185. My first India visit in 2012
I was not intending to visit India until my task here was completed but a function in the family and the creation of The PRomise Foundation has led to the plan getting materialised and here is how it will pan out. Here is how my schedule will look like with hardly any window left for any other meetings except one breakfast slot each in Bangalore, Mumbai and Delhi. Some of these is subject to change but most will remain as planned.
Nov 15th – Departure to India
Nov 17th to 19th – Bangalore
(On 17th land at 4 am, 12 noon Meet Fellows of PRomise (Umesh, Shane, Preeti, Ajit), 3 pm Visit Vir and ride Namma Metro, 7 pm Coffee with Friends ( open house – CCD, Mosque Road); On 18th Day with Family (Pais, Britto, Mascarenhas); On 19th Lawyer & Bank followed by Bangalore Offices at 10 am and 12 noon followed by Brigade Orchards site visit 2 to 4 followed by Flight from 1740 to 1920 to Mumbai to attend Anant’s book launch)
Nov 20th to 21st – Mumbai
(On 20th Broker and CA office from 8 to 11, followed by lunch at Britannia at 1 and 3 pm Coffee with Friends ( open house – Starbucks), Mahavir Platinum from 5 to 7, Dinner with cousins 8 to 10; On 21st Breakfast meeting at 8 followed by Mumbai offices and Airport by 1 pm for Flight from 1435 to 1625 to Mangalore – visit Gopinath at 7 followed by Dinoos for dinner at 8)
Nov 22nd – Mangalore
(7.30 am Visit J&J, 830 am Meet the Dentist, 1030 am Visit Milagres/RaiBagh, 1 pm Lunch with Nayaks, followed by SAHS and Towards airport at 530 for Flight at 1945 to Chennai)
Nov 23rd to 24th – Pondicherry for http://www.praxis2012.in
Nov 25th -26th – Reserve Days (Transit/Relax)
Nov 27th to 28th – Gurgaon
(On 27th Gurgaon Offices 10 am to 12 noon, Shopping (WLS), 3 pm Coffee with Friends ( open house – City Walk, Saket ); On 28th Property visit, Alexanders, Mathurs and Midnight flight)
Nov 30th – Back at work in Chicago
If I told you I was meeting you and you don’t see our name in the list let me know. If we did not discuss a meeting the open house is where we can meet.