Fellowship cum JITO - Vision 2020 Workshop at Dubai during 25th to 28th Sept`08

Released on: October 11, 2008, 6:10 am

Press Release Author: Pratap Jain (CEO)

Industry: Advertising

Press Release Summary: Fellowship cum Workshop on JITO 's Vision-2020 was organized
in Dubai during 25th to 28th Sept'08 at Hotel Intercontinental & Crown Plaza, Dubai
Festival City, Dubai. The meet was very well attended by more than 450 FCP's and
Office Bearers of JITO.

Press Release Body: On 26th Sept'08 we had a Business meet along with Jain
Businessmen and Industrialists from Dubai. The first International Chapter of JITO
was launched in Dubai before an impressive gathering of more than 1000 persons. The
enthusiasm and response from Dubai and other emirates businessmen was not only very
encouraging but beyond anybody's expectation.

One session dealt with the Business Opportunities and challenges that exist in UAE
and India in the prevailing global market scenario. This session was addressed by
senior Partners of KPMG Mumbai and KPMG, Dubai, giving an overview at macro level of
the current economic scene and various sectors offering good business prospects in
both the Countries. KPMG is one of the top 5 Consulting firms in the world.
Presentations made by them were very well received and gave an idea of the sunrise
sectors where investments can be made.

Jain International Women Organization (JIWO) also had meeting of JIWO. The First
International Chapter of JIWO was launched in Dubai on 27th Sept'08. The meeting was
attended by all spouses of delegates from India and Dubai. Topics of common interest
such as Sanskar (Values), Shiksha (Education), Suraksha (Security) were discussed
and presentations were made by JIWO Members covering these subjects which are JIWO

On 27th Sept JITO had discussions on the Vision - 2020 for the Community. Primarily
the topic of Group discussion was "Create and Enhance the Knowledge Wealth and skill
levels of the Jain Community." Different Groups gave their views and conclusions
which will be taken into consideration while taking decisions in this regard.

Pursuant to the detailed deliberations held at the meeting of Prominent
Educationists and JITO management held in Koba, Ahmedabad, in the august presence of
Param Pujya Naypadmasagarji Maharaj Saheb, a decision was taken to start Institutes
for higher Education and to set up a Jain University. Further deliberations were
held by the Sub Committee on Education. A presentation was made by Shri Motilal
Oswal, Overall Chief of this Project, apprising all how they are proceeding with the
Project, a brief outline of the University Project, what courses are to be started,
location, requirement of Funds, how funds can be raised, etc. etc.

Shri Hemant Shah, President - JITO shared what all projects JITO is presently
working on and what other projects/activities JITO has in mind. He called upon all
to spare some time and assist JITO in meeting its objectives.

Shri Utkarsh Shah, President, JITO - Ahmedabad Zone made a presentation on the
forthcoming Triple Grand Event (Global Summit) to be held on the University
Grounds, Ahmedabad, India on 8th January to 12th January 2008, and requested for
support from JITO Members. Some members have committed to support the Event.

A session was held for listening to the views, suggestions and comments of JITO
Zones and Chapters Office bearers. During this session lot of valuable suggestions
were made which will receive due consideration by JITO-Apex management.

Delegates from India and UAE had wonderful opportunities for social interaction and
fellowship with each other during meal breaks and in the evenings while visiting
Desert Safari and Dhow Cruise.

On 28th Sept'08 B2B sessions were conducted amongst different Trades such as
Construction, Gem & Jewellery, I.T., Financial sector, textiles etc. and had useful
interaction amongst fellow Businessman. Personal contacts were established amongst
them which will go a long way in establishing business relations to develop and grow
their businesses.

Pratap Jain (CEO)
Jain International Trade Organization
7/10, Botawala Bldg., Office No. 5,
Horniman Circle, Fort,
Mumbai - 400 001. INDIA
Phone: (022) 6610 2003 / 2004
Email: contact@jito.org
Website: http://www.jito.org

Web Site: http://www.jito.org

Contact Details: Pratap Jain (CEO)
Jain International Trade Organization
7/10, Botawala Bldg., Office No. 5,
Horniman Circle, Fort,
Mumbai - 400 001. INDIA
Phone: (022) 6610 2003 / 2004
Email: contact@jito.org
Website: http://www.jito.org

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