Thursday, 5 January 2012

Oshwal global meet held in Jamnagar

JAMNAGAR: Oshwal Shikshan & Rahat Sangh, Jamnagar, held a three-day global meet for the Oshwal community in the city. More than 1,000 NRI Oshwals participated in it.
The Oshwals are a business community and all of them have migrated from Saurashtra region. According to convenor Parag Shah, there are only 84,000 Oshwals and outside India, they live in eight countires -- Africa, Canada, UK, Australia, Tanzania, Kenya and the US.
During the meet, discussion was held on various issues like development of a city, social infrastructure, education and medical facilities. On January 3, chief minister Narendra Modi had a video conference with members of the community.
Oshwal Shikshan & Rahat Sangh have developed a sports complex, international school, heart hospital in Jamnagar and houses for the needy, hostels, dormitories and other basic infrastructure in various cities of India, sangh president Ashokbhai Maru said.

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