22 March 2023
In its Annual Session for 2022-2023 held in Chandigarh today CII Punjab announced Dr P J Singh, CMD, Tynor Orthotics Limited as its newly elected Chairman and Mr Abhishek Gupta, Chief – Strategic Marketing, Trident Limited as its Vice-Chairman.
Mr Amit Thapar, Chairman, CII Punjab & President, Ganga Acrowools Limited, in a ceremony, handed over the chairmanship of the State to Dr P J Singh, CMD, Tynor Orthotics Limited. Mr Abhishek Gupta, Chief – Strategic Marketing, Trident Limited, was elected as the Vice-Chairman for CII Punjab.
Alongside the State Annual Meeting, a thought-provoking Session on the theme ‘MSMEs as Growth Engines of Punjab: Making the shift from Local to Global Competitiveness’ was presided over by Shri Som Parkash, Hon’ble Minister of State – Commerce & Industry, Government of India as the Chief Guest.
Talking about the initiatives taken by the state government, Mr Kamal Kishore Yadav, CEO – Punjab Bureau of Investment Promotion & Commissioner – Excise & Taxation, Punjab mentioned that the total investment in last one year was around INR 40,000 crores in the form of new investment, around 60% of which is from MSME sector.
Mr Dilip Kumar, Principal Secretary – Investment Promotion &Industries & Commerce, Government of Punjab in his address to the MSMEs said “We are in a circular economy, things are moving. So, we need to think and that is how we will grow. There are many policies and incentives that need to be leveraged.”