Bringing up the binders community
Delhi Binders’ Association organises first annual meet
Newly established Delhi Binders’ Association (DBA) recently organized its first annual general meeting in New Delhi. On the occasion, talking about significant role of binders, KC Goel, president of DBA highlighted some bottlenecks which are being faced by most of the binders. He also pointed out shortcomings in licensing policy framed by local authorities for binder firms. “However, there are other challenges also before us, but we can overcome all of them with collective efforts,” Goel asserted optimistically.
Addressing the august gathering, chief guest Rajni Abbi, honorable mayor of Delhi mentioned how well she has been connected with the world of books. Rajni assured the association members that she would try the best at her part to resolve their problems related to licensing, etc.
HS Bisht, deputy director, under Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) appreciated the initiatives of binders from Delhi to form the association with so good numbers. Elaborating the Government schemes and programmers dedicated to assist micro, small and medium enterprises, he called the association members for taking their advantages to boost the business operations. Bisht also suggested forming an E-club to further boost their businesses.
Congratulating KC Goel and Prashant Agarwal (general secretary of DBA) for their initiative, Harsh Malhotra, honorary joint secretary, All India Federation of Master Printers (AIFMP) stated that binders complement printers in supplying finished products. However, there is versatility in binding activities involving firms operating with a staff ranging three to three hundred individuals, thus need to tackle different issues coming on their way.
Badri Kumar Singh, president, Delhi Printers’ Association (DPA) also graced the occasion and appreciated the efforts made by binding community to create a new platform.
Attractive cultural activities were also organized towards the end of annual meeting.