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Vide notification Nos 35/2020 and 39/2020 dated 24th and 29th June 2020 respectivelyThe CBDT has extended due dates for filing of ITRs under the Income Tax & Benami Laws. Vide notification Nos 52/2020, 55/2020 and 57/2020 dated 24th...

 

FIDSI Meeting In Gujrat

FIDSI discussed notification of Direct Selling Guidelines for Gujarat and forthcoming direct selling rules by government of India with Mr Rashid khan secretary to Govt of Gujarat in his office on 8th February 2021.



 

FIDSI Meeting In MP

On 23.12.2020, FIDSI Team consisting of its President & GM Adv. Ravinder Kumar and Rajneesh Mulick, met Mr Faiz Ahmed Kidwai, IAS, Principal Secretary, Govt of MP, Consumer Protection Department. Mr Kidwai was very much receptive and gave patient hearing to the team. He was surprised to note that the state had not notified the guidelines so far and promised to take early action in the matter.



 

FIDSI Meeting In Haryana

In its quest to seek notification of direct selling guidelines, FIDSI team consisting of its President Adv. Ravinder Kumar and General Manager Mr. Rajneesh Mulick recently on 11th December, 2020 met Mr. P. K. Das, IAS, Additional Chief Secretary to government of Haryana, department of F & CS and consumer affairs, who promised early action in the matter. Mr. Das concurred with FIDSI team that the state needed Punjab type strict guidelines.



 

FIDSI Meeting In West Bengal

Meeting with Hon'ble Minister of Consumer Affairs, West Bengal, Shri Sadhan Pande who Heads the portfolio for Ministry of Consumer Affairs for devising a working plan for Direct Selling Guidelines adopted by the State of West Bengal. Representatives...

 




FIDSI Meeting In Haryana

FIDSI representatives Adv.Ravinder Kumar, President, Sh. S.K. Choudhary, Vice President and Sh. Rahul Sudan, General Secretary had a Discussion with Hon'ble Minister, Consumer Affairs, Sh. Karan Dev Kamboj on implementation of central guidelines, in the discussion the need...

 




Direct Selling Draft Guidelines Launched in Kerala

A seminar on multi level marketing and direct selling guidelines was held on 8th February, 2018 at Gulati Institute of Finance and Taxation, Sreekaryam at Trivandrum in Kerala from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm. The inaugural address was...

 

GAMA Portal Launched by the Ministry of Consumer Affairs

The Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution (Department of Consumer Affairs) has launched a portal called "Grievance Against Misleading Advertisement" (GAMA) has been launched to deal with the complaints relating to misleading advertisements. Under an MoU,...

 




FIDSI Officials meets Jharkhand's Hon'ble Minister Mr. Saryu Rai to Discuss Work Plan for the State

The FIDSI representatives were delighted to get the opportunity of meeting the Hon'ble Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Food Public Distribution and Consumer Affairs of Jharkhand, Mr. Saryu Rai. The meeting's main aim was to prepare a work plan for...

 




States to soon Finalise Direct Selling Rules

There have been demands for the legal status of the direct selling industry for quite some time now. On 5th December 2017, Consumer Affairs Secretary Avinash K Srivastava said in a statement that the direct selling industry can...

 




Centre's Direct Selling Guidelines being Adopted by Maharashtra Soon

The Government of Maharashtra has decided to adopt the Centre's draft guidelines as final norms for direct-selling industry very soon. This has provided a major boost to the Rs 10,000-crore direct-selling industry in the country. Maharashtra would be...

 




Ponzi Schemes : Government eyes 63 Companies

The Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) has taken up probes into 63 companies in the current fiscal. These companies have, allegedly, indulged in illegal money pooling activities, or Ponzi schemes. Statistics show that an average of seven companies...