Srinagar, Oct 4: The Director General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) and the Engineering Export Promotion Council of India (EEPC India) came together to host an enlightening session for exporters in Srinagar. This session served as a valuable platform for exporters to gain insights into the new trade policy of exports and to receive support in navigating the complex landscape of international trade.
During the session, Utpal Acharaya, Joint DGFT, shared critical insights into the new trade policy of exports. He elucidated the array of benefits that businesses can harness through the DGFT and provided a comprehensive overview of the various schemes available to them. Shri. A.K Bhushan, Dy.DGFT J&K, assured attendees of his team’s unwavering commitment to providing support and assistance. He encouraged participants to directly approach their office with any inquiries or concerns related to scheme applications.
Anju from DGFT conducted a concise presentation on the services offered by DGFT, underscoring the significance of the Importer Exporter Code (IEC). She guided participants through the IEC code application process, assuring them of her availability should they encounter any challenges during the application process.
Rakesh Suraj, Regional Head of EEPC India, shed light on how the organization can contribute to the promotion of exports from the state, for both individual businesses and institutions. He provided a comprehensive overview of the policies implemented by EEPC India and underscored the support they can extend. Moreover, he extended an invitation for participation in the flagship event of EEPC India – the International Engineering Sourcing Show, scheduled for February 2024 in Coimbatore.
In a digital age, Sahil Mahajan of Soft Built Solutions delivered a concise presentation on leveraging social media and e-commerce platforms to enhance business growth. Through a live demonstration, he showcased various tools and techniques, ensuring that attendees left with a thorough understanding of the subject.
The session emerged as a crucial platform for businesses and institutions to access insights, seek support, and explore growth opportunities within the export sector. The collaborative efforts of DGFT and EEPC India underscore their dedication to fostering an enabling environment for trade and driving economic development.
In a significant development, a representative from Postal services also made a brief presentation on their newly launched portal, specifically designed for the benefit of exporters, further enhancing the support ecosystem for businesses venturing into international markets.