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Business Women Committee
The Business Women Wing was started as the Business Women Committee in the year 1985. In the year 2011, the scope and operations of the Business Women Committee has been expanded and the same as been declared and structured as a separate Business Women Wing. The main objective of the Business Women Wing is to promote the social, cultural and educational interests of Women entrepreneurs and provide encouragement to new and existing Women entrepreneurs to become self-sufficient. The BWW keeps itself acquainted with and takes active interest in the overall socio-economic development in Gujarat and the country by women and provides a common platform to women on economic, social, cultural and educational subjects. The Wing also pursues their problems affecting trade and industry as also profession with the authorities concerned. The Business Women Wing also acknowledges Women entrepreneurs through Awards/Certificates to recognize excellence in their field.

Office Bearers : President
Officers : Geeta Joshi

Composition of the Business Women Wing

1. Mrs. Nayna Mahendra Patel-Chairperson
2. Mrs. Meena Kaviya –Co-Chairperson
3. Mrs. Deepa M.Shah (Invitee)-IPP
4. Mrs. Sangita S. Swaminarayan
5. Ms. Sejal S. Shah
6. Ms. Bela A. Mithani
7. Ms. Seema R. Gandhi
8. Ms. Grishma Trivedi
9. Ms. Archana Gupta
10. Mrs. Arti D. Shah
11. Ms. Shilpa N. Panchal
12. Mrs. Veena S. Parikh
13. Mrs. Usha K. Birmi
14. Mrs. Ilaxi S. Patel
15. Smt. Kalpana S. Amin
16. Ms. Yogini H. Brahmbhatt
17. Smt. Savitriben S. Patel
18. Ms. Bhagyesh H. Soneji
19. Ms. Anar Patel
20. Ms. Bhartiben Kastia
21. Ms. Hemlata Bhoota
22. Ms. Nimisha R. Patel
23. Mrs. Pratimaben Patel
24. Ms. Ruzan Khambhatta

The first meeting of the Business Women Wing was held on 19-07-2011. Among the major events of the GCCI Business Women Wing, the recent ones include an Exhibition at Vastrapur Hatt organized jointly with DIC on 12-08-2011, Charter Ceremony of Business Women Wing at The Grand Bhagwati on 12-08-2011and a seminar on “Polish yourself and develop skills in your personality, which help you to enhance your relations in society to succeed in business”. The Business Women Wing delegation also visited Kenya under the Chairmanship of Nayanaben Patel from 14th September 2011 to 22nd September 2011.

Among the forthcoming activities of the Wing, the important ones include:
I. Factory Visit of a Leading Company
II. Diwali Get-together
III. Management training program in co-ordination with MSME
IV. Visit to IITF – Delhi & Participation of BWW members in Exhibition organized by ITPO
V. Meeting with FICCI in Delhi
VI. Program on Tax Planning
VII. Exhibition of various products at GCCI by Women Entrepreneurs
VIII. Visit to Kutchh and participation in Rannotsav
IX. Visit to Adani Port in Mundra
X. Mahila Udhyog Adhivation & Exhibition along with Mahila Excellence Award
XI. Program on Marketing Research in co-ordination with EDI
XII. Overseas Exhibition tour with Government incentive
XIII. “Seminar/ Conference on Business Skill, Business policy & Information”
XIV. Workshop & open House program on Consumer rights