Export Awareness Programme for First Generation Entrepreneurs was today organised in The Business School, University of Jammu.
The programme was jointly organized by Directorate General of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India and The Business School, University of Jammu.
The programme encompassed a clump of lectures on the trot which dwelt upon the export awareness. The first lecture was delivered by Amit kumar, ITS, Deputy Director General of Foreign Trade, wherein he emphasized upon how exports have become a backbone of our nation.
He said that in the present climate, exports have become an easy and smooth task to execute and made all the students aware of the recent export related schemes and strategies implemented by Government of India.
In the next lecture, Ashok Kumar Mattu, General Manager, RBI, Jammu, made all the students acquaint with the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) and also discussed about how Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has waxed and waned over a period of time in formulating exports related acts and policies.
The last lecture of the Export Awareness Programme was presented by Vijay Kumar Jain, MD, VKC Nuts Pvt. Ltd. wherein he said that the students must avail entrepreneurial opportunity existing in the state and shared his experience with the students.
A special address was delivered by Sourabh Bhagat, Secretary Industries & Commerce wherein he made all the students aware about the resources produced within the J&K State and their contributions in the total exports of India.
Besides this, he apprised the students about the need to realize their true potential and caliber and exploit the opportunities existing in the state for cross LOC trade and export promotion.
Earlier, the awareness programme on Exports was started off with the welcome address by Prof. Versha Mehta, Director, The Business School, University of Jammu, wherein she emphasized upon the role of such kinds of programmes for Management students.
She said that participation in such programmes is highly beneficial for the students as the same can inspire them to generate employment by becoming entrepreneurs.
Ramesh Kumar Verma, Assistant Director General of Foreign Trade presented a formal vote of thanks.
Aruna Narula from DGFT, Dr. Amisha Gupta and Dr. Rachna, Assistant Professors , The Business School were the coordinators of the programme.
The programme was attended by all the students and faculty members of The Business School.