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JKTPO Organises Export Awareness Workshop and Ecommerce Onboarding Session in Udhampur

JKTPO Organises Export Awareness Workshop and Ecommerce Onboarding Session in Udhampur

JKTPO Organises Export Awareness Workshop and Ecommerce Onboarding Session in Udhampur


December 04, 2023, Udhampur: Jammu and Kashmir Trade Promotion Organization (JKTPO) in collaboration with FIEO, DGFT, APEDA and State Bank of India, organized a one-day workshop at Deputy Commissioner’s office in Udhampur for new and existing exporters from Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir. The workshop was organized as per the directions of Sh. Vikramjit Singh Commissioner/Secretary Industries & Commerce, J&K and under the guidance of Managing Director, JKTPO in collaboration with District Administration Udhampur

The workshop was chaired by Ms. Saloni Rai, Deputy Development Commissioner of Udhampur District where she appraised the participants about various benefits of E-commerce, export, and market demand for quality product with appropriate packaging. She 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 also added that “Our products are at par with the international standards however, farmers here lack the knowledge of export. I truly believe that the from now on, producers will be more confident while exploring the international market.

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 Walmart Vriddhi and ONDC were 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.

Sh. A.K Bhushan, Deputy DGFT, J&K, informed the audience about the DGFT's function in global commerce. He explained about the kinds of paperwork and processes required for registering an international business/IEC and other relevant trade activities.

During the onboarding drive, Shri Banu Singh, Vice President of Sales at MyStore, the ONDC seller partner, highlighted the benefits and functionality of the platform. also appraised the participants about various benefits of Mystore e-commerce platform. The ONDC platform is currently operational in 236 cities across India, including Jammu and Kashmir.

The workshop received an overwhelming response from sellers and entrepreneurs from Samba and about 100+ artisans, retailers, entrepreneurs, traders, manufactures, FPOs and official of tourism, agriculture, horticulture department Udhampur.

The workshop is in continuation of the planned events to be held across the UT to promote exports from all districts of Jammu & Kashmir under the District as Export Hub Scheme/ODOP initiative. JKTPO shall continue such export awareness workshop and e-comm onboarding drives to provide first-hand knowledge and information about exports ecosystem and provide access to a vast digital marketplace and enable local entrepreneurs to showcase and sell their products nationwide.