Chandigarh, April 23 (Pooja Goyal):
Indian Institute of Materials Management (IIMM), Chandigarh branch observed Materials Management (MM) Day at Sip n Dine, Sector 7 here.
The celebration started with lamp lighting ceremony. The prominent persons of the occasion was Mr S.K. Sharma, Former National President along with Dr. Ashutosh Sharma, Associate Professor, SD College, Mr AK Sahijpal, National Councillor and Past President IIMM, Mr Arun Batra, Vice Chairman, IIMM, Dr. Ashutosh Sharma, Associate Professor, SD College, Mr Rakesh Bhalla, CGM, SML ISUZU also presented.
While welcoming the participants, Dr.Ashish, Secretary narrated about the formation of IIMM. Materials Management Day is celebrated on the auspicious day of 23rd April when all professional bodies of Materials Management were merged to form an All India Body with the expressed objective to secure wider recognition of the profession and to elevate the professional status of individuals engaged in the field of Materials Management. The theme for this year’s Materials Management Day Celebration is “Transforming to Smart Digital Supply Chain: Fostering Technology
S.K. Sharma, Founder Member (1984) IIMM, highlighted the work of IIMM, and apprised the members about the development of IIMM at National Level. He said Materials Management / Supply Chain & Logistics Management is very important and Vital area for any organisation for survival and to have competitive edge in today scenario.
Mr. Rakesh Bhalla, Chief General Manager (Finance& Taxation), SML- Isuzu, Chd had an interactive session on the topic ‘E-Way Bill – A critical Analysis’. He explained the E-way bill and the cases in which E-Way bill has entered. He said E-Way bill has to be generated where the value of consignment of good is more than Rs 50,000 but in specific cases it has to be also generated below the consignment value of less than 50,000. He also explained how registered, unregistered persons and transporters can generate the E-WAY bill. He further stressed on effectiveness of GST including E-Way bill which was dependent on the IT system.
Dr. Ashutosh Sharma, Associate Professor, SD College delivered a talk on the topic ‘Meditation Techniques for Managing Stress’ which left the participants relaxed, followed by oath taking ceremony. Mr Arun Batra presented report about IIMM, Chandigarh Branch. Vote of thanks was proposed by Mr Maniam, Past Chairman