COTTON INDIA 2018 (DOMESTIC)

ENHANCING THE BRAND VALUE OF INDIAN COTTON

EVENT PROGRAMME

 Friday, the 5th October 2018

 5.00 p.m. onwards

Registration 

 7.30 p.m. onwards

Pre-conference cocktails & dinner

(Venue: Hotel Rama International, Aurangabad)

 Saturday, the 6th October 2018

 (Venue: Hotel Rama International, Aurangabad)

 8.30 a.m. – 9.30 a.m.

Registration, Fellowship and Tea

 9.30 a.m. 12.25 p.m.

INAUGURAL SESSION

 9.30 a.m. – 9.45 a.m.

Singing of National Anthem, Ganapati Vandana and  Lighting of the Lamps

 9.45 a.m. – 9.55 a.m.

Presidential Address

Shri Atul S. Ganatra, President, CAI

 9.55 a.m. – 10.05 a.m.

Welcome Address

Shri Bhupendra Singh Rajpal, Vice-President, CAI and  President, The Maharashtra Cotton Ginners Association

 10.05 a.m. – 10.15 a.m.

Key Note Address

Shri Raman Bhalla, Trading Manager (India & Pakistan),  Louis Dreyfus Company India Pvt. Ltd.

 10.15 a.m. – 10.30 a.m.

Address by the Chief Guest

Shri Pasha Patel, Chairman, State Agriculture Price  Commission, Maharashtra

 10.30 a.m. – 10.40 a.m.

Address by the Guest of  Honour

Dr. P. Alli Rani, Chairman-cum-Managing Director, Cotton  Corporation of India

 10.40 a.m. – 10.50 a.m.

Address by Shri Suresh A. Kotak, Chairman, Kotak  Group of Companies)

 10.50 a.m. – 11.00 a.m.

Address by Shri Sameer Patil, Head, Business Development, BSE

 11.00 a.m. – 11.10 a.m.

Address by Dr. Bharat Boghra, President, All Gujarat  Spinners Association

 11.10 a.m. – 11.20 a.m.

Address by Shri G. Chandrashekhar, Economic  Advisor, IMC Chamber of Commerce and Industry and  Director, IMC-ERTF

 11.20 a.m. – 11.30 a.m.

Address by Shri Biren Vakil, CEO, Paradigm Commodity  Advisors Pvt. Ltd.

 11.30 a.m. – 11.40 a.m.

Special Announcement and Cotton Crop Review  by  Shri Atul S. Ganatra, President, CAI

 11.40 a.m. – 12.15 p.m.

Felicitation of Senior Members of the Trade from  Maharashtra

Shri Rameshwar Tawani

Shri Ramprasad Soni

Shri Jivan Bayas

Shri Bharat Dand

Shri Dnyaneshwar Bhamare

Shri Mohanlal Rungta

Shri Pradeep Shantilal Jain

Felicitation of Presidents of State  Associations –

Shri Mahesh Sharda, President, Indian Cotton Association

Shri Ravinder Reddy, President, Telangana Cotton Millers & Traders Welfare Association

Shri Omprakash Jain, President, Karnataka Cotton Association

Awards to Sponsors –

Shri Sameer Patil, Head, Business Development, BSE

Shri Dhiraj Khetan, Director, Sri Salasar Balaji Agrotech India Pvt. Ltd.

Shri Gopal Agrawal, Director, Riddhi Siddhi Cotex Pvt. Ltd.

Shri Nitin Ganatra, Director, Shree Radhalakshmi Cotton Pvt. Ltd.

Shri Arun Sekhsaria, Director, D.D. Cotton Pvt. Ltd.

Shri Anil Sharma, Commercial Manager, Tayal Sons Limited

Shri Sunil Jaiswal, Deveshkumar Brijeshkumar

Shri Rakendra Bhadoriya, A.R. Cotex

Shri Kailash Jain, Jainuine Insurance Brokers Pvt. Ltd.

Shri Rathin Varaiya, Founder Partner & Principal Officer, Suyash Insurance Broking LLP

Shri Rahul Doshi, Mahima Fibres Pvt. Ltd.

Shri Sanjay Rathi, Managing Director, Laxmi Cotspin (P) Ltd.

Shri Ramesh Rander, Shrigopal Rameshkumar

 12.15 p.m. – 12.25 p.m.

Vote of Thanks by Shri Arun Sekhsaria, Director, CAI 

 12.25 p.m. – 1.00 p.m.

BUSINESS SESSION I

  PANEL DISCUSSION ON HEDGING IN CURRENCY / COMMODITIES BY BSE LTD.
  Chair

 

Shri Sameer Patil, Head, Business Development, BSE

  Panelists
  Shri Arun Sekhsaria, Director, CAI
  Shri Rupesh Dalal, Consultant, Bombay Stock Exchange
  Shri Sumesh Parasrampuria, CEO, Kunvarji Group
  Shri Archan Barua, Commercial Lead, Cargill India Pvt. Ltd.
  Shri Paresh Kanani, Managing Director, Reinhart India Pvt. Ltd.
  Shri Mahesh Sharda, Chairman, Indian Cotton Association Ltd.
  Shri Dhiraj Khetan, Director, Sri Salasar Balaji Agrotech India Pvt. Ltd.

 1.00 p.m. – 2.00 p.m.

LUNCH

 2.00 p.m. – 2.30 p.m.

BUSINESS SESSION II

 

PANEL DISCUSSION ON ENHANCING THE BRAND  VALUE OF INDIAN COTTON

 

Chair

 

Shri Vinay N. Kotak, Additional Vice-President, CAI

 

Panelists

 

Shri Mahesh Sharda, President, Indian Cotton Association  Ltd.

 

Shri Nayan C. Mirani, Immediate Past President, CAI

 

Shri Archan Barua, Commercial Lead, Cargill  India Pvt. Ltd.

 

Shri Manish Daga, Director, CAI

 

Shri Sanchit Rajpal, Joint Managing Director, Manjeet  Cotton Pvt. Ltd.

 

Shri Pathik Patel, Managing Director, Basil Commodities  Pvt. Ltd.

 

Shri Kushal Shah, Trader-Cotton, Reinhart India Pvt. Ltd.

 2.30 p.m. – 2.50 p.m.

BUSINESS SESSION III

  PANEL DISCUSSION BY  MAHARASHTRA COTTON GINNERS’ ASSOCIATION.
  Chair
  Shri Rasdeepsingh Chawla, Managing Director, Harman Cottex & Seeds Pvt. Ltd.
  Panelists
  Shri Sharad Gandhi, Director, Kisan Cottex Pvt. Ltd.
  Shri Nilesh Biyanke, Director, Biyani Biyanke Cottex Pvt. Ltd.
  Shri Nikhil Agrawal, Director, Shri Saishyam Cotspin
  Shri Bhavesh Shah, Director, Sultania Oil Industies Pvt. Ltd.
  Shri Sunil Agrawal, Director, Shiv Krupa Cotton Fibres
  Shri Avinash Kabra, Director, Ram Food Product Pvt. Ltd.

 2.50 p.m. – 3.20 p.m.

BUSINESS SESSION IV

 

MILL PANEL DISCUSSION

 

Chair

 

Shri Sanjay Kumar Jain, Chairman, CITI

 

Panelists

 

Shri R.K. Rewari, Managing Director, Morarjee Textiles Ltd.

 

Shri Sunil Patwari, Managing Director,  Nagreeka Exports Limited

 

Dr. Bharat Boghra, President, All Gujarat Spinners  Association

 

Shri Sanjay K. Rathi, Director, CAI

 

 3.20 p.m. – 3.50 p.m.

BUSINESS SESSION V

 

PANEL DISCUSSION ON BANKING, WAREHOUSE  FINANCE AND GENERAL/CREDIT INSURANCE, ETC.

 

Chair

 

Shri Unupom Kausik, Deputy CEO, NCML

 

 

Panelists

 

Shri S.M. Makharia, Hon. Treasurer, CAI

 

Shri Krishna Mohan Singh, President-Head Commodities  Agri Product Management, YES Bank Limited

 

Shri Rathin Varaiya, Founder Partner & Principal Officer, Suyash Insurance Broking LLP

 

Shri Alok Pradhan, Head-Collateral Management, Shree Shubham Logistics Limited

 

Shri Vishal Mishra, Associate VP and State Head Maharashtra,  National Bulk Handling Corporation Pvt. Ltd.

 3.50 p.m. – 4.20 p.m.

BUSINESS SESSION VI

 

PANEL DISCUSSION ON HVI TESTING, CLASSING,  STANDARD PACKING OF BALES, CAI GRADE  STANDARDS, ETC.

 

Chair

 

Shri Arun Sekhsaria, Director, CAI

 

Panelists

 

Shri Gopal T. Agrawal, Director, CAI

 

Shri Rishit S. Dholakia, Director, CAI

 

Shri Dhiraj Khetan, Director, Sri Salasar Balaji Agrotech P. Ltd.

 

Dr. Pradeep Kumar Mandhyan, Head, Quality Evaluation & Improvement Division, ICAR-CIRCOT

 4.20 p.m. – 4.35 p.m. BUSINESS SESSION VII
  BROKERS PANEL DISCUSSION
  Chair
  Shri Anil Thanvi
  Panelists
  Shri Chandra Kumar Mohta
  Shri Sudhir Mantri, Director, CAI
  Shri Nirav Dalal
  Shri Babulagi Joshi
  Shri T. Rajkumar

 4.35 p.m. – 4.50 p.m.

Concluding Remarks and Vote of Thanks

 

Shri Vinay N. Kotak, Additional Vice-President, CAI

 

High Tea

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