Trade Association of Information Technology (TAIT), India’s leading IT association representing IT ecosystem organizations, recently announced the Board of Directors that will now lead the association to achieve newer goals and targets. Apart from the addition of new members, the new Board has also created specific subcommittee, comprising of select directors that will focus on key functions of the committee. Along with the new Board and the subcommittees, TAIT has mapped a 3 point focus agenda that includes:
- Drive membership growth by adding new members from IT trade, to the association
- Create a more meaningful and engaging Knowledge series platform by driving participation through feedback
- Revitalize TAIT’s flagship event – ComIT, in this year, making it a bigger, better and memorable experience for the industry
The New Board of Directors for TAIT for 2018-19 are as under:
|Sr.No.||Director’s Name||Company Name||Designation|
|1||Mr. Samir Parekh||Brainpoint Computer Consultancy||President|
|2||Mr.Magan Gangani||Newtrack Computers Pvt. Ltd.||Vice-President|
|3||Mr.Viren Bavishi||Sapphire Micro Systems||General Secretary|
|4||Mr.Sameer Mehta||Computer Corner||Treasurer|
|5||Mr. K.R.Chaube||Techlink Infoware Pvt. Ltd.||Director|
|6||Mr.Ajay Parekh||ShreeMaat Computers||Director|
|7||Mr.Parag Shah||Futech Computers||Director|
|8||Mr. Sunil Thariani||Sound Solutions||Director|
|9||Mr. Pravin G. Dhoka||Ortek Computers||Director|
|10||Mr.Jitendra Bhuta||Harsh Enterprise||Co-opted Director|
|11||Mr.Devendra Sayani||D.C.Infotech||Co-opted Director|
|12||Mr.Nitin Phagwani||Systematics Infotech Pvt.Ltd.||Co-opted Director|
Speaking about his vision for TAIT for 2018-19, Mr. Sameer Parekh, President, TAIT, said “We are grateful for the opportunity of leading this esteemed IT association and would like to assure all members and the fraternity that the new board is determined to take forward the legacy of TAIT from our predecessors and continue striving for excellence, growth, well-being and development of our members and the fraternity at large.”
Among the 12 Directors, the Board has created 13 different committees to ensure a smooth and functional association that is efficient in performing all of its focus duties. For more information on the committees and their respective Directors, visit http://tait.in/sub-comm.php
Apart from the above, TAIT has also been actively involved in giving back to the society. Led by Mr. Samir Mehta, they recently conducted the annual notebook distribution initiative where free notebooks were distributed to the needy employees of member’s businesses and also to those outside of the field of IT, through contribution members. This year, notebooks were also distributed to the flood victims of Kerala, along with a TAIT Kerala Fund sent up by the board where members contributed generously.
As a leading association for IT, TAIT has been setting an example of holistic growth, knowledge driven engagement and creating a meaningful difference in the life and businesses of partner members. As part of these initiatives, the New Board has already started working on TAIT’s Annual Events. One of them is the highly anticipated “TAIT Annual Winter Business Networking Meet”, to be held during the 4th week of December. The event hosts vendors and offers ample networking opportunities to TAIT members during the evening meetings.
The board has also begin enthusiastic planning for a 5 day TAIT Cricket Tournament (Day/Night) – a highly anticipated tournament among the entire IT fraternity. Scheduled to be held in January, the mega event is designed to create a friendly bonding among the IT fraternity, off the ‘cubicle’ and bring out the competitive spirit among teams (comprising of members, vendors, brand owners/ representatives as well as distributors and staff) to win the most Coveted IT Cup of India. Winners can stand a chance to win not just a title but a series of awards and prizes, appreciating their cricket abilities and the spirit of sportsmanship, while motivating the community to indulge in active outdoor events to relive stress and improve bonding. The tournament is already receiving a positive response from several MNCs/Brands and Vendors, some of whom have already confirmed their participation for the event.