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December 2104 to December 2015




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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


CCI requested  VC JDA to identifying and allot land for Pharmaceutical Distributors.


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


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.


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.


Flag hoisting ceremony at Chamber House


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


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.


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. .


Office bearers of CCI visited Katra


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


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


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


Chamber organized a function facilitate Mahant Manjit Singh


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.


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


Office bearers called on VC JDA


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


President attended the meeting of the Executive Committee of
Regional Red Cross Society held under the Chairmanship of Divisional Commissioner Jammu.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.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.


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.


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


Complete shutdown was observed in support of the demand


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.


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.


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.


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.lved.


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


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.

June to December 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.


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.    


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.


Independence Day Celebration


President attended the introductory meeting convened by Commissioner Secretary Tourism at Banquet Hall JKTDC


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


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.


President attended meeting of Regional Red Cross Society under the Chairmanship of Div Com.


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.


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


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.


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.


President Sh. Rakesh Gupta attended the meeting of Indian Red Cross Society.


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.


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.


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.  


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Election were held and New Team of Office Bearers were elected

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 facour 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  

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