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ACTIVITIES

 
Untitled Document

June 2014 to January 2017

 

Date                           Activities

 

21-06-2014             Election were held and New Team of Office Bearers were elected

 

29-06-2014             In a simple but impressive function the new team took over the charge, The IGP Jammu and SSP Jammu were also present on the occasion. President Sh. Rakesh Gupta in his speech highlighted the priorities which include establishment of business and family club, abolition of Inspector Raj. Development of LOC Trade, Opening of more LOC routes eradication of corruption in PCB and other departments and make Lakhanpur a hassle free.

 

30-06-2014             Dy. Director General Foreign Trade visited the Chamber House and interacted with the Office Bearers and apprised about the special provisions and benefits available to export of J&K State because J&K avails recognized area status which are not available to the exporters of other areas of the country.

 

02-07-2014             The delegation of Chamber of Commerce & Industry led by President Sh. Rakesh Gupta Called on the Chief Engineer PDD and apprised her about the problem being faced by the people of Jammu in general and the business community in particular due to erratic power supply and also stressed upon the Chief Engineer that there should be no power cuts especially from 6.00 PM onwards which is also necessary due to security point of view. The Chief Engineer assured to resolve the issue.

 

04-07-2014             The Team of Office Bearers called on the Chief Minister at Jammu where Sh. D.S. Rana was also present. During the interaction various issues relating to upliftment / development of Trade & Industry including LOC Trade were highlighted.

 

05-07-2014             The New team visited the Kanak Mandi area and took the stock of the problems of traders over there and assured them to take every possible step to mitigate their problems.

 

07-07-2014             Chamber urged upon the Central Government to consider the demands of CCI in the upcoming Budget session which include restoration of Income Tax Exemption, Excise refund, four lanning of National Highway and Jammu-Poonch / Jammu-Kishtwar roads. Construction of more plate forms at Jammu Railway Station and provision of more trains including direct train between Jammu-Chandigarh.

 

07-07-2014             C.G.M BSNL Sh. R.N. Suadhakar, alongwith  his team of Officers  including  GMTD Sh. A.K. Misra and other Sr. Officers of BSNL  visited the Chamber House and interacted  serious concern was expressed by Chamber about the poor BSNL Network on mobile, 3G network etc. it was made clear to the visiting BSNL authorities the faulty power supply is no excuse for failure of network because it is the duty of BSNL to provide power back up.  

 

08-07-2014             on the invitation of CCI Director MSME Jammu Sh. Varinder Sharma visited the Chamber House and during interaction with Office Bearers laid light on the various benefits and facilities being extended by MSME to the Industrial Sector and the assistance being provided by MSME for skill development programmes and for participation in the International Exhibition and trade fair. Chamber requested the Director MSME to provide free computer education to the members of CCI. Subsequently a free computer training programme was organized by MSME in their office for the member of CCI.

 

14-07-2014             The delegation of Bus Stand Traders Association called on the Office Bearers and apprised about the difficulties being faced by them. The visiting delegation was assured of full support in mitigating their problems.

 

Chamber in a communication requested Financial Commissioner Industries & Commerce exempt the Green Category units to obtain “consent to establish” & “consent to operate” from PCB  as is being done in other states including Punjab.

 

In another communication Chamber requested the Minister for Planning & Development to release funds on urgent basis for clearance Vat refunds to Industry.

 

22-07-2014             President Sh. Rakesh Gupta attended the meeting of Indian Red Cross Society.

 

23-07-2014             Chamber in a communication to Additional Commissioner VAT requested to take immediate corrective measures to mitigate the genuine problems of the members of business community which include under valuation / seizure of goods at Lakhanpur , amendments of RC on line, repeated submission  of Sale / Purchase  statement, provision of waiting space for dealers at Lakhanpur, denial of declaratory  forms to the dealers because of pending recoveries it.

 

24-07-2014             The Delegation of Office Bearers of CCI led by President Sh. Rakesh Gupta called on the Chief Minister at Srinagar  and submitted him a memorandum  highlighting various issues confronting trade & Industry which include Vat reduction on Desi Gee and dry fruit etc, change of land use, Terminal point & Multi Tier parking at Old Bus Stand, Land allotment for business / family club for CCI.

 

28-07-2014             Dy. Commissioner Jammu Sh. A.K. Sahu visited Chamber House and interacted with Office bearers.

 

30-07-2014             In an urgent fax message Chamber requested the Chief Minister  to make the old bus stand a terminal point and the foundation stone of the proposed complex be laid at the earliest.

 

31-07-2014             President attended meeting of Regional Red Cross Society under the Chairmanship of Div Com.

 

04-08-2014             with the joint efforts of CCI and CAIT New Delhi the date for implementation of Food Safety & Standards Act has been deferred upto 4th Feb 2015.

 

06-08-2014             President and the Office Bearers attended the meeting of Industrial Advisory Committee held under the Chairmanship of Hon’ble Chief Minister at Srinagar.

 

07-08-2014             President attended the introductory meeting convened by Commissioner Secretary Tourism at Banquet Hall JKTDC

 

15-08-2014             Republic Day Celebration

 

19-08-2014             The Delegation of World Trade Center comprising of Associate Director of WTC , Ms Khair-ul-Nissa, Mehat Ali Shekhar, Vice President Turkish Indian Chamber and others called on the President & office bearers at Chamber House.

 

21-08-2014             Secretary General Sh. Arun Gupta attended meeting held under the Chairmanship of Commissioner Secretary Labour and Employment at Civil Secretariat Srinagar. During interaction Secretary General requested the meeting to postpone the enhancement of ceiling from Rs. 10,000/- to Rs. 20000/- for applicability of provident fund.    

 

 

27-08-2014             Chamber delegation headed by the President Sh. Rakesh Gupta and the members of Transport Nagar  called on the Divisional Commissioner Jammu and apprised him about the problem being faced  by the members of Transport Nagar. The Vice Chairman JDA was also present in the meeting and after which Rs. 72.66 lacs have been released by the JDA for carrying the development works in Transport Nagar and almost the work has been completed.

 

 

 

Chamber took up with the State government the case regarding extension in the date for filing of Income Tax returns due to flash floods in the state. The government issued the SRO’s extending the dates in flood affected areas only.  Chamber strongly condemned the act of the government and requested to extend the benefits to whole of the state. The government deputed a panel comprising of Sh. J.A Khan Financial Advisor, B.B Byas Principal Secretary to Finance and Sh. K.H.Rizvi, Commissioner Commercial Taxes  to interact with CCI in this regard. Chamber’s delegation had the meeting with the panel and strongly urged upon them to extend the date for filing of Vat returns etc in whole of J&K State upto 31st March 2014. After that fresh SRO’s have been issued by the government extending the dates upto 31-03-2015.

 

Chamber also took up with the Commissioner Income Tax and other Central government authorities the issue regarding extension in the date for filing of Income Tax return  for which government had issued notification  extending the dates for furnishing returns of Income tax upto 31st March 2015.

 

 

Chamber took up the issue relating to allotment of land in favour of traders of Kanak Mandi  for construction of godowns.  Acting on the same government has identified a piece of land measuring about 22 kanals at village Bhalwal for the said purpose.

 

Chamber took up with Div Com Jammu issue relating to ban on carrying huge cash by the traders. While going to other districts for collection against the supplier made. Taking the cognizance of the issue the Div Com issued instruction to all D.C’s to ensure that no bonafide traders carrying proper receipts/valid documents are not put to any harassment.

 

While sharing the social responsibility Chamber has voluntarily requested the Commissioner JMC to allot the Rotary at Dogra Chowk. Commissioner JMC has conveyed his concurrence for the same.

 

Chamber also sent relief items to the affected people which include Ration & Medicines.

 

Chamber also arranged an interaction meeting with the heads of the Insurance Companies at Chamber House, where the apart from representatives of Insurance Companies, the President of BBIA and Association of Industries Gangyal were also present. The representatives of insurance companies present in the meeting assured that despite being faced with shortage of surveyors the claims of flood affected people shall be processed & settled in very short time.

 

Sh. Rakesh Gupta President & the office bearers of CCI alongwith Commissioner JMC visited the Shiv Market Railway Station to take the Stock of the Sanitation and other related issues over there.

 

Sh. Rakesh Gupta President CCI alongwith SSP Jammu visited Kanak Mandi Area to review the various problems arising due to traffic congestion.

 

Chamber has vigoursly been pursuing the issue relating to allotment of land in favour of CCI for establishment of family / business club and we are hopeful that the issue will be sorted out very soon.

 

The traders sending the goods to different parts of the country, booked by visiting tourists  through VPP were receiving the payment through concerned Post Offices after the delivery of goods. In December 2013, the postal authorities issued an I.D number to all the traders booking their goods through VPP due to which the payment of the goods booked remained blocked with concerned postal authorities. Chamber took up this issue and got the payments blocked released thus solved the issue.

 

After Election, One A.C, one photo copier and one water filter RO has been added to Chambers assets  

 

 

 

19/12/2014             Office Bearers of CCI held a Press Conference at the Chamber House regarding Assembly Election being held in the state to form the new government and appealed to the business community and the public at large to come out in large and cast their votes.

 

07/01/2015             CCI in collaboration with DGFT Jammu organized an export awareness programme at Chamber house under “Niryat Bandhu Scheme” regarding the facilities and incentives being provided by the office of DGFT to the exporters.

 

9/01/2015               Chamber requested Vice Chairman Jammu Development Authority to take necessary steps for execution of pending lease deeds of the shopkeepers at Rail Head Complex Jammu who had already deposited the requisite transfer fee.

 

                                    Chamber held a meeting with SSP Jammu and SSP Traffic at Chamber house which was also attended by representatives of Kanak Mandi, R.N. Bazar and Old Hospital Road. While welcoming the police authorities problems being faced by the business community of their bazaar were highlighted and it was stressed to stream line the faulting traffic system and follow the one way traffic system  rule.

 

                                    Chamber made a payment of Rs. 15.00 lacs to Jammu Development Authority against balance premium of land and requested for recalculation of ground rent.

                                               

                                    Chamber subsequently requested for waiver of interest amount on premium.

 

13/01/2015             CCI celebrated lohri festival at Chamber house with the students from seven north eastern states who were on an integral tour “Bharat Ko Jano 2015” to the state of J&K. Lohri Pooja was held on the occasion wherein Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Office Bearers of CCi and all the visitng students participated.

 

14-01-2015             In separate communications to Hon’ble Union Finance Minister Sh. Arun Jaitly and Hon’ble MOS in Prime Minister’s Office Dr. Jatinder Singh submitted that the Income Tax collection target  fixed for J&K for current finaicla year is very much on higher side keeping in view the ground realities and requested that previous years target should be fixed for this year also.

 

16-01-2015             CCI requested  VC JDA to identifying and allot land for Pharmaceutical Distributors.

 

17-01-2015             CCI requested Commissioner Commercial Taxes to provide ONLINE link with Lakhanpur for the benefit of business community

 

19-01-2015             Chamber took up the case VAT refund to Industrialists since 2012 with Governor J&K and requested that adequate funds should be released to SICOP so that VAT refund with interest can be settled in one go.

 

23-1-2015                President Sh. Rakesh Gupta called Union Secretary for MSME Sh. Madhav Lal during his visit to Jammu and discussed with various issues.

 

                                    In a communication – Chamber requested Union Secretary for MSME that International Cooperation Scheme which as now is only covering the Industrialists  should also be extended for the traders also who are contributing almost 45% to the national  GDP.

                                               

                                    Further the Excise maximum exemption limit of 1.5 crore should be enhanced to atleast 3.00 crore keeping in view  he poor infrastructure, topography and demography of the state in view.

 

26-01-2015             Flag hoisting ceremony at Chamber House

 

28-01-2015             President attended the meeting convened by Financial Commissioner  Industries and Commerce for formulation of export strategy.

 

29-01-2015             President attended the meeting of state steering committee of Tech. Education department at conference hall of government Poly technical collage BIkram Chowk which was chaired by Secretary to Government Tech. Education Department.

 

30-01-2015             Chamber Held meeting with Mr. Brasmin Paul President Belegian Associations for solidarity with J&K at KC Residency which was also attending Chairman FOI Jammu Sh. Anil Suri and President KCCI, Sheikh Ashiq Ahmad.

 

                                    Chamber in collaboration with Divisional Administration Jammu organized a workshop on “Crime against Woman at Brig. Rajinderr Sigh Auditorium Jammu university.

 

4-2-2015                  Office bearers of CCI visited Katra

 

5-2-2015                  Chamber hailed the decision of the Union Government for extending the date of obtaining the registration/renewal of licenses by the businessmen dealing in food items under food safety and standards act upto 4th  August 2015.

 

                                    After getting the ground rent recalculated / reassessed, made upto date payment of ground rent upto

 

10-2-2015                Delegation of Office Bearers of CCI called on Commissioner Commercial Taxes and discussed with him the issue related to VAT on Aluminum Foil.

 

11-12015                 Meeting was held with MD SIDCO/SOCOP at Chamber House  wherein the office bearers of KCCI were also present.

 

16-2-2015                Chamber organized a function facilitate Mahant Manjit Singh

 

20-2-2015                President CCI, Sh. Rakesh Gupta signed a MOU on behalf of Chamber with the department of tourism and travel management central university of Jammu to promote mutual cooperation in tourism, academia and industry and establish a frame work for programs and exchange and collaboration in the areas tourism  for mutual benefit.

 

24-02-2015             President CCI Sh. Rakesh Gupta attend the meeting of the academic council of government college for woman at parade

 

27-2-2015                Office bearers called on VC JDA

 

28-02-2015             In a joint Press Conference by the Office Bearer’s Jammu Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Kashmir Chamber of Commerce & Industry, the government was asked to deliver clean, accountable governance and involve both the chamber in policy planning and implementation and before finalizing the Master Plan both Chamber should be taken on  Board to put forth the views in the interest of general public.

 

03-03-2015             Chamber in a communication to hon’ble Governor J&K requested that as per the prescribed guidelines the handicapped children should be give extra time in the exam.

 

10-03-2015             Chamber submitted  post budget Memorandum to the hon’ble Finance Minister highlighting various issues confronting trade and  industry which include VAT on shawls, exemption of VAT on anti cancer drugs, exemption of VAT on Paddy, Rice, Wheat and Pulses etc., exemption of tax  to tourism industry upto 2025, rationalization of tax on CSD goods, Beedi Cigarette, Desi Ghee, Dry Fruits, Shoes, amnesty GST recoveries, exemption of Toll tax on import of fresh fruits and vegetables.

 

In a separate  communication Hon’ble Finance Minister was requested to issue directions to the PDD authorities to charge Industrial power tariff from Industries cleared by APCC. Irrespective of whether they are manufacturing or service industry.

 

13-03-2015             Chamber organized a function at Chamber House to honour

Dy. Chief Minister Dr. Nirmal Singh and requested him to waive off interest amount against the allotment of land to Chamber, allotment of land for business community club and permission to be granted by JDA to the genuine allottees  to mortgage their shops to raise loans from different banking institutions.

 

13-03-2015             Chamber in a separate representation to Hon’ble  Dy. Chief

Minister requested that Chamber should be consulted and taken into confidence before finalization of Master Plan so that option of allowing mixed land use in certain areas can be discussed.

 

Chamber also took up with the Hon’ble Dy. Chief Minister , the issue relating to regularization of shops, in Warehouse, Nehru Market and Transport Yard.

 

14-03-2015             Chamber  arranged an interactive session with Hon’ble Minister for Trade and Industry at Chamber House and submitted a Memorandum highlighting various issues for  development of Industrial sector in the state.

 

18-03-2015             Chamber in a communication to Commissioner Secretary

Health and  Family Welfare Department  requested to exempt the late fee being demanded for obtaining licenses/ registration/renewal of food licenses.

 

19-03-2015             President attended the meeting of the Executive Committee of

Regional Red Cross Society held under the Chairmanship of Divisional Commissioner Jammu.

 

24-03-2015             Chamber arranged a Press Conference and conveyed its

displeasure regarding the anti-trade and anti-industry attitude of the government of J&K by not accepting the genuine demands put forth in the Pre-Budget meeting.

 

 

05-04-2015             President Sh. Rakesh Gupta attended the meeting held under

the Chairmanship of Hon’ble Chief Minister  Mufti Mohd. Sayeed  at Srinagar regarding Promotion of Tourism and Development  of world class infrastructure in the state at Gulmarg.

 

 

10-04-2015             In a Press Statement CCI opposed any govt. move to out

                                    source   the toll posts at Lakhanpur /lower munda to the

outsiders as the local  stake holders have ist right to run these toll barriers. Chamber  also suggested that  Jammu Chamber & Kashmir Chamber should be given preference in this regard.

 

Chamber further supported that demands of various transport associations  and asked the government that passenger vehicles should be exempted from payment of toll tax at newly created toll barrier at Bantalab Nagrota.

 

11-04-2015             Chamber organized an interactive session with the members if

J&K High Court Bar Association and management Committee  of Press Club Jammu to discuss various burning issues relating to development of Jammu province and after threadbare discussions strategy was chalked out at how to get these issues resolved.

 

15-04-2015             In  a simple but impressive function organized  at Chamber

house, Chamber signed a memorandum  of understanding(MOU) with the World Trade Center India service council (VERBIND) to promote and facilitate, trade business and investment alongwith technology transfer, education, providing advisory and consultancy services for trade industry and companies operating in J&K rgion.

 

17-04-2015             A joint meeting with J&K High Court Bar Association and

representative s of various political parties  was held at Chamber House , in the meeting dissatisfaction was expressed by everyone over the non-serious     of the government  and demanded sanctioning of IIMS at Jammu, completion pending projects of flyover at BC Road, exemption of passenger vehicles from payment of Toll at Ban Talab at Nagrota and zeo relief to trade  and industry in the budget. Bar Association and Chamber decided to take these demands forward before the government and go to any limit required in support of our genuine demands.

 

18-04-2015             Chamber in a  communication to Hon’ble Home Minister Sh.

Raj Nath Singh to rectify/ revise the list of members of proposed delegation  to POK.

 

Chamber in communication to SH. Avinash Rai Khanna Hon’be MP and state incharge BJP for J&K State requested to take urgent steps for creation of post of Chief Income Tax Commissioner in J&K as the state of J&K only state which does not have Chief Income Tax Commissioner.

 

20-04-2015             In a press conference at Chamber House, Chamber once again

lodged its  strong protest against the government for not acceptance  of genuine demands and announced complete Jammu Bandh and Chaka Jam on Friday 24th April 2015 and appealed the business community to observe complete shutdown.

 

23-04-2015             Press Conference held at Chamber House and warned government not to use muscle power to harass the business community who have collective decided to go ahead with proposed bandh on 24-04-2015

 

24-04-2015             Complete shutdown was observed in support of the demand

 

29-04-2105             Chamber in a press conference at Chamber House expressed gratitude to all its members, Traders and Industrialists, common masses and political parties for making the Jammu Bandh on 24-04-2015 a grand success and keeping the atmosphere peaceful.

 

                                    Chamber also decided to forum an umbrella of civil society in this regard and invited all those who want to join this umbrella “Fight for Jammu” to fight for our fundamental rights.

 

13-05-2015             Chamber convened an interactive session  at Chamber House with Commissioner JMC Sh. Soujanya  Sharma who was accompanied by Assistant Commissioner  revenue Ms. Shubha Mehta. During discussion various issues/problems being faced  by the business community of different market were highlighted.

 

16-05-2015             Taking cognizance of Hon’ble Chief Minister Mufti Mohd Sayeed statement ruling out sanctioning AIIMS for Jammu and also shelving the  project of artificial lake due to non feasibility Chamber urged upon business community and members of civil society to be prepared for an agitation to get our demands completed.

 

21-05-2105             After going through  the statement of Hon’ble Finance Minister Dr. H.A.Drabu published in various newspapers that J&K State shall  not adopt GST regime that was recently passed by the Union Government, Chamber warned the Finance Minister not to come out with  the excuses but try to understand the problems of trade & Industry. Chamber cautioned and advised the government to adopt positive track and arrange meeting the CCI so that the issues are solved amicably. At the same time Chamber also gave an open invitation to the Finance Minister for open discussions on any TV Channel so that the people of J&K State and business community knows facts.

 

25-05-2015             Chamber arranged a Press Conference and announced full support to Bandh Call given by the Coordination Committee.

 

27-5-2015                Jammu Observed Bandh

 

2 June 2015             CCI arranged a meeting with SH. Anuj PArkash DRM Firozpur Division Northern Railways at Chamber House and submitted a memorandum highlighting various issues concerning development of rail services at

 

                                    President –Rakesh Gupta attended the meeting high level  monitoring committee held under the Chairmanship of Hon’ble Industries & Commerce Minister  at Srinagar to review the progress of ease of doing business.

 

5 June 2015             Candle Light Procession

 

 

11 June 2015          AIIMS Coordination Committee rejects Chief Minister Invitation

 

12 June 2015          Chain Hunger Strike Starts on AIIMS Row

 

 

14 June 2015          Office Bearers sat on Chain Hunger Strike

 

16 June 2015          72 hour (three days) Bandh announced on the 6th  day of Chain hunger strike from 19-06-2015  

 

17 June 2015          Chamber threaten to resort to financial disobedience by not paying taxes if the govt fails to meet the various demands already taken up with the government.

 

18 June 2015          Dy. Chief Minster Dr. Nirmal Singh invited Coordination committee for holding talks and after written assurance from the Dy. Chief MInsiter Dr. Nirmal Singh and Minister Sh. Bali Bhagat the Jammu Bandh Call of 72 hours was deferred upto 20th July 2015.

 

 

22 June 2015          The Delegation of CCI by President Sh. Rakesh Gupta called on BJP National Secretary General Sh. Ram Madhav during his visit to Jammu. Matters relating to upgradation of health care facilities in Jammu and posting of Chief Commissioner of Income Tax in J&K so that there are separate Commissioner for Jammu, Srinagar & Ladakh regions.

 

9th July 2015            Delegation of CCI called on newly posted Principal Commissioner of Income Tax, Mrs. Sangeeta Gupta and apprised her about the problems being faced by the Income Tax assesses. She assured to mitigate the genuine problems of the assesses and sought the cooperation of CCI in motivating the assesses to pay their taxes honestly.

 

14th July 2015         Chamber arranged three days Aadhar Card preparation Camp at Chamber House, exclusively for the benefit of business community of Jammu.

 

21st July 2015          Meeting of different BAzar, Trade and Industrial Associations was held at Chamber house to discuss the future course of action about establishment of AIIMS, wherein it was unanimously decided to observe indefinite Jammu bandh. In case of demand for establishment of AIIMS at Jammu is not met upto 30th July 2015.

 

23rd July 2015         Office Bearers of CCI visited Lakhanpur

 

24th July 2015         Chamber arranged a function to felicitate Regional Passport Officer Sh. Rajinder Gupta (SSP) at Chamber House  who was recently been awarded certificate for runner up for achieving high standards of Passport services delivery for the citizens.

 

28th July 2015         Joint Press conference by JCCI and AIIMS Coordination Committee at Chamber House wherein 72 hours Jammu Bandh call was announced to Press the authorities to sanction separate AIIMS for Jammu from 31st July 2015 onwards which was later extend for another three days and on the 5th August 2015 after discussing the matter with the President/ General Secretaries of different associations and in view of the communication received from the Union Health and Family welfare Ministry for identification of land both Jammu as well as Kashmir a decision was taken  in consultation with core committee of the Coordination committee to suspend the bandh call to give breathing time to the business community including transporters. 

 

29th July 2015         President Sh. Rakesh Gupta attended the meeting of the Advisory Committee  meeting of J&K SERC held at SKICC Srinagar chaired by the Chairman Sh. B.A. Dar wherein SH. Rakesh Gupta expressed that there is urgent need of reverification BPL power connections to prevent the misuse of electricity. He further highlighted that the service industry under thrust are as identified by  MSME Act and the State Level Apex Committee should be classified under Industrial Category for the purpose of charging electric traidd rather than Commercial category.

 

                                    On the invitation of Chamber Sh. R.P.Singh Regional Officer National Highway Authority of India visited Chamber  House and interacted with the Officer Bearers of CCi. During the interaction he was apprised that the National Highway between Jammu – Udhampur is not fully completed and as per information no Toll is chargeable unless the National Highway  is fully completed.  He was also apprised that as per past practice  the small vehicles should be  charged @ Rs. 35/- against Rs. 75 at present. Mr. Singh while reacting that the left over work will be completed very shortly from 1-08-2015 and as per New guidelines the toll is  chargeable when the work on National Highway is completed upto 90%.

 

30 July 2015            Chamber organized a farewell  function in honour of Principal Commissioner of Income Tax J&K Sh. A.K.Thatai on his transfer to Ghazibad.

 

 

9th August 2015      Chamber organized an interactive session of GST with Sh. Navin K Choudhary IAS Commissioner Finance. While speaking on the occasion  he emphasized that Insustries and tarade in coordination with CCI should organize seminars in consultation with stake holders regarding implementation of GST. He further informed that till date he has no  pendency of treasury bills in his office and treasury bill are being cleared  on day to day basis.

 

11 August 2015      President CCI Sh. Rakesh Gupta attended the two days trade dialogue in New Delhi organized by the Centre for Dialogue  and Reconciliation (CDR). In the conference various issues of common concern and challenges being faced were discussed. In the meeting  a common consensus came up for enhancing the trade across LOC without effecting  other trade routes. In the meeting  a joint working was formed to follow and pursue the issues agreed  upon during the meeting.

 

15 August 2015      Flag Hoisting Ceremony

 

19th August 2015   Communication to Commissioner Secretary Finance requesting to exempt entertainment tax on running Indoor activities like 5-D & 9-D theatres, bowling Video games rides etc.

 

28th August 2015   Delegation of Office Bearers alongwith the  members dealing scrap called on the Div Com Jammu and discussed with him the recent issue regarding lefting of scrap material (Islamic Literature) by the authorities and got the matter solved.

 

4th Sept 2015           Through a communication Chamber requested Commissioner Secretary Finance Sh. Navin K Choudhary to impose entry tax on e-commerce /ONLINE shopping on  any amount  even less than 5000.

 

8th  Sept. 2015        on the request of various trading/Transprters /Hotels and  tourism related organizations a meeting was at Chamber House to discuss economic scenario of Jammu after extension of rail upto Katra- The meeting was followed by Press Conference in the regard.

 

9th Sept. 2015         Chamber requested  Union Finance Minister, Chairman CBDT, Chief Commissioner Income Tax to  extend the date for filing of Income Tax returns  upto 31st March 2016.

 

10th Sept. 2015       Economic environment and science and technology, US Embassy Mr. George Sibley called on the Office bearers of CCI various issues relating to LOC trade were discussed.

 

                                    Mrs. Kiran Mehra Kerpelman, Director United Nations Information Centre  for India and Bhutan visited Chamber House and interacted with the Office bearers of CCI.

 

12th Sept. 2015       Representation to Sh. Jugal Kishore Sharma, Hon’ble Member Parliament requesting to initiate steps for promotion of Border Tourism at Suchetgarh Border for which  JKTDC has spent crore of rupees for creating infrastructure and on the pattern of Wagha Border in Amritsar, BSF should  hold Parade at Suchetgarh so that tourists are  attracted to visit Suchetgrh border.            

 

24th Sept. 2015       Delegation  of CCI led by Sh. Sham Lal Langer called on Dy.  Chief Minister  Dr. Nirmal Singh and discussed with him the issues pertaining to the development of Jammu. The issue related to the economic scenario of Jammu after maximum number of trains are extended to Katra which will cause huge loss to the business community including  hoteliers and transporters.                          

 

 

2nd October 2015   Chamber of Commerce & Industry organized a felicitation meet to welcome Dr. Jatinder Singh Hon’ble MOS in Prime Minister’s Office and highlighted various issues pertaining to promotion of Railways, Tourism and  Industry in Jammu.

 

7th October 2015   Chamber organized a Press Conference to express its concern regarding regional discrimination with Jammu and Ladakh, slow progress on sanctioned tourism related projects. Non-maintenance of roads, harassment to the business community by Commercial  Tax Department and failure of the state government to finalize “Ease of doing Business” norms.

 

                                    Chamber of Commerce & Industry in collaboration with Bikers Brotherhood Motorcycle club arranged a Jammu-Sialkot peace mission ride from Bahu Plaza which flagged off by IGP Jammu Mr. Danish Rana in which about 40 Bikers participated passing through Gandhi Nagar, Satwari, R.S.Pura and culminated at Suchtgarh.

 

 

 

12th Oct 2015          President attended the meeting of the Advisory Committee of J&K Electricity Regulatory Committee at Srinagar

 

 

20th Oct 2015          President attended the Board meeting of the Provident fund chaired by the Minister for Labour and employment

 

 

                                    President attended the meeting convened by Commissioner Secretary Labour and Employment to discuss the issue relating to amendment  in provident fund scheme to enhance the amount from Rs. 10000/- to Rs. 20000/-.

 

 

21st Oct 2015          President attended the meeting of the consumer protection council at SKICC Srinagar chaired by Hon’ble Minister for CAPD.

 

 

23rd Nov 2015         Sh. Arun Gupta Secretary General and Secretary Sh. Rahul Mahajan attended the inaugural ceremony of Launching of E-Commerce portal “e-lala” at NDMC Convention Center New Delhi organized by CAIT New Delhi.      

 

03 Dec 2015            President Sh. Rakesh Gupta attended the meeting of Transport Advisory Committee at Udyog Bhawan Rail Head Complex Jammu 

 

                                    Chamber of Commerce & Industry arranged a Aadhar Camp w.e.f 2nd November 2015 for preparing Aadhar Cards of the Worthy Members and their families.       

 

   

28-12-2015

A Joint meeting of the Office Bearers of Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Bari Brahmana Industries Associations and held on 28-12-2015  at Chamber House. After threadbare discussions it was unanimously decided to take all the problems being faced by Industrial Sector and Trade with the government logically and forcefully so that the long pending issues are addressed at the earliest.

 

29-12-2015

 

Chamber requested the National Vice President BJP (Incharge of J&K Affairs) to take the matter regarding holding of Parade by BSF at Suchetgarh on the pattern of Wagha Border with the concerned Ministry so that Suchegarh becomes a place of attraction for tourists visiting our state, which will boost the economy of that area.

 

30-12-2015

 

Chamber of Commerce & Industry organized an interactive  session with Mr. HAseeb A Drabu Hon’ble Finance Minister J&K and apprised him about the problems being faced by the business community in the State. During interaction the Finance Minister informed that there is need to simplify the system and the tax regime. Regarding tax audit he said that he would ensure that such audit were sparingly  conducted and not used as a routine method of tax collections, but to penalize the tax evaders only.

 

03-01-2016

 

During the Pre-Budget  meeting Chamber submitted a Memorandum to the Hon’ble Finance Minister in which various demands were put forth which include rationalization of VAT rates, amnesty on GST/Excise/VAT recoveries, exemption of services tax on GYM services  & entertainment  tax on Game Zone, reduction of VAT on Automobiles in CSD, exemption of tax on billing software’s, study materials, shawls etc. Creation new wholesale markets, IT Parks and cold storage and affordable houses for all. Enhancement of COT from 25 lacs to 50 lacs for small traders and Dhabawalas, Toll tax exemption on import of fresh fruit and Vegetables and export of rice husk. The other demands include abolition of Negative list power amnesty for all existing units and also for closed units, Toll tax exemption for Cricket Bat industry, Creation of new Industrial estate.

 

08-01-2016

 

In a Press Conference Chamber condoled the sad demise of Mufti Mohd. Sayeed Chief Minister J&K State. Chamber also announced full support to Madam Mehbooba Mufti as New Chief Minister J&K State.

 

13-01-2016

 

Chamber arranged a Luncheon Meeting with the Railway Authorities and during  interaction highlighted various issues pertaining for the augmentation of Railway Services.

 

19-01-2016

 

An interactive session was arranged with the Principal Commissioner of  Income Tax Ms. Sangeeta Arora and highlighted various issues

 

26-01-2016

 

Chamber celebrated 67th Republic Day at Chamber House with Traditional gaiety.

 

28-01-2016

 

Chamber sent a representation Hon’ble Governor J&K requesting him to reduce the membership  fee and monthly charges of tawi Golf Course for the business category.

 

08-02-2106

 

Chamber requested the Hon’ble Advisor to Governor Sh. Parvez Dewan to take the measurers of removal of anomaly in power sector for service sector Industry.

 

 

 

20-02-2016

 

Chamber wrote local MLA’s /MP’s requesting them to contribute suitable amount from  their constituency development fund for creation of more space and renovation of Chamber House

 

A Press Conference was held at Chamber house wherein the burning issues of Jammu province were highlighted which include expediting the process of setting up AIIMS in Jammu and speed up the process on sanctioned projects and state subjects to the people in a time bound manner and super specialty hospital  be made fully functional with all the requested equipments and senior faculty or it should be sourced out.

 

23-02-2016

 

Sh. Rakesh Gupta, President CCi attended the 28th Board meeting of J&K State Pollution control board held on 23-02-2016 under the Chairmanship of Chairman J&K State Pollution Control Board Sh. Abdul Razaq in the committee room of Hotel Rivera.

 

04-03-2016

 

A Delegation of CCI headed by President Sh. Rakesh Gupta called on the Governor on 04-03-2016 and submitted a Memorandum wherein various issues were highlighted which include allotment of land for the business club, execution of lease deeds in respect of shops at Shiv Market Railway Station and  Regularization of Shops in Warehouse/Nehru Market, conferring of ownership rights at Prem Nagar Viveka Nand Chowk, Waiver of interest on account delayed payment made by CCI in lieu land allotted for the construction of Chamber house, reduction in membership fee of tawi Golf Course for business category, Development of Suchetgarh tourism circuit, Identification of land for construction of Museum by BSF at Suchetgarh , Simplification of process of issuance of state subject, Expansion of Jammu Airport, functioning of super specialty hospital at Jammu and setting up of AIIMS  at Jammu and Srinagar, Implementation of Ease of doing business and finalization of New Industrial Policy. The governor assured speedy disposal of the genuine demands put forth by Chamber of Commerce & Industry.

 

12-03-2016

 

Chamber organized a function to bid farewell to Sh. Uttam Chand, IPS who has been promoted to the rank of DIG and to Welcome New SSP Jammu Sh. Sunil Gupta.

 

14-03-2016

 

President CCI SH. Rakesh Gupta attend the meeting held under the Chairmanship of DIV Com Jammu to review and finalize the arrangements for hold Jammu festival 2016.

 

 

17-03-2016

 

President Sh. Rakesh Gupta attending the board meeting of JKSERS at Jammu

 

24-03-2016

 

On the request of President CCI Sh. Rakesh Gupta, Sh. JUgal Kishore Sharma Hon’ble Member Parliament visited Chamber House and discussed the demands made by the Chamber to the previous political regime and also to the Governor J&K State. On this occasion as requested by the chamber Sh. Jugal Kishore Sharma Hon’ble MP handed over a letter to the Office bearers of CI contributing a sum of Rs. 10 lacs out of his PMCAD fund for upgradation of facilities at Chamber House.

 

Chamber also thanked Sh. Kavinder Gupta Hon’ble Speaker J&K State Legislative Assembly for his contribution of Rs. 5 lacs, SH. Ashok KHajuria Hon’ble MLC for contributing Rs. 10 lacs and Smt. Priya Sethi Hon’ble MOS Education for contributing Rs. 5 lacs for the same purpose.

 

28-03-2016

 

President CCI Sh. Rakesh Gupta attended the meeting held under the Chairmanship of Labour Commissioner convened to examine the adoption of (VDA) in respect of workers engaged under various scheduled employment under minimum wages Act

29-03-2016

 

Sh. Rahul Mahajan, Secretary CCI attended the 33rd  meeting of the empowered committee on MSME convened by the RBI to monitor the credit flow to MSME’s sector.

01-04-2016

 

Sh. Rakesh Gupta attended the meeting held under the Chairmanship of DIV Com Jammu to discussed finalization of arrangements for holding of Baikashi Festival 2016

 

04-04-2016

 

Sh. Rahul Mahajan, Secretary CCI and SH. Ashu Gupta, Treasurer CCI attended the National Trade Conclave organized by CAIT New Delhi from 4th to 6th April 2016

 

06-04-2016

 

Through  a Press Statement Chamber requested the Union Finance Minister Sh. Arun Jaitely and Hon’ble Prime Minister Sh. Narender Modi to roll back the imposition of Excise duty on Gold.

 

Chamber arranged a Press conference and condemned the rail of incidents that happened at NIT Srinage. Chamber demanded immediate suspension of the Police officer/ Police personal present at that time who entered the class rooms and beat up the students which also include even some handicaps. Chamber also welcomed the immediate deployment of CRPF over there and requested the Chief Minister to intervene so that culprits are booked and action taken against them.

 

12-04-2016

 

Meeting of all the BAzar, Trade, Transport and Industrial Associations was held at Chamber House to give view point on the NIT row. The meeting  expressed deep anguish that the demands put forth by the Chamber through media few days before were not meant with and after hearing the heads/representatives of various associations it was unanimously decided to invite Dr. Nirmal Singh Hon’ble Dy. Chief Minister  in presence of Media and Local administration for open discussion the issue.

 

14 April 2016

 

Chamber requested the Chairman J&K Bank that all the branches of the bank may be allowed to accept Income tax, VAT and Electricity bills which will make the bank branches more friendly and comfortable for the consumers.

 

18-04-2016

 

Ground rent amounting to Rs. 2600 for the periods from 01-04-2015 to 31-03-2016 paid to JDA.

 

Club Committee Constituted

 

20 April 2016

 

Sh. Sham Lal Langer Sr. Vice President attended the meeting held under the Chairmanship of DIV Com Jammu at PWD Guest House Gandhi Nagar to review the arrangements of Amar Nath Yatra 2016.

 

 23 April 2016

 

Chamber requested the Hon’ble Dy. Chief Minister Dr. Nirmal Singh to Waive off the interest amount payable  by Chamber of Commerce & Industry to JDA in the next board meeting of JDA

 

25 April 2016

 

The President and Office Bearers of  CCI had a meeting with Dy. Chief Minister Dr. Nirmal Singh to discuss the demands of the Chamber regarding NIT issue. Sh. Chander PArkash Ganga, Hon’ble Minister for Industries and Commerce and Sh. Sat Sharma President BJP were also present in the meeting. During the meeting Chamber expressed displeasure over the use of excessive forces and not handling the issue in time and properly. The Dy. Chief Minister apprised the Chamber team about the initiatives taken by the state/central government in this regard and insured that disruptive forces will be dealt with a firm hand.

 

26 April 2016

 

The delegation of office bearers of CCI called on Madam Mehbooba mufti and submitted a memorandum highlighting the issues pertaining to tourism sector, health sector and development issues were mainly highlighted.

 

29 April 2016

 

The delegation of CZECH Republic led by Mr. Karle Schwarzenberg, Chairman of Foreign affairs committee alongwith his team visited Chamber House and discussed in the meeting include exchange of technology for textile manufacturing and student and teacher exchange   of programmes in tourism sector. The Czech delegation desired that CCI delegation should visit their country which will give greater boost in the fields of tourism exchange, better education facilities in tourism sector and technology updates in industries.

 

04-05-2016

 

Sh. Rakesh Gupta attended the meeting of sub-committee empowered committee on MSME’s convened by the J&K Bank on 4th May 2016 at corporate headquarters of J&K Bank at Srinagar.

 

President CCI Sh. Rakesh Gupta visited NIT Srinagar Campus called on Director NIT Sh. Rajat Gupta and discussed the recent unpleasant happenings that look place inside the NIT Campus. The Director NIT apprised the Chamber President that the students have reposed full faith in the facility of NIT Srinagar.

 

13 May 2016

 

Chamber requested VC JDA to extend the date for filing of objections in respect of Jammu Master Plan 2013.

 

The Babaji of ancient Mathwar Temple near Akhnoor visited Chamber house and prayed for the peace and prosperity in the state.

16-05-2016

 

Chamber welcomed the laying down foundation stone of three medical colleges at Rajouri, Baramula and Anantnag and also hailed the announcement made by Union Health Minister J.P.Nadda that two Cancer Institute and two AIIMS at Vijaypur and Avantipur will come up soon. Chamber also demanded that Super Specialty Hospital at Meheshpura be immediately out sourced or else handed over to Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board.

 

16-05-2016

 

Chamber requested Hon’ble Chief Minister to give time for ……….the women entrepreneur group at Chamber house to boost the morale of women entrepreneur.

 

17-05-2016

 

Chamber requested the Hon’ble  Finance Minister to get the SRO 105 dated 31-03-2015 amended so that the tax of 12% is changed on the Commissioner received by the Advertising agencies and not on the gross amount of Bills.

 

28-05-2016

 

An urgent Press Conference was convened at Chamber House to highlight the demands of trade and Industry already taken up at the government during Pre-budget discussions and requested the Finance Minister to redress the same in the upcoming budget on 30 May 2016

 

31 May 2016

In an urgent meeting convened at Chamber House, Chamber expressed disappointment and termed the State Budget presented in the state assembly by Finance Minister as anti trade and anti poor as the main demands of the business community were not addressed in the budget.

 

01-06-2016

An urgent meeting of all Bazars/Trades and industrial Associations was convened at Chamber House to discuss and decide the future course of action against the anti-trade and anti-poor  presented by the Finance Minister. After threadbare deliberations, it was unanimously decided that to lodge a protest all the members of business community shall assemble at 10 AM on 2nd June 2016 at Chamber House and proceed towards Excise and Taxation Complex to protest against the rampant corruption being encouraged by the department. And in consultation with the Kashmir Chamber of Commerce & Industry, I was decided that both the Division of J&K shall observe total shutdown on 4th June 2016.

 

02-06-2016

 

As per the already announced programme the members of the business community assembled at Chamber House and look out a protest March which culminated at Excise & Taxation complex. While demanding the complete roll back of hike in VAT and Toll tax, the  protesters locked the main gate of the Commercial tax department to mark the protest.

 

03-06-2016

 

In view of the partial roll back of hiked taxes on some items a meeting of all BAzars/ Trade and Industrial Associations was convened at Chamber House, wherein it was unanimously to defer the Bandh call of 4th June and give seven days ultimation to the Finance Minister to discuss the pending demands submitted in Pre-budget Memorandum and in case the demands are not fulfilled or discussed before finalizing the budget chamber shall launch a full-fledged agitation.

 

24-06-2016

 

A Joint delegation comprising of Kashmir Chamber of Commerce & Industry President Sh. Mushtaw Wani and President Jammu Chamber of COmmerc & Industry Sh. Rakesh Gupta called on Finance Minister at Civil Secretariat Srinagar and had detailed discussions on the pending demands. The Finance Minister assured to resolve the long pending demands and also agreed to issue SRO regarding charging of 14.5% VAT instead of 13.5% from 1st July 2016.

 

 

 

 

28-06-2016

 

President Chamber of Commerce & Industry Sh. Rakesh  Gupta attended the 2nd meeting of SVP-International Trade Center Pampoe Handicraft Department held under the Chairmanship of Chief Secretary at Civil Secretariat Srinagar.

 

14-07-2016

 

President Sh. Rakesh Gupta attended the meeting convened by JMV to discuss and finalise the revised user charges

 

16-06-2016

 

Meeting of the prominent citizens was held at Chamber house to discuss the situation arising out of the ongoing turmoil in Kashmir valley. Speakers on the occasion while impressing upon the state and central government to restore peace and calm in Kashmir Valley, appealed the Civil Society of Kashmir to help in restoration of peace in the Valley.

 

19-07-2016

 

An urgent press Conference was at Chamber House to express the views on the ongoing un-wanted turmoil in Kashmir Valley. While expressing grief on the loss of human lives stressed and said that be it known to all that J&K State comprises of three main regions i.e., Jammu, LAdakh and Kashmir and not only Kashmir. Further while condemning the attack on the transporters and Langer walas, Chamber President advised the separatists to first talk to the people of Jammu and LAdakh who too are primary stake holders then raise the demands.

 

20 -07-2016

 

In an urgent communication through fax Finance Minister was requested to extend the date for filing of VAT returns as well as VAT amount at least by three months.

 

Chamber condemned the snapping the Internet service  in Jammu province which was resulted in huge business losses. Moreover it was made clear that Jammu province was fully cooperating with the administration and is so for peaceful. Hence the Internet services should restored without any further dely.

 

23-07-2016

 

The delegation of office bearers of CCI led by Sh. Rakesh Gupta President CCI called on Hon’ble Union Home Minister at Srinagar. During the meeting the delegation expressed concern over the attack on the security forces and damage to the property during the violent demonstrations. The delegation also said that law of the land should prevail at all circumstances and cautioned the Home Minister not to mistake J&K State for Kashmir Valley only and the two other districts i.e. Jammu and Ladakh cannot be ignored.

 

24-07-2016

 

A delegation of office bearers of Chamber of Commerce &  Industry led by Sh. Rakesh Gupta President  and comprising of Sh. Sham Lal Langer, Sr. Vice President, Sh. Rahul Mahajan, Secretary and SH. Ashu Gupta, Treasurer called on Dr. Haseeb A Drabu Hon’ble Finance Minister at Srinagar and discussed the issues relating to ONLINE of VAT returns above the turnover of 20 lacs and extension in the date for filing of VAT returns and depositing VAT amount. Agreeing the demands Finance Minister assured that necessary SRO’s will be issued very soon.

 

28-07-2016

 

An urgent meeting all Bazars /trade and Industrial Associations was convened at Chamber House to discuss various urgent issues which were cause of serious concern for the business community and the public at Large. After through discussions and hearing the views of all those present in the meeting Chamber cautioned all those representatives of trade/Industrial bodies to desist from making such statements.

 

The meeting also extended gratitude to the Hon’ble Chief Minister and Hon’ble Finance Minister for extending the date of filing of VAT returns and to deposit the VAT  tax by one month upto August 30,2016

 

30-07-2016

 

President Sh. Rakesh Gupta attended the meeting of the State consumer protection council held at Govt. Guest House Gandhi Nagar under the Chairmanship of Hon’ble Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and consumers affairs.

 

 

05-08-2016

 

In the Invitation President Sh. Rakesh Gupta attend the meeting convened by Additional Secretary Home Affairs and apprised him about the ground situation in the state due to present unrest in the Kashmir Valley.

 

15-08-2016

 

Chamber celebrated 70th Independence Day at Chamber House with traditional gaiety.

 

17-08-2016

 

An urgent meeting of Presidents/Secretaries of all Trade/Bazar/Industrial/Tourism and Transport Association to discuss the situation arising due to present unrest in the Kashmir Valley. The meeting while condoling the death of security forces blamed the anti-national elements for civilian deaths. It was unanimously decided a deadline to Kashmir people for Intra-region dialogue and in  case no response is received by 19th August, Jammu Bandh will be observed 20th August 2016.

 

19-08-2016

 

An urgent Press Conference was held at Chamber House to announce the future course of action in the wake of unrest in Kashmir Valley and no response from anyone from Kashmir. It was made clear that Jammu Province shall observe a Voluntary one day Bandh on Saturday 20th August 2016 in support of Peace, Communal Harmony and against anti-national elements.

Later Communications were received by the Office Bearers from few but prominent members of influence from Kashmir Civil Society to give  atleast a week’s time to convince  the stake holders in Kashmir for Intra-region dialogue. In view of the Bandh Call was deferred till further information.

 

22-08-2016

 

A joint Delegation of Office Bearers of Chamber of Commerce & Industry, J&K Oil Tankers Association and Tanker Drivers & Cleaners Association led by President Chamber of Commerce & Industry Sh. Rakesh Gupta called on Chief Minister Madam Mehbooba Mufti and apprised  her about the problems being faced by the Tanker Owners in view of the prevailing disturbances in Kashmir Valley. Responding to the Security concerns raised during the meeting Chief Minister assured of adequate security and asked to immediately reserve the fuel  supplies to Kashmir Valley.

 

24-08-2016

 

In a Communication Chamber appealed the Hon’ble Finance Minister to extend the date filing of VAT returns and deposit of VAT amount at least by two months. Acting on the same, the Finance Department issued SRO NO 275 extending the date by one month i.e ending September 2016.

Sh. Arun Gupta Secretary General CCI attending the meeting of the Price consultative committee held under the Chairmanship of Director Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affaris Sh. G.S> Chib in his Office Chamber convened to fix the rates of Halwai Items.

 

 

27--08-2016

 

Secretary General Sh. Arun Gupta attended the two day Governing Council meeting of CAIT held at Nagpur on 27 & 28 August 2016

 

Chamber organized a function at Chamber House on 27th August 2016 to felicitate Mr. Farooq Khan,IPS (Retd.) on being appointed as Administration of Lakshdeep Island. In the occasion Mr. Kavinder Gupta Hon’ble Speaker J&K was also present.

 

 

 

5th September 2016

 

The Delegation of CCI called on the visiting All Party Delegation led by Sh. Rajnath Singh Hon’ble Union Home Minister on 05-09-2016 and submitted  a detailed memorandum highlighting the role of political parties, corruption, law enforcement besides non-functioning of civil secretariat. It was also demanded that a permanent camp office of civil secretariat in Jammu where even the people from Kashmir feel safe to come and do their jobs done.

 

9th September 2016

 

Chamber through a communication  requested the Hon’ble Minister for Social Welfare, ARI, Training , S&T to withdraw the resolution imposed on government  departments and educational institutions not to get their  printing jobs done from private printing press as about 2000 families are depending on this industry as for as their livelihood  is concerned.

 

 

16th September 2016

 

Chamber decried the vandalism of shops I n Rajouri and urged the government that the miscreants involved and behind this incident should be booked and put behind bars at the earliest.

 

19th September 2016

 

Chamber of Commerce & Industry condemned the attack on the brigade headquarters at URI in south Kashmir in which 20 soldiers were martyred and many others injured. On the request of Chamber in all bazaars condolence meeting were arranged and candles were lit to pay homage to an martyred soldiers

 

21-09-2016

 

Sh. Sham Lal Langer Sr. Vice President attend the meeting of the Town vending committee convened by Jammu Municipal Corporation

 on 21-09-2016.

08-10-2016

 

President, Sh. Rakesh Gupta called on the Hon’ble Finance Minister and strongly advocated that exemption to Industrial Sector under GST regime should continue

 

13-11-2016

 

Chamber organized a function at Chamber house wherein Dr. Jatinder Singh,MOS in PMO Office. Sh. Chander Parkash Ganga, Hon’be Industries & Commerce Minister, Smt. Priya Sethi, Hon’ble MOS for Education, Tourism, Culture and Horticulture were present. Chamber submitted a Memorandum highlighting various demands, including rail coach repair factory, Trade Policy and exemption to Industry under GST should continue

 

21-11-2016

 

The founder of Art of Living Guruji Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Ji visited Chamber House  to spread the message of peace and harmony among the business community and civil society. In his message Guruji appreciated the role of business community for contribution in nation building.

 

26-11-2016

 

President Sh. Rakesh Gupta call on the Dy. Chief Minister Dt. Nirmal Singh and hghlighred various issues like Amnesty for power bills of closed units, Finalization of Master Plan and Housing Policy that provides affordable hours for all.

 

28-11-2016

 

President Sh. Rakesh Gupta called on Sh. P.I.Khateeb and discussed various  important issues like starting free and regular training camps to aware the Traders and Industrialists  to switch over to GST regime from VAT.

 

16-12-2016

Chamber held Pre-budget discussion with Hon’ble Finance Minister and submitted various demands for incorporation in the budget proposal of 2017-2018

 

5-01-2017

 

Dy. Commissioner Jammu Sh. Simarandeep Singh visited Chamber House as a part of “DIGIDHAN Mela” and explained the Office Bearers of different affiliated associations that the role purpose of awareness campaign was to promote the cashless transaction to help the Traders and Industrialists.

 

 

 

 

 


 

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