Jigish N. Doshi

Mr. Jigish N. DoshiPresident, Plastindia Foundation

Dear Industry Colleagues,
Greetings from all of us at Plastindia Foundation!!

It’s a proud moment for us, as we announce that Plastindia Foundation has been awarded the Exhibition Excellence Award in the category of “Leading Exhibition in Plastics” for PLASTINDIA 2018. The Exhibition Excellence Awards have been supported by Ministry of Skill Development, NSIC, ASSOCHAM, PHDCCI, Indian Exhibition Industry Association, Indian Exhibition Services Association, Indian Industries Association, UFI, IAEE, Indian Convention Promotion Bureau, IESA, IIA, PIOCCI & ASME.This award was received by our honourable members, Mr. V. B. Lall, Mr.Darpan Jain and Mr.Hemant Jain at New Delhi on 23rd March 2019. This recognition is great morale booster for Plastindia Foundation, as it reinforces our belief that PLASTINDIA is the best initiative to showcase the Indian Plastics Industry to the World.

Mr. S B Dangayach, Chairman of the Environment and Plastics Image Committee, represented Plastindia Foundation at the 2nd meeting of Experts Committee to define “Single Use Plastics” in the country held on 22ndApril 2019 in New Delhi. A memorandum on key points of consideration was submitted to the committee. Our effort to bring into focus the correct use of Plastics and its Disposal is being taken forward with these initiatives.

Jigish N. Doshi

Mr. Jigish N. DoshiPresident

Plastindia International University is a vision, that all of us see as an institution that will breed the future of Polymers and Plastics in India and help bring talent that will further promote growth of our industry. To drive this initiative forward, a meeting was held on 22ndApril 2019 between the Members of the Governing Body of Plastindia International University -and Members of the Managing Committee of Plastindia Foundation along with some veteran members from the Plastic industry. Majority of the members agreed to go ahead with the initiative since considerable effort has been put into the project by the industry.It was agreed that further discussion of steps forward, would be taken post the new Governing Body taking over in June 2019. During the meeting, it was also agreed that fund raising activity for Plastindia International University project within the Plastic industry is possible, and this will be discussed at length after the newGoverning Body of the University is formed.

Plastindia Foundation will once again be present at Chinaplas 2019 from 21st – 24thMay 2019 to showcase and promote PLASTINDIA 2021 and also participate at K Show with an India Pavilion of 900 sq. mtrs. at K2019. In other news, Plastindia Foundation was also present at CAP India which was held in Mumbai in the month of March 2019.

We have appointedMr.Milind Dixit as the new Secretary General of Plastindia Foundation w.e.f. 5th March 2019. Mr. Dixit is a veteran in the exhibitions’ industry having over 26 years hands on experience. Being a thorough professional, Mr. Dixit’s wisdom and experience will assist Plastindia Foundation to achieve greater heights in the Plastic Industry in line with its Vision & Mission. He can be reached at mdixit@plastindia.org.

There are exciting times ahead for all of us and I urge you all to whole heartedly participate with your feedback and suggestions to help us build a better and more robust industry.

I wish you the best and prosperous times ahead

Jigish N. Doshi President