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Varanasi Branch
Program on "Service Tax" On December 18, 2013 at Hotel Ideal Tower, Varanasi
Indo-American Chamber of Commerce, Varanasi jointly with Ram Nagar Industrial Association and All India Carpet
Manufacturers’ Association, (AICMA), Bhadohi organized a meeting on the topic, “Service Tax” on 18
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December, 2013.
Shri Rajendra Kumar, Assistant Commissioner Central Excise & Service Tax - Division – Varanasi was the Chief Guest. Mr.
Arun Kumar Agrawal Chairman of IACC, Varanasi welcomed Mr. Kumar and senior officers of Central Excise and Service
Tax Department of Varanasi. Mr. Siddh Nath Singh, Chairman, CEPC, CA G.D. Dubey, Varanasi, Mr. R.K. Chaudhary,
President, Ramnagar Industrial Association and Mr. Onkar Nath Mishra, President, All India Carpet Manufacturers’
Association, Bhadohi, Mr. K.P. Verma, Assistant Director, Handloom, Varanasi, Mr. Ashwani Kumar Thamman, A.G.M.
Punjab National Bank, Varanasi, Past Chairman of IACC Mr. Puneet Raman, Mr. Debashish Mukherjee and Vice Chairman
Mr. Sandeep Wahi were also present on this occasion. CA Mukul Kumar Shah, Past Chairman, IACC Varanasi conducted
this program.
Mr. Arun Kumar Agrawal, welcomed Shri Rajendra Kumar and CA G.D. Dubey and all the participants including press
personals. Mr. Agrawal said that this program was designed to be highly interactive with the aim to discuss various aspects
of service tax procedures, problems and difficulties faced by exporters.
Shri Rajendra Kumar, Assistant Commissioner Central Excise & Service Tax - Division – Varanasi spoke on “Voluntary
Compliance Exemption Scheme 2013” of the Service tax Department.
CA G.D. Dubey spoke on “Reverse Charge Mechanism” under the Service Tax.
After address of key-note speakers, a brief but lively question-answer followed. Participants presented their problems
which were suitably answered by the speakers.
Members of IACC, Varanasi Mr. Ravi Patodia, Mr. Bharat Kumar Agrawal, Mr. R.K. Goel, Mr. Saurabh Shah, Mr. Vinay
Shukla, Mr. J.P. Mundra, Mr. Niyaz Ahmad, Mr. Chandra Mani Maurya, Mr. Raj Kumar Bothra, Mr. A.K. Thukral, Mr. Arvind
Gupta and Members of Ram Nagar Industrial Association and All India Carpet Manufacturers’ Association, Bhadohi and
others attended the program besides 90-100 person of businessmen & exporters and bank officials of Varanasi.
(R-L) Chief Guest Mr. Rajendra Kumar, Assistant Commissioner Central Excise & Service Tax Division – Varanasi, address the
participants, Mr. Arun Kumar Agrawal, Chairman, IACC, UP. Branch, Varanasi