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ISSUE No.1 | 2018
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From The President’s Desk


This year IBG plans to bring our members grievances to the attention of the State and Central government, beginning with Budget Presentations. We will also seek out appointments with the Ministers and Secretaries in the government of Maharashtra time to time.

You are invited to bring to my notice anything you would like IBG to do vis a vis governmental related matters.

Please write to me at

- Vikash Mittersain
IBG Founder & President,





1. Announcement - IBG Awards of Excellence to be held on 31st January 2018


IBG Awards of Excellence

IBG completes 5 years of existence soon. What began as a small idea in my mind, has grown to a large established chamber over the years. A few friends came together at the beginning to form the committee, many of whom continue to this day.

IBG has been doing various programs over the years, it has many verticals, each firing on their own. We reach out to around 80,000 business people in Mumbai via out newsletter every month. All our events are full to capacity, never below 100 in attendance, often crossing 200. The members are very active and supportive of all our activities. We have functions like Networking (Potboiler and Oasis), Speak events (Knowledge Café), Budget and special day events (Budget, GST, etc).

2018 will see addition of many more activities, like Buyer Seller Meet (details to be announced in 1st week Jan 18, Visits to Government Ministers and Secretaries, Regular Consular events, Special members only events, etc etc.

The first Annual IBG function will take place on 31st January 2018, at IMC.

The categories for this first IBG Awards will be as below:
  1. Business Excellence
  2. Upcoming/successful start up
  3. Art&Culture
  4. Networker Member
  5. NGO Public Service
  6. Hospitality
  7. Expat
  8. Government Sector
Please note the date of 31st Jan in your diary. Also we invite companies /individuals for sponsorship of this event.



2. IBG in association as an outreach partner invites you to Business Valuation Summit on 17th Jan 2018 at Vivanta by Taj, Bengaluru




3. IBG in association as an outreach partner with STARup 2018 on Jan 19 & 20 in Delhi





1. IBG Boardroom ++ Networking (Exclusive invite only) on Wed.19th Dec.2017





2. Dinner Invitation by Mr. Saut Siringoringo, Consul General of Indonesia.





Request for Proposals Establishent and Operation of an Airport Hotel at Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA), Katunayake, Sri Lanka




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Member’s Corner


Ms. Monisha Basakhetre
Ms. Monisha Basakhetre

Monisha Basakhetre is currently the Executive Director of Prompt Personnel, leading Human Resource Outsourcing firm in India. Ms. Basakhetre brings over 17 years of extensive experience to the table with expertise in the human resources management landscape. a post-graduate degree in Human Resources and Industrial Relations from the prestigious Osmania University. Her proven expertise in employee engagement, strategic planning, executive search, business development and personnel management make her a prized asset for Prompt Personnel. Ms. Basakhetre has successfully spearheaded result-driven efforts strengthening Prompt Personnel’s client base across diverse industry verticals including but not limited to Engineering and Manufacturing, Telecom, FMCG, Retail and Services.

For her unswerving efforts in the Industrial Relations, she has been awarded with the prestigious ‘Sharda Mukherjee’ award in 1991 by Late. Mr. Ranganath Mishra, former Chief Justice of India. Apart from being the Executive Director for Prompt Personnel, Ms. Basakhetre actively partakes in several professional forums, conferences, seminars and workshops such as NHRD, ERA, NIPM , ASCENT, BNI etc;. Currently she is the Co-Convenor of ERA Mumbai Chapter. She plans to build efficient teams across all the branches for Prompt Personnel in an attempt to speed up the organization’s growth and revenue influx.



Mr. Jaydeep Thosar
Mr. Jaydeep Thosar

Brandcare Medical Advertising and Consultancy Pvt. Ltd. is a specialist healthcare branding firm with a niche expertise and a huge repository on therapy insights. Over the last decade, we have helped various brands traverse the changing pharmaceutical landscape with our incisive and evidence based strategies to establish category leaders. Our defined focus on healthcare enables us to understand the sector in a highly carved and categorical manner making us one of the most appreciated firms to work with, by many top players in the healthcare industry. Our experience spans health and well-being products and prescription medicines across therapeutic categories. With us in depth understanding of the domain, our team supports you with innovative, evidence-based solutions that bring real value to your businesses. Directors: Jaydeep Thosar, Rashmi Thosar

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Offices: Mumbai and Singapore Mobile: +91 9820118072




Mr. Ashok Bajaj
Mr. Ashok Bajaj

This is new IBGian Ashok Bajaj-a commerce graduate from Sydenham College-Mumbai along with a law degree from The Govt Law College, Mumbai.

A finance consultant by profession, presently I’m the Managing Director of INSTA CAPITAL PVT LTD.

On the business front, I have two principal activities. The first one is buying, selling, leasing etc of real estate on proprietary account. The second one & the more prominent one is of financing which is done through a group company called Insta Capital Pvt Ltd.

ICPL is a new age nbfc (non banking finance company) specialising in disbursement of non- collateralised short-term business loans used as working capital supplements for growth mainly by the SME segment of the economy. Traders, manufacturers, service providers etc desirous of availing such funding can approach Insta Capital via online application at our website: or personally at our head office at Marine Drive, Mumbai 2.

On the personal front: I’m a foodie with a strong liking for the Indian cuisine. Also a member of two prominent clubs in the Mumbai region viz The National Sports Club of India-Worli & The Malabar Hill Club-Walkeshwar. My favourite pastimes are face-reading, graphology, movies, travel etc.




Additional New Benefits on being IBG member:
  1. Members get to present their array of work and business at our Networking event.
  2. Members get to unveil their expertise and company credentials once in our IBG Newsletter which is released in the first week of every month and read over by 1 Lac Business People.
  3. Get added on IBG Whatsapp Group and interact with other IBG paid members.
  4. Get to be a part of only paid members event where you will get badges according to your industry sector which makes easier to identify specific needs.
  5. IBG is connected and in collaboration with several consulates. Thus the trade inquiries which are floated from their country is been passed on to our paid members. Also IBG paid members get to be part of such meetings held in turns.
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