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Rural Marketing Association of India (RMAI) conducts 10th AGM

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New Delhi, August 07, 2015

Rural Marketing Association of India (RMAI) conducted its 10th Annual General Meeting on 7th of August, 2015 at India International Centre, New Delhi.The meeting started with Mr. George Angelo, Secretary and Director of Dabur India Ltd highlighting the initiatives taken by the newly elected committee that took over the responsibilities of RMAI last year.Succeeding him, Mr. Raj Kr Jha, Vice President of the association and consultant Geometry Global presented the initiatives planned by the committee for next year.



Sanjay Kaul,President RMAI, took the opportunity to announce the Association's goals for the next year. He stated, "For the next year, RMAI team will be focusing on knowledge dissemination and will be working towards expanding its footprints . RMAI will also initiate a study series and CMO roundtables." In his farewell speech Mr. Pradeep Kashyap Past President,RMAI congratulated the new team for taking RMAI initiatives to next level.

Concurrent to the Annual General Meeting, RMAI also launched the Flame Awards 2014 Case Study Compilation of 31 award winning cases.Commenting on this Mr. Kaul said that these cases represent some of the best rural marketing practices and initiatives in the country. He also said RMAI will continue to disseminate knowledge generated through various activities with RMAI members and industry at large.

The current committee of RMAI is headed by Sanjay Kaul, President of RMAI and CEO Impact Communications, and includes Raj Kr Jha (Vice President) and consultant Geometry Global, George Angelo (Secretary) and Executive Director - Dabur India Ltd and Dr. Anup Kalra (Treasurer) and Director - Ayurvet Ltd.

The Executive Committee members include Puneet Vidyarthi, General Manager and Head Rural - JCB India Ltd, Mr. Ranjit Kumar DDG (Rural Business) - India Post, Govt of India, Mr. Biswabaran Chakrabarty, General Manager, Crompton Greaves Ltd, Mr. S N Burman, VP, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd, Mr. Siddhartha Chaturvedi,CEO, Event Crafter, Mr. Nikhil Sharma, Partner, MART and Sandip Bansal Chief Client & Field Officer - Group M Dialogue Factory.

Himanshu Shah Chief Mentor, SOI Live Marketing, Khurram Askari, Director Insight Outreach Pvt Ltd and Sanjay Panigrahi, ex-CEO Sahaj e-village Ltd are responsible tolead West, South and East zones respectively. Two new additions to the RMAI committee has been made this year with the induction of Sanjay Panigrahi and Sandip Bansal.

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