E-Trip policy withdrawn for manufacturers of engineering goods in Punjab


Ludhiana, July 25, 2013: Avtar Singh, General Secretary, Chamber of Industrial and Commercial Undertakings (CICU), Ludhiana, in a statement issued today said that a delegation of CICU representatives and other Industrial Associations held meeting with D.P Reddy, Principal Secretary, Anurag Verma, Commissioner Excise and Taxation Department Punjab on Thursday at Chandigarh.

Representatives of various Industrial and Trade sectors highlighted the difficulties and short comings of E-Trip System. They informed that neither industry nor traders are in a position to implement this system and unanimously sought its rollback. Ashok Juneja and Inderjit Singh Sohal represented the case of Plywood Industry, Ashok Thapar and Charanjit Singh represented for Yarn and Hosiery and K.K. Garg pleaded for Furnace and Rerolling Mills.

On the demand of CICU and other Associations it was decided in the aforesaid meeting as under:

  E-Trip policy is withdrawn for manufacturers of engineering goods in Punjab. As such these manufacturers are not required to take password under E-Trip System.

  For Iron & Steel manufacturers decision was kept pending for further discussions.

  For Furnace & Rerolling Mills decision will be taken shortly.

  For Plywood & Yarn Industry decision will be taken in the next meeting to be held on July 27 at Patiala.

  For Interstate sale transporters will implement the E-Trip System on their own as is being done hitherto.

The Representatives of CICU and other Associations thanked the Punjab Government for sympathetic consideration and resolving the issues of the E-Trip System.

Avtar Singh, General Secretary CICU, Manjit Singh Khalsa, Chairman, UCPMA, Ashok Juneja, G.S. Kahlon, K.K. Garg, Vinod Thapar, Charanjit Singh Vishavkarma, Kulvinder Singh Benipal, Inderjit Singh Sohal, Baldish Jindal, M.S. Ubhi and Inderjit Singh Navyug participated in the meeting.

Thursday, July 25, 2013