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In a significant and historic development, PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry signed an MoU with Maharashtra Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (MACCIA) to expand its activities towards the western region of India.
Mr. Gopal Jiwarajka, President, PHD Chamber and Shantanu Bhadkamkar, President, MACCIA signed the MoU in the presence of Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Railways, Government of India at the Ministry of Railways, New Delhi.
Both the chambers have agreed to work on common interests to push forward India's growth story. They have agreed to conduct joint research activities on crucial economic areas and make representations to the government on areas such as agriculture, industry, ease of doing business and socio-economic development at the grassroots for the upliftment of living standards of the people.
Joint activities would also include organizing programs, roundtables, exhibitions on various industrial and socio-economic areas in the coming times.
"This is a major breakthrough for both the chambers as collaborative efforts with their respective strengths would not only be fruitful for their respective regions but also for the overall socio-economic development of the country," said Gopal Jiwarajka, President, PHD Chamber.
Industry dignitaries from the MACCIA who joined at the signing of MoU include Mr. Shantanu Bhadkamkar, President, MACCIA, Mr. Santosh Mandalecha, Sr. Vice President, MACCIA, Mr. Samir Dudhgaonkar, Vice President, MACCIA, Mr. Anil Kumar Lodha, Vice President, MACCIA, Mr. Lalit Gandhi, Vice President, MACCIA, Mr. Sagar Nagare, Acting Secretary General, MACCIA among others.
Industry leaders from PHD Chamber including Mr. Gopal Jiwarajka, President, PHD Chamber, Mr. Rajeev Talwar, Vice President, PHD Chamber, Mr. Sharad Jaipuria, Former President, PHD Chamber, Mr. Sandeep Aggarwal, Chairman, Railways Committee, PHD Chamber, Mr. Saurabh Sanyal, Secretary General, PHD Chamber, Mr. Jagmohan Bhanot, Advisor, PHD Chamber, Dr. S. P. Sharma, Chief Economist, PHD Chamber among others were present while signing the MoU with MACCIA.
The members of MACCIA appreciated the establishment of foundations - FWF and RDF at PHD Chamber which no other chamber has done so far and also valued research work undertaken by PHD Research Bureau, the research arm of PHDCCI.
Both the presidents of Chambers Gopal Jiwarajka, President, PHD Chamber and Mr. Shantanu Bhadkamkar, President, MACCIA assured maximum support to each other for the mutual benefit of all members and stakeholders of both the chambers.
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