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JKTPO organized Export Awareness & Capacity building workshop in Poonch

JKTPO organized Export Awareness & Capacity building workshop in Poonch

JKTPO organized Export Awareness & Capacity building workshop in Poonch


Jammu and Kashmir Trade Promotion Organization (JKTPO) organized an export awareness workshop in association with Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT), District Administration, Poonch; Federation of Indian Export Organizations (FIEO), Export Credit Guarantee Corporation of India Ltd (ECGC), Micro Small & Medium Enterprises and State Bank of India (SBI) in Poonch.


The workshop included detailed sessions on Benefits of exports, process of getting IEC code, awareness regarding India Business Portal and India Trade portal, credit linkages for exports and credit risk insurance facilities, e-commerce platforms, Logistics and potential of products of region ininternational market.


Sh.InderJeet, Deputy Commissioner Poonch, while inaugurating the workshop and addressing the audience highlighted the importance exports for products of Poonch mainly for ODOP-DEH products of district viz. Pecanuts, Rajmash, Walnut, Tourism and woollen products etc. He highlighted the need of capacity building in farming andartisans of woollen products.


Mr A.K Bhushan, Deputy Director DGFT, Jammu briefed the participants about various Government scheme for promotion of export and informed about the documentation required for IEC registration. The participants were given the detailed presentations of all the major aspects related to exports, checklist for documents required to get IECCode, market linkages including e-commerce linkages and its benefits. The queries of participants were also resolved on the spot regarding registration and other related issues. The relevance of bridging the information gap was also highlighted and various Export related schemes sponsored by Government of India such as EPCG, MEIS, SEIS, advance authorization schemes etc. are also intimated to the audience.


Dr.Kausar Fatima, APEDA, informed about the rules, regulations, and guidelines for exporters on various products as per the concerned country for export. The registration process with APEDA and how it willhelp in building the brand through brand publicity, advertisements, packaging etc. was explained.


Mr. Gaurav Gupta, Dy. Director FIEO also gave the presentation on benefits of registration on Indian Business Portal and informed about Free Online Business, Easy and Affordable Credit Rating, Compliance with the Government, Updates from FIEO on mail etc.

Earlier, team ofJKTPO welcomed and briefed the audience about the mandate and various trade and export promotion initiatives undertaken by Jammu and Kashmir Trade Promotion Organization. It was further informed thatJKTPO regularly organizes and participates in various activities like Buyer-Seller Meets, Trade Fairs, Exhibitions, Conferences, Seminars, etc. at National and International level for registered members & women entrepreneurs and this Export Awareness and Capacity Building workshop is also a part of one such activity to boost trade.


The Workshop was also attended by Mr Malikzada Sheraz Ul Haq, ADDC ,Dr Zakir Hussain, GM DIC Poonch, Mr Rakesh Sharma CAO Poonch, ,Mr Charan Kamal Singh, AGMO Poonch, Mr Ashutosh Koul LDM, Dr Ashish Mahajan, DSHO, Mr. Jahangir Mir, Ex MLA and members of Industrial associations, entrepreneurs,artisans, FPOs, SHGs and women entrepreneurs.