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Alka Jayaswal
Vice President , George Maijo Industries Pvt Ltd
Kolkata, West Bengal
Alka is an research minded business professional with over 30 years of experience in areas of education, product Identification with viability research. Sourcing of products from India and overseas. Homologation /Testing of Agricultural Machines, corporate strategy, Digital marketing and business development
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Area of Expertise:
  • Agriculture, Livelihoods, Microfinance, Rural, Urban
Professional Experience:
CEO of family held enterprise

•1976- 2010 CEO (admin) in Samar Singh Jayaswal Ltd .The Company is a family held company and is underwent reconstruction due to family partition .

•Managed new product launch process, created multinational business development strategies.
•Presented products at buying offices of large retail chains in US and Europe, procured repeat orders from various specialty shops and wholesalers, increasing sales substantially.
•Visited and supervises work at the Jharkhand and Balrampur factory (Purulia) shellac factories.
•The company also had a leather division and she spearheaded and supervised work in their leather factory.
•Her Doctoral research on “Geography of lac in India” which dealt in depth about ecological conditions of cultivation along with case studies in rural Jharkhand where Lac cultivation is an aspect of Farm Forestry an unstructured form of agriculture. Her thesis suggests that Innovation and advancement in cultivation practices can do a lot to augment quality production and consequent trade.
•She further honed her skills by keeping up breast by taking training courses in Lac Related issues like she took training on manufacture of Aleuritic acid – a derivative of lac from Lac Research Institute in 2006 .

EDUCATION & EDUZONE: ( 2010-2019)
•2006 : Director-Operations of Pailan World School
•2010 at helm of affairs at Eduzone along with Mr Kunal Jayaswal . Eduzone which os a unit of Swadeshi International is dealing with School and College Education along with Career Counseling , Aptitude tests& training for entrance exams like SAT,TOEF,IELTS, GRE & GMAT .Personality Development and foreign languages such as French, Spanish etc

George Maijo Industries Pvt Ltd.
Vice President-Product Development HO :Chennai, India 2011-2019

•The key roles which she performed for Product-Development were product research, identification and Sourcing , Primarily of Agricultural and Marine products from India and abroad.

•Arranged MOU with Banks for financial loans for the farming Community .

•Headed Homologation / Testing of Agricultural Machines like the combine harvester, power tillers, weeders, sprayers etc through various Govt recognized institutions

•In her role as Vice -President -Corporate Planning & Strategy she has been Spearheading Digital marketing for Maijo Moto - Maruti Suzuki Arena .2016 - 2019. The Key accomplishments being effectively utilizing digital media like the website, SEO, Google business page, social media, LinkedIn, blogging etc for having cost effective lead generation which can converted to retails.

•Through activities in Social Media the digital te
•Doctoral thesis on ‘Geography of Lac in India’ in UNIVERSITY OF CALCUTTA
Doctorate, PHD Program 1990
Masters in Geography Ranked 9th in the University
Bachelors with Major in Geography
Bachelor of Art; Major in Geography
•Graduated with Honors and awarded First Class, First Division and National Scholarship for further studies.
• Awarded Gold Medal for academic excellence in high school leaving -Senior Cambridge exams awarded Scholarship in special Schools in the 28 –Education budget,
Consistently upgrading with relevant certifications some recent ones being :
XLRI EDP in Data Analysis and Financial Modeling using Excel in 2nd April,2017.
Social Media Marketing with Digital Academy in 23rd July,2017.
2 days Global digital 22-23 March 2018 summit #FUTURE organised by Kerala Govt+Various Industries houses
Affiliations and Achievements:
Over and above leadership role in her profession she has been the other leadership roles.
In the committee of Calcutta Chamber of Commerce is various capacities from 1997-98 till 2019. Held several positions in Rotary International District 3219.

• Founder of Women’s Wing of Federation of Indian Export Organization - Eastern Region in 1990; inaugurated by our then Chief Minister Shri Jyoti Basu
• Chairperson of Ladies Business Forum of Calcutta Chamber Of Commerce in 1992-1993
• Special Invitee nominated in Executive Committee in Calcutta Chamber of Commerce 2002-2007; initiated e -bulletin and was unanimously appointed Editor of forthcoming e-bulletin .Committe member 2008-9
• President of Rotary Club-Calcutta Victoria in 1997-98; received Best Club award
• District Chairman of Youth Exchange of Rotary District 3290 in 1999-2000
• First Lady to be chosen as leader of any Group Study Exchange team in history of Rotary International Dist 3290, comprising Kolkata, Nepal and Port Blair, led team of 4 professionals to Canada in 2000
• Assistant Governor of Rotary International District 3290 for 2002-2003; looking after all Exchanges like Group Study exchange, Youth exchange, Family exchange ,Vocational and Recreational exchanges etc in International Services
• Involved with sending and receiving short term as well as long term Youth exchange students from and to India.
• District Secretary of Rotary District 3290 for 2004-05
• Convenor for tea meets organized by Ladies Forum of Saint Xavier’s College Alumni Association, Kolkata
• Assistant Governor Club Ser 2 of Rotary District 3290 in 2006-7,Advisor Youth Exchange R.I Dist 3290 for 2007- 08
• Chairman of Global Networking and Action Committee Rotary International District 3290 in 2008-09/2009-10
2019 Advisor for Rotaract -RCCV Dist 3291
2019-2020 Designated Chairman for International Service RCCV Dist 3291

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    Years of Experience:
    More than 20 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, Hindi, Bengali
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