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BITA’s IT show gets patriotic

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BITA, which will be holding its seventh IT Show 2004, will focus on being ‘Being

an Indian and Patriotism’ with the theme ‘Aao Hum Bharath Ko Aur Aage Badaye’.

For the event it has invited Shiv Khera, writer of international bookseller ‘You

Can Win’, who will be showcas-ing his 10 minute movie on India on all the

three days sponsored by Jetking Institute.

"Shiv Khera has a mission this year to change India therefore, he would

be showca-sing this movie upto 15th August 2004 at all such exhibi-tions. This

movie goes with our theme this year therefore, was apt. There will also be a

blood donation camp conducted on 26th January 2003, which has been supported by

Su-raktam Blood Bank.

There will be also a lot of political representation at the inauguration of

BITA’s IT show 2004. The association, like every year, is having a rally, a

day before the inauguration. At the rally there will be Baroda’s district

collector Bhagyesh Jha, Mayor NV Patel and MLA Jitubhai Sukdiya.

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"The purpose of this rally is to bring about an awareness about the

show. The rally will start at nine in the morning going on for two and half

hours around the main areas. There will be 100 cars, 200 scooters in the rally

along with a music band and a pilot jeep. The cars would be of the stall owners

and decorated with banners etc. There would also be prizes given out to the best

decorated and informative car," said Dinesh Patel, President, BITA.

This year 125 stalls have been booked compared to last years 80 and the crowd

expected at the event is between 1.5 to 3 lakh at the end of the three days.

Patel claimed, "There have been 100 percent bookings with 18 dealers

still in the waiting list compared to last years 78 percent booking. Dealers

from neighboring cities like Bharuch, Surat, Ahmeda-bad and from Mumbai dealers

like Jitubhai will be participa-ting in the event

Intel would be taking up a complete dome and is also the main sponsor; all

its eight GIDs would be having their stalls here. The vendor would also be

conducting presentations all throughout the day on techno-logy, its roadmap and

also with an emphasis on education, as students would be attending the event.

Nancy Sudheer


Mumbai

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