Over the last twenty three months, every month, I have had the privilege of writing to you about AEPC to communicate with you- recognize our accomplishments, to address our challenges and to share with you our outlook and plans for the future. It seems like just a short while ago, when I composed my first Chairman’s word. More than 8,300 members participated on the journey... More
This month, in addition to reflections on the Apparel sector and updates on GST and our initiatives, I want to take a step back and share with you some big-picture work that we’ve been trying to do with AEPC as an organisation. Like you, our members, we also always aspire to operate with as much clarity and impact as possible. To that end, we have been taking a fresh look... More
Challenges and Opportunities are two sides of the same coin. While this year has brought along a number of opportunities for the industry, we have also had our bit of challenges.
The unfortunate and unexpected reduction in Drawback and ROSL rates has been disheartening for all of us. I assure you that we have been in regular conversation with policy leaders and are... More
I cannot emphasize strongly enough that the goal of all the efforts of the council is to create the most conducive and friendly environment for all of us to conduct our businesses, successfully.
We are very proud of having hosted Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon , UK Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, who visited our AEPC campus in Gurugram, to... More
Cheers to a 56 month high of 31% growth in exports in April 2017! I wish to congratulate and thank each one of you for making this possible. The April 2017 export figures give us hope of a massive rebound after three long years of stagnation. The importance of continued Government support in the form of Refund of State Levies (ROSL... More
What a busy summer month this has been! As most of you would be looking forward to a cool family vacation very soon, we, here at AEPC, are busy gearing up. There is plenty of excitement as preparations are well underway for Textiles India 2017, scheduled from 30/06-02/07/17 at Gandhinagar, Gujarat. It is already a sold out event (Actually oversold! But we are working... More
With the onset of the new financial year, now is the perfect time to set some new directions and launch fresh initiatives.
The whole world is getting closer and collapsing into one- We cannot be any different and it is towards achieving this oneness that Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani, our Honourable Union Minister of Textiles, Government of India, has... More
We are always proud of our achievements and successes, and we seek to continue the march of progress and growth, by putting our minds to the future. As young and ahead- of-time as our profession of fashion is, so young and fresh is our new force of the AEPC PROgens. A subcommittee of young entrepreneurs, AEPC PROgen has been launched this February to create a... More
2017 is well upon us and Spring is around the corner.
We’ve also had a beautiful start to the year with the 58th edition of our India International Garment Fair for Autumn Winter 2017-18. An overwhelming response from the exporter community through active and repeated participation makes us confident about the importance of this... More
2016 brought change and opportunity.
It has been a busy and exciting year for AEPC – and it has been my honor and privilege to serve as the Chairman during this time. While the year started with an uncertain present and an unknown future at hand, our Government , industry leaders and we, at AEPC, worked together to resolve issues and move ahead. Over the last year,... More
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