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JKTPO organized Export Awareness & Capacity building workshop in Reasi

JKTPO organized Export Awareness & Capacity building workshop in Reasi

JKTPO organized Export Awareness & Capacity building workshop in Reasi


Jammu and Kashmir Trade Promotion Organization (JKTPO) organized an export awareness workshop in association with Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT), District Administration,Reasi; Federation of Indian Export Organizations (FIEO), Export Credit Guarantee Corporation of India Ltd (ECGC), Micro Small & Medium Enterprisesand State Bank of India (SBI) in Reasi. These workshopsare being organized to realize the vision of Hon’ble LG, UT of J&K to increase export from every district of Jammu and Kashmir and making each district of J&K as a potential export hub, with a vision of increasing exports by 3 times in the next 5 years.


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.


Ms Jyoti Salathia, Additional District Development Commissioner Reasi while inaugurating the workshop and addressing the audience highlighted the importance exports for products of Reasi mainly for ODOP-DEH products of district viz. Aromatic plants, Lemon grass, Spices, etc. She also highlighted self-employment among women and how women can take benefits of various schemes without middlemen.

At the onset, 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.


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.KausarFatima, APEDA, informed 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.


Shri Devender Kumar Tyagi, Assistant Director, MSME DFO Jammu and Mr Rajesh Tyagi,Assistant Directorhighlighted the importance of various MSME schemes run by Govt. of India and how an enterprise can apply for Udyam registration along with thebenefits of various subsidies under each scheme can be availed.

Mr Debi Prashad, ECGC gave presentation on importance of insurance cover for exporters. He emphasized in the meeting that ECGC Provides a range of credit risk insurance covers to exporters against loss in export of goods and services. ECGC Offers insurance protection to exporters against payment risks and other export-related activities including recovering bad debts. He also explained the importance of export credit insurance that the risks have assumed large proportions today due to the far-reaching political and economic changes/ challenges that are sweeping the world. He also clarified queries raised by attendees on export credit insurance

Mr. Chirag, Manager (Regional Treasury Marketing Unit), State Bank of India informed about Credit Facilities, Hedging Benefits and Trading by the customer on FX-Retail Platform and pre and post shipment requirements of export business. He explained the procedure to get credit benefits from bank.

Mr. Gaurav Gupta, Dy. Director FIEO has also given 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.

About 100 participants including all District officers of Reasi,including GM DIC Reasi Mr Masood Ahmad Bichoo, CAO Reasi, Mr Harbans Singh, CHO Reasi, Mr Sh. Brij Balab Guptaand members of Industrial associations, entrepreneurs,artisans, FPOs, SHGs and women entrepreneurs attended the session.