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CMAI Capsule for December 2019

NEW OFFICE-BEARERS OF THE ASSOCIATION
At a Meeting of the Elected Members to the Managing Committee of the Association held on November 6, 2019, Mr Rahul Mehta stepped down as President of the Association. The Members unanimously elected Mr Rakesh Biyani, Director, Future Retail Ltd, as the Next President of the Association for the remaining Tenure of this Managing Committee.
At the said meeting, Mr Biyani Nominated the following Members as Office-Bearers of the Association for the remaining Tenure of this Managing Committee:
Mr Rajesh Masand (Gambit Clothing Pvt. Ltd) – Vice President
Mr Babubhai Ayar (Challenge Enterprises) – Vice President
Mr Jayesh Shah (M.Square Clothing (India) Pvt. Ltd) – Hon. Gen. Secretary
Mr Santosh Katariya (Peppermint Clothing Pvt. Ltd) Jt. – Hon. Gen. Secretary
Mr Rohit Munjal (R.S Creation) – Hon. Treasurer
Mr Ankur Gadia (Vinita Synthetics (Ind.) Pvt. Ltd) – Jt. Hon. Treasurer
All the Chairmen/Jt. Chairmen & Members of the Various Sub-Committees will remain the same.
70TH NATIONAL GARMENT FAIR
We are glad to inform you that the Association has received an Overwhelming Response towards Participation in the 70th National Garment Fair, to be held on January 29 and 30 at Bombay Exhibition Centre, NSE Complex, Goregaon (East), Mumbai 400 063. Over 550 Stalls have been so far Booked and only a limited Number of stalls is now available. Members who are interested to Participate in the Fair are requested to send their Applications to the Office of the Association at the earliest to avoid any last-minute disappointment.
The Last Date for accepting Booking of Stalls is Monday, December 23, 2019, Subject to the availability of Stalls.
The Draw of Lot for the Allotment of Stalls is Proposed to be held in the first week of January 2020 in Mumbai. The exact Venue and Time will be intimated to the Exhibitors directly by the Association.
The Association started accepting Booking for the ‘Show Directory’, popularly known as the ‘Fair Guide’, from Wednesday, November 27, 2019. The Last Date for Accepting Bookings for the Special Positions is December 27, 2019 and the Draw of Lots for the Special Positions, if required, will be held on January 3, 2020, at the Office of the Association.
The Last Date for accepting Bookings for the Show Directory is January 3, 2020, Subject to the Availability of Space. The Last Date for Accepting the Directory Printing Material is January 10, 2020. All Members who are interested to Advertise in the Show Directory are requested to Contact M/s Aditya Creatives—Mr Santosh Mangaokar on Mobile No. 9821287363/Mr D K Khanna on Mobile No. 9820040896/Mr Rajesh Singh on Mobile No. 9321026797 or send their Booking Form along with DD/Payable-at-Par Cheque drawn in favour of ‘The Clothing Manufacturers Association of India’ to the Office of the Association at 901, Naman Midtown, ‘A’ Wing, Behind Kamgar Kala Kendra, Senapati Bapat Marg, Prabhadevi (West), Mumbai – 400 013.

CMAI CAPSULE

64TH INDIA INTERNATIONAL GARMENT FAIR
The 64th India International Garment Fair (IIGF) Autumn/Winter 2020–21 Collections, jointly Organised by The Clothing Manufacturers Association of India (CMAI), AEMA, and GEAR, will be held from January 20 to 22, 2020 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.
The Association has so far forwarded 27 Applications admeasuring an Area of 474 Sq. Mtrs. for Participation in the Fair to IGFA, Gurugram.
Members who are Interested to Participate are requested to contact Mr Vijay Sharma, Dy. Secretary, on Tel No. 2439 0909 or on Mobile No. 09820593780.
FREE EYE CHECK-UP CAMP AT VASAI
The Association Organised a 2-Day ‘Free Eye Check-up Camp’ on November 18 and 19, 2019, at Raj Prabha, Near Tata Motors Show Room, Sativali Road, Vasai (East) for the benefit of the Workmen in the Garment Units located in and around Vasai (East).
The Eye Camp was inaugurated by Mr V M Kulkarni, Chairman, CSR Sub Committee, along with Mr Ramesh Hingorani, Member, CSR Sub Committee, Mr Narendra Shah, Member, Managing Committee, CMAI, and Mr Venkatesh Yedidha of M/s Irony Clothing Company.
The Eye Camp was inaugurated by Mr V M Kulkarni, Chairman, CSR Sub Committee, along with Mr Ramesh Hingorani, Member, CSR Sub Committee, Mr Narendra Shah, Member, Managing Committee, CMAI, and Mr Venkatesh Yedidha of M/s Irony Clothing Company.
The Association thanked the team of Doctors of KBH Bachooali Hospital, Parel, for carrying out the Eye Check-up of Workmen and Mr Narendra Shah of Focus Lifestyle for providing Support by deputing his Team and also arranging Lunch and Snacks for Doctors and Volunteers at the Eye Camp during these 2 Days.
CONCILIATION & ARBITRATION SUMMARY REPORT FOR THE MONTHS OF OCTOBER AND NOVEMBER 2019
Particulars October 2019 November 2019
  No. of Cases Amount (INR) No. of Cases Amount (INR)
Opening Total Cases pending resolution 2,170 IN423,800,851 2,178 425,373,197
New Complaints 19 3,588,037 21 4,044,458
Resolved Complaints 11 1,791,264 10 746,292
Payment Recovered 12 224,427 29 1,098,246
Total Cases pending resolution 2,178 425,373,197 2,189 427,573,117
Payment Received 11 189,659 27 1,050,702
Post Dated Cheque Received 1 34,768 2 47,544
Total Payment Received 12 224,427 29 1,098,246
C Forms Collected in the Period on behalf of Members 0 0
REPRESENTATIONS & CIRCULARS
The Association made a Representation to Shri Arvind Sawant and Shri Rahul Sewale, Members of Parliament, on November 5, 2019, to take up the Matter with the GST Council for a Uniform 5% GST on the Textile Industry, which would Benefit Smaller Brands and Manufacturers and help them to Upgrade their Products and Facilities and Grow without having to worry about Crossing the Limit of Size or Price.
We also made a Representation to Shri Ravi Capoor, Secretary (Textiles), Ministry of Textiles, Government of India, New Delhi, on November 18, 2019, to kindly give Retrospective Effect to the ATUFS Revised Resolution No.10.2.4, issued on 02-08-2019, which states that only the Model Number and Serial Number are Mandatory Items and not Embossing the Year of Manufacture in the case of Sewing Machines, so that the Rejection of the Projects under this condition is avoided.
The Association has sent a Representation to the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India, New Delhi, on November 18, 2019, of the Proposed National Textile Policy. The Ministry of Textiles, Government of India, convened a Meeting in this context under the Chairpersonship of Ms Aditi Rout, Trade Advisor, Ministry of Textiles, on November 20, 2019, in New Delhi, which Mr Rahul Mehta attended on behalf of the Association.

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