The Belgaum Chamber of Commerce and Industries along with The Karnataka Chamber of Commerce Hubli had an Interactive Meeting at Raosaheb Gogte Hall, Udyambag, Belgaum to prepare a common road map for the development of Mumbai / Karnataka region. To following issues were discussed
Bringing up large and heavy industries
Identification of land of 500 Acres for Industries
Provident Fund office which is urgently required as Belgaum has maximum workers covered under Employee State Insurance and Provident Fund compared to other districts.
Speed up the process of parallel Railway line to National Highway NH4 A.
To Extend intercity Railway upto Belgaum From Bangalore.
Road Widening of 3rd Railway Gate to Peeranwadi the 30 Crore project.
Discussed on Exorbitant Highway Toll existing at Hirebagewadi.
Lobby for representation of Chamber on various Government Bodies viz Corporation, BUDA, Universities, State Legislative Councils etc.
Trade diversions to neighboring states due to non uniformity in VAT.
To jointly organize Awareness and educative seminars.