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Monday , September 16 , 2013
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Trade talk

Export push

Adityapur Small Industries Association (ASIA), the state’s oldest and the largest industry outfit, on September 13 organised a two-hour meet in Jamshedpur to promote export. Participants included entrepreneurs, senior officials of Export Credit Guarantee Corporation of India Limited (ECGC), Calcutta, and State Bank of India, Jamshedpur. ECGC assistant general manager Amit Kumar and officials Prasanta Kumar Padhi and S.R. Banerjee conducted the session. ASIA general secretary Gurudas Ray said the meet was organised to promote export from Adityapur industrial area. “Many industrial units in Adityapur have potential to export products but lack awareness about rules and regulations. We wanted to update their know-how to encourage them to venture in export,” he said

Online entry

State Bank of India, Saraidhela branch, Dhanbad, launched an online account opening facility from two kiosks on September 10. Inaugurated by regional manager A.K. Jha and attended by senior banking officials, the service allows a person to virtually submit an application to open a savings account. Once the e-form is filled, temporary account reference and customer reference numbers would be generated to pave the way for opening an account in any branch of the SBI across India, including 44 in Dhanbad district

Kolhan Inc.

A meeting of Federation of Jharkhand Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FJCCI) was held in Jamshedpur on September 7 to deliberate on the development of trade, commerce and industry in Kolhan. The meet stressed on law and order, infrastructure, including power supply as well as waiver of mandi tax on imported goods. Convened and presided over by A.K. Srivastava, vice president of FJCCI (Kolhan in-charge), it had FJCCI president Ranjit Kumar Tibrewal as the chief guest

Money-spinning Jharcraft

Jharcraft showroom at Kadru crossing on Main Road, Ranchi, completed a year on September 9 with an annual turnover of over Rs 3 crore. “The store registered progressive growth with every passing month,” a delighted Jharcraft managing director Dhirendra Kumar said, projecting the outlet’s turnover to double in its second year