President's Message


President's Message

Bhargav Patel

Dear Members & Industry colleagues & Patrons

Warmest Greetings from Gujarat State Plastic Manufacturers Association (GSPMA)

At the outset, I take this opportunity of thanking you all for imposing trust on me for the President of GPSMA for the current year. I will try my level best to fulfill the aspirations of the members and leading our association to new heights. I seek your co-operation and kind support to achieve the desired goals during my tenure.

Obviously, in the beginning of this year, the issue of single use plastic (SUP) and difficulties of EPR while implementing of Plastic Waste Management Rules remains on top priority. Number of representations made right from local authorities to State & Central Government in coordination with leading plastic associations in the country. This efforts will still continues till its proper solution. We are pursuing various higher authorities to rid of this situation. This hampers the growth of plastic industry and many units are facing severe challenges and struggling hard for survival.

Though, confidence is gradually returning to industries that suffered a lot due to COVID-19 & post-pandemic situation. However, we have to be equipped to fight for third wave and be cautious.

While following COVID-19 guidelines, physical meetings, gatherings not possible and in such circumstances, we would like to arrange webinars on different technical subjects. We will let you know the details as soon as it is finalised.

We welcome your constructive suggestions for the furtherance of Plastic Industry and to improve our Association's working. Please do share your views/thoughts/comments, if any. Moreover, if you are facing any problems in running your industry, please be inform us so that we can take up the matter at appropriate authorities for its proper resolution.

Thanking you & looking forward to your kind support to our team.

Sincerely yours,