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Lower Coal Allocation Impacts Operations of Paper Mills in India

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In a communication to the Union ministers of coal & mines and railways, the Indian Paper Manufacturers Association (IPMA), apex body for the industry, stated that paper mills are facing rapidly dwindling coal stocks. January 5, 2022 As reported in a leading daily — operations at paper mills in India......
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A S Mehta, Pawan Agarwal Elected as IPMA Office Bearers

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At the AGM, IPMA Awards for 2019-20 were announced wherein Seshasayee Paper and Boards won the award of IPMA Paper Mill of the Year, IPMA Award for Energy Conservation has been won by ITC Ltd. (PSPD), and IPMA Environment Award has been conferred on Tamil Nadu Newsprint & Papers Ltd.......
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IPMA, IARPMA Meet Minister of State for Finance over Concerns of Indian Paper Industry

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In the talks with the Union Minister Dr. Bhagwat Kishanrao Karad, the office bearers of IPMA and IARPMA shed light on the key issues and challenges faced by the paper mills. December 16, 2021 In a meeting with Dr. Bhagwat Kishanrao Karad, Union Minister of State for Finance and Mr.......
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Paper Industry Urges Government to Allow Pulpwood Plantation in Degraded Land

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With the objective to enable the paper industry on a path to be self-reliant and resolve the raw material availability issues, IPMA insists the government for allowing pulpwood plantation in degraded land and available land near mills. November 29, 2021 The Indian paper industry, which has been going through inadequate......
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Coal Crunch in Uttar Pradesh May Force Paper Mills to Shutdown

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On average, paper mills in Uttar Pradesh produces around 250 tonnes of paper every day, which consumes one rake of coal per month. One rake of coal comprises 58 railway wagons, each holding between 5,700 and 4,000 tonnes of coal. September 10, 2021 According to the media reports — the......
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Paper Industry Concerned Over Increase in GST on Paper Bags, Cartons and Boxes: IPMA

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IPMA is of opinion that an increase in the GST rate on cartons, boxes, bags, packing containers of paper will discourage weaning away consumers from single use plastic. September 20, 2021 Indian Paper Manufacturers Association (IPMA) has expressed concern over the increase in GST rates on paper bags, cartons, boxes,......
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Paper Imports Continue Despite Current COVID Crisis

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The domestic paper industry is operating under challenging conditions post-COVID. Amid a sharp fall in demand, substantial quantities of paper are imported at significantly lower costs from countries such as China. June 19, 2020 The paper imports continue to surge even as domestic paper manufacturers limp back to restart production......
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IPMA Urges Government to Include Paper Industry in Essential Services

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The paper industry has an extended supply chain ranging from lakhs of farmers involved in farm forestry to extensive transportation of raw materials and manufactured products. April 13, 2020 According to the report, the domestic paper industry has urged the government to include paper in the list of essential services......
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Paper Industry Urges Government to Keep Tariffs Wall Up at RCEP

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The Rs 70,000-crore Paper industry has sent a missive to commerce ministry, urging the government to be wary enough to keep paper in the negative list, under the proposed RCEP. July 26, 2019 The Commerce Ministry is holding a series of meetings with various industry associations on tariff elimination under......