Gujarat Chamber of Commerce & Industry organized a Program on “Inauguration of AEPC Office at GCCI Premises” & Pre-Summit Meet for “Farm To Fashion, Indian Textile Global Summit 2018” on Thursday, December 28, 2017 at 11:00 AM at GCCI Premises.
Gujarat Shri J. N. Singh, IAS, Chief Secretary, Government of Gujarat was the Chief Guest of the Program and Smt. Sunaina Tomar, IAS, Principal Secretary, Education Department, Government of Gujarat was the Guest of Honor in the program.
In his Welcome Address, Shri Shailesh Patwari, President, GCCI highlighted that to boost the Textile industry in Gujarat, GCCI took the initiative of inviting Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) to establish their first office in Gujarat.
Shri Ashok Rajani, Chairman, AEPC, highlighted that AEPC focuses on growing India’s Textile industry by providing necessary assistance to exporters and importers/ international buyers and encouraging India as preferred sourcing destination.
Smt. Meena Kaviya, Chairperson, GCCI Textile Committee gave presentation about the details of the “Farm to Fashion, Indian Textile Global Summit 2018” being organized by GCCI from March 23-25, 2018. All the dignitaries released the brochure of the Summit during the program.
Smt. Sunaina Tomar, IAS, Principal Secretary, Education Department, Government of Gujarat welcomed and appreciated the initiatives taken by GCCI and AEPC to scale up the Textile industry in Gujarat.
Shri J. N. Singh, IAS, Chief Secretary, Government of Gujarat emphasized the strength of the Gujarat Textile industry and mentioned that both the initiatives of AEPC office in Ahmedabad and Farm to Fashion, Indian Textile Global Summit will help to boost employment in the state.
The program concluded by Vote of Thanks by Shri HKL Magu, Vice Chairman, AEPC.