Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce/Industry & Committee Against Smuggling & Counterfeiting Activities Destroying the Economy


Events 2019 overview

Key Activities of FICCI’s Committee Against Smuggling and Counterfeiting Activities, Destroying the Economy (CASCADE) during 2019: 

  1.   State Seminars

Communication, Coordination and Collaboration-Strengthening the first against counterfeiting and smuggling

  •   22, February 2019, Hotel Taj Mahal, Lucknow
  •   31, August 2019, National Law School of India University, Bengaluru 
  1.   Capacity Building Programme for Police Officers on Prevention of Counterfeiting, Smuggling and Piracy 
  •   23, February 2019, ATS Headquarters, Lucknow
  •   14, June 2019, Police Training Centre, Vizianagram
  •   17, June 2019, Karnataka Police Academy, Mysore
  •   21, June 2019, Tamil Nadu Police Academy, Chennai
  •   29, June 2019, North Eastern Police Academy, Umiam, Meghalaya
  •   05, July 2019, Police Station, Barakhamba Road, New Delhi 

(On the occasion of World Anti-Counterfeiting Day in June, we dedicated the entire month of June for greater engagement with Police officers and organized 4 programmes for the Police officers in different states of India on this issue). 

  1.   Roundtables 
  •   Round Table with Delhi Police - 28, February 2019, New Delhi
  •   Round Table with Custom & DRI - 18, March 2019, New Delhi
  •   Roundtable on Counterfeit Packed Food and Beverage with FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India) - 13, November 2019 
  1.   Youth Programme 

Zero Evasion: Fight Counterfeiting and Smuggling, 06, August 2019, New Delhi

Inter School Competition where more than 50 schools from Delhi and other states participated in various competition on the theme. 

  1.   International Conference

MASCRADE 2019 - 26-27, September 2019, New Delhi 

The event brought together stakeholders from governments, private sector, international organisations, law enforcement agencies and civil society for a series of action-driven dialogues to combat illicit trade.Speakers from INTERPOL, US Intellectual Property-South Asia, UK Intellectual Property Office, Australian Border Force, HM Revenue and Customs and US Homeland Security, among others, along with key dignitaries from the Indian government, police, judiciary, customs and captains of the industry spoke at the conference.