Mumbai, June 2: The legendary dabbawalas (lunch-box carriers) in Mumbai, known for their management skills, will feature in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) conference to be held in Dubai on June 4 and 5.
Arvind Talekar, spokesperson of Nutan Mumbai Tiffin Box Suppliers' Trust (NMTBST) said that he would represent the 5,000 dabbawalas in the metro at the two-day ‘Third GCC Government Organisations Third and Fourth Line Leaders' Development Conference'.
“I will share the ‘mantra' for the success of Mumbai's dabbawallas. I will also speak on time and supply management and accuracy in delivery,” Talekar told PTI here today. In the conference, a case study on the history of dabbawallas and their day-to-day operation with focus on the aspect of ‘On time delivery, Every time', will also be presented, he added.
The conference would highlight innovation in leadership that involved advanced decision-making and execution skills to obtain cross-functional responsibilities, as they need to drive excellence as multi-faceted leaders, he added. The two-day event aims to forge and build strong relationships among the governments, businesses, corporate, communities, media, leaders and professionals from east, west, north and south to meet and partner in order to build strong global relationships and expand opportunities in the era of massive globalisation.