REMINDER FOR RENEWAL OF MEMBERSHIP OF THE ASSOCIATION
Members are once again reminded to Renew their Membership with the Association for the Year 2018-2019 at the earliest. Members can also avail of the Cost Benefit of Paying the Membership Renewal Fees, for 3 or 5 Years in Advance as appended below:
Members are also requested to send their Copy of the GST Certificate along with their Membership Renewal Subscription to enable the Association to update their Records and issue the Tax Invoice. The Tax Invoice along with the Receipt of the Payment will be sent to the Members on realisation of the Cheque.
67TH NATIONAL GARMENT FAIR
We are glad to inform you that the 67th National Garment Fair will now be held on 16th, 17th, 18th and 19th July 2018 at the Bombay Exhibition Centre, NESCO Complex, Goregaon (East), Mumbai 400063.
This has been possible because of the persistent efforts of the Association with the Traffic Department of Greater Mumbai Police. The Association has been able to get the NOC to NOW ORGANISE THE MEN’S, WOMEN’S, KIDS & ACCESSORIES FAIRS together.
The 67th National Garment Fair, India’s Largest Apparel Trade Show, will be spread across Halls 1, the Open Bay, Halls 2, 3, 4, 5 and The Grande, covering a Gross Area of Approx. 6,50,000 Sq. Ft and will have Approx. 1000 Stalls showcasing over 1100 Leading Brands. Approx. 50,000 Trade Visitors are expected to Visit the Trade Show.
As the Total Number of Stalls at the 67th National Garment Fair is Approx. 1000, the Association has also decided to Organise the Fair, for the First Time, for FOUR DAYS, ON A TRIAL BASIS so that the Retailers visiting the Fair would get an opportunity to Visit all the Exhibitors.
The Association has already received an Overwhelming Response towards Participation in the 67th National Garment Fair.
The Draw of Lots Function for Allotment of Stalls is scheduled to be held on 13th June 2018. The Exact Date, Venue and Time will be intimated to the Exhibitors by the Association.
The Fair Sub Committee has also relaxed the Norms for Decoration of Stalls at the 67th National Garment Fair. A Circular dated 10th May 2018 regarding the Relaxation in the Norms for Decoration of Stalls Permitted by the Fair Sub Committee at the 67th National Garment Fair has been sent to all the Members of the Association by email on 11th May 2018 and the same is Uploaded on the Website of the Association: www.cmai.in
61ST INDIA INTERNATIONAL GARMENT FAIR.
The 61st India International Garment Fair (IIGF) featuring Spring/Summer 2019 Collections will be held between 16th and 18th July 2018 in Hall Nos. 9, 10 and 11 at the India Exposition Mart Ltd, Greater Noida (UP).
The Association has so far received 43 Participants admeasuring an Area of 831 Sq. Mtrs. Members who are interested to Participate are requested to contact Mr Vijay Sharma, Dy Secretary, on Tel Nos: 23538245 / 23525168 or on his Mobile No. 9820593780.
TASK FORCE TO REVIEW AND RECOMMEND CHANGES IN I-TUFS SOFTWARE UNDER TECHNOLOGY UPGRADATION FUND SCHEME (TUFS)
Mr Rahul Mehta, President, CMAI, attended a Meeting Chaired by Special Secretary (Textiles) Ministry of Textiles, Govt of India, to Review and Recommend Changes in the I-TUFS Software under the Technology Up-gradation Fund Scheme (TUFS) held on 25th April 2018 in the Office of the Textile Commissioner, Mumbai.
CMAI’S 18TH IVY LEAGUE MEETING
The 18th Meeting of ‘CMAI’s IVY League’ was held on 10th May 2018 at ‘North’, Mayfair Banquets, Worli, Mumbai 400 030.
The Topics for this Meeting were (a) ‘Ways of Working for a Profitable Growth’ and (b) ‘Outsourcing of Logistics’.
The Speakers Invited by the Association were Mr Ramas Krishnan, Founder and Managing Director, Aspire Infinite and TAB India, to speak on ‘Ways of Working for a Profitable Growth’ and Mr Mahesh Gupta, Country Manager, Logistic – Sales, Aramex International Express, to speak on ‘Outsourcing of Logistics’.
The Presentation and Discussions were followed by a Q&A Session and the same were well received by IVY League Members who attended the Meeting. The Meeting was followed by Dinner.
FREE EYE CHECK UP CAMPS AT ASMEETA TEXPA, BHIWANDI
The Association is Organising ‘Free Eye Check Up Camps’ for the Workmen of the Garment Industry on 25th and 26th May 2018 and also on 8th and 9th June 2018 at Asmeeta Texpa, Plot No 1, Kalyan Bhiwandi Industrial Area, Village Kon, Bhiwandi, Thane – 421311 .
The Eye-Check Up Camp will be Inaugurated on Friday, 25th May 2018 at 10.30 AM by Mr V M Kulkarni, Chairman, CSR Sub-Committee. The Camps will be Conducted by Vision Foundation of India and the Association will be distributing Free Reading Glasses, as Recommended by the Doctors, to the Needy Workmen of the Industry.
FASHION PULSE 2018
The Association Sponsored the ‘ CMAI’s Star Designer 2018’ Trophy at Fashion Pulse 2018, the Annual Fashion Show and Awards Night Organised by National Institute of Interior & Fashion Designing, Thane, on 5th May 2018 at the St. Andrews Auditorium, Bandra (W), Mumbai.
INDIA-SRI LANKA ECONOMIC AND TECHNOLOGY COOPERATION AGREEMENT (ETCA)
The Association has forwarded its Comments on Para 6a and 6b(i) of the Agreed Minutes of the 8th Round of Negotiations of the India-Sri Lanka ECTA held from 21st -23rd February 2018 at New Delhi. We have requested that although, the existing Quantity of 8 Million Pieces allowed at Zero Duty annually has not been Utilised by Sri Lanka, the said Tariff Quota should be retained and if any Increase in the Quantity is found to be Inevitable, Govt of India may Increase the Quantity by another 2 Million Pieces, making a Total of 10 Million Pieces irrespective of any HSN Codes falling Under Chapter 61 and 62.
DECREASING APPAREL PRODUCTION IN INDIA
As requested by the Special Secretary (Textiles), Ministry of Textiles, Govt of India, the Association has sent a Note to the Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India on 11th May 2018, about the Reasons for Decreasing Apparel Production in India.
STAKEHOLDERS CONSULTATION ON ‘SAMARTH’
A Meeting of Stakeholders under the Chairpersonship of the Hon’ble Minister of Textiles, Smt Smriti Irani, was held on 14th May 2018 at New Delhi to Discuss the New Skill Development Scheme i.e. ‘Scheme for Capacity Building in Textile Sector (SCBTS)’ which shall be known as ‘SAMARTH’ which will cover the entire Textile Value Chain,
excluding Spinning and Weaving, in the Organised Sector for a Period of 3 Years from 2017-2018 to 2019-2020 with an outlay of R1300 Crores.
Mr Rahul Mehta, President, Mr V M Kulkarni, Chairman, Apparel Training Centre, Mr Mohan Sadhwani, Executive Director and Mr J K Arora, Senior Director, Co-ordination, New Delhi, attended the said Meeting on behalf of the Association.
REPRESENTATIONS & CIRCULARS MEMBERS ADMITTED IN THE MANAGING COMMITTEE MEETING OF THE ASSOCIATION HELD ON APRIL 27th, 2018 LIFE MEMBERS:
M/s Shakti Enterprise, Mumbai M/s Creative Portico Pvt Ltd., Mumbai M/s M N Fashions, Jaipur M/s Bothra Creation, Indore M/s M D Retail India Pvt Ltd., Bengaluru
PRIMARY MEMBERS (MUMBAI):
M/s Shubham, Mumbai M/s New Lovely Creation, Mumbai M/s Koushik Designers, Mumbai M/s Global Business, Mumbai M/s Makon, Mumbai M/s Pirai Fashions, Mumbai M/s Khushi Apparels LLP, Mumbai M/s Avenue Apparels, Mumbai M/s Sairaj Garments, Mumbai M/s Ruchi Clothing, Mumbai M/s Bhairav Enterprise, Mumbai M/s Chandni Fashions, Mumbai M/s Pankhil Clothing, Mumbai M/s K P Lifestyle, Mumbai M/s Checkmate, Mumbai M/s Jai Ganesh Lifestyle, Mumbai M/s Ivy Clothing LLP, Mumbai M/s Priya Creation, Mumbai M/s Vrushi, Mumbai M/s Kavith Sainani Hand Made Luxury, Mumbai M/s Gothi Garments, Mumbai M/s A R Enterprise, Mumbai M/s MFS Ethnic Limited, Mumbai M/s Rangjyot, Mumbai M/s Khilti Clothing, Mumbai M/s JJ56, Mumbai M/s Genius Apparel, Mumbai M/s Western Apparels, Mumbai M/s Khetarpar Kreations, Mumbai M/s S M Art, Mumbai M/s Fairy Creation, Mumbai M/s Vardhman Clothing Co, Mumbai M/s Tirupati Apparels, Mumbai M/s Nishi Enterprises, Mumbai M/s Mothertouch Baby Products LLP, Mumbai M/s Precoz Apparels, Mumbai M/s Varsa, Mumbai M/s Sailax Corporation, Mumbai M/s S D Retail Pvt Ltd., Mumbai M/s Yashanis Overseas, Mumbai M/s Oggo Exports, Mumbai M/s Bastab Creation, Mumbai M/s Maithili’s, Mumbai M/s Artsilk, Mumbai M/s Yajman Fashions, Mumbai
PRIMARY MEMBERS (WESTERN INDIA):
M/s Vince Fashion, Surat M/s Muskan Readymades, Surat M/s Trimurti Enterprise, Ahmedabad M/s Rung, Ahmedabad M/s Satrangi Fashion, Ahmedabad M/s Samaria Trendz, Surat M/s M R Embroiders, Surat M/s Vikram Apparels & Co, Ahmedabad
M/s K P Enterprise, Ahmedabad M/s Kishika Embroidery, Surat M/s Value Added Fashion Fabrics Pvt Ltd., Surat M/s Thread Bucket Studio LLP, Surat M/s HBM Garments Pvt Ltd., Ahmedabad M/s Sahiba Limited, Surat M/s Amisha International, Ahmedabad M/s Arham Apparels, Ahmedabad M/s Zab Fashion Ltd., Ahmedabad M/s Sana Garments, Ahmedabad M/s Bangalore Collection, Ahmedabad
PRIMARY MEMBERS (NORTHERN INDIA):
M/s Turpai, Jaipur M/s V Son Creations Pvt Ltd., Delhi M/s Daksh International, Jaipur M/s Dhariwal Products, Ludhiana M/s Maharani Fabrics LLP, Jaipur M/s Atulniya Designs Pvt Ltd., New Delhi M/s Megha Dresses, Indore M/s Nikhil Apparels, New Delhi M/s Gulmohar Fashion, Indore M/s Riddhi Siddhi Creation, Jaipur M/s ABC Clothing Inc, New Delhi M/s Maurya Exports Pvt Ltd., Gurgaon M/s Haaris Collection, New Delhi M/s Kabana Design Studio, New Delhi M/s S R Grooms Creations, New Delhi M/s Global Denim, New Delhi M/s A G Apparels, New Delhi M/s CKM Fashions (I) Pvt Ltd., Jaipur M/s Mahima Fashions, Jaipur M/s Shree Laxmi Creations, New Delhi M/s Badera Apparels, Indore M/s Dadu Apparels, New Delhi M/s Ramdev Handicrafts, Jaipur M/s TCNS Clothing Co Ltd., New Delhi M/s Satguru Garments, Ghaziabad (UP) M/s Agarwal Garments, Delhi
PRIMARY MEMBERS (SOUTHERN INDIA):
M/s G Studio, Bengaluru M/s Las Exports Ltd., Bengaluru M/s Harper Seven, Bengaluru M/s Garden City Fashions Pvt Ltd., Bengaluru M/s Magnum Clothing, Chennai M/s Varsha Fashions, Madurai M/s Dyna Fashion, Bengaluru M/s Indus Intex Pvt Ltd., Bengaluru M/s Pelee Apparel Inc, Calicut M/s Camellia Clothing Ltd., Bengaluru M/s Gammaa, Coimbatore M/s First Classic Creation, Tirupur
PRIMARY MEMBERS (EASTERN INDIA):
M/s Artex Creation, Kolkata M/s Mini Magic Creation Pvt Ltd., Kolkata M/s Elan Couture, Kolkata M/s Gangamaa Vintrade Pvt Ltd., Kolkata M/s J Kuthari & Associates, Kolkata
ASSOCIATE MEMBERS (MUMBAI):
M/s Sabita Trading Co, Mumbai M/s Virat Display, Navi Mumbai M/s Vishal Print N Plast Pvt Ltd., Mumbai M/s Inoways Design Zone Pvt Ltd., Mumbai M/s S B International, Mumbai M/s Chirag Sales Corporation, Mumbai M/s Radha Krishna Enterprises, Valsad, Palghar M/s Habron Information Technology Pvt Ltd., Airoli M/s Bianca, Mumbai M/s The Bombay Dyeing & Mfg Co Ltd., Mumbai M/s Winmark Enterprises Pvt Ltd., Mumbai
ASSOCIATE MEMBER (SOUTHERN REGION):
M/s Bag Nation, Karur
ASSOCIATE MEMBERS (NORTHERN REGION):
M/s MANGLAM Ethnic Wear Pvt Ltd., New Delhi M/s Vimal Exports Global LLP, Noida (UP)
ASSOCIATE MEMBER (EASTERN REGION):
M/s Sumangali Fashions, Kolkata
ORGANISATION MEMBER (SOUTHERN REGION):
M/s Cindrebay Institute of Designs Pvt Ltd., Calicut (Kerala)
M/s Saraogi Super Sales Pvt Ltd., Mumbai
AGENT / DISTRIBUTOR (SOUTHERN REGION):
M/s J2 Vestures, Coimbatore
AGENT / DISTRIBUTOR (NORTHERN REGION):
M/s Tirupati Textile Agency, Jaipur
RETAIL MEMBER (MUMBAI):
M/s Dream Business Ventures Pvt Ltd., Thane (West)
RETAIL MEMBER (SOUTHERN REGION):
M/s B3 Fashion Studio, Chennai
RETAIL MEMBER (NORTHERN REGION):
M/s Pratap Departmental Store Pvt Ltd., New Delhi