T h e  M a n  B e h i n d
 
Shri Hitendra Somani

    Shri Hitendra Somani can best be described as a man incarnated for the benefit of the youth on planet earth. His social energies are centred on activities that will fulfil the ever-rising aspirations of the youth. Yuvahit Magazine, Career 21st Century and Seminars on subjects like Fund Raising, Creative Thinking, How to generate Ideas? Public Speaking, and many others, speak of Shri Somani's contribution towards youth welfare.     Apart from undertaking his business interests, Shri Somani has written a book on 'Fund Raising - An Art', recognised by the Govt. of Maharashtra, Min. of Education. A member of many important organisations and committees, Shri Somani is an advisor to Adhar Muka Badhir Vidyalaya, Pune Shahar Auto Rickshaw Federation, INFA, DRUCC Cent. Rly - Min. of Railway, among many others.

 

   
 E d u c a t i o n
 

B.Sc. from Fergusson College, Pune (1982).
Diploma in Business management, from Xavier Centre for Management Studies, Pune (1985).
Course in Packaging Technology from Indian Institute of Packaging, Mumbai [accredited by Asian Federation of Packaging] (1983).
Course in Advertising Management from Symbiosis, Pune (1983).
Computer programming & Window - 95 From, Data System Services (1983) & Westind Integrated Systems (P) Ltd., Pune (1995).
International trade from Mahratta Chamber Of Commerce & Industries Pune (1994).
Special Training course in Museum (1995) & Exhibition Technology from Munich (Germany) & Singapore (1998).
Advanced Degrees in all those that are beyond the Text Books.

   
 B u s i n e s s e s
   
Chairman & Managing Director Hitendra Advertising & Marketing Pvt. Ltd.
135, Akshay Complex, Off Dhole Patil Road, Pune 411 001 Phone: 6121372. Fax: (0212) 6125199 E-mail: hitendra@giaspn01.vsnl.net.in Website: www.hitendra.co.in
Primary Activities - Advertising, Concept & Direct Marketing
The Mindware - Organising Seminars, Workshops, Conference & Human Resource Development.
Global Pulse - Exports, Imports & Consultancy.
Franchise for Edit Computer Institute - Training for Multimedia, Animation, Web Designing,
Graphics etc.
Exhivent - Exhibition, Events & Trade Fair planning & organisation, Museum and Exhibition Consultancy & Event Marketing.
Yuvahit - Magazine published & website launched for guiding, motivating youth... Editor & Publisher of the magazine.

   
 C o n t r i b u t i o n s
   
Organized mega events like Pune-Review 93 & 98 exhibition depicting 1000 years history of Pune, Pageant-92 Fashion show, Holi Utsav 98, 99 & 2000, Yuvakotsav 96, Exhibition of Pune-Bremen solidarity forum, Maharashtra Darshan for Jain Social Groups, 'Bhartiya Hastakala Bazar' a handicraft exhibition & Strive 2000 (Youth Motivator Exhibition) with Somani Pratishthan & Ministry of Social Welfare (Govt. of Maharshtra), Career 2000 exhibition & Catalogue Show, Sanskriti 99 Dandiya Raas, Vyasan Mukti Sandesh Yatra, Drug awareness & National Integration rally for youth, Career 2000 & Spectrum 2000 seminars, Deepawali Sneh Milan 99, New Years Eve 95, 'Hobby Corner' for International Collectors Society for rare items. 'Pune - Kal-Aaj-Udya' exhibition for Pune Municipal Corporation on the occasion of Golden Jubilee, organised 'Career 21st Century' exhibition & catalogue show. Organsied series of seminars like Career 2000, Spectrum 2000, Career 21 st Century.
Consultant for 'India on track' Railway exhibition by Min. of Railways, 'Sunrise city' an Expovision by M.C.C.I. Pune, Krishi Darshan, FICCI, 'Sudarshan' by Pune University & Active participation in KISSAN, ELTEC AUTO, CONSTRO Lions Clubs many mega activities, New Years Eve at Ganga Retreat Club.
Organized Adventure camps with Trishakti foundation, National Integration camp with Govt. of India, International Youth Exchange Camp with Lions Clubs.
Successfully launched products like 'Shakti' Awala Juice, 'Orchid' Ball Pen in Pune & 'Osho Yuga' & C.P.D. a new concept of Calendar, Planner & Diary Internationally.
We have marketed stall for FICCI, MCCI, Alfajer (UAE) & many other exhibition organisers from India & abroad.
Decorated stalls for same Greaves (Italian collaboration) & LIC of India.

   
 A w a r d s
   
National Youth Award by Govt. of India (Min. of Human Resources)
Award by National Integration & Universal Brotherhood Committee Govt. of Maharashtra.
Dist. Youth Award by Nehru Yuva Kendra Ministry of H.R.D. (Govt. of India).
Honoured by District Sports Officer Pune, Govt. of Maharashtra.
Appreciation Award by Pune Municipal Corporation.
Mention in Limca Book of Records for organising 'Pune Review -93' exhibition, showing 1000 year history of Pune.
Honoured Rashtriya Ekatmata Trophy.
Janhitwadi Puraskar By Yuva Bharati Pune
Honoured by Jain Social Groups' Federation.
Honoured by All India 52 Gaon Bhavsar Samaj, Bhavnagar.
Honoured by Saurashtra Sthanakavasi Jain Sangh.Pune.
Swami Vivekanand Yuva Gaurav Puraskar by Vande Mataram Sangathna & Vivek Kranti Dal, Pune.
Raj Pitamber Puraskar by Pune Shahar Auto Rickshaw Federation, Pune.
Honoured by Punyashlok Ahilyadevi Vidhayak Karya Samiti, Pune.

   
 I n v i t e d   &  P a r t i c i p a t e d
   
National Youth Festival organised by Govt. of India, Min. of Youth Affairs of Sports:
  Ahmedabad :
Chennai :
Luckhnow :
Gandhi Nagar :
Jan. 1997
Jan. 1998
Jan. 1999
Jan. 2000
Youth march organised on Aug. 1998 at New Delhi on the occasion of Golden Jubilee of Independence. Leaded 3000 youth awardees, who participated in this youth march.
Seminars on Employment & Self Employment organised by Govt. of Maharashtra at Sahyadri Bhavan, Mumbai, Circuit House, Pune and at Agriculture College, Pune. Attended by Min., State Min., C.M., Dy. C.M., & other selected NGOs from Maharashtra.
Participated in Millennium Youth Parliament organised by NYK & Min. of Youth Affairs & Sports on 26th & 27th April 2000 at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi. Decided ' Youth Policy of The Country'. Central Minister, State Min. of Youth Affairs & Sports, Secretaries, Top Officers from NSS, NYK, Sports depts. from SAARC countries, selected youth leaders from the country attended this function.
Participated in the workshop arranged by Shri Ramkrishna More, Min. of Youth Affairs & Sports, on 18th Feb. 2000 at Samithi Sabhagraha, 6th Floor, Mantralaya, Mumbai. Discussion on 'Youth Policy' for Maharashtra took place. All the National Youth Awardees from Maharashtra were invited for the same. All the concerned Govt. depts. like, NYK, NSS, NCC, Secretary & Director of Sports & Youth Affairs etc. attended the meeting.
Get together arranged by Minister prohibition & education for de addiction at Samiti Sabhagraha, Mantralaya, Mumbai on 19th June, 2000.