We, at Federation of Punjab Small Industries Association (FOPSIA), have been in the service of our member units without any profit motive since 1975 vides registration Certificate No. 37 of 1975 dated 22nd July 1975. The Federation of Punjab Small Industries Associations, Ludhiana is a National Level Organization of MSME having scores of Association and Hundreds of only Micro & Small Units Quiets rolls.
Federation of Punjab Small Industries Associations is a member of various Committees of the State Government as well as Central Government of India. FOPSIA issues circular of latest information or notification of Central Excise & Customs, Reserve Bank Of India, Punjab State Electricity Board, Industries Department, Income Tax, Sales Tax, Pollution Control Board, Guarantee fund Trust for Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises: Single Point registration Scheme. Question on Trade Mark Union Budgets: Ministry of Commerce & Industry to the members.
FOPSIA has more than 1000 members with numerous associations as member. Every now & then imparting valuable information regarding exports also to our members. It is also brought to the notice of all the members of FOPSIA, the Ministry of Commerce, Government of India has also granted accreditation to FOPSIA for the issuance of “Certificate of Origin” for export purposes which should be availed by the exporters.
FOPSIA had the privilege of having nominations as a member on the small Industries Board Constituted by Govt. of India since the inception of the said Board till the enactment of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises Act, 2006.
Excise & Taxation Advisory Committee Punjab State Electricity Advisory Committee office bearer of FOPSIA has been nominated as member of the above said Committee during 2009.
Federation of Punjab Small Industries Associations, Ludhiana is the only organization of Small Enterprises from Punjab which has been awarded the nomination as a member of the Board by the Government of India. The minister in charge of MSME is the Chair person of the said Board. The issue for the development of Industries in MSME sector would be taken up in the said Board at the Highest Forum Constituted by Government of India on behalf of Federation of Punjab Small Industries Associations, Ludhiana.
FOPSIA is already a member of “ District Level Window Clearance Committee” regarding Punjab Industrial Federaration Facilitation Act- 2005 where all issues of the industries regarding its growth/handicaps are taken up for redressal. As such it is suggested that the problems for the industrial uplift may please be brought to the notice of FOPSIA for taking up at said forum also for redressal.