Hannover Germany 12th January, 2020 delegation of Carpet Export Promotion Council headed by Shri Madan Lal Raigar, Consulate General of India, consisting of Shri Siddh Nath Singh, Chairman, CEPC, Shri Umesh Kumar Gupta, Member COA, CEPC, Shri Maan Singh Saini, Member, Shri Sanjay Kumar, Executive Director, CEPC & Shri Krishan Kumar, CEO, HCSSC had a meeting with the team of Deutsche Messe (The organizers) in their office at Messe Fair Ground i.e. Dr. Andreas Gruchow, Member of the Board, Mr. Alexander Wurst, Sr. Vice President, Ms. Sonia Wedell-Castellano, Global Director, Mr. Thilo Horstmann, Project Director, Deutsche Messe, Ms. Geeta Bisht, India Representative of Deutsche Messe.
Shri Madan Lal Raigar placed the demands of the Indian side forcefully and asked them to consider either to allot space to all exhibitors product-wise or Nation-wise i.e. to allot CEPC alongwith other Handmade exhibitors or to allot stands to all Indian exhibitors in same hall.
Delegates also discuss the other issues for promotion of fair and Indian Exhibitors by more branding support, more complimentary services to Indian Exhibitors, waving off Marketing Fee etc. Being the largest participants Deutsche Mess assured to have further discussion to find out the solution for mutual benefit.
Chairman, CEPC and other delegates from Indian side are hopeful that the issue will be resolved amicably in the larger interest of the Indian Handmade Carpet Industry.
A meeting was organized by Coir Board in the august presence of Shri Siddh Nath Singh, Chairman, CEPC, Shri Madan Lal Raigar, Consulate General of India, Shri Sudhir Garg, Joint Secretary, Ministry of MSME, Govt. of India & Chairman, Coir Board, Shri Sanjay Kumar, Executive Director, CEPC, Shri Krishan Kumar, CEO, HCSSC to discuss for extending various benefits of Scheme of Govt. of India to the Manufacturer and Exporters of Coir Carpet and Rugs.
Shri Siddh Nath Singh, Chairman, CEPC assured the participants for best possible support from Carpet Export Promotion Council for more participation in International and Domestic fairs as well as the procedural issues of the participants such as issues related with Customs, DGFT, GST Council.
Shri Sudhir Garg emphasized to develop the synergy between the Coir Industry and Carpet Export Promotion Council.
Shri Krishan Kumar, CEO, HCSSC assured all kind of support regarding training of weavers, artisans and manufacturers through the various schemes of Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Ministry of Textiles & Ministry of MSME.