- The PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI) national president Dr Mahesh Gupta called on Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Tuesday and requested him to support the Central government on Goods and Services Tax (GST).
After taking over the reins of the PHD Chamber this was his first official meeting with the CM.
He briefed Virbhadra Singh about the role that the PHD Chamber plays in the promotion of trade, industry and services in the region and expressed how it impacts the economic growth and development of the nation with its research-based policy advocacy role. He further explained that the Chamber contributes significantly towards socio-economic development, capacity building of industry members and technological advancement through effective industry-government-research partnership.
Dr Gupta said the PHD Chamber has been working closely with the Himachal Pardesh government as a partner in progress and emphasised on the promotion of tourism, horticulture and creating a investor friendly environment the state to boost economic growth.