Voting for the elections of Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industries (GCCI) took place on Saturday. Soon after the process ended, Shailesh Patwari, who was the senior vice-president of GCCI, was sworn in as the president of the chamber. Patwari replaced Bipin Patel as GCCI president. Around 1,900 votes were cast during the elections. Votes will be counted and results declared on Sunday.
Patwari said, “I hope to serve the trade and industry bodies across the state through my tenure.” Talking about GST, Patwari said, “As far as industry issues are concerned, at least for six months our focus will remain on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) due from July 1. We will make all efforts to help traders cope with GST teething trouble.” Read more