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Sudden Demise of Mr. Pritam Khanna of M/s Pritam Khanna Rugs Pvt. Ltd., Varanasi
     
This is to inform with great sorrow the sudden demise of Mr. Pritam Khanna of M/s Pritam Khanna Rugs Pvt. Ltd., Varanasi on 29th September, 2017.
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Waiver of Late fee for delayed filing of return along with recent circulars & notifications
     
In order to have better adherence of GST, you are requested to kindly ensure that Payment of Tax is complete only when Amount of Tax payable is debited from electronic Cash/Credit ledger. Mere deposit into ledger is not enough.
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34th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
     
The 34th Annual General Meeting of the Carpet Export Promotion Council shall be held on 18th September, 2017 (Monday) at 10.30 A.M. in Hotel Radisson, L-2, Sector-18, NOIDA, Distt. Gautam Budh Nagar (U.P.) to transact the following business :
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Implementing Electronic Sealing for Containers by Exporters under self-sealing procedure
     
We are sending a copy of Circular No.36/2017-Customs dated: 28th August 2017 issued by Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue (Central Board of Excise and Customs) regarding procedures to be followed by the exporters for self-sealing of containers by using electronic seals as approved by the Central Board of Excise and Customs. Member-exporters are advised to adhere the procedures mentioned in the attached circular.
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The Government of Afghanistan and United States Agency for International Development invitation
     
We would like to inform that the Government of Afghanistan and United States Agency for International Development invite you to join their Trade and Investment Show aimed at developing stronger India Afghanistan relations by forging business deals for Afghan products including Carpets from 27-30 Sept., 2017 at New Delhi.
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Notification 20-2017 dated 22.08.2017 - Reduction on Rate on Job Works on Textiles and Textiles Products items falling under Chapter 50 to 63
     
In pursuant to the decision taken in GST council meeting dated 5th August , 2017 at New Delhi regarding reduction in rates on “Job work services in respect of the textiles and textile products MMF yarn, garments, made-ups, etc. falling in Chapters 50 to 63 from 18% to 5%”.
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Request for content for Social media posts from you.
     
Carpet Export Promotion Council has initiated a project to promote and publicize Indian Handmade Carpets around the world. Social media is the latest and fastest method to reach international audience. Hence, we have opened accounts on all major social media websites. We are collating information about Indian Handmade carpets and we need more content for creation of posts to be shared on sites like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
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Participation in “Coir Kerala 2017” from 5th to 9th October, 2017 in Alappuzha (Kerala).
     
We have been informed by the Kerala State Coir Corporation Ltd., Kerala that the Department of Coir Development, Government of Kerala are organizing their 7th edition of the annual Coir Kerala Fair – an international event on Kerala Coir and natural fibre products -“Coir Kerala-2017” from 5th to 9th October, 2017 at EMS Stadium, Alappuzha, Kerala.
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Export Promotion Capital Goods
     
We wish to seek your valuable feedback on EPCG (Export Promotion Capital Goods) schemes under Foreign Trade Policy (FTP). In case you have availed EPCG benefits in recent past preferably last 10 years and have faced any difficulty in meeting the Export Obligation (EO) criteria of duty saved.
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Clarification regarding exports under drawback claim at higher rates along with GST amendments in July,2017
     
Ministry of Finance has issued notification 73/2017-Customs (N.T) dated July 26, 2017 for providing clarification regarding exports under claim of Drawback in GST regime thereby amending its earlier notification No. 131/2016 - Customs (N.T.), dated the 31st October, 2016.
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GSTR-3B format for filing GST return for the month July'17 and Aug'17
     
With the objective of ensuring smooth rollout of GST and taking into account the concerns expressed by the trade and industry regarding filing of the returns in GST regime, it was decided that, for the first two months of GST implementation, the tax would be payable based on a simple return (Form GSTR-3B) containing summary of outward and inward supplies which will be submitted before 20th of the succeeding month.
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Extension of last date of booking - Domotex Intl. Trade Fair in Hannover (Germany) 12-15 January 2018.
     
In continuation to this Council below Circular dated: 14-06-2017 we would like to inform you that the last date of receipt of application mentioned in the circular was 31st July 2017 but due to requests made by some members of this Council, the Committee has decided to extend the last date for receipt of application for Domotex 2018 to 31st August 2017. Though the last date has been extended but the applications will be considered on first come first serve basis.
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Notice for convening extra ordinary general meeting
     
Notice is hereby given that Extra Ordinary General Meeting (EGM) of the members of Carpet Export Promotion Council will be held on Friday, the 11th August, 2017 at 10.30 A.M. in FIEO Auditorium, Niryat Bhawan, Rao Tula Ram Marg, Opp. Army R & R Hospital, New Delhi – 110057 to consider and if thought fit to pass with or without modification the following resolutions:
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Prompt Redressal of Environmental Compliances of Dyeing units
     
We are concerned that some of our Dyeing units/plants are facing difficultly in meeting the environmental compliances and its approvals. The delay in compliances has resulted in abrupt and untimely closure and sealing of some units without proper intimation and has affected the production of the Carpet Industry. The Council has taken up the matter with the relevant authorities for appropriate considerations.
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Suggestions and Clarifications Regarding Obtaining LUT/Bond etc
     
Regarding facing of problems with regards to obtaining LUT/Bond etc. by some exporters at some ports, we had raised the issue at many levels. The suggestions and clarifications we have received are as follows-
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Goods and Services Tax(GST) number
     
As you are aware that Goods and Services Tax(GST) has been implemented with effect from 1st July 2017. All member exporters are required to register themselves under GST rules for effecting exports to avail the benefits for refund of GST. Also the subscription paid to CEPC and the GST applicable on it also might be available for input credit.
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ASEAN-INDIA EXPO & FORUM (AIEF) In Bangkok, Thailand, 2-5 August,2017.
     
The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, New Delhi is organizing participation in ASEAN-INDIA EXPO & FORUM (AIEF) at Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre, Bangkok, Thailand from 2-5 August, 2017. The Govt. of Thailand is organizing one of the special projects i.e. ASEAN-India Expo and Forum. to celebrate India’s 25 years of multilateral relations with ASEAN and 70 years of our bilateral relations with Thailand, The list of exhibits includes Agriculture, Auto-components, Chemicals, Textiles including Carpets & Floor coverings. This event will be the largest and the only India-ASEAN Expo to be held during the commemorative year. Thailand has also invited Ministerial delegations from the nine ASEAN countries along with the trade delegation.
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Revised Annual Membership Subscription for the year 2017-18
     
This is to inform that Annual membership subscription of this Council is revised due to applicability of GST w.e.f. 1-7-2017 as under :-
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Format of Export Invoice, Decisions in regard to Services ( Job work) taken by GST Council and Furnishing LUT & Bonds as applicable
     
In continuation to our e-mail dated 06.07.2017, We are pleased to forward herewith additional following information for your kind consideration and convenience.
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Export Procedures under GST Regime with relevant Undertakings and Bonds Formats.
     
We are forwarding herewith some important Circulars/Undertakings/Bond Formats pertaining to changes in Export Procedures under GST regime.
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City wise List of Experts for GST and GST Training by Min. of Finance on DD-Live
     
Seeing the number of queries on GST, Ministry of Finance has shared List Nodal Officers can be reached for various GST related queries and/or if you face problems with the local offices. Please copy the CEPC office at cepc.nd@gmail.com and the Chairman at chairman@cepc.co.in also.
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Domotex Intl. Trade Fair in Hannover (Germany) 12-15 January, 2018. Dear Sirs,
     
The Carpet Export Promotion Council invites application for participation in Domotex Intl. Trade Fair to be held at Hannover (Germany) from 12-15 January 2018. Domotex Intl. Trade Fair is the world’s most important and largest specialized Trade Fair for Carpets & Floor Coverings. This activity as of now has been approved under MAI Scheme of the Govt. and offers an opportunity to the small scale cottage based member-exporters to showcase their products to the potential customers from all over the world.
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Meeting on GST - 14th June, 2017 at 2.30 P.M. in the AICMA Hall, Kaleen Bhawan, Bhadohi.
     
This is inform you that Carpet Export Promotion Council (CEPC) in association with All India Carpet Manufacturers Association (AICMA), Bhadohi is convening a meeting on the issue of GST on Handmade Carpets and other floor coverings on Wednesday the 14th June, 2017 at 2.30 P.M. in the Conference Hall of AICMA, “Kaleen Bhawan”, Maryadpatti, Bhadohi. Mr. Mahavir (Raja) Sharma, Chairman, CEPC will address and apprise the Members on the current status of the GST and to decide the future line of action regarding GST.
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Interactive Meet on Textiles India, 2017 on 3rd June, 2017 at Gulab Bagh, Hotel Gateway Ganges (Hotel Taj), Varanasi from 5.30 p.m. to 7.30 p.m.
     
Ministry of Textiles is organizing an integrative Meet on “Textiles India 2017” on 03.6.2017 from 5.30 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. at at Gulab Bagh, Hotel Gateway Ganges (Hotel Taj), Nadesar Palace, Varanasi (U.P.)
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Road Show on Textiles India, 2017 on 3rd June, 2017 at AICMA Hall, Bhadohi from 11.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.
     
Ministry of Textiles is organizing a Road Show on “Textiles India 2017” on 03.6.2017 from 11.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. at AICMA Hall, Kaleen Bhawan, Maryadpatti, Bhadohi (U.P.)
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Participation in Autumn Fair International 2017 at NEC Birmingham (UK) 3-7 September, 2017 under DC(H) Scheme.
     
The Carpet Export Promotion Council invites application from the registered member-exporters of this Council for participation in Autumn Fair International at NEC, Birmingham (UK) from 3-6 September, 2017 in anticipation of the financial assistance from the Govt. Autumn Fair International is organized by i2i Events Group, London (U.K.). This is the largest Home Decor Exhibition in UK and one of the largest in Europe. The fair is covering 13 key product areas in the home and gift industry including Home Furnishing & Carpets. Autumn Fair is held over four days in the month of September. It is held across a weekend and week days to give all the visitors the best possible chance to attend suitable venue at National Exhibition Center, Birmingham and allowing buyers to replace stock in preparation for the festive season as well as previewing new product launches in time. Autumn Fair was held 28th time and this will be the 29th fair held each September at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC), Birmingham, UK. Autumn Fair attracts all the leading international buyer in UK.
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Caution Listing of Exporters by RBI for non-closure of Export Realization.
     
We would like to inform you that a meeting was held on 13th April 2017 under the Chairmanship of Smt. Rita Teaotia, Secretary Commerce with RBI, IBA, FIEO, FICCI and EEPC to discuss the various issues for redrssal of the grievances of the exporters . The following important decisions were taken in the above meeting :
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Reminder for Annual Membership Subscription for the year 2017-18
     
We invite kind attention of our Member-Exporters to this Council’s circular dated 22nd March, 2017 regarding Annual Membership Subscription for the year 2017-18. We would like to inform you that as per records of this council, some members have not paid their annual membership Subscription for the year 2017-18 so far and while some of the members have paid membership subscription for the year 2017-18 but they have not furnished Chartered Accountants Certificate showing their export performance during 2016-17 to assess their actual membership dues . We are , therefore unable to clear their membership fee account.
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Participation in “Textiles India 2017” from 30thJune to 2ndJuly, 2017 in Gandhinagar (Gujarat)
     
As you are aware that Ministry of Textiles is organizing a mega international event ‘Textiles India – 2017’, from 30th June 2017 to 2nd July 2017 at Mahatma Mandir, Gandhinagar, Gujarat. The event will, for the first time, mark the positioning of an annual textile trade event in the country on the annual calendar of global trade events. Hon’ble Prime Minister of India has kindly agreed to inaugurate the event.
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Business Meet of Rajasthan State Industrial Development & Investment Corporation Limited (RIICO) at Delhi on 12th May,2017
     
We are pleased to inform you that Rajasthan State Industrial Development & Investment Corporation Limited (RIICO), an apex industrial development organization of Govt. of Rajasthan is organizing a Business Meet in association with FICCI as per the following details:
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Participation in the HGH INDIA 2017 from 4-6 July, 2017 at Mumbai.
     
We would like to inform that this Council is organizing participation of its Member Exporters from 4-6 July, 2017 in 6th HGH INDIA 2017 for Home Décor, Gifts, House-ware and Home Textiles being organized by Texzone Information Services Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai in Bombay Exhibition Centre, Goregaon (East), Mumbai. The Council has fixed facilitation charges @ Rs. 3,000/- per sq. mtr. + Service Tax of 15% for a built up stand with minimum of 12 sq. mtr. subject to Government approval for financial assistance.
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Invitation to visit “TEXTILES INDIA - 2017” from 30th June to 2nd July, 2017 at Gandhi Nagar, Gujarat (India).
     
We are pleased to inform that Ministry of Textiles, Government of India is organizing a mega international event “Textiles India – 2017”, from 30th June 2017 to 2nd July 2017 at Mahatma Mandir, Gandhinagar, Gujarat. Hon’ble Prime Minister of India has kindly consented to Inaugurate the Event. The three day event is expected to attract around 1,000 international and domestic exhibitors and 2,500 buyers from various countries. More details are available on www.textilesindia2017.com.
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Participation in “Textiles India 2017” from 30thJune to 2ndJuly, 2017 in Gandhinagar (Gujarat).
     
As you are aware that Ministry of Textiles is organizing a mega international event ‘Textiles India – 2017’, from 30th June 2017 to 2nd July 2017 at Mahatma Mandir, Gandhinagar, Gujarat. The event will, for the first time, mark the positioning of an annual textile trade event in the country on the annual calendar of global trade events. Hon’ble Prime Minister of India has kindly agreed to inaugurate the event.
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Activities Undertaken by the Council from 1st January 2017 to 31st March,2017
     
We are forwarding a brief Report of the Activities Undertaken by the Council from 1st January 2017 to 31st March,2017 for information please.
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All Members of the Council.
     
This is to inform that Mr. Shiv Kumar Gupta has retired from the services of the Carpet Export Promotion Council on the 31st of March 2017 and Mr. Subodh Kumar Gupta has taken over the charge of Executive Director-cum-Secretary of the Council for the time being.
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Participation in “Textiles India 2017” from 30thJune to 2ndJuly, 2017 in Gandhinagar (Gujarat).
     
We would like to inform that Ministry of Textiles is organizing a mega international event ‘Textiles India – 2017’, from 30th June 2017 to 2nd July 2017 at Mahatma Mandir, Gandhinagar, Gujarat. The event will, for the first time, mark the positioning of an annual textile trade event in the country on the annual calendar of global trade events. Hon’ble Prime Minister of India has kindly agreed to inaugurate the event.
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The 2017 China (Qinghai) International Carpet Exhibition in Xining (China) from 2nd to 6th June, 2017.
     
The Carpet Export Promotion Council invites application from registered member-exporters for participation in the 2017 China (Qinghai) International Carpet Exhibition at Xining (China) from 2nd to 6th June, 2017. We are proceeding in anticipation of the Govt. approval and receipt of financial assistance from the Ministry of Textiles, O/o. the Development Commissioner (Handicrafts) as the MDA Scheme of the Ministry of Commerce has been discontinued. This is the largest retail Carpet & Floor coverings fair in Xining, China organized by the China Tibetan Carpet Association (CTCA). This Show provides an opportunity to the Indian Carpets Exporters to showcase their wide range of products before the potential buyers. The Organizers have informed that exhibitors from seven major handmade carpet producing countries, such as India, Iran, Pakistan, Nepal & Afghanistan, Turkey & Turkmenistan will show case their products and buyers from more than 30 countries and regions including European countries, United States, Japan, Russia, Canada, Indonesia, Brazil etc. will be visiting this fair. It is expected that participation of Indian carpet exporters may fetch encouraging results.
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Annual Membership Subscription for the year 2017-18
     
This is to inform that Annual Membership Subscription of this Council has already been revised w.e.f 1st April, 2016 as under:
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Awareness Interactive Session on E.P.F Scheme on 28th February, 2017 at Bhadohi.
     
We are pleased to inform you that Carpet Export Promotion Council in association with All India Carpet Manufacturers’ Association (AICMA) is organizing an “Awareness Interactive Session on EPF Scheme” in the Conference Hall of AICMA “Kaleen Bhawan”, Maryadpatti, Bhadohi on Tuesday, the 28th February, 2017 at 2.30 P.M. This also gives a platform for interaction with EPF officials and possible solutions to the issues if any subject to prior information to CEPC/AICMA in this regard. We request all members of CEPC & All India Carpet Manufacturers’ Association (AICMA), within the district of Bhadohi, Mirzapur, Varanasi and Jaunpur to participate in the Awareness Interactive Session.
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India Sourcing Fair, Colombo (Sri Lanka) 24th to 26th March 2017.
     
India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) is organizing India Sourcing Fair in Colombo (Sri Lanka) from 24th to 26th March 2017. The Fair is being held alongwith Lifestyle Fair 2017 which is stated to have a very good footfalls among the event being held in Colombo. ITPO have informed that the products on display will include Textiles & Home Furnishings, and carpet & its related products companies may participate in this fair. The participation charges fixed @ Rs.8,000/- per sq.m. by the ITPO. Total cost of a standard 9 sq.m. constructed stall will be Rs.72,000/- only.
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Council’s Election – 2015-16
     
The 33rd Adjourned Annual General Meeting was concluded on 16th February, 2017 in Hotel Radisson MBD, NOIDA (U.P.) wherein the following were declared elected :
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Council’s Election – 2015-16
     
Council’s Elections 2015-16 has already been notified vide Circular No. 1/2017dated 11th January, 2017, the Scrutiny of Nominations was held on 2nd February, 2017 and the last date for withdrawal of Nominations was 4th February, 2017. After the date of withdrawal of Nominations the following are the valid nominations against the vacant positions for Council’s Elections 2015-16 :
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European Union (EU’s) Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) scheme of Self Certification –Version of 24.01.2017
     
As you are aware that EU's "Generalised Scheme of Preferences" (GSP) allows developing countries to pay less or no duties on their exports to the EU. This gives our member exporters vital access to EU markets and contributes to India’s economic growth. The procedure of self certification (rather than by the approved agencies) for consignment value greater than € 6000 (Euro Six Thousand Only) has been institutionalized from 1st January,2017 onwards.
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Notice for Adjourned 33rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Council on 16th February, 2017 at Hotel Radisson MBD, NOIDA.
     
A notice is hereby given that the Adjourned 33rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Council will be held on Thursday, the 16th February, 2017 at 10.00 a.m. in Hotel Radisson MBD, L-2, Sector, 18, NOIDA (U.P.) to transact the pending agenda i.e. Conduct of Election of First Vice-Chairman, Second Vice-Chairman and 1/3rd Members of the Committee of Administration of this Council through web-based Electronic Voting System and declaration of results.
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Amendment in Duty Drawback Rates on Carpets and other Floor coverings of Man Made Fibres for the year 2016-17 effective from 15th January, 2017.
     
Carpet Export Promotion Council submitted representation on the basis of submissions from the Panipat Carpet Industry and also submitted the required Duty Drawback Data to the Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance for revision of All Industry Duty Drawback Rates on Carpets and other floor coverings of Man Made Fibres. The Department of Revenue in the Ministry of Finance vide Notification No. 03/2017-CUSTOMS(N.T.) dated 12th January, 2017 make the following amendments effective from 15th January, 2017
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Availing Benefit under Pradhan Mantri Rojgar Protsahan Yojna (PMRPY) Scheme of Employee Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), Govt. of India
     
We are pleased to inform you that Pradhan Mantri Rojgar Protsahan Yojna (PMRPY) portal has been activated for registration of employers and members for the implementation of the above mentioned scheme. PMRPY portal has been designed to incentivise employment generation.
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Forthcoming Council’s Elections 2015-16
     
We find from our records that some of the Member-Exporters have not paid their Annual Membership Subscription alongwith C.A. Certificate to ascertain their exact amount of Membership dues based on the export performance of the concerned Members. As you are aware, the Annual Membership Subscription has been revised with effect from 01.04.2016 which has been intimated to all Members of the Council from time to time. We are giving below for ready reference the revised Annual Membership Subscription
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On 21st December, 2016, 33rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Carpet Export Promotion Council
     
On 21st December, 2016, 33rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Carpet Export Promotion Council for the year 2015-16 was held in which Shri Kuldeep R. Wattal, Chairman, CEPC expressed his willingness to handover the charge of the Office of the Chairman, CEPC to 1st Vice-Chairman, CEPC and accordingly in the meeting of the Committee of Administration held immediately after postponement of AGM for want of a decision on retirement and Elections of Vice-Chairmen and 1/3rd Members of the Committee of Administration from various categories, Shri Kuldeep R. Wattal handed over the charge of the Office of the Chairman, CEPC to the undersigned, therefore, I Mahavir Pratap Sharma assumed the charge of the Office of the Chairmanship of CEPC with effect from 21st December, 2016 (afternoon).
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Participation in Spring Fair International 2017 at NEC, Birmingham (UK) 05-09 February 2017.
     
Please refer to this Council earlier circulars dated: 24-8-2016, 19-9-2016 & 22-11-2016 inviting applications for participation in Spring Fair International 2017 at NEC Birmingham (UK) from 5-9 February 2017. At present few stands are available for the above fair. Interested member-exporters are requested to please avail this opportunity and send enclosed application form duly filled in and signed alongwith facilitation charges of Rs.1,10,000/- for 12 sq.m. built up stand by RTGs to this Council as per details given below latest by 26th December 2016.
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Training module in Hindi USSD on Mobile Banking
     
We are forwarding you in Hindi a better training module for digital payment through *99# USSD (Unstructured Supplementary Service Data) with a request to please inform you members to tell their associated artisans and other related persons for use the same on their mobiles. This application can work without internet on the normal mobile phones.
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Domotex Asia Chinafloor, Shanghai 21-23 March 2017.
     
The Carpet Export Promotion Council invites applications from the registered member-exporters of this Council for their participation in the Domotex Asia Chinafloor at Shanghai New International Expo Centre, Shanghai (China) from 21-23 March 2017. The Domotex Asia Chinafloor is the leading flooring trade exhibition in Asian Pacific and the second largest flooring trade exhibition worldwide. As part of the DOMOTEX show group, Domotex Asia/Chinafloor is mainly targeting the ‘burning’ Asian markets. Carpet Sector has historically been a large segment of DOMOTEX asia Chinafloor and at the upcoming 19th edition, running from March 21-23, 2017. The fair is held over 60,000 sq.m. in the total six halls. The carpet sector follows the general trend of the show this year with an increasing demand for participation from brands outside of China. For the first time, a national pavilion hosting carpet manufacturers from the United Kingdom is planned by the Overseas Fair Division of Birmingham Chamber of Commerce o­n behalf of UK Trade & Investment Department. The United Kingdom pavilion will join other national pavilions from Belgium, Germany, The Netherlands and the USA. During the Domotex Asiafloor at Shanghai the Exhibitor can meet with their existing and new potential customers in a short period of time. Visitors will have the opportunity to outsource the most up to date masterpieces and designs from the hand-made carpet world in the hall dedicated to hand-made carpet manufacturers.
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UAE: A Business Manual
     
You may be aware that India & UAE has emerged as one of the leading trade partners with bilateral trade exceeding US$50 billion. The economic forecasts and trends indicate significant potential exists in UAE despite some slump in oil prices. The handmade carpets and Floor coverings products have always found a special place in UAE markets.
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Digital Payment Methods through Mobile Banking Service for employees and others.
     
You are well aware that Government of India is stepping ahead for digitalization of payments through Mobile Banking Service. In this regards, the Members were requested vide this office email dated- 25th November, 2016 to take necessary steps for opening of accounts of their employees and others related to them. The Government of India now developed an mobile application viz; *99# USSD (Unstructured Supplementary Service Data) Mobile Banking Service which can be used on a simple phone without any internet connectivity. In this regards, Ministry of Textiles set a target of 3,00,000 downloads/usage for Carpet Export Promotion Council for mobile banking service.
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33rd ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
     
The 33rd Annual General Meeting of the Carpet Export Promotion Council shall be held on 21st December, 2016 (Wednesday) at 10.30 A.M. in Hotel Radisson, L-2, Sector-18, NOIDA, Distt: Gautam Budh Nagar (U.P.) to transact the following business:

1. To receive and adopt the Annual Report of the Council for the year ended 31st March, 2016 as required under Article-41 of the Memorandum & Articles of Association of the Carpet Export Promotion Council.

2. To receive and adopt the Audited Balance Sheet and Income & Expenditure Accounts of the Council for the year ended 31st March, 2016 along with the Report of the Auditors thereon, as required under Article-41 of the Memorandum and Articles of Association of the Carpet Export Promotion Council.
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Guidelines for implementing SOLAS Convention into force with effect from 1st July 2016 concerning verified gross mass of the container.
     
Office of Directorate General of Shipping has issued MS Notice No.4/2016 dated: 11th May 2016 regarding guidelines for implementing SOLAS convention verified gross mass of the container which would be effective from 1st July 2016. We are sending herewith a copy of the M.S. Notice No.07 of 2016 for your information.
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Domotex Intl. Trade Fair in Hannover (Germany) 14-17 January, 2017.
     
The Carpet Export Promotion Council invites application for participation in Domotex Intl. Trade Fair being held at Hannover (Germany) from 14-17 January 2017. Domotex Intl. Trade Fair is the world’s most important and largest specialized Trade Fair for Carpets & Floor Coverings. This activity has been approved under MAI Scheme of the Govt. and offer an opportunity to the small scale cottage based exporters to showcase their products to the potential customers from all over the world.
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Annual Membership Subscription for the year 2016-17
     
This is to inform that Annual membership subscription of this Council is revised w.e.f 1-4-2016 as under
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Public Notice No. 16/2015 dated 10/09/2015 Registration of e-mail IDs with PNB for availing Monthly e-statement etc. – reg.
     
The Office of the Commissioner of Customs, Air Cargo Export, New Custom House, New Delhi has issued PN No. 16/2015 dated 10th September 2015, wherein it has been expressed, to avail net-banking facility and down loading of Bank Accounts statement, Exporters must get their e-mail ID registered with the Punjab National Bank, New Customs House, IGI Airport, New Delhi. A copy of the said Circular is reproduced below for the information of the Member exporters.
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