CMAI Capsule for September 2018

MINIMUM WAGES & SPECIAL ALLOWANCE PAYABLE TO THE WORKMEN IN THE GARMENT INDUSTRY IN MAHARASHTRA FOR THE PERIOD 1ST JULY 2017 TO 31ST DECEMBER 2018
The Minimum Wages Payable to the Workmen in the Readymade Garment Industry in Maharashtra, for the Period 1st July 2018 to 31st December 2018 are as under:

THE MEMBERSHIP SUBSCRIPTION FEE, VALID UP TO 30TH SEPTEMBER 2018, IS AS BELOW:

Zone

Skilled

Semi-Skilled

Unskilled

I

R8600

R7900

R7400

II

R84000

R7700

R7200

III

R7800

R7100

R6600

 

In addition to the above, Special Allowance Payable for the Period 1st July 2018 to 31st December 2018 is R3335 and is payable for all Classes and Zones.
The same has been sent by E-mail on 21st August 2018 to all Members in Maharashtra and also Uploaded on the Website of the Association www.cmai.in.

FINAL REMINDER FOR RENEWAL OF MEMBERSHIP WITH THE ASSOCIATION
The Association has sent a Final Reminder dated 10th September 2018 to those Members who have not yet Renewed their Subscription for the Financial Year 2018-19. Please note that if the Renewal of Subscription is not received by the Association by 30th September 2018, such Members shall cease to be a Member of the Association from that Date and the Association will be compelled to Stop Sending the In-House Magazine APPAREL as well as rendering all Services.

Members are once again requested to send their Renewal of Subscription at the earliest.

ELECTION TO THE MANAGING COMMITTEE AND REGIONAL COMMITTEES OF THE ASSOCIATION FOR 2018-2019 & 2019-2020
As per Clause 33 of the Constitution, the Term of the Current Managing Committee will come to an end at the Conclusion of the 55th Annual General Meeting on 25th September 2018. Accordingly, the Process for Electing Members to the Managing Committee as well as to the Regional Committees of the Association began on 13th August 2018. The Association Received 24 Valid Nominations for 20 Seats to the Managing Committee by 27th August 2018, the Last Date for Receipt of Nominations.  Subsequently, the Association Received 4 Withdrawals by 6th September 2018, the Last Date for Receipt of Withdrawal of the Nominations. 

Since the Association has received Equal Number of Valid Nominations for Equal Number of Seats available for the Managing Committee, there will not be any Election. The Name of the Successful Candidates will be announced by the Returning Officer at the 55th Annual General Meeting.

Similarly, the Association received 7 Valid Nominations each for the Western & Southern Regional Committees for 7 Seats by 27th August 2018, the Last Date for Receipt of Nominations. As no Withdrawals were received by the Association by 6th September 2018, the Last Date for Receipt of Withdrawal of the Nominations, and since the Association has received Equal Number of Valid Nominations for Equal Number of Seats available for the Western Region & Southern Region Committees, there will not be any Election. The Name of the Successful Candidates will be announced by the Returning Officer at the 55th Annual General Meeting.

Since the Association did not receive any Valid Nomination for the Northern Regional Committee, there would not be any Election.

55TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE ASSOCIATION
The 55th Annual General Meeting of the Association will be held on Tuesday, 25th September 2018 at 5.00 PM at the Registered Office of the Association at 902, Mahalaxmi Chambers, 22, Bhulabhai Desai Road, Mumbai 400 026. The Notice along with the Agenda has been sent to all Members of the Association on 1st September 2018.

WEAVES AT TEXVALLEY, ERODE
The Association has decided to Support ‘Weaves’ being Organised by Texvalley Market Ltd, Erode, Tamil Nadu in November 2018, without any Financial Obligation.

2018 CHINA (DALIAN) INTERNATIONAL GARMENT & TEXTILE FAIR
We would like to inform you that Mr Rahul Mehta, President has been Invited to attend the ‘2018 China (Dalian) International Garment & Textile Fair’ Scheduled to be held from 14th September 2018 to 18th September 2018 in Dalian World Expo Centre, China. 

FREE EYE CHECK-UP CAMPS AT PUNE  
The Western Regional Advisory Committee of the Association Organised ‘Free Eye Check-Up Camps’ for the Workmen of the Garment Industry on 6th & 7th September at Anand Mangal Karyalaya, Opp Nehru Stadium, Swargate, Pune.

The Eye Check-Up Camp was Inaugurated on 6th September 2018 by Mr Pravin Chorbole, Municipal Councillor (Nagar Sevak), Pune Municipal Corporation, in the Presence of Mr J T Veera, Chairman, Western Regional Committee, V M Kulkarni, Chairman, CSR Sub Committee and Members of the Western Regional Committee & CSR Sub-Committee of the Association. 

The Eye Check-Up Camps were Conducted by a Team of Doctors from Sassoon Hospital who examined a Total of 639 Workmen working in the Garment Units in Pune. Reading Glasses were Distributed Free of Cost to 195 Workmen on the spot, and Prescriptions were given to 184 Workmen for Reading Glasses which are being provided to the Workmen, Free of Cost, by the Association whilst 54 Cases have been referred to Sassoon Hospital for Treatment.

The Eye Check-Up Camps were well-received by the Members and their Workmen in Pune. 

REPRESENTATIONS & CIRCULARS
The Association has sent its views to the Office of the Textile Commissioner, Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India, Mumbai on 10th August 2018, on a Representation from Laghu Udyog Bharti for Reduction of GST Rate for Micro Dot Interlining Cloth falling under HS 5902 from 12% to 5%.

21st Aug 2018

Cir No L-1/20/18 sent by E-mail to all Members in Maharashtra including Mumbai informing them the Minimum Wages & Special Allowance Payable to the Workmen in the Garment Industry in Maharashtra for the Period 01-07-2018 to 31-12-2018.

7th Sept 2018

Cir No 62nd NGF/21/18 sent by E-mail to all Members of the Association informing that 62nd India International Garment Fair will be held from 16th to 18th January 2019 at India Exposition Mart, Halls 1, 3 & 5, Greater Noida.

10th Sept 2018

Cir No G-2/22/18 sent by E-mail to Members in Mumbai & Maharashtra, the ‘Advisories’ issued by the Office of the Maharashtra Goods & Services Tax, Department, Mumbai – Applicable to Taxpayers in Maharashtra for Filing Refund Application under GST and to Tax Officers for Processing of Refund Application using GST.

 

MEMBERS ADMITTED IN THE MANAGING COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON 5TH SEPTEMBER 2018

LIFE MEMBER (MUMBAI)
M/S Jyoti Art, Mumbai

PRIMARY MEMBERS (MUMBAI)
M/S Mirat Shirts, Mumbai
M/S Khushi Creation, Mumbai
M/S Aayushi Fashions, Mumbai
M/S Circus Clothes Manufacturing LLP, Mumbai
M/S Desire Casuals, Mumbai
M/S Katmandu Apparel Pvt. Ltd, Mumbai
M/S Dhruv Clothing, Mumbai
M/S Akshar Intimatewear, Mumbai
M/S M3 Garment, Mumbai
M/S Soull Creation, Mumbai
M/S Regen Club, Mumbai
M/S Viral Enterprise, Mumbai
M/S Shreekala Creation, Mumbai
M/S Musk Garment, Mumbai
M/S Shree Kamla Textiles, Mumbai
M/S K K Silk Mills Limited, Mumbai
M/S Puruch, Mumbai
M/S Girnar Garment Pvt. Ltd, Mumbai
M/S Bhumson Creation, Mumbai
M/S Jessica Fashion, Mumbai

PRIMARY MEMBERS (WESTERN INDIA)
M/S Ayaan Trendz Pvt. Ltd, Surat
M/S Sunshine International, Surat
M/S Khantil E-Commerce Pvt. Ltd, Surat

PRIMARY MEMBERS (NORTHERN INDIA)
M/S Phoenix International, Ludhiana
M/S Delhi Garments Pvt. Ltd, Delhi
M/S Star Sapphire, New Delhi
M/S Kaba Fashions & Creations Pvt. Ltd, Jaipur
M/S Memora India Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi

PRIMARY MEMBER (SOUTHERN INDIA)
M/S Activekidss Retail Pvt. Ltd, Bengaluru

PRIMARY MEMBERS (EASTERN INDIA)
M/S Vinis, Kolkata
M/S Sriyaa, Kolkata
M/S Sanskaar, Kolkata

ASSOCIATE MEMBERS (MUMBAI)
M/S Exhibition 13 Advertising & Display, Mumbai
M/S HS Exhibits & Events, Mumbai
M/S Yogi Cap Works, Mumbai
M/S Niksan Info Media Pvt. Ltd, Mumbai
M/S Kapnic, Mumbai

ASSOCIATE MEMBERS (WESTERN INDIA)
M/S Texsource India, Ahmedabad
M/S Avirat Packaging, Dadra and Nagar Haveli (UT)

ASSOCIATE MEMBER (NORTHERN INDIA)
M/S Maspar Industries Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi

AGENT/DISTRIBUTOR MEMBERS (MUMBAI)
M/S Sapphire Textiles (Agency), Mumbai
M/S Fannye Fashion, Mumbai

AGENT/DISTRIBUTOR MEMBER (NORTHERN INDIA)
M/S Siddarth Tradelink, Jaipur

AGENT/DISTRIBUTOR MEMBER (EASTERN INDIA)
M/S Shanti Niketan & Sons, Kolkata

RETAILER MEMBER (MUMBAI)
M/S Aishwarya Design Studio Pvt. Ltd, Mumbai

RETAILER MEMBER (NORTHERN INDIA)
M/S Balarama Tex Limited, Ludhiana

CMAI & RAI DUAL RETAILER MEMBER (MUMBAI)
M/S Kangir The Family Shop, Mumbai

CMAI & RAI DUAL RETAILER MEMBERS (WESTERN INDIA)
M/S Asian Trading Co., Surat
M/S Arjun Lifestyle, Solapur
M/S Abhiraj Creation, Dhule
M/S Jalaram Enterprise, Veraval
M/S Vibha Enterprise, Anand

CMAI & RAI DUAL RETAILER MEMBERS (SOUTHERN INDIA)
M/S Sansitaa, Belgaum
M/S Beaut Group, Bengaluru
M/S Kids Mart, Changanacherry
M/S Indian Eagle Traders, Coimbatore

CMAI & RAI DUAL RETAILER MEMBERS (NORTHERN INDIA)
M/S K.A. Sanghi Enterprises (P) Ltd, Delhi
M/S Sumeet Synfab India Pvt. Ltd, Raipur
M/S Saina Group, New Delhi

CMAI & RAI DUAL RETAILER MEMBER (EASTERN INDIA)
Value Add Services, Kolkata

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From the President's Desk

Dear Friends,

At the outset, a Warm Welcome to Smt. Smriti Irani! Great to have her back as the Minister in charge of Textiles, in addition to her Assignment of Women’s Empowerment and Child Development. As I have said earlier, it is rare to have a Minister who takes the pains to understand the issues of the Domestic Sector—most Textiles Ministers are confining themselves to the Export Segment of the Apparel Industry.

CMAI has initiated several Projects for the coming months— and always better to have at the helm a Minister who not only has the background of these initiatives but was involved in its conceptualisation also. Hopefully,     .... Read More