Federation of Indian Export Organisations (Western Region) in association with Vidarbha Industries Association and ECGC organised a Capacity Building Programme under the initiative â€œDistrict as Export Hubâ€ – focusing Mandarin Orange today at VIA Auditorium, Nagpur
The event focussed on providing handholding and guidance to the exporterâ€™s fraternity about the rising trade opportunities from Nagpur. The participants also gave a brief understanding of various incentives and assistance provided by the government to exporters.
Dr V Sraman, Development Commissioner – SEZ & Addl DGFT Nagpur in his welcome address elaborated that about 45% of India’s GDP constitutes of foreign trade and dedicated attention needs to be paid to India’s export promotion while exploring the untapped potential of districts. He further said DGFT has initiated “District as Export Hub”. He also highlighted the pain points faced by exporters in the agro sector such as poor quality, high cost, infrastructure bottlenecks, inadequate trade information system etc.
While addressing the gathering Rajat Mukherjee, Branch Manager, ECGC, Nagpur explained the various credit risks involved in exports and various policies provided by ECGC to address these risks.
Dr Dinesh Kumar, Principal Scientist (Horticulture), ICAR in his speech highlighted the various factors affecting exports and production of Mandarin Orange.
Kaushal Mohta, Chairman, VIA EXIM Forum informed about the activities of Vidarbha Industries Association and gave a brief presentation about the various export-oriented products in the Nagpur and Vidarbha region. He also gave valuable inputs to augment Nagpur’s exports while addressing the key issues faced by exporters in Nagpur.
Una Helen, Management Executive, FIEO (WR) delivered a brief presentation on “Role of FIEO in augmenting India’s export and the services rendered by FIEO to exporter’s fraternity of India”.
The seminar received tremendous response from the exporters, aspiring entrepreneurs, traders, farmers & Exim professionals in & around Nagpur.