Business Information Modeling conference held in Delhi

Rudrabhishek Infosystem Private Limited (RIPL), the state-of-art software service to the Real Estate Industry and Graphisoft Budapest, Hungary jointly organised on November 22, 2016 at India Habitata Centre, New Delhi, along with the re-launch of ARCHICAD in the Indian market.


Indian real estate and infrastructure industry is in advanced stage where an effective implementation of technology can make the industry more systematic, transparent, progressive and can enable timely completion of the projects. To hone the skills of ace industry professionals, the event was organised, according to a media statement.

The aim of the conference was to bring together the government officials and Building Information Modeling Industry experts around the region to present and discuss on the latest development in BIM Technology and its dynamic impact on Designing Architectural Engineering and Construction Industry. This event provided an opportunity to all delegates, professionals, students and industry expert to attend and learn new practices.
ARCHICAD is the leading Building Information Modeling (BIM) software application used by architects, designers, engineers and builders to professionally design, document and collaborate on building projects. It offers creative work and design documentation of a project in real 3D environment with the help of which one can find the potential flaws and weaknesses in the design before construction. Not only it makes the tedious task of documentation easy, it also makes it easier to make changes in the design. And Cloud based collaboration let the user works on any network, hardware or software configuration connecting teams and projects of any size or setup.
Soumya Das, Director, RIPL said: “We are glad to be associated with Graphisoft, Hungary and hope this partnership will take the ARCHICAD to the next level in India, and it will gain the same market share as it has internationally. It is the most advanced software available worldwide and will help Indian professionals to enhance their skills and deliver the best of the project. As of now, we have got the marketing and distributions rights for North, East and North-east market. Innovative product like ARCHICAD will not only upgrade the work quality but also take less time to design and improve the accuracy of the project. The right smart usages of technology like BIM will act as a catalyst in the market and boost the Indian Infrastructure Industry.”
Eniko Pauko, Implementation Specialist, Graphisoft, said: “Graphisoft is delighted to work with Indian Industry leader RIPL and is excited for Indian Market. We have been internationally with ARCHICAD and it has helped the architects around the world making their work easy. We believe that by transforming the quality of information used in building industry, ARCHICAD aims to change construction practice completely and would make great change in Indian real estate scenario as well”.
Laszlo Toke, International Sales Manager, Graphisoft pointed out: “GRAPHISOFT continues to lead the industry with innovative solutions such as its revolutionary BIMcloud®, the world’s first real-time BIM collaboration environment, EcoDesigner STAR, the world’s first fully BIM-integrated “GREEN” design solution and BIMx®, the world’s leading mobile app for BIM visualization. Our vision is to bring BIM into common practice for the design and realisation of buildings by enabling model-based workflow integration through innovative IT solutions”.

SC Gaur, CAP Agra Development Authority (Ex CAP Noida Development Authority) and the Chief Guest inaugurated the event, highlighting and encouraging the adoption and implementation of BIM TECHNOLOGY IN THE CONSTRUCTION Industry along with Soumya Das (Director RIPL), Laszlo Toke (International Sales, Graphisoft) along with Guests of Honour- S M Akhtar (Dean, JamiaMilia), Manoj Mathur (HOD ARCHITECTURE SPA, New Delhi), Col N Krishna Rao (Director Projects, VNC).

Some of the prominent guests who attended the event included acclaimed Educationalist Dr. VK Paul (HOD BE and M, SPA New Delhi), Ramesh Sharma BIM Expert, Ruchi Misra (Architect), SN Tripathi (Services Expert), Sandeep Sharma (PMC Expert) etc. The thought provoking event was also blessed by dignitaries and keynote speakers like Pradeep Misra (CMD REPL Group) and PN Misra (Retd VC GDA,ADA,LDA).

RIPL has the marketing and distribution rights of ARCHICAD for Northern, Eastern and N-E India, viz., Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu Kashmir, Uttarakhand, Bihar, Odisha, West Bengal, Jharkhand, Chhatisgarh, Union Territories of Chandigarh, National Capital Territory of Delhi and NE states.

GRAPHISOFT SE, Budapest, Hungary is the largest entity in the GRAPHISOFT Group and the corporate headquarters. GRAPHISOFT® ignited the BIM revolution in 1984 with ARCHICAD®, the industry first BIM software for architects. GRAPHISOFT continues to lead the industry with innovative solutions such as its revolutionary BIMcloud®, the world’s first real-time BIM collaboration environment, EcoDesigner STAR, the world’s first fully BIM-integrated “GREEN” design solution and BIMx®, the world’s leading mobile app for BIM visualization. GRAPHISOFT has been a part of the Nemetschek Group since its acquisition in 2007.

RIPL was established in 2012 with an aim to provide comprehensive and state-of-art software service to the Real Estate Industry. RIPL focuses on helping organizations in creation, conversion, updation, integration and evaluation of data through application of GIS, ERP and other technologies with focus on the AEC Industry. It provides optimum, business driven solutions by undertaking consulting assignments and offers end to end geospatial consultancy and development services. RIPL is a sister concern of REPL (Rudrabhishek Enterprises Pvt. Ltd). RIPL is also the reselling partners for Microsoft.

Arena Perspectives 2015: Throwing fresh perspective into animation industry

Perspective 2015, organised by the leading animation institution in India, Arena Animation was held at Mahatma Phule Sanskrutik Bhavan, Pune on July 18, 2015. In fact, the event was an opportunity for over 400 animation lovers to interact with leading influencers in the animation and VFX industry in the presence of Venkat, Sales Head (South & West), Arena Anmations and Vijendra Shukla, Area Sales Head, Pune, according to a company statement.

Arena Animation

Vaibhav More, Founder and Director, Vaibhav More Films, Mumbai said: “The animation industry has grown three times over however, the media and entertainment industry require talented professionals such as 3D-animators, 3D artists, Motion Graphics Artists, Lighting and Rendering Artist, Flash animators, digital sculpting, Web designers, creative advertisers, Illustrators, Visualiser, Storyboard artist, 3D modeler to name a few.”

Prashant Shahane-CG Head, Trace Vfx, Mumbai imparted a more technical based lecture on VFx fundamentals and lighting based on his own experience. Shahane opined that this profession needs not only hard work, but smart work as well. His guidance gave the attendees first hand advice on the media and entertainment industry and what a career in animation would entail.

At the event, Easo Thampy Matthew, Business Head for Arena Animation, said: “We at Arena are always aiming at bridging the gap between animation/VFX aspirants and the industry. ‘Perspectives’ is the perfect platform for enthusiasts to meet professionals and get access to their insights and experiences. We are also fulfilling our goal of producing world class professionals by introducing programs that have been designed to make our students experts in the latest tools used by the industry globally.”

According to a finding in FICCI KPMG 2014, the animation, VFx and post- production industry in India is valued at Rs 44.9 Billion from Rs 39.7 billion a year ago. This can be attributed to the fact that animation can now be found in every aspect of our lives from television, banking, entertainment, online shopping, web site designs etc. Animation is a versatile and sought after skill to possess as the scope of careers is possible in virtually every sector from advertising, architecture, aviation, hospitality, travel & tourism, engineering, hospitals, media and entertainment etc.

India Fashion Week Dubai: RC Dalal wishes Bollywood Fashion Designer Rocky S good luck


Bollywood Fashion Designer Rock S was wished by his mentor, RC Dalal, Executive Director, JD Institute of Fashion Technology good luck for attending the India Fashion Week Dubai. Dalal was the teacher of Rock S, who got his formal training at JD Institute of Fashion Technology.

RC Dalal-Rocky S

Indian Fashion Week Dubai

India Fashion Week Dubai is a unique fashion platform that features the talented designers of the Indian sub-continent, showcasing the most promising, cutting edge fashions to the global fashion world.

Rocky S

Rocky S makes clothes under his label, ‘Rocky S’. Known for his excellent construction, detailing and finish, Rocky S has not only mastered the art of designing clothes for movies, but has also plunged into the other sectors of the industry.

Dalal said: India Fashion Week is a favourite among fashion pundits worldwide for its unmatchable content, flawless executions, industry-leading talks and sessions, as well as dramatic appearances by A-list celebrities donning the ramp as showstoppers. It feels great when Rocky S, an Ex-Jediian is called upon to represent India for unveiling his newest works at India Fashion Week Dubai Season 2. Rocky S is blessed with an innovative mind and novel ideas for clothing, his haunting interest in clothes and recommending people what to wear and helping them in their dressing sense has made him a brand. It is a proud moment for all of us and I wish him all the best for his fashion show.”

The educational partnership is aimed at making the students industry ready by letting them face the challenges on the professional front and develop in them problem-solving abilities by applying the knowledge they have gained in JD Institute of Fashion Technology. Rocky S will be taking his years of experience in the field of design industry to JD Institute to teach the new age designers. The ace designer will be actively involved with the academics and will work closely with the jediians for their final collection, a media statement said.


JDIFT focuses on creting the designers of tomorrow. In addition to holding 29 campuses spreas across the country, the Institute also has an international campus in Central London, the UK. Over the existence of last 25 years, the Institute’s alumnis include renowned designers such as Rocky S, Falguni and Shane, Reza, Gaurav Chabra, Urvashi Kaur, Mahaka Mirpuri, Nitin-Isha, Niket Mishra to name a few.

Indo-Nippon Golf Cup 2015 held in Delhi

A perfect evening was hosted in association with Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry in India (JCCII) and ASSOCHAM by founder and president, Indo-Nippon Golf Cup 2015, Rahul Sharma to celebrate the announcement of the 10th edition of Indo-Nippon Golf Cup 2015.


Rahul Sharma (Extreme Right) and Vijay Jolly, BJP leader (Centre) with patrons of Indo-Nippon Golf Cup 2015.

India and Japan, with a focus on skill development, Japanese investment in the development of smart Communities and Technologies in Water, Solid Waste Management and Urban Transportation in India.

The chief patrons for the event included Arjun Asrani, Former Ambassador India to Japan; Toshihisa Fuse, President, Japan Chamber of commerce and industry in India; Aftab Seth, Former Ambassador, India to Japan; Tatsuyo Nishimoto, Secretary General Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry in India; Neelam Pratap Rudy Philanthropist and Golfer and spouse of BJP leader Pratap Rudy.

The event was sponsored by SANSUI, and was managed by GOLFLAN. The Tee-off is on the March 15 at the Golden Greens Golf resort, Gurgaon.

Daniel Portman to attend Comic Con India 2015 in Bangalore on April 3

Comic Con India announced that Daniel Portman, Actor, HBO’s hit series ‘Game Of Thrones’ is attending Comic Con India 2015 in Bangalore.

Daniel Portman - GOT 1

This is for the First time that Comic Con India is bringing in an International Actor as a Special Guest, according to a statement issued by Comic Con India. Last year, Mark Gatiss, Actor, Co- Creator and Executive Producer of the BBC’s hit series Sherlock attended Mumbai Film and Comic Con 2014 in December. Comic Con India 2015 is taking place at White Orchid Convention Centre from April 3- 5, 2015.

Daniel Portman is a Scottish actor, born in Glasgow. He earned an HNC in acting and performing at Reid Kier College in Paisley, Scotland. His first role was as Paul in the 2010 supernatural thriller film ‘Outcast’ alongside Game of Thrones’s actors James Cosmo (Jeor Mormont) and Kate Dickie (Lysa Arryn). Following ‘Outcast’ he appeared in the Scottish comedy film ‘The Angel’s Share’.

Daniel Portman - GOT 2

In 2011, it was announced that Daniel would be playing Podrick Payne in HBO’s adaptation of George R. R. Martin’s ‘A Game of Thrones’. Podrick is the loyal squire to Tyrion Lannister and has appeared in the show since its second season. Daniel will be returning to Game of Thrones in season 5. In 2013 Daniel toured the UK and US in the stage play ‘Black Watch’.

On attending Bangalore Comic Con 2015, Daniel Portman quotes, “I am very excited to be coming to Bangalore for Bangalore Comic Con in April. I am looking forward to meeting my Indian fans & having a great weekend.”

From April 3-5’ 2015, Daniel will be a part of special sessions at Bangalore Comic Con 2015. He will talk about his character in the show and will answer the questions from fans about both previous seasons and the forthcoming season, which premieres a week after the event. Also, he will sign exclusive posters for the fans at the convention.

Jatin Varma, Founder, Comic Con India, said: “We are super excited to have Daniel over at Bangalore! We wanted to give GOT fans in the city something to look forward to, and Daniel’s presence is one of the many things we have planned this year.”

Another main attraction at Comic Con India 2015 will be The Game of Throne’s special Photo-op Booth. Comic Con India has officially tied up with HBO to bring the Throne replica exclusively at Bangalore Comic Con. There will be a Throne replica at the special photo – op booth where fans and visitors can get their pictures clicked.

The highly anticipated Season 5 of Game of Thrones is premiering in India on April 13, 2015 at 10.00 pm, within 24 hours of the US premiere exclusively on HBO Defined, 100% ad-free, followed by other episodes on subsequent Mondays at the same time.

Comic Con India is dedicated to creating unique events and giving the fans, exhibitors and partners a platform to celebrate their undying love and passion for comics & pop culture. Comic Con India is dedicated to expanding India’s popular culture by creating high profile events that cater to fans of not only comics, but also, gaming, movies, television,merchandise, toys and more.

BodyPower Expo India 2015 Mumbai to attract 20,000 visitors

Starting today at the Bombay Convention and Exhibition Centre, BodyPower Expo India 2015, the fitness hub of Asia is estimated to attract a footfall in excess of 20,000.


The visitors includes key buyers, distributors and manufacturers from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia and the UAE with a multitude of opportunities to experience in this unique and awe-inspiring event.

BodyPower Expo is the perfect platform to promote health & nutrition and body building related products and services to an audience made up of thousands of key business decision makers, trade delegates and enthusiastic consumers.

This is a perfect event for leading sports nutrition, fitness equipment, vitamins and apparel brands. BodyPower Expo is a show that encapsulates everything positive about fitness. This unique, inspiring atmosphere generates extensive sales and networking opportunities for aspiring companies looking to build a formidable reputation in the rapidly developing Indian health and wellness market, worth Rs. 620 crores.

Set across an action-packed weekend on March 21-22, March 2015, BodyPower Expo is an event that simply can’t be ignored for any company looking to raise their profile within the domestic and international fitness industry.
Some of the prominent international athletes like Ronnie Coleman (legendary), Phillip Heath, Kris Gethin, Nathan Harman, Ricardo Correia, Callun Won Moger, Francis Benfatto, Oksana Grishina, and Indian athletes such as (Mukesh Gahlot, Sangram Chougule, Dinesh Aswal, Bhupendra Dhawan (Dronacharya Awardee) have joined hands with BodyPower Expo India to make it big in the Indian market. Brands like Neulife, Unlimited Nutrition, Life Fitness, Cellucor, BSN, Optimum Nutrition, Musclepharm, Precor, Jerai, Gifted Nutrition, SAN Nutrition, Cytosport, ESN, BillionBody, Scitec, Grenade, Fitcrunch etc. have got associated with Body Power to escalate India’s health and wellness market with this unique initiative.


Nick Orton, CEO, Body Power Expo said: Despite seven years of exponential growth and unrivalled success in the UK, we will ultimately be delighted at the impact the show is going to make in the upcoming second season of BodyPower Expo India 2015. An eye-catching 20,000+ visitors are expected to make their way to Mumbai’s Bombay Exhibition Centre across the two day event, to enjoy an extremely well-presented international show that evidently resonated with those who attended.”
Following its inception within the fitness industry back in 2009, BodyPower has progressively expanded its global profile and has established itself as a driving force for the consumer fitness market with an international reach of over 35 million.