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Traders Association Request Year-Long Transition Phase To Abide With Ban On Single-Use Plastics

Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) on July 3 requested Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav a one-year grace period to abide by the ban on single-use plastics that went into force on July 1. It offered suggestions in order to safeguard those working in the industry. An abrupt prohibition might hamper multiple economic operations in several sectors, according to the leaders, and a phased implementation method is required.

Sun, 03 Jul 2022 - 03:50 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Traders, Single use plastic, Banned, Union Environment Minister, CAIT

Courtesy: India Today

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Ban On Online Gaming Can Hurt Startups: CAIT To Karnataka Govt

Confederation of Indian Traders (CAIT) requested Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai to relook at the proposed bill to ban online gaming because it'll be a major blow for Indian startups, the gaming industry, and the animation industry. CAIT's General Secretary, Praveen Khandelwal also warned against gamers who "turn to harmful offshore and betting apps''. Reportedly, the ban will affect 623 gaming startups in India such as Dream 11, Nazara, MPL,… read-more

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 - 10:17 AM / by Balaji L

Tags: Karnataka, Online Games, Banned, CAIT



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CAIT Vows Centre To Restore MSME Tag For 8 Cr Traders

Following the withdrawal of MSME status from nearly eight crore wholesale traders and retailers, the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has urged the Centre to restore the tag. Reportedly, Rs 3 lakh crore disbursed by banking institutions under Priority Sector Lending (PSL) scheme will stand out to lose the tag. Moreover, banks might fail to meet the PSL target, which requires them to lend at 40% of total loans.

Sun, 14 Mar 2021 - 03:44 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: CAIT, India, MSME, Banking Institutions, Priority Sector Lending

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CAIT Launches App For Upcoming E-Commerce Portal 'Bharat e Market'

Confederation of All India Traders on March 11 launched an app for its upcoming e-commerce portal 'Bharat e Market.' Aimed at creating ‘e-dukaan’ for goods and service providers, the ‘purely Indian’ portal vows to abide by all norms. While accusing foreign e-commerce companies of violating FDI norms, the CAIT portal has prohibited the sale of Chinese goods. Moreover, the portal abstains from charging any commission that other portals charge… read-more

Thu, 11 Mar 2021 - 07:30 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: CAIT, E-commerce, shopping, Traders Body, India

Courtesy: The Economic Times

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40,000 Trade Associations Join CAIT's Bharat Bandh Slated For Feb 26

Eight crore Indian traders belonging to nearly 40,000 traders associations have extended their support to the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) led Bharat Bandh scheduled for February 26. Additionally, the All India Transport Welfare Association (AITWA) has also avowed a Chakka Jam. While accusing e-commerce giants of violating norms, both the trade organizations are jostling for alterations or complete dismissal of the GST-propelled… read-more

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 - 07:12 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Bharat Bandh, CAIT, AITWA, Chakkajaam, GST, E-way bill, Diesel

Courtesy: Money Control


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CAIT Announces Bandh On Feb 26; Demands Review Of GST Provisions

The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) will be observing a 'Bharat Bandh' on February 26. Reportedly, commercial markets across India will remain shut, and around 40,000 trade unions will be supporting the bandh. The move demands the Centre to review provisions of the Goods and Services Tax (GST). CAIT Secretary-General Praveen Khandelwal stated that technical glitches and compliance burdens had caused major problems in the particular… read-more

Thu, 18 Feb 2021 - 06:52 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: CAIT, Bharat Bandh, GST, GST Compliance

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

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Traders Body CAIT Calls Bharat Bandh On Feb 26 Over GST Complexities

Traders’ body, Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has called for a Bharat Bandh on February 26 against the complexities of the GST. The CAIT said that despite of writing numerous times to the GST council, their apprehensions were unheard. Moreover, it also blamed the council for focusing more on the revenue part and ignoring the ease-of-filing. Extending its support, the All India Transport Welfare Association will also hold a 'Chakka… read-more

Thu, 11 Feb 2021 - 08:30 AM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: CAIT, AITWA, GST, GST Council, Bharat Bandh, Chakkajaam

Courtesy: Times Now News

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CAIT Claims Farmers' Protests Caused Rs 50,000 Cr Loss To Business

Confederation of All India Traders announced that the farmers' protest in Delhi-NCR had attracted a business loss of Rs 50,000 crore. Promoting Centre’s recent proposal to defer the laws for 1.5 years, the CAIT Secretary-General Praveen Khandelwal said farmers avoiding the proposal would be understood as backed by divisive forces. Asking traders to be served in the Supreme Court-proposed committee, Khandelwal stated no traders' representation… read-more

Fri, 22 Jan 2021 - 07:03 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: CAIT, Farmers Protest, Centre, Farm Laws