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Jan 04, 2017

GJEPC Surat Hosts 2nd Seminar on ‘Demonetisation & Opportunities for G&J Sector’

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC), Surat organised a seminar on ‘Demonetization and Opportunities for G & J Sector’ on Jan 3, 2017. The seminar, which was the second on the theme held by GJEPC in the city, saw a large turnout of diamantaires, especially many of the smaller manufacturers who are facing problems as a result of the recent policy change.

A highly experienced panel of speakers including Shri Govind Dholakiya, Founder and Chairman, Shree Ram Krishna Exports; Shri Savji Dholakiya, Founder and Chairman, Hari Krishna Exports; Shri Keshu Goti, Chairman, Glow Star; Shri Piyush Bhatt, AGM, Region- II, State Bank of India; Shri P. K. Tiwari, Regional Commissioner of PF – II and Shri Ramesh Vaghasiya, Chairman, Vaghasia Group of consultants, spoke on various aspects of the issue.

Some of the areas that were covered in detail included the current scenario of the G & J trade, schemes announced by Government and role of banks, benefits that accrue from implementing labour laws and statutory compliances, schemes announced by EPFO  and details on taxation.