Jalan to open branch in Mumbai

DQW Bureau
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Kolkata-based Jalan

Infotech is all set to venture out of the Eastern region by extending its reach

to the Western part of the country. The move is seen as the company's fist

step towards its plan to go national. With the trem-endous market potential for

IT products that India has Jalan certainly doesn't want to miss its share in

the national scenario.

"We are primarily an East based distributor, but now

having consolidated our-selves in this region we have decided to focus on the

national market starting with the Western region," informed Arun Jalan.

To start with Jalan Infotech is opening a branch office in

Mumbai. "We have already taken up an office at Andheri and are at present

in search of a suitable warehouse. Registration and other related formalities

are in the process of completion within the next fifteen days time," said

Jalan. Operations at the Mumbai office are scheduled to start in December.

"It has been a long cherished dream of ours to go national and hopefully

this first step towards achieving our dream will prove to be a success," he



After selling itself in Mumbai and adjacent areas the company

hopes to reach out further to capture the North and South Indian markets by

March 2006.

At present the company holds a major stake in the 11 percent

IT market share of Eastern India. Through its Western venture the company would

be able to capture another 35 percent market share. "That's a bigger

picture and our growth would be much higher and faster naturally,"

explained Jalan, confidant that this initiative would fetch a larger percentage

of business for the company and in the process take care of both its topline and


Jalan Infotech, primarily a PC distribution house, is also

considering including some other product ranges to their kitty. With a decade of

experience in the Eastern region the company is eagerly looking forward to

weaving the same magic on other regions as it begins its journey towards

becoming a key player at a national level.


Piyali Guha