ASSOCHAM J&K Council organized J&K GST Conference: A Confluence of Expertise and Insights
Oct 13, 2023
JAMMU: The ASSOCHAM J&K Council hosted a highly informative and engaging J&K GST Conference today, bringing together key stakeholders, experts, and officials from the State Taxes Department.
The event was held at Hotel Radisson Blu Jammu and witnessed active participation and insightful discussions.
The conference commenced with a warm welcome address by Manik Batra, Chairman of ASSOCHAM J&K Council, expressing gratitude to the esteemed guests and participants for their presence.
The distinguished Chief Guest, Dr. Rashmi Singh, Commissioner, and Namrata Dogra, Additional Commissioner, State Taxes Department, graced the occasion with their notable presence.
The commissioner praised ASSOCHAM for organizing the conference on GST and said that Chambers like ASSOCHAM play a vital role in educating people about the policies.
"I would congratulate all sectors for the tremendous growth in GST collections in J&K. The doors are open for all the people. Our doors are open for everyone who has any queries or issues related to the taxation system, Dr. Rashmi Singh said adding "We are working with the goal of Growth and Development."
During the conference, Neeraj Sharma, State Tax Officer, delivered a comprehensive presentation on GST collection and the functioning of the State Taxes Department of Jammu and Kashmir. His insightful presentation shed light on the progress, challenges, and future strategies pertaining to GST collection within the state.
The event also featured a question-and-answer session, providing an opportunity for members to seek clarifications and address their concerns regarding GST. This interactive segment proved to be invaluable in addressing doubts and fostering a deeper understanding of the GST framework.
Manik Batra in his welcome address said, "ASSOCHAM is India's oldest trade body with over 4.5 lacs members across India Majority of whom are MSMEs. We consider ourselves as a Knowledge Chamber and collaborate regularly with Industry, Academia, and Government to discuss various policy matters."
"The State Taxes department has been achieving various feats under the able leadership of Dr. Rashmi Singh, there are many GST benefits for the Industries of J&K under the new central sector scheme," he added.
Bhupesh Gupta, Co-Chairman of ASSOCHAM J&K Council, presented the Vote of Thanks, acknowledging the valuable contributions of all attendees and speakers. He emphasized the importance of continued collaboration and dialogue to drive positive changes and growth in the state's taxation landscape.
The J&K GST Conference organized by ASSOCHAM J&K Council stands as a testament to the dedication and commitment of the organization to facilitate meaningful discussions and create a platform for knowledge exchange within the taxation domain.