Amritsar, March 1, 2021 (Yes Punjab News)
Mr Rajiv Sajdeh, Proprietor, Tex & Twist has been elected as the Chairman of CII Amritsar Zonal Council while Mr Karan Verma, Director, AAR VEE Traders was unanimously elected as the new Vice Chairman of CII Amritsar Zone for 2021 – 22 at the Amritsar Annual Zonal Session 2020-21 organised at the residence of outgoing Chairman of CII Amritsar, Mr Naavniit Miterr,.
Mr Rajiv Sajdeh, shared that in view of the rising Covid cases in the region, as a responsible organisation CII had to curtail the official function CII Amritsar Zone this year. However, as in the years gone by, CII Amritsar would continue to focus on strengthening its partnership with the local Administration and contribute in City development Initiatives and activities.
Mr Naavniit Miterr, Managing Director, Emdet Engineers and the outgoing Chairman of CII Amritsar Zone made an impressive presentation highlighting the various issues of local Industry that CII had taken up and got them resolved through the authorities Intervention at the local as well as state level. Long pending demand of Textile Industry to exempt the Textile waste from being categorised as Hazardous waste had been resolved through CII intervention.
Mr Miterr also highlighted the various societal initiatives that CII Amritsar Zone took especially in wake of Covid crisis wherein it contributed around 15,000 Face masks,15,000 Hand Sanitizers & Gloves, 250 PPE Kits and over 1 Lakh Packets of Biscuits to the needy in the city during the lock down phase.
Mr Karan Verma, the new Vice Chairman of CII Amritsar Zone while outlining the priorities of new CII team shared that focus would be on reviving the Indo Pak Trade, enhancing the connectivity of city through the Makhu Patti Rail link and working with the authorities to develop World class civic Infrastructure in the Holy city.
Mr Gunbir Singh, Past Chairman, CII Punjab on this occasion congratulated the new Team and also advised them to include the Agenda of promoting safe food and Environment in the Work Plan of new CII Amritsar Zonal council.
Prominent Industrialist of Amritsar including Mr D P Singh from T K Rubber Industries; Mr Jitender Jain from Kochar Infotech; Mr Gurpreet Munjral from G M Trading, Mr Ajay Khanna from Omkar Textiles, Mr H S Cheema, MD, Cheema Boilers among others were present at the session.