About Paper Merchant Association Ahmedabad.
A meticulous planning bt the Paper Industry and Trader is necessary to meet the day requirement of all types of paper. The paper is required from morning news paper to reading material while going to bed. Also paper is required from childhood to old age for vrious purpose to convery thoughts, business and reading/writing. We require adequate and timely supply of paper at all times. As a paper trader we can play very vital and effective role by managing the supply line by regulating demand and supply requirements between manufacturer and consumer. With the thought in the year 1938 paper traders of Ahmedabad formed this Association with Eight members only which in turn in grew to the membership of more then 250.
The Paper Industry and trade have serveral problems such as power, supply of raw material, transportation, fuel price rise etc. This causes difficulty in pricing and planning to meet the requirement. To keep the consistency in price of paper at acceptable levels and make it available to all segments of the society are indeed major challenges to the trade and industry both. As a trader we play an important role in this sphere, particularly in alleviating shortages and keeping control over prices during times of crucial supply constraints. Services of traders in any form are required in the society which is a chain between producers and consumers.
The Association is always ready to sort out any problems/difficulties arise due to Government, Semi-Government enactments. We represent traders and convince the concern authorities affecting the trade in general and Paper trade in particular. We are proud of our Arbitration committee which attends the complaints regarding business disputes. All efforts are made to settle the disputes amicably. Also complaints against our own members are attended and settled. Our settlement Awards given by the arbitration committee are honored by all the Courts.
We celebrate all festivals with dignity, honour and pride. Also we arrange annual get-to-gather with members. We also look after welfare of the members and their children along with their employees by awarding financial assistanc, scholorships etc. We go all out to help the society during natural calamities.Our present President arranged Managing Committee meeting at Dubai this year without any financial burden on Association where we planned the FPTA annual general meet to be held at Ahmedabad. We acknowledge the services of everyone concerned with the paper from paper Mills, Distributors, and wholesalers to consumers.
Our Association is unique example of “SANGH SHAKTI”.