Awareness Programme on PMPRPY
Wool & Woollens Export Promotion Council (WWEPC) and Regional Office of the Textile Commissioner, Amritsar organized an awareness Seminar on “Pradhan Mantri Paridhan Rojgar Protsahan Yojana (PMPRPY) in Regional Office of the WWEPC at Ludhiana on 29th Jan, 2018 at 2.30 PM relating to reimbursement of 12% EPF contribution in respect of new employees, who were engaged after 01.04.2016.
The Seminar was inaugurated by Shri Sushil Kaura, Chairman, WWEPC. Shri Rajneesh Ghai, Vice-Chairman, WWPEC, Committee Members of WWEPC, Shri M. Choudhury, Asstt. Director from the Textile Commissioner Office, Amritsar & other renowned industrialists were also present on the occasion. Shri Sushil Kaura hailed the initiative under the PMPRPY but said that the Scheme is still underutilized and expressed the need for organizing more such Seminars so that more and more people can be aware about the same. A large number of member exporters of WWEPC attended the Seminar and detailed information about the Scheme was revealed to them.
Shri Sushil Kaura, Chairman, WWEPC hoped that declining trend in exports can be reversed with joint initiatives of Govt. & Industry and informed that the Council has devised an aggressive export promotion strategy whereby, WWEPC is planning to participate in leading exhibitions/study tour in Europe, Latin America, Russia etc. for boosting exports.