Mumbai: The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council organised a seminar in Mumbai on 5th January 2017 to create awareness about the benefits of cashless transaction, income tax compliances, as well as on doing business in an organised manner. The seminar was, especially organised for the non-members of the Council who are doing business in an unorganised manner, but have played a significant role by contributing to the success of the “Make in India” initiative.
Speaking about the seminar, Shri Praveenshankar Pandya, Chairman, GJEPC said, “It is important that every sector in India take initiative to align themselves with the Hon’ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of making India a cashless economy. The seminar was an effort to make our industry, especially people from the unorganised sector, understand the benefits of cashless transaction and schemes available for this sector”.
Ms. Meenakshi Krishnamurthi, Regional officer, SBI and Mr. Parekh Paleja, Relationship Manager, SBI gave a presentation on cashless transaction as well as SME policies.
Indian Jewellery Park is an upcoming project, where the Council will provide world-class facility. Shri Paveenshankar Pandya, Chairman, GJEPC briefed audience about the Indian Jewellery Park project and the format of execution of this project.
The audience were also made aware of the Council CSR polices like Swasthya Ratna and Parichay Card by Mr. Sabyasachi Ray, Executive Director, GJEPC.
Ms. Heena Gandhi from V. A. Parikh & Associates LLP, educated the attendees about the income tax compliances as well as addressed their queries.
The Seminar was Moderated by Dr. Jitarani Udgata and Concluded by Mr. Mansukh Kothari, Co Convener Gold panel.