The 58th Installation Ceremony of Bombay Industries Association which also marks the beginning of the 75th year of BIA was held on the 17th of January 2022. Mr. Nevil Sanghvi was inducted as the 58th President of BIA.
To grace the event, we had the privilege to have Mr. Anil Agarwal, the Chairman of Vedanta Resources Ltd, Mr. Bharat Goenka, Vice Chairperson of Tally Solutions Pvt Ltd, Mr. Jay Shah, Secretary of Board of Control for Cricket in India and Ms. Megha Tata, Managing Director of South Asia, Discovery Communications India.
Mr. Nevil Sanghvi along with his office bearers Mr. Sanjay Shah, Mr. Ashish Gandhi, Mr. Hitesh Shetty, Mr, Hitesh Shah, Mr. Rajesh Doshi, Mr. Ryan Fernandes, Mr. Ritesh Choksi pledged towards taking forward the association to new heights.
In his acceptance speech, Mr. Nevil Sanghvi has introduced various new projects and has envisioned a complete road-map for BIA with the fundamental focus being on Ideation, Innovation and Implementation.
The main objective of the current year for BIA will be to
- Incubation Centre with new BIA office
- 100% Digitised Association
- More Women Power to BIA
- Meet and Greet - More Networking Event
- Premium Annual Membership and e-membership
Some of the other initiatives include StartOBIA, BIA Academia, BIA Connect App and better engagement activities.
We had both online and offline patrons due to the pandemic restrictions. Some other highlights from the event included MOUs with recognised universities were signed, first new woman member joining the EC, first ever new woman premium plan member joined. This event is a stepping stone for Bombay Industries Associations’ 75th year. We hope to achieve all that has been envisioned for this year.