Overview of printing in India 1556-2015

Books are loaded vehicles of knowledge, an unavoidable tool of education and documentation of culture and civilization. Thus, books have a great social role to play...


Five-minute survey: Sheetfed Offset Outlook in India

PrintWeek India is surveying printing companies to understand their usage pattern and requirements for offset printing equipment.


What is the print-packaging spend in the USD 2.1-trillion Indian economy? - The Noel D'Cunha Sunday Column

As we tiptoe into 2018, the question the Sunday Column poses: Are we focusing on 2% rather than on the 98%? If a print firm CEO looks at the USD 2.1 trillion Indian...


In the land of fire: lessons from an accident - The Noel D'Cunha Sunday Column

On the evening of 14 November 2017, a part of Adhyaru Industrial Estate in Lower Parel, Mumbai caught fire. Jehangir Surti of Prodon Enterprises shared an image...


Vinod Nawab: Need clarity on ‘composite supply’ and ‘mixed supply’ definitions

Vinod Nawab, ParamERP, says during invoicing, GST on freight varies from invoice to invoice depending on products included. This is complex situation for small –...


Uday Dhote: Invoicing work has doubled after GST

Uday Dhote, director, Dhote Offset Technokrafts, says for an industry to get prominence on the ministry’s chart there are a several things to be done, just acquiring...


Sushant Jain: Overall the GST impact has been positive

Sushant Jain of Galgo Fine Papers says while the impact of GST has been positive multiple slabs are confusing because its customers purchase raw materials at lower...


RY Kamat: Printing inks should be brought under a single GST rate

RY Kamat of Hubergroup India says as most of the company products are under 18% GST rate, its customers have not majorly reported difficulty.


Rishabh Singhvi: GST on packaging should be reduced to 12%

Rishabh Singhvi>, executive director, IPP, says it has been a great fallacy and tragedy that our industry has been relegated to the status of a service provider...


Rajeev Jagga: There has been some confusion regarding HSN

Rajeev Jagga, Ample Graphics, says some dealers are importing same item under different HSN and thereby charging different GST rate

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