World Trade Center Pune along with , US India Importer’s Council, Deccan Chamber of Commerce and Industries, Indian Institute of Materials Management, Pune Chapter organised Interactive Session on Goods and Service Tax (GST) at WTC Pune.
Mr. Rajesh Pandey - Additional Director General, Directorate GST Intelligence, Government of India (GOI) delivered the Keynote address. He covered the government initiatives on GST and updated participants on salient features of GST.
Mr. H.P. Srivastava, Vice President of Deccan Chamber of Commerce and Industries along with Mr. Nikhil Oswal welcomed the participants.
Mr. Dilip Dixit, Sr. Advisor, Tax & Regulatory KPMG gave details of GST Compliances & Challenges in India. Dr. Shrikant Kamat, Partner - Indirect Tax - BDO India delved on Interplay of GST, Foreign Trade Policy & Customs. Ms. Vinita Bhatewara of KPMG compered the days’ proceedings.
Lively Panel Discussion on GST Compliances & Challenges was done by Mr. Rajesh Pandey - Additional Director General, Directorate GST Intelligence, GOI; Mr. Dilip Dixit, Sr. Advisor, Tax & Regulatory – KPMG; Mr. Abhishek Anand, Associate Partner, Indirect Tax BDO; Mr. Neeraj Menon- Associate Partner, Indirect Tax – Ernst & Young, Mr. Jigar Doshi, Partner - SKP Group. Ms. Ruchi Bhat of EY anchored this panel.
Panel Discussion - Interplay of GST, Foreign Trade Policy & Customs had knowledgeable panelists including Mr. Santosh Kumar Vatsa - Jt. Commissioner, Customs - Pune-GOI; Mr. Rajesh Ramarao, Deputy Commissioner, GST Training - GOI; Dr. Shrikant Kamat, Partner – Indirect Tax – BDO India, Mr. Koshal Agarwal, Director – KPMG, Mr. Amit Agarwal – Director, Indirect Tax – Ernst & Young and Mr. Bhadresh Vyas, Associate Director – Indirect Taxes – SKP Group. Mr. Nikhil Oswal of WTC Pune welcomed the large audience and speakers on this contemporary topic relevant to Ease-of-Doing-Business initiatives of the Indian Government.