Mumbai, 24 Sep :In its annual election of the committee; Hotel and Restaurant Association of Western India held last week in Mumbai. Mr.S.P.Jain; MD-Pride Hotels was elected as the President of HRAWI; he was earlier the Vice President of the association;
whereas Mr.Ghanshyam Sevakramani was elected as the Sr. Vice President Mr. Suresh Talera of Woodlands hotels is the Vice President, Mr.Kamlesh Bharot of Rajdhani restaurants is the Secretary, Mr. Dinesh Advani is Jt.. Secretary whereas Mr.Prem Tiwari of Portico restaurant was elected as the Treasurer of HRAWI.
Speaking on the occasion; Mr.S.P.Jain, said that, “We, the new elected committee members of HRAWI will take up various issues like license fees, excise, FSI and electricity duty affecting our members in their respective states with the concern authorities and thus will work towards promotion of tourism and the requisite infrastructure in these states.”
ABOUT HOTEL AND RESTURANT ASSOCIATION (WESTERN INDIA):
HRA (WI) was incorporated 3rd February 1951 with the primary objective to serve the interest of the hotel and restaurant industry. The Association over the last several years has taken major effective steps to encourage, promote and protect the interest of member establishments. It has been rendering professional advice and assistance from tome to time to all its members, on the topic of vital importance.
The Association admits and assists members operating in the Western India Region viz. in State of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, Chhatishgarh, Madhya Pradesh and the Union Territories of Daman, Diu and Dadra and Nagar – Haveli.
The Association renders assistance during promotion and operation of any hotel and/or restaurant. The Secretariat of the Association manned by professionals & equipped with facilities required by the industry, provides to the members, information on various aspects such as applicability of law, tax matters, labour, liaison with tourism department, foreign exchange and import licensing etc. The Association issues from time to time circulars clarifying matters concerning the hotel and restaurant industry and brings out a monthly bulletin NEWS & VIEWS. It holds periodical meetings on subjects of topical interest to the industry and convenes Regional and National convention to deliberate upon matters affecting the industry.