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B R Shetty-led BRS Ventures enters Afghanistan; takes over two hospitals and establishes pharmaceutical manufacturing unit


By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

(Left - Sitting) Dr. B. R. Shetty, Founder and Chairman, BRS Ventures; (Centre - Standing) H.E. Ashraf Ghani, the President of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan; (Right - Sitting) H.E. Dr. Ferozuddin Feroz, Ministry of Public Health, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Ministry of Public Health, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and BRS Ventures, UAE today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to take over two hospitals and establish a pharmaceutical manufacturing unit in Kabul, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. The MoU was signed in the presence of H.E. Ashraf Ghani, the President of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. For enhancement of the public healthcare infrastructure in Kabul, BRS Ventures will operate and manage Sheikh Zayed Hospital (SZ Hospital) and Wazir Akbar Khan Hospital (WAK Hospital) under the public private partnership model. The hospitals will be a part of BRS Ventures healthcare brand called ‘BR Life’. The MoU will be executed in 2 phases. Operations & Management of SZ Hospital in Phase 1 and WAK Hospital in Phase 2. Read more

US, Russia, Syria, China, Iran, Afghanistan, amongst 20+ countries participating in IIT Bombay’s Techfest competitions


By Stephen Fernandes Mobile: 9820707327  Email: stevfern@gmail.com

Over the years the Techfest, IIT Bombay has branched out its reach into international territories and International Competitions, with their huge scale, attract numerous foreign participants thus sky-rocketing the level of competitions. The result is a win-win situation for everyone, the participants who get to interact with some of the best teams around the globe and such participation calls for technological, innovative and economical revamps to their models which only adds to the audience’s experience.

International Robotics Challenge (IRC) –Tech enthusiasts from war-torn countries like Syria selected for final round at Techfest. IRC is a contest which asks for utmost expertise in many technological aspects like wireless computer interface, image processing, line following mechanism etc.The principle aim of the competition is development of two bots: one autonomous and manual. But the real challenge lies in the task of installing appropriate provision for the bots to coordinate and communicate to finish the task.With prize money of INR 3,00,000 it has attracted teams from countries like Syria, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Nepal and Egypt. Read more