Entrepreneur Seminar by JIH in Pune

JIH Seminar PunePune: (Press Release) Jamaate Islami Hind organized a day-long seminar  to introduce budding entrepreneurs with the nuances of setting up their own businesses. The inaugural address was delivered by Mr. Afzal Baiz (CEO-LITHOTECH Engineers) Secretary, Entrepreneurship Cell Jamaat-e-Islami Hind Maharashtra wherein he briefed the participants about the objectives of the summit as being Economic Upliftment of the Muslim Community , Creating Awareness about Government Schemes for Small Business and to Motivate for taking Benefits of Schemes , Business Networking & to encourage for government compliance for Businesses.

Mr B.C. Naik, Sr Branch Manager of National Small Industries Corporation Ltd introduced various Schemes for Micro & Small Businesses like One Window Government Supply registration for Tender bidding, Raw Material Supply Facility, B2B & B2C Business Portal for SME & Free Listing at www.msmemart.com, incentives on participating in domestic as well as International exhibitions, Special  Schemes for women entrepreneurs etc. Mr Naik also asked the delegates to visit websites of National Small Industry Corporation Ltd   www.nsic.co.in, Business to Consumer                      www.msmeshopping.com ,Genral Information www.nsicindia.com, Business to Business ww.msmemart.com to get detailed information about government schemes for Micro Small Businesses.

Business Taxation Guidance about Sales Tax, Excise Tax, Professional Tax, Income tax, LBT, was provided by Mr Sameer Khan (Chartered Accountant & Company Secretary). He also suggested & appealed to the audience to adhere to Legal compliances of Business to get maximum benefits of Government Schemes like file returns of taxes on time, tips given about smart way of Tax Saving like investment in Mutual Fund , benefits of Running Business by Ladies entrepreneurs , tax free income if share of listed company sold after 365 days of Purchase etc.

Import Export code  can be brought easily by applying online at www.dgft.gov.in Documents required are PAN Card, Current Account, ID & Address Proof.

Niryat Bandhu Export Promotion schemes (reward/ Incentives, duty emission, duty Exemptions)

components of Import Duty (Basic Customs Duty, Additional Customs duty, Special Additional Customs Duty, Education Cess). Government agencies involved in Export are Customs and Excise Departments under the Ministry of Finance, Reserve Bank of India, Exim Bank, Export Credit Guarantee Corporation of India Limited.

Some important websites which are very useful for importers & Exporters are www.dgft.gov.in

www.intracen.org , http://comtrade.un.org , http://www.dgciskol.nic.in/index.asp- India Specific data https://www.icegate.gov.in- ICEGATE-Indian Customs Electronic Commerce/ Electronic Data Interchange Gateway

Above information was shared by Mr Borekar, Foreign Business Development Officer of Directorate General Of Foreign Trade of India.

Thereafter, ‘Information Technology For Business- A Presentation’ was delivered by Mr Imran Aslam, Director of Silovtez Pvt Ltd. He averred that in today’s world, time and efficiency are very essential factors in business growth, In a business, technology can be used for communication, manufacturing, packaging, quality control, record keeping, accounting, human resource management, data security, decision making, used to improve customer service, business marketing and promotion and so much more.

Many small businesses have managed to gain competitive advantage over well established big businesses which can afford high end technologies. Business owners need to know how to use technology to serve their customers on time and to deliver what customers need. Demand is a powerful force in business growth, so a business has to satisfy its customer’s demands and needs on time. Having the best technology will not guarantee business success; you must also know how to use that technology. some of these technologies are free, while others you will need to spend some money to use them.

The manufacturing industry is undergoing high-impact changes driven by the ever-evolving complexity in buyer behaviour, technological advancements and competitive pressures. Understanding the impact of these changes and aligning the business models accordingly is thus imperative for IT service providers in order to stay relevant in the “new world of manufacturing.”

Mr Imran strongly recommended the delegates of the Summit to Maximise the utilisation of Information Technology tools for optimum Utilisation of resources like Computers, tablets, mobile phones, machines, smart devices as well as Social Media  networking, cloud software,  Customer Relation Management software , Google calendar, Skype, Facebook , LinkedIn, WordPress websites, pocketin format day planner, theideastartup.com for business plan, Twitter, Team Viewer, Dropbox.com, PayPal, Business blog, QR Code, Constant Contact for contact management, SEO, Evernote for notes, Web meetings, Google alerts and mind mapping tools.

Mr Imran also recommended to focus on virtual marketing tools like Business2 Customer & Business2 Business Web Portals.

To avoid Interest based Exploitation of the capitalist, Jamaat-e-Islami Hind Maharashtra has introduced interest free Alternative Finance Model. Mr Ashraf, Secretary of Micro Finance & Director Rahat Co-op Credit Society Usmanabad, shared Success Stories of Interest Free Finance. Rahat Departmental Store is run based on Equity Partnership, many farmers, Micro enterprises are being financed by Rahat Co-op Credit Society at Usmanabad. Apart from Usmanabad, there are interest Free Cooperative Societies being operated at Aurangabad, Latur and Ambajogai. Soon, similar societies will be registered in other parts Of Maharashtra Like Pimpri, Thane and Mumbai.

All Guests & Speakers were Felicitated by Falah-e-Aam Trust & Jamaat-e-Islami Hind Pimpri Unit.

“We want to eradicate Poverty & flush out trades like Prostitution. Jamaat-e-Islami Hind is working for peace & justice for all Human beings. Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon Him) has done business in partnership and he has encouraged Business & Trade. Companions of the Prophet like Usman bin Affan, Abubakar Siddiq, Abdurrahman bin Auf were great businessmen of their time. They also contributed and supported social causes like freeing of slaves and providing for water wells.

Jamaat-e-Islami Hind appeals to all delegates of Summit to engage in Ethical Business Practices , Legal Compliance, Take care of all Stake holders of Business (Employees , Vendors & Clients, Government), now world has become Global village and at present our country has good opportunity of foreign trade; now think beyond Domestic Market do more export to support our beloved country India.”

Dr. Umar Farooque Thanked JIH & Students Islamic Organization of India, Pimpri Team & Sponsors of the Summit SS enterprises ( Mr. Abid)

Shalimar traders. Aquida services and paramount engineering janab Arshad Hussain ,Mr BC Naikh Sr Branch Manager NSIC, Mr Borekar from DGFT Office.

This much-needed Program was Organised By Falah-e-Aam Trust in association with the Entrepreneurship cell Jamaat-e-Islami Hind Maharashtra , NSIC & Saptahic Shodan .


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