Seminar on “Organized v/s Unorganized Retail: Finding the balance”

“Organized v/s Unorganized Retail: Finding the balance” JIMS is organizing 9th national seminar on Monday March, 31,2014 at Deshmukh auditorium, India International Centre.

Online PR News – 30-March-2014 – Delhi – New Delhi, Saturday, March 29, 2014: The Indian retail sector is a study in contrast, it has the largest number of retail outlets in the world but the per-capita retail space available is only 2 sq. ft. India is facing problem in balancing the retail sector as the growth of organized retail has been uneven with certain parts in particular growing more rapidly than the others. Therefore to brainstorm on the topic “Organized v/s Unorganized Retail: Finding the balance” JIMS is organizing 9th national seminar on Monday March, 31,2014 at Deshmukh auditorium, India International Centre.
The seminar will bring together the experts from both industry and academia to understand the way forward for the Indian retail sector and the possibility of developing a uniquely Indian model. The key speakers who will share their thoughts on the topic are Dr. A. K. Sengupta, Ex-Dean, IIFT, Prof. S. C. Sharma, Professor of Economics, IBS, Gurgaon, Mr. Atulit Saxena, COO, Future Brand Limited, Mr. Rasul Bailay, Business Editor (Retail), Economic Times and Mr. Tinku Singh, Group Head, SRS

The Government of India has allowed FDI in Retail in both single (100%) and multi- brand formats (51%), subject to state approval and the stipulation that 30% sourcing of goods be done within India. The retail Sector in India is one of the largest contributors to GDP and employs the largest number of people after agriculture. In contrast to other countries, unorganized retail has a 97% share of the Indian retail market even today despite the rapid growth of the organized retail in the last few years
JIMS has organised six international conferences and two National Seminars in the past, with participation from industry/academia from India and abroad. Jagannath International Management School (JIMS) Vasant Kunj, affiliated to GGS Indraprastha University, Delhi, was set up in 1997 by a registered Society for imparting quality education in Management, IT, Journalism and Mass Communication. In the 20 years of its existence as an academic leader, the JIMS Group of Educational Institutions, has been assiduously promoting innovation in pedagogy, human resource requirements of the industry and community outreach. As per the B-School Survey 2013 of, we have been ranked among the top 3 B-schools of GGS Indraprastha University and top 20 in the country. It is one of the premier management institutes in the Delhi/NCR with accreditation from NAAC, University Grants Commission, Govt. of India and ‘A+’ Grade certification from the State Fee Regulatory Committee of the Govt. of Delhi. JIMS measures up to the exacting standards of ISO 9001-2008 to provide the students a competitive edge and building a unique and holistic knowledge base. JIMS has consciously worked at bringing out the best in the student community so that it adapts into any professional organization. What began, as an honest aspiration to standardize and enhance the quality of education, has today become a truly world-class endeavor towards creating dedicated professionals for meeting the challenges of the Industry in the 21st Century.

For further details contact;
Prof. S.K. Dogra

Ms Sushmita Jaipuriar