realize its efforts towards actualizing the milestones set and translate its vision into a reality. The below Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) were inked:

  • MOU signed between SEMI and ELCINA to promote semiconductor ecosystem in India
  • MOU between CDAC and Qualcomm for partnership in semiconductors which will target semiconductor design startups, in line with the objectives of the PLI scheme
  • MOU between AICTE and SEMI and ISM for training and skilling tech workforce for the semiconductor sector

IESA launched an industry report on ‘Semiconductor manufacturing supply chain – India’s opportunity in the global market”

The conference is envisioned as the launch pad to kickstart India’s ambition in becoming the global electronics and semiconductor design and manufacturing hub. Day one of the event featured an address by Mr. Ajit Manocha, President and CEO, SEMI speaking about India’s ‘Fab’ulous push for Million Chips for Billions.

India has received investment proposals from five global semicon majors to set up semiconductor fab and display fab locally in India. The proposals are for manufacturing the chips used in wide array of products including consumer devices, automotives and personal electronics. The proposals received so far are to the tune of $20.5b in the greenfield segment of display and semiconductor chip manufacturing.

Applied Materials, a leader in material engineering solutions and largest semiconductor display equipment manufacturer in the world, made an announcement to invest 1800 crore rupees in India. The company has acquired a large land parcel in Bengaluru, to set up the proposed manufacturing facility.

The panel discussion on the topic - India's march towards semiconductor capabilities for future included eminent industry leaders such as Barun Dutta, IMEC, Erez Imberman, Tower Semiconductors, Raj Kumar, IGSS Ventures, Rajesh Nair, Global Foundries. The panellists highlighted the need for concerted efforts to gear up for next phase of growth in the sector. Creating attractive learning and growth opportunities for the large engineering talent pool in the country to help accelerate growth of the electronics and semiconductor ecosystem in India.

The conference also features an exhibition with prominent chip and microprocessor manufacturers, technical institutions, and new age technology startups. The exhibition reiterates the current capabilities present in the sector and exciting possibilities of new innovations.

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Vidisha Srivastava celebrates her birthday with &TV’s Bhabiji Ghar Par Hai’s cast and crew!

It is birthday time for Vidisha Srivastava aka Anita Bhabi in &TV's Bhabiji Ghar Par Hai and there are some special celebrations in store! The entire cast - Aasif Sheikh, Shubhangi Atre, and Rohitashv Gour, along with the rest of the crew of Bhabiji Ghar Par Hai threw a surprise birthday bash for Vidisha along with the actor’s mother.

Speaking about her birthday celebration, Vidisha Srivastava (Anita Bhabi) says, "This year's birthday celebration is extremely special and memorable as I got to spend it with my reel and real-life family. And the best part was my mother accompanying me on the sets, just to spend the day with me. But as it turned out, there were surprise birthday celebrations planned and everyone was super excited! It truly made my day more special. On reaching the sets, I got emotional, seeing the sweetest surprise planned by my team. They decorated a corner for me and arranged a cake. The gesture truly touched my heart. We all had loads of fun, frolic, and laughter. Although I joined the cast only a couple of weeks or a few months ago, however, it felt like I have known everyone for so long. All of us have bonded beautifully and we have so much fun together as one big happy family. The special surprise brought back the childhood memories of birthday parties. I would be excited the whole week before my birthday, buy my birthday dress, plan my birthday party, and even silently pray for my favourite birthday gifts. And then the whole hullabaloo around the food and games at the birthday party! (laughs).”

Elaborating further, Vidisha adds, “This year is a blessing and very special to me. My birthday gift arrived much ahead of my actual birthday when I got the opportunity to essay the iconic character of Anita Bhabi. The amount of love and affection I have received and have been still getting from my fans as well as the cast and crew is quite overwhelmingEveryone is so warm and affectionate. I am so full of gratitude for this wonderful opportunity to essay this role, work with the wonderful and talented team and be loved and appreciated. I could not have asked for more. The only wish I have now is that the viewers keep loving me and my character always”.

Watch Vidisha Srivastava as Anita Bhabi in Bhabiji Ghar Par Hai every Monday to Friday at 10:30 pm only on &TV!


विदिशा श्रीवास्तव ने एण्डटीवी के ‘भाबीजी घर पर हैं’ के कलाकारों और तकनीशियनों के साथ मनाया अपना जन्मदिन! 

यह एण्डटीवी के ‘भाबीजी घर पर हैं‘ की अनिता भाबीयानि विदिशा श्रीवास्तव का जन्मदिन मनाने का समय हैऔर उनके लिए बेहद खास सेलीब्रेशन की तैयारी की गई है! ‘भाबीजी घर पर हैं‘ के आसिफ शेखशुभांगी अत्रे और रोहिताश्व गौड़ समेत सारे कलाकारों और तकनीशियनों  ने विदिशा की मां के साथ मिलकर उनके जन्मदिन की सरप्राइज पार्टी दी।

अपना जन्मदिन मनाये जाने पर विदिशा श्रीवास्तव (अनिता भाबीने कहा, ‘‘इस साल का बर्थडे सेलीब्रेशन बहुत खास और यादगार रहाक्योंकि मैंने उसे अपनी रील और रियल-लाइफ फैमिली के साथ मनाया। और सबसे अच्छी बात थी मेरा खास दिन मेरे साथ मनाने के लिये सेट पर मेरी माँ का मेरे साथ होना। लेकिन बाद में मुझे बर्थडे सरप्राइज मिला और हर कोई बहुत उत्साहित थाइससे मेरा दिन वाकई खास हो गया। सेट पर पहुँचकर मैं भावुक हो गईक्योंकि मेरी टीम ने बहुत प्यारा सरप्राइज दिया था। उन्होंने मेरे लिये एक काॅर्नर सजाया और केक मंगवाया। यह बात मेरे दिल को छू गई। हम सभी ने बहुत मस्ती की और खूब हंसे। हालांकिमैं इन सभी से कुछ हफ्तों या महीनों पहले ही मिली हूँलेकिन ऐसा लगा जैसे मैं इन सभी को काफी लंबे समय से जानती हूँ। हम सभी बड़ी खूबसूरती से घुल-मिल गये हैं और साथ मिलकर हम एक बड़े और खुशहाल परिवार की तरह खूब मजे करते हैं। इस खास सरप्राइज ने मुझे बचपन की बर्थडे पार्टियों की याद दिला दी। मैं अपने जन्मदिन से पहले पूरे एक सप्ताह तक रोमांचित रहती थीबर्थडे के लिये ड्रेस खरीदती थीबर्थडे पार्टी प्लान करती थी और चुपचाप अपने पसंदीदा तोहफों के लिये प्रार्थना भी करती थी। और फिर बर्थडे पार्टी में खूब सारा खाना और खेलना होता था! (हंसती हैं)’’

विदिशा ने यह भी कहा, ‘‘यह साल मेरे लिये सौभाग्यशाली और बहुत खास है। मेरे जन्मदिन का तोहफा तो मेरे असल जन्मदिन से काफी पहले मिल गयाजब मुझे अनिता भाबी का मशहूर किरदार निभाने का मौका मिला। अपने प्रशंसकोंसाथी कलाकारों और क्रू से मुझे जो प्यार और स्नेह मिला है और अब भी मिल रहा हैवह बहुत खुशी देने वाला है। हर कोई मुझसे बड़ा स्नेह और लगाव रखता है। इस भूमिका को निभानेइस शानदार और प्रतिभाशाली टीम के साथ काम करने और इतना प्यार तथा सराहना पाने का यह बेहतरीन मौका मिलने पर मैं बहुत आभारी हूँ। इससे ज्यादा मुझे और क्या चाहिये। मेरी केवल यही कामना है कि दर्शक हमेशा मुझे और मेरे किरदार को यूं ही प्यार देते रहें।’’

विदिशा श्रीवास्तव को अनिता भाबी की भूमिका में देखिये, ‘भाबीजी घर पर हैं’ मेंहर सोमवार से शुक्रवार रात 1030 बजेसिर्फ एण्डटीवी पर!