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GJC conducts 60th Labham programme for jewellers in Kolhapur

All India Gem and Jewellery Domestic Council (GJC), the apex domestic council of the gems & jewellery industry, conducted the 60th “Labham” educational programme for jewellers in Kolhapur on Saturday, February 29, 2020.

Labham, an educational seminar on compliance, taxation, credit & best business practices organized by GJC, attracted more than 400 jewellers from Kolhapur. Labham Programme for Compliance, Best Business Practices & Customer Confidence is very useful for small, medium and even large jewellers. Labham was supported by Kolhapur Jilha Saraf Sangh and therefore attracted an overwhelming response.

To grace this occasion the Guest of Honor was Mr. Satej Patil- Maharashtra Cabinet Minister along with MLA Mr. Chandrakant Jadhav (Kolhapur-South), Mr. Ruturaj Patil (Kolhapur–North) was part of the Labham programme. All of them shared their valuable inputs on Hallmarking and were part of the discussions. Mr. Sanjay Shetye, President – Kolhapur Chamber of Commerce was also part of the special invitee to share the dice during Labham. Some of the most renowned and distinguished jewellers of India – many of them are senior functionaries of the GJC - attended GJC’s Labham programme in Kolhapur: Mr. Manoj Kumar Jha & Mr. Sanjay Agrawal (Co-Convener-Labham), Mr. Ashish Pethe (Zonal Chairman, GJC), Mr. Bharat Oswal (ZCM, GJC) and amongst others. Labham Kolhapur is powered by GIA and NSE is the Commodity Exchange Partner. The programme had lively interactions between tax consultants and jewellers. Mr. Ashish Pethe (GJC Zonal Chairman, West) along with Mr. Bhavin Mehta gave an important presentation on Hallmarking. The motivational speaker for the event, who inspired the jewellers, was Mr. Sanjay Vilayat. Labham is being organized with the object of edifying the participants in detail about various matters related to compliances and regularities including Income Tax, GST and Hallmarking. The organizer has also added some of the burning issues like finance, sales, etc., in the seminar to encourage the jewellers to rise above the shackles of current down turn. The Labham Programme was initiated by GJC to impart education to the industry on compliances and best practices. The Programme under the leadership of its Convener and Co-Conveners has organized Labham on a pan India level. Courtesy - JFM



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