CMAI Capsule for December 2018

SUB-COMMITTEES OF THE ASSOCIATION
At the 2nd Meeting of the Managing Committee of the Association held on November 30th, 2018, the President, Mr Rahul Mehta, Constituted the following Sub-Committees and Appointed the Chairman / Jt. Chairman for the respective Sub-Committees for the Years 2018-19 and 2019-20. They are as under:

APEX Awards Sub-Committee

Chairman

Mr Jayesh Shah

Conciliation & Arbitration Sub-Committee

Chairman

Mr Prashant Shah

 

Jt. Chairman

Mr Nirav Sanghvi

Constitutional Review Sub-Committee

Chairman

Mr Premal Udani

Corporate Social Responsibility Sub-Committee

Chairman

Mr V M Kulkarni

 

Jt. Chairman

Mr Asad Fakih

Fair Sub-Committee

Chairman

Mr Rohit Munjal

 

Jt. Chairman

Mr Anand Chokshi

Finance Sub-Committee

Chairman

Mr Premal Udani

IVY League Sub-Committee

Chairman

Mr Sanjay Vakharia

 

Jt. Chairman

Mr Ashok Thakker

Market Study Sub-Committee

Chairman

Mr Rahul Mehta

 

Jt. Chairman

Mr Gaurav Mahajan

Membership Development Sub-Committee

Chairman

Mr Paresh Vora

 

Jt. Chairman

Mr Dinesh Nandu

New Projects Sub-Committee

Chairman

Mr Rajesh Masand

 

Jt. Chairman

Mr Naveen Sainani

PR & Communication Sub-Committee

Chairman

Mr Mukesh Jain

 

Jt. Chairman

Mr Rushabh Gala

Sexual Harassment Sub-Committee

Chairperson

Ms Seema Mehta

 

Jt. Chairperson

Ms Vidhi Dalal

Training & Skill Development Sub-Committee

Chairman

Mr Naveen Sainani

 

Jt. Chairman

Mr Kapil Agarwal

 

The President also Constituted the Board of Trustees and has Co-opted, Nominated and Invited the following Members as Special Invitees to the Managing Committee for the Years 2018-19 and 2019-20:

BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE ASSOCIATION
Chairman                Mr Premal Udani
Member                 Mr P N Amersey
Member                 Mr Ashok Rajani
Member                 Mr Rahul Mehta

CO-OPTED MEMBERS
Mr Gaurav Mahajan of M/s Raymond Ltd, Mumbai
Mr V M Kulkarni of M/s Supra Garment & Accessories, Mumbai
Mr Sanjay Vakharia of M/s Spykar Lifestyle Pvt. Ltd, Mumbai
NOMINATED MEMBER FROM LIFE MEMBERS
Mr Kewal Jain of M/s Kewal Kiran Clothing Ltd, Mumbai

SPECIAL INVITEES
Mr Nilesh Mehta of M/s India Fashions Ltd, Mumbai
Mr Shashank Mehta of M/s Universal Fashions, Mumbai
Mr Asad Fakih of M/s Naseem Creations, Mumbai
Mr Kiran Haria of M/s Blazo Clothing Mfg Co Pvt. Ltd, Mumbai
Mr Dhiraj Chhadva of M/s Tiny Baby, Mumbai
Mr Nirav Sanghvi of M/s Mangalam, Mumbai
Ms Seema Mehta of M/s Fushion Clothing Co, Mumbai
Ms Vidhi Dalal of M/s B Kind Clothing, Mumbai
Mr Ashok Thakker of M/s Ishaan Apparel, Mumbai
Mr Narendra K Shah of M/s Focus Lifestyle Pvt. Ltd, Mumbai
Mr Jagdish Hirwani of M/s G & S Clothing Co, Mumbai
Mr Dhirajlal Vora of M/s Sagar Products, Mumbai
Mr Bhavesh Kotak of M/s Pari Collections, Mumbai
Mr Rushabh Gala of M/s Pragati Fashions Pvt. Ltd, Mumbai
Mr Ketan Sanghvi of M/s Berge Sports & Fashions Pvt. Ltd, Mumbai
Mr U M Lad of M/s Trent Ltd, Mumbai
Mr Kavindra Mishra of M/s Pepe Jeans India Ltd, Mumbai
Mr Kumar Rajagopalan of M/s Retailers Association of India, Mumbai

68TH NATIONAL GARMENT FAIR
We are glad to inform you that the Association has received an Overwhelming Response towards Participation in the 68th National Garment Fair to be held on January 30th and 31st, 2019, at the Bombay Exhibition Centre, NSE Complex, Goregaon (East), Mumbai 400 063. Over 525 Brands will be Showcasing their Latest Spring/Summer 2019 Collections at the Largest Spring/Summer Fair ever Organised by the Association. Members who are interested to Participate in the Fair are requested to send their Application at the earliest to the Office of the Association to avoid any last minute disappointment.

The Last Date for accepting Bookings is January 4th, 2019, Subject to availability of Stalls. The Draw of Lots for the Allotment of Stalls is Proposed to be held on Friday, January 11th, 2019 in Mumbai. The exact Venue and Time will be intimated to the Exhibitors directly by the Association.

The Association has started accepting Bookings for the ‘Show Directory’, popularly known as the ‘Fair Guide’, from Friday, November 30th, 2018. The Last Date for Accepting Bookings for the Special Positions is Friday, December 28th, 2018 and the Draw of Lots for the Special Positions, if required, will be held on Friday, January 4th, 2019 in the Office of the Association.

The Last Date for accepting Bookings for the Show Directory is Friday, January 4th, 2019, Subject to Availability of Space. The Last Date for Accepting the Directory Printing Material is Friday, January 11th, 2019. All Members who are interested to Advertise in the Show Directory are requested to Contact M/s Aditya Creatives – Mr Santosh Mangaonkar, Mobile No.: 9821287363/Mr D K Khanna, Mobile No.: 9820040896/Mr Rajesh Singh, 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 902 Mahalaxmi Chambers, 22 Bhulabhai Desai Road, Mumbai 400 026.

62ND INDIA INTERNATIONAL GARMENT FAIR
The 62nd India International Garment Fair (IIGF) Autumn/Winter 2019-20 Collections, jointly Organised by The Clothing Manufacturers Association of India (CMAI), GEAR and GEMA will be held from January 16th to 18th, 2019, at India Exposition Mart, Greater Noida.

The Association has so far forwarded 30 Applications admeasuring 588 Sq. m Area 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 Nos.: 23538245/23525168 or on Mobile No.: 09820593780.

CITY GLOBAL TEXTILE CONCLAVE 2018
The Confederation of Indian Textile Industry (CITI) Organised ‘CITI Global Textiles Conclave 2018’ to Celebrate the Completion of 60 Years of its Service to the Industry, on Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 and Wednesday, November 28th, 2018 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. The Theme of the Conclave was ‘Disruptions and Innovations for Sustainable Growth’.

Shri M Venkaiah Naidu, Hon’ble Vice President of India, was the Chief Guest and Inaugurated the Conclave in the august presence of Smt Smriti Zubin Irani, Hon’ble Union Minister of Textiles, who was the Guest of Honour.

Mr Rahul Mehta, President, and Mr Mohan Sadhwani, Executive Director, attended the Conclave on behalf of the Association.

Mr Rahul Mehta was also the Moderator for the Panel Discussion on ‘India’s Domestic Apparel Market – Exciting times ahead’.

CMAI SIGNS MOU WITH GUJARAT INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (GIDC)
Mr Rahul Mehta, President, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Industries Commissioner, Govt. of Gujarat on November 26th, 2018 in Mumbai in the august presence of Shri Vijay Rupani, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Gujarat.

Under this MoU, CMAI would disseminate Information about the Recently announced Gujarat Apparel and Garment Policy 2017 among its Members, and in particular Scheme 2A – Plug and Play Systems for Apparel Manufacturing, and sensitise them for making Investments in the State.

DONATION TO SALAAM BAALAK TRUST
The Association Donated R10.00 Lakhs to Salaam Baalak Trust for Purchase of Clothes for the Needy Street Children as part of its Commitment towards Corporate Social Responsibility.

REPRESENTATIONS & CIRCULARS

October 25th, 2018

Cir No. G-2 (A)/25/18 sent by e-mail to all Members in Mumbai and Maharashtra forwarding therewith Trade Circular No. 30T of 2018 dated October 24th, 2018 received from the Office of the Commissioner of Sales Tax (GST), GST Bhawan, Mazgaon, Mumbai.

November 26th, 2018

Cir No. 68th NGF/26/18 sent by e-mail to all Members of the Association informing that the Association has started accepting Bookings for the ‘Show Directory’ from November 30th, 2018 and the Last Date for accepting Bookings for the Special Positions will be on December 28th, 2018 and the Draw of Lots for the Special Positions, if required, will be held on January 4th, 2019 in the Office of the Association. Members were also informed that the Last Date for accepting Bookings for the Show Directory is January 4th, 2019, subject to availability of Space, and the Last Date for accepting the Directory Printing Material is January 11th, 2019.

December 4th, 2018

Cir No. N-4/27/18 sent by e-mail to all Members in Mumbai and Maharashtra informing that the Association is Organising a Seminar on ‘NSIC Schemes’ for the Benefit of Members of the Association on December 10th, 2018 between 4.00 PM and 6.00 PM at Brahman Seva Mandal, Bhavani Shankar Road, Dadar (West), Mumbai 400 028.

LIST OF MEMBERS ADMITTED IN THE MANAGING COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON NOVEMBER 30TH, 2018
PRIMARY MEMBERS (MUMBAI)
M/S Sky Fashion, Mumbai
M/S Shree Nathji Garments, Mumbai
M/S Rinkoo Apparel Pvt. Ltd, Mumbai
M/S Mantra Fashions Pvt. Ltd, Mumbai
M/S Tanay Apparel, Mumbai
M/S S K Fabrics, Mumbai
M/S Miss Era Studio, Mumbai
M/S Good Luck Clothing, Mumbai
M/S Harsh Enterprises, Mumbai
M/S CNC Apparels, Mumbai
M/S Infinity Clothing, Mumbai
M/S Shanti Art, Mumbai
M/S Multi Arts, Mumbai
M/S A J Creation, Mumbai
M/S Changes Clothing Company, Mumbai
M/S Desert Crafts, Mumbai
M/S IRG Enterprises, Mumbai
M/S Moon Light, Mumbai
M/S Super Plastic Corporation, Mumbai
M/S Mahek Apparels, Mumbai
M/S S R Fashion, Mumbai
M/S Tanish Creation, Mumbai
M/S Styleyug, Mumbai
M/S Neeta Enterprises, Mumbai
M/S Nisha Apparel, Mumbai
M/S Wearrio Classic Co., Mumbai
M/S Excel Kids, Mumbai
M/S W & W Designs, Mumbai
M/S The Catalyst Holdings, Mumbai
M/S Shree Ganesh Enterprises, Mumbai
M/S It’s Different, Mumbai

PRIMARY MEMBERS (WESTERN INDIA)
M/S Namah, Ahmedabad
M/S Ketan Textiles, Ahmedabad
M/S Shivam Exports, Surat
M/S Radha, Surat
M/S Kajal Kids, Ahmedabad
M/S Shree Fashion, Surat
M/S Amaaya Garments, Surat
M/S Vinayak Creation, Surat
M/S Sandip Kumar & Co., Ahmedabad
M/S Shirt Junction, Ahmedabad
M/S Mahaveer Fashion, Surat
M/S Surya Technofab LLP, Surat
M/S Kruti Garment Pvt. Ltd, Ahmedabad
M/S Shree Shyam Industries, Surat
M/S Varshney Alok Suit Pvt. Ltd, Surat

PRIMARY MEMBERS (SOUTHERN INDIA)
M/S Ventra G Fashions, Tirupur
M/S Loocust Incorp Apparel Export Pvt. Ltd, Tirupur
M/S Young Style Fashion, Tirupur
M/S KPG Apparels, Tirupur
M/S Shaz Fashions, Kannur
M/S Bassh Clothing And Apparels, Coimbatore
M/S Risitex, Bengaluru

PRIMARY MEMBERS (NORTHERN INDIA)
M/S G K International, New Delhi
M/S Ansh Apparels, Jaipur
M/S Shades Of You, New Delhi
M/S Shivani Creation, Jaipur
M/S Saurabh Jain, New Delhi
M/S Kalindi Fashion and Craft, Jaipur
M/S Joyline Fashions LLP, New Delhi
M/S Reliance Fashions, New Delhi
M/S Jyoti Traders, Faridabad
M/S Shree Krishna Fashions, Jaipur
M/S The Bodhi Collective, Jaipur
M/S Style Plus, Jaipur
M/S Shoshi Carpets, Ludhiana
M/S United Bazaar Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi
M/S Adi Knitwear, Ludhiana
M/S Octave Apparels, Ludhiana

PRIMARY MEMBERS (EASTERN INDIA)
M/S Avee Fashion, Kolkata
M/S Tandhan Fashion Pvt. Ltd, Kolkata
M/S Ambey Selections Pvt. Ltd, Kolkata
M/S Banktesh Udyog Ltd, Kolkata
M/S G R Garments, Howrah
M/S G I Textile, Kolkata
M/S Cute Little Fashions Pvt. Ltd, Kolkata

ASSOCIATE MEMBERS (MUMBAI)
M/S Ketan Industries, Mumbai
M/S Shilpi Art, Mumbai
M/S Parakh Trading Company, Mumbai
M/S Mahendra Enterprises, Mumbai
M/S Ddécor Home Fabrics Pvt. Ltd, Mumbai
M/S 360 Degree Display, Mumbai

ASSOCIATE MEMBER (WESTERN INDIA)
M/S Charmeuse Technologies Pvt. Ltd, Ahmedabad

AGENT/DISTRIBUTOR MEMBER (MUMBAI)
M/S Mumbai G H Agencies

AGENT/DISTRIBUTOR MEMBER (SOUTHERN INDIA)
M/S J J Agencies, Chennai

AGENT/DISTRIBUTOR MEMBER (NORTHERN INDIA)
M/S Pratap Departmental Store Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi

RETAILER MEMBER (SOUTHERN INDIA)
M/S Chandan Vatika, Mysuru

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From the President's Desk

Dear Friends,

The good news first! Exports continue to show a turnaround which started in the third quarter of 2018, and March showed a healthy 15% growth over last year. Of course, we still ended up the fiscal 2018-19 with a negative growth of a little over 3%; the last 4-5 months’ performance indicates a more positive future. With the combined MEIS and RoSCTL now in place, I think we can look forward to a return to a growth period after several years.

But there can be many a slip between the cup and the lip. I was in Hong Kong a couple of weeks ago, attending the popular Prime Source Forum Conference—and one      .... Read More