• Notification Date: 16-10-2023
  • Notification No: N/A

ASSOCHAM J&K Council organizes J&K GST Conference

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 conference commenced with a welcome address by Manik Batra, Chairman of ASSOCHAM J&K Council. Dr Rashmi Singh, Commissioner, and Namrata Dogra, Additional Commissioner, State Taxes Department, graced the occasion with their 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. “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,” said Dr Rashmi Singh, 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 that 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,” he added. 
Bhupesh Gupta, Co-Chairman of ASSOCHAM J&K Council, presented the vote of thanks. He emphasized the importance of continued collaboration and dialogue to drive positive changes and growth in the State’s taxation landscape.