The Deputy Commissioner of Mumbai Customs and a 2011 batch Indian Revenue Service Officer, Mr. Sahil Seth, has been appointed as an honorary adviser to the steering committee for the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI) young leaders for the period 2020 to 2023.
The Role is a non-financial, voluntary basis, zero – remuneration appointment.
Purpose of the Honorary Adviser
The main purpose of the honorary adviser’s committee is to connect youth from the BRICS nations and connect millions of youth across the world with its programmes and initiatives.
About Mr. Sahil Seth
i.Born and brought up – Amritsar
ii.Seth moved to Mumbai in 2016 and was given the charge of deputy commissioner, service tax.
iii.He was posted as deputy commissioner, GST, Bhiwandi.
iv.Presently, he is working as a deputy commissioner in the customs department.
Objectives of BRICS CCI
i.Creates support system for the MSME segment and young entrepreneurs.
ii.Stays as a voice of young entrepreneurs and help in making their businesses a success.
Activities of BRICS CCI
i.To enable support system for MSME segment and young entrepreneurs
ii.Build a database for the credible business partner across different countries.
iii.To build a social and cultural exchange between nations.
iv.To provide free advisory services to the members on legal and other business services.
v.Conduct tropical research on the business relevant issues.
Recent Related news
i.BRICS countries have agreed to set up a $15 billion loan instrument to finance projects for the economic rebuilding of member-states impacted by COVID-19 crisis.
ii.In order to provide a financial aid to Indian economy which is facing human, social and economic losses due to COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown, the New Development Bank of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) countries have fully disbursed USD one billion emergency assistance loan to India.
About BRICS CCI
Parent Organization of BRICS nation
Type – non-profit, non-governmental organization
Chairman – Mr. Vishwas Tripathi
Theme for 2020 – “BRICS Partnership for Global Stability, Shared Security and Innovative Growth”.