Confed-ITA to implement its 'SOUL' project

DQW Bureau
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has set a date to implement its much awaited Stand On Our Legs (SOUL)

project. The association during its executive committee meeting on June

11 at Trichy

give a green signal to its SOUL project. The association has been

working on it for the last three years.


exclusively with The DQWeek, A Muthuswamy, president,

Confed-ITA said, “Launching of the SOUL is one of the prestigious

projects of our association and its members. We have been working

very hard with our members, vendors and distributors to get unanimous

decision for implementing it across Tamil Nadu. Before we roll out,

SOUL has already received consent from 900 individual resellers and

all 22 associations participating in it.”


project will make Confed-ITA members to be more self empowered.

Moreover, it would ensure better lifestyle of partners and their

family and funding among others. Explaining about SOUL, Karthikeyan

S, who has been the driving force behind this project said, “The

vendors and distributors have agreed to charge 0.1% extra on the

first billing, which the dealer will further charge from the end

customers. The accumulated fund will be used for the welfare of our

channel partners.”

PN Prasad,
advisor, Confed-ITA said, “SOUL is going to change the way

vendors/distributors/resellers contribute together towards the

welfare of channel community. It also demonstrates that the channel

partners can rise above personal agenda when it comes to collective

welfare-while remaining fiercely competitive among themselves.”


The rolling
out of this project has also brought a smile on other associations.

According to A Gunasekaran, president, NITA (Nilgiris Information

Technology Association), “We have already given our confirmation to

SOUL project and it will benefit us as we will get some funds. All

our members can go for health insurance apart from accidental

insurance. Besides NITA can have its own building with the help of

these funds.”


Confed-ITA also has a group insurance policy for each member.

Presently, the association is working on GT2GT (get together to grow

together) program, which the association will organize in August,

2011,” concluded Muthuswamy.