Theme of the year - Women Integration, Skills and Entrepreneurship

Ms. Nayantara Jain - President

Ms. Nayantara Jain Born and brought up in Kolkata, schooled in Modern High School for Girls. Graduated from Loretto College in 1975 specializing in education, psychology and history.

Married in 1975 to Mr. Pavan Kumar Jain of Delhi. Settled in Mumbai ever since. He is heading the Inox Group of Companies who are into manufacture of Industrial and Medical Gases, Entertainment, etc. I have two children, both married and living in Mumbai.

I have always been drawn to activities concerning the welfare and development of the less fortunate. This comes from a deep rooted feeling that I have to give back to Society as much as I can – in fact it’s a joy.

I have been past President of the Ladies Wing of Indus International which is a prestigious social and welfare Organization. Apart from this, I have headed many Activity Groups organizing music, welfare, history, current events.

ARCHANA – an established Ladies Club which has been in the city for over five decades, I had the honor of being one of its past President.

I was brought on the Board and co-opted as an executive member of the IMC Ladies Wing in the year 2006 by Mrs. Munira Chudasama as she wanted me to be a part of ‘IMPACT’. Thereafter, I was actively involved in many committees and co-chaired with Mrs. Mohini Mathur who I have known for the last 4 decades.

As part of the NGO & Social Responsibility Committee, we took up a project in Mrs. R. P. Sanghi’s year – 2014 of constructing a canteen in the premises of the Police Hospital at Nagpada.

I have been associated with Friends of Tribal Society from 1998 onwards. This non-government and voluntary organization is committed to the upliftment of tribals and the deprived in rural India. I have been the Secretary of the Mumbai Chapter for the last 4 years and am responsible for the day to day monitoring of 4000 schools. We are committed to the nation building exercise of bringing literacy to one lac tribal villages.