Mr.Sunil Mantri is New President
Mumbai 14th May 2010: Mr. Sunil Mantri became the new President of Maharashtra Chamber of Housing Industry (MCHI). He took over the reins from Mr. Pravin Doshi, his predecessor. Mr. Deepak Goradia is the new Honorary Secretary.
Mr. Sunil Mantri, in his welcome address, thanked the members of the Managing Committee for his appointment as President of MCHI, and narrated how, over the years he had started as a member in MCHI Managing Committee, and how he got the privilege to work with different Presidents, hold different posts in MCHI, ultimately attaining the post of President.
Mr. Sunil Mantri outlined his vision for MCHI for the year 2010-2011 to the Managing Committee, which calls for a substantial expansion of the Chamber’s activities, programmes and initiatives. “Amongst the primary tasks I wish to undertake, said Mr. Mantri, “the enhancement of MCHI’s and the real estate industry’s image is a priority; we shall be initiating greater interaction with members, government, fraternal associations and the general public”. Other priorities he outlined include, “leveraging the strength of the real estate industry, and engaging in industry-wide bulk materials purchase of commodities like cement, steel through joint negotiation with providers to obtain better prices.” One of the most important tasks Mr. Mantri has set himself is “helping Maharashtra Government to execute conveyance of single buildings and completed layouts”.
“MCHI, said Mr. Mantri, “is the association of real estate developers in India’s real estate capital, Mumbai. In keeping with our status and goals, we plan to acquire a state-of-the-art research and development centre, a library, a fully-equipped conference hall and auditorium, and spacious office premises”.
Referring to the recent radical initiative of ‘Homes For All’ taken up by MCHI, Mr. Mantri said “we are already engaging the Government of Maharashtra, and its agencies like MHADA, SRA and MMRDA to frame new policy developments to give concrete shape to ‘Homes For All’ Project.