EVALUATION OF CHAPTER PARTICULARS 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 (up to 31st Oct. 2014) Membership 427 435 439 Certificate of Origin (No.) 2,612 1,478 604 Certificate of Origin (Amt) 2,92,400 2,19,558 80,559 No. of Domestic Events 34 35 17 Revenue from Domestic Events 5,32,552 6,54,693 6,29,800 Expenditure on Domestic Events 2,42,659 2,52,979 4,77,681 Membership Subscription Target and Achieved YEAR TARGET AMOUNT RECD. % OF COLLECTION 2012-13 43,50,000 36,61,868 81% 2013-14 40,15,000 35,78,812 89% 2014-15 (up to 31st October, 2014) 41,00,000 37,86,069 92.3% Growth in New Membership YEAR No. of New Members 2012-13 72 2013-14 69 2014-15 (up to October, 2014) 67 Status of Renewals YEAR Prev. Year During the Year % of Renewals 2012-13 472 355 75% 2013-14 427 366 86% 2014-15 435 372 86% (up to October, 2014) DISTRICT EVENTS ...2014-15 DISTRICTS COVERED (2014-15) HUBLI BIDAR GULBARGA WHITEFIELD RAICHUR GADAG BIJAPUR DISTRICTS EVENTS PROPOSED (2014-15) NOVEMBER, 2014 to MARCH, 2015 NAME OF THE EVENT Export Awareness Programme and Exporter's Meet Export Awareness Programme and Exporter's Meet Export Awareness Programme and Exporter's Meet Export Awareness Programme and Exporter's Meet Export Awareness Programme and Exporter's Meet Export Awareness Programme and Exporter's Meet Export Awareness Programme and Exporter's Meet Export Awareness Programme and Exporter's Meet PLACE Karwar Haveri Shimoga Chitradurga Chickmagalur Hassan Tumkur Kolar OTHER PROPOSED EVENTS – November 2014 to March, 2015 Interactive Session on “Business Opportunities for Indian Companies in Ontario, Canada Bangalore Seminars on Currency Derivatives Bangalore Interactive Session on FTAs Bangalore Workshop on "Marketing Plan Vs. Marketing Strategy" Bangalore Workshop on "Effective Business Writing" Bangalore Workshop on High Impact Communication & Presentation Skills Bangalore One Day National Conclave on MSME Exports Focus Karnataka Bangalore Workshop on “Default Identification and Prevention of Frauds in International Business” Bangalore Best Practices of Demand and Forecasting for Sales & Operations Planning Bangalore Workshop on "Managing Multiple Tasks Priorities" Bangalore ONCE THE FTP is announced, Open House will be organised in Bangalore, and other Major cities Other Proposed Events • National Seminar on Agro Exports – Proposed to organise a National Seminar on Agro Exports – Focus Karnataka. Had a discussion and prepared the required background materials, identified speakers, etc. Had a discussion with University of Agricultural Sciences both at Bangalore and Dharwad and also with Department of Industries and Department of Agriculture. All agencies prefer to organise the same during the month of February, 2015 and accordingly actions are being initiated. Other Proposed Events • Conclave on MSME, Bangalore – With the active participation of all MSME associations of Karnataka, it has been decided to organise a Conclave on MSME in the month of March, 2015 and communication in this regard has already been initiated with various Industrial Associations and feed back is very positive. Diploma in International Trade • Arrangements have been made with University of Agricultural Sciences to provide their Alumni Conference Hall facility at a subsidised cost to conduct the course. • Have made a request to Department of Industries, GoK to provide Rs.25,000/- subsidy in fees and the same included in their Export Promotion Policy which would likely be released in the month of Nov/Dec., 2014. • Proposed to start the 6 months Diploma in the Month of January, 2014. Strategy for Membership Growth • For the current financial year, a target has been fixed to achieve 535 members • For the year 2015-16, a target to reach 625 membership is being fixed. – Remarks: Have moved with many Chambers and Associations. Their main interest to explore overseas markets through FIEO with MDA and wish to club their membership with their overseas tour. The present grant being provided by the GoK is only Rs.75,000/- with its limitations and the new Policy to be announced soon will provide a grant of Rs.1,50,000/- which would include stall charges also and these Chambers / Associations evinced their interest to become members in the last quarter by paying their membership for the current half year membership fee and for the full membership fee of Rs.7.023/- for the year 2014-15. A sizeable membership is expected through this route. From Hubli, Bijapur, Gulbarga and WACIA are very keen for the same. Action Taken report – Minutes dated November 20-21, 2013 Sl.No. Minutes Action Taken 1 Powers be delegated to all the FIEO offices to issue VRLs are being issued from Karnataka Chapter VRLs. 2 MDA approvals be issued by all the FIEO offices. Processing and approvals are being issued from Karnataka Chapter 3 All FIEO offices should henceforth issue certificate of origin. Feedback forms, which are circulated by the FIEO offices at every event, be prepared in local language also. Certificate of Origin are being issued by the Karnataka Chapter 4 Feedback forms are circulated carrying both English and Kanada language in all events being organised outside Bangalore. 5 Do away with the requirement of self certified copy of Not insisting for a self certified copy of IEC IEC. IEC number in membership application should be from new members. sufficient enough. 12 DG & CEO agreed to the proposals of various offices to Will soon be implemented once the new distribute personalized table calendar to the top FTP announced by the Karnataka Chapter. bureaucrats, key chain, pen holders etc. with FIEO logo/name/website address to help FIEO branding. He also gave a go ahead to issue framed status certificates to existing FIEO members getting new status recognition.