Objective – The Objective of PHD-KAF Alumni Association is to bring all members of association together and work for the benefit of MSME sector.
PHDCCI-KAF Alumni Association is an organization of such entrepreneurs who had participated in the various training programmes organised since the commencement of the Project in 1990. During the year 1993 the Alumni Association had strength of around 162 members which went upto 300 members in the year 1997. The association took the initiative to organize seminars.
The Year 1993 was a special year for the project for more than one reason. This year Annual Day celebrations of the cooperation Project was celebrated along with the Alumni Association played a leading role in these celebrations and put a glittering exhibition of products dealt with by the various units run by the past participants. Initially the intention was to have one day exhibition only. In view of its popularity on the first day it was extended to 3 days with a great success.
In the year 1993, The Alumni brought out the first bulletin entitled Udyami. (Meaning Entrepreneur) which was an important medium of exchange of views, experiences, opportunities and information among the members. The issues contained all events and activities organized under the banner of the Alumni This was released at a formal ceremony by Dr Volker Bauer, then Resident Representative of the foundation in India. He was instrumental in giving a brilliant lead to the implementation of the Project in the earlier stage.
Alumni association held its Annual General Meeting in which the new governing council for the year 1997-98 was elected. With a view to streamlining the operations of the Alumni Association and also to ensure that important aspects of operations were discussed the committee. The Governing Body constituted four committees: the names of the committees were
- Exhibition committee
- Magazine committee
- Membership committee
- Cultural committee.
Continuing the past practice of the Alumni members participating in the prestigious India International Trade Fair (IIFT 1997) In November 1997 the Alumni participated for the fourth consecutive year in the fair held from November 14 to 27, 1997 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. Items on display put forth by the Alumni were home furnishings, garments, pearls and handicrafts items. The initiative taken by the Alumni members was greatly admired by all concerned.
There were few meetings of association took place. The last meeting held on 4th July 2017 at PHD Chamber in which the new managing committee has been formed and the elected President of KAF Alumni Association is Ms Anju Bajaj and Chair is Mr Sandeep Sinha. Mr Parag Kumar, Mr Gopinath Das, Mr Vijay Kumar Siani and Mr Harish Khattar are other active members of the Association.
For any further query please contact
Ms Sunita Prajapati
Senior Assistant Secretary