Vision & Mission
We aspire to be the first, most comprehensive platform linking the mystic and majestic Kokan soil to the world, with the primary ambition of helping our motherland in attaining the exalted position it deserves in the Geo-Socio-Politico – Commercial Scenario of the state, The Nation and the World.
A long awaited dream about a community portal was put into reality with the introduction of kokan community portal WWW.KOKANWORLD.COM. It is a platform for the people to be in touch and share the moments of their joys and sorrow with each other. Different sections of Kokan community has spread across the globe over the years with Large portion of young generation based in gulf countries for their livelihood are keen to know about the news, events taking place back at home.
Meet Our Team
After completing his Masters of Commerce (M. Com.), Mr. Qamruddin joined Vasant Rao Naik College of Commerce and Arts, Mhasla as Lecturer. Thereafter he moved to Mumbai and started his own small scale business. He is a financial advisor par excellence; hence to utilize his skills he moved to Qatar, where he held various finance related positions ranging from Accountant to Finance Manager. But, when he realized the potential of U.A.E. as a business hub, he moved to Dubai and formed the Moon Home Group of companies, of which he continues to be the Managing Director, till date. He is a First Generation entrepreneur and is gifted with excellent business acumen. These qualities have seen his business interests spread from Real Estate to General Trading to Building Development and Construction. In India, he is famous for his social work. He is President of the Wadawli Social Society and the Mandlekar Foundation – an N.G.O.It was his yearning to project the Kokan region on the World map, in a systematic and professional manner; that led to the formation of this Web-Site. He is the idea and motivation behind the conceptualization and implementation of KokanWorld.com.He can be emailed at Qamar@KokanWorld.Com
Mr. Farhan is a typical Mumbaiite, born and brought up in Mumbai; he completed his Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical (B.E.) from Mumbai University and followed it up with a Masters of Management Studies in Operations Management (M. M. S.) again from the same University. Post education, this youngster worked for multinationals like ICICI Bank & Jabil Inc., but his proactive attitude and his thirst for realizing his full potential made him look for bigger challenges. One meeting with the Mr. Qamar, convinced him that this was the opportunity he had been waiting for, and he decided to move base to Dubai. He joined Moon Home Group as Marketing & Operations Manager where he contributed greatly for around 3 years. When the idea of KokanWorld came up he took up the challenge and agreed to head the whole team under the guidance of Mr. Qamar and help from all the directors. He is responsible for the conceptualization & implementation of new ideas and overall functioning of the team and takes special interest in the News and Events sections of the portal.He can be emailed at Farhaan@KokanWorld.Com
Mr. Sameer was born and brought up in Kuwait, where he completed his S.S.C. and moved to Mumbai to complete his Bachelors of Commerce (B.Com.). Thereafter he joined Dr. A. R. Undre High School as teacher, where he worked for approximately nine years. Looking for further development, he moved to Dubai in the year 2000 and started working as Accountant in a company. In the year 2006, he joined Moon Home Group of Companies, as Sales Manager where through his hard work he got promoted to the position of Director of the Moon Home Group. He continued until he joined the Kokan World team. He is a very hard working individual with an eye for detail. Due to his resourcefulness and creative bend of mind, he has been given the responsibilities of handling Kokan Schools and KW Arena. His qualities are reflected in his body of work. He also handles Eminent Kokanis’ section alongwith Mr. Faheem Y. Rawoot. He can be emailed at Sameer@KokanWorld.Com
Mr. Faheem comes from the commercial capital of India – Mumbai. He completed his Diploma in Digital Electronics (D. Engg.) from Mumbai and followed it up with a Masters Diploma in Software Engineering (M.D.S.E.) from Aptech, Mumbai. After that for almost seven years, he worked as a Network Administrator cum Programmer for a Multinational company in Saudi Arabia. His pursuit for personal development prompted him to move ahead in search of better avenues for career advancement, leading him to Dubai. He came to Dubai in the 2004 and joined Moon Home Group of Companies, where he shouldered various responsibilities. He is a fun loving and jovial person and is very popular amongst his colleagues and subordinates; especially for roaring laughter. In keeping with his flair for instantly connecting with peoples from all walks of life, he has been imparted the responsibility of helping people find their dream jobs through the Classifieds sections of the Web-Site. He also contributes to the Eminent Kokanis’ section along with Mr. Sameer. He can be emailed at Faheem@KokanWorld.Com
Mr. Rashid is a live example of Young Kokani Achievers, who have conquered territories far and wide. From his humble beginnings from the small village of Dhamandevi, in Chiplun Taluka, Ratnagiri District to being the Director of Moon Home Group, he has demonstrated that hard – work and positive attitude can take you a long way. Even before he completed his studies, he was involved in his father’s business in Chiplun. Post completion of his studies, he worked with various organizations in Chiplun, Pune and Mumbai in various capacities from Team Leader to Marketing Manager, leading and motivating huge teams. Since 2005, he has been working with Moon Home Group, where his dedication and pro-active attitude have seen him rise through the ranks to the Position of Director – Sales. Now he has joined KokanWorld team as Director – Sales and has been entrusted the crucial responsibility of leading and guiding the KW Sales Team. He will be responsible for implementation of all sales strategies. For any issues relating to Sales and Marketing he welcomes e-mails on Rashid@KokanWorld.Com
Mr. Abdul Khaliq has a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (B. Tech.) and extensive knowledge of Computer Programming and Web Designing tools and soft wares. After completing his Bachelors degree, he started working for Web designing company in Hyderabad and thereafter he moved to Dubai, to expand his horizons. He is the youngest brain in the Kokan World team but brings immense professional experience and expertise. He was in the winning team of “Best Property Portal for CNBC Residential Awards – 2009” for his project www.propertystop.ae , a great achievement at such a tender age. He joined KokanWorld as Programmer and has been given complete charge of the web- programming division. For any comments and suggestions, he is available on Khaliq@KokanWorld.Com