Srinagar: Directorate of General Foreign Trade (DGFT), Ministry of Commerce and The Federation of Indian Export organization (FIEO) in association with Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry organized a seminar on “District As Export Hub-Promotion Training Programme” at Srinagar.
Sukhdev Banerjee, Assistant Director General of Foreign Trade, Aruna Narula, Member, Business Excellence Support Team, DGFT, Gaurav Gupta, FIEO, Vijay Paul, Branch Head, Export Credit Guarantee Corporation of India, Srinagar were guests at the event.
Officials from JKTPO. Directorate of Handicrafts and Handloom Kashmir, Representatives of Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAI) Srinagar, Sheikh Ashiq Ahmad, President, KCC&I, Rauf Ahmad Punjabi, Past President, KCC&I, Parveez Ahmad Bhat also shared the dias.
While speaking on the occasion Sukhdev Banerjee assured all help and support from the Director General of Foreign Trade for exporters and entrepreneurs for their new startups.
Aruna Narula briefed the audience about the Export Procedure, starting of export, process, information,role and schemes of the Director General of Foreign Trade.
Vijay Paul while speaking on the occasion gave information to the audience about the role of Export Credit Guarantee Corporation of India in Export (ECGC) in Exports and how exporters can avail their schemes and procedure of their insurance.
Sheikh Ashiq Ahmad while speaking appraised about the last 5 years decline in exports due to various reasons and the future roadmap for increasing the exports.
Ashiq also stressed on the role of young entrepreneurs in the export sector and various benefits for earnings in foreign exchange, also appreciated the role of DGFT and FIEO. The need for conduct of future seminars in all districts of Kashmir was also emphasized.
Seminar was attended by exporters, entrepreneurs, students, and asked questions which were answered to the satisfaction of all.