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)
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 objectives.
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.