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Programme Schedule

09.00-10.00 AMRegistration
10.00-10.02 AMInauguration by Hon’ble CM, Bihar
10.02-10.07 AMPresentation about the activities of Bihar Foundation & Welcome Address by Sri Ravi Mittal, CEO, Bihar Foundation
10.07-10.13 AMAddress by Development Commissioner
10.13-10.20 AMAddress by Dr. Bhim Singh, Hon’ble Minister Industry Department, Bihar
10.20-10.27 AMAddress by Sri Vijay Chaudhary, Hon’ble Minister, Water Resources Department, Government of Bihar
 Address by Sri Jitan Ram Manjhi, Hon’ble Chief Minister, Bihar.


Vote of Thanks by Sri Ganga Kumar, Additional CEO, Bihar Foundation, Patna

 Tea – Break
11.00-01.00 PMPanel Discussion 01: Investment

Opportunities in Bihar-Role of Bihar Foundation in spearheading these initiatives and opportunities

01.00-02.00 PMLunch – Break
02.00-04.00 PMPanel Discussion 02: Magnificent Bihar -Opportunities in Culture & Tourism
04.00-04.10 PMTea- Break
04.10-05.10 PMGlobal Chapter Networking Session
06.00-08.00 PMCultural Programme (Adhiveshan Bhawan Patna)

Panelist for the Event – Investment Opportunities

Dr. Omer Hejazeen

Chairman, Bihar Foundation, UAE Chapter
Dr. Omer Hejazeen is a focused, goal oriented individual who emphasizes a lot on time management. A believer in smart work with zeal to excel in all endeavors. He is a dynamic, intelligent and patient academician, who is always open to learning new things and improving them in his own innovative manner.

Mr. Omer is the Vice Chairman of UAE-Bulgarian business council, Dubai. He is also a member of the CEO club of Bulgaria and Indian Business and Professional Council (IBPC), Dubai, latter being the only organization of Indian Diaspora in Dubai.

Mr. Obaidur Rahman

Chairman, Bihar Foundation, Saudi Arabia Chapter
Mr. Rahman is the chairman of Saudi Arabia chapter of Bihar Foundation. He is a great team player. He loves to Challenge the Challenges. He is also the Founder and Chairman BISWAS – Bihar International Society for Welfare Solidarity.

Mr. Rahman has done a lot in the best of his capacity for Bihar and he has been awarded the Best NRBs of Saudi Arabia by Daudi Educational Trust, Khagaria presented by K. Rahman Khan the then Minority Affair Minister. He has also been awarded with Best Social worker Award by “Anjuman-e-Millat” Patna”.

Mr. Ravi Verma

Chairman, Bihar Foundation, West Coast Chapter
Mr. Ravi Verma is a gem of a person and is focused on the work. His hard-working capabilities make him a commendable person for sure. He is very professional and detail oriented in his approach. He has the ability to manage multiple tasks with excellence. His integrity is beyond reproach and he is always friendly and professional. He has a strong technical skill set and experience with numerous IT systems and applications. Mr. Ravi Verma founded a software development firm in Katihar in 2005 and since then that firm has provided services to several public and private organizations in the US. He is both a team player and a dynamic leader, a professional who wins the respect of others through her integrity and unwavering desire to bring out the best in his team.

Panelist for the Event – Culture & Tourism

Mr. Moon Khan

President, Bihar Cultural Association, USA
The frontline of a profile published in the Chicago Tribune began with this sentence – Moon “is a man with a mission.” Moon Khan is a walking anthology of hard work, academic excellence, a prolific writer, motivational speaker, and contributing columnist of several newspapers. Moon is founding president of Bihar Cultural Association of North America and Minority Leadership Alliance. He is also a member of Federation of Indian Associations (FIA) and Asian American Caucus of DuPage. Moon has served on the board of directors of about two dozen social service and charitable organizations.

Moon received about three dozen awards, including – FIA’s Community Service Award, ABN’s Political Activism Leadership Award and Asian American community’s Asian Hall of Fame Award.

Dr. Barnali Verma, MD

Executive member, Bihar Foundation, West Coast Chapter
Qualified, competent and experienced Transfusion Medicine Specialist. Her key strength lies in her ability to remain calm and maintain high levels of customer/relationship service despite the work pressure. Her positive attitude and motivation can keep anyone going in the team and otherwise. Dr. Barnali Verma is simply a go getter. No matter what, she can do it and if can’t do it surely can get it done. Clear and straight in her thoughts which is always saving time as directly hitting the issue. She is a much focused professional with very high energy level. Always there to extend helping hands and excellent at building relationships. While she gives his 100% to work at the same time tries to keep her commitments towards her focus on increasing tourism in and family. Dr. Barnali is a motivated young lady of numerous talents and considerable self-discipline.

Mr. Shakil Ahmed Kakvi

Chairman, Bihar Foundation, Qatar Chapter
Mr. Shakil Ahmed Kakvi is positive, progressive, creative and brimming with ideas. A very enthusiastic, energetic and creative. He brings a lot of energy to his work; he is hard-working and has good inter-personal skills. He possesses a resonating personality, leaving a lasting impression on everyone he interacts with. Mr. Kakvi combines keen intellect, curiosity and analytical ability to grasp every situation and challenge, and quickly determines an appropriate path of action.

Mr. Vijay Kumar Mishra

Journalist and Academician
The journalistic career of Mr. Vijay spans for more than 35 years. He is a renowned Media Consultant and Academician. He started his career as the Sub Editor and Correspondent of “Ravivar”, A Hindi Weekly of Anand Bazar Patrika. He later joined “The Telegraph” as Bihar Correspondent, followed by a stint as a News Coordinator at the “Dinman” – A Hindi News Weekly of the Times of India Group.
He served as the Editor, India view, A fortnightly video news magazine brought out by Independent Television Network, ITV. Mr. Vijay is currently the Group Editor and Director, “Yatra Prabha” and “Vasundhara Varta” – A neighborhood monthly for East Delhi published by Sankalp Media Publications.
He is also the Chairman of Netarhat Old Boys Association (NOBA), Delhi and is an avid admirer of the Bihari Culture and Traditions.

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