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JKTPO Organises Export Awareness Workshop and Ecommerce Onboarding Session in Ramban

JKTPO Organises Export Awareness Workshop

and Ecommerce Onboarding Session in Ramban

JKTPO Organises Export Awareness Workshop

and Ecommerce Onboarding Session in Ramban


July 07, 2023, Ramban: Jammu and Kashmir Trade Promotion Organization (JKTPO) in collaboration with FIEO, DGFT and State Bank of India, organized a one-day workshop at Conference Hall office in Ramban for new and existing exporters from Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir.

The intent of the workshop was to impart knowledge about various Export related Government schemes, awareness regarding various financial and insurance assistance for exporters and information regarding compliance, documentation required to get an IEC number for exports. Along, with this ONDC was also present to onboard manufacturers and producers on to their platform. This would help the manufacturers to sell their products to customers across India through their platform.

Shri Kasturi Lal,The Chief Planning Officer of Rambanchaired the export awareness workshop and gave his input on how Rambancan become a district as an export hub.

Shri A K Bhushan, Deputy Director, DGFT stated that the producers and manufacturers from the district so far have been selling their products in the domestic market and this workshop gives them an idea to think beyond the boundary and reach out to international customers. He encouraged artisans, farmers by lending supportby not just applying for Import Export Code, but to start exporting on ground level.

Shri Vinay Sharma, while interacting with the participating delates shared various key important services, initiatives taken by FIEO for the promotion of exports from the country. He further added that that, FIEO organizes more than 50  International Trade Exhibitions all across the world covering all kind of products such as Auto-components, hand tools  apparels, textiles, food products, pharma, ayurveda  etc. FIEO also organises various Business Delegation to various trading blocks or countries to promote India’s exports. For constitution of India’s Foreign Trade Policy, FIEO works very closely with Government of India. FIEO also take up exporters’ important issues with departments like Customs, GST, DGFT, Banks, through various Joint Working Groups or Committees at state and national Level for favourable outcome.

During the onboarding drive, Shri Banu Partap Singh, Vice President of Sales at MyStore, the ONDC seller partner, highlighted the benefits and functionality of the platform. He also announced that J&K-based sellers would not be charged any onboarding or subscription fees. The ONDC platform is currently operational in 236 cities across India, including Jammu and Kashmir.

Shri Aditya Chuni, Manager, JKTPO stated that “This workshop is part of a series of planned events to encourage entrepreneurs to explore the international market and e-commerce platforms and to register with JKTPO.”

The workshop received an overwhelming response from sellers and entrepreneurs from Ramban and about 140 people participated in today’s workshop. The representativesFIEO, DGFT and SBI presented the schemes and benefits available for exporters and addressed the queries of participants.