JKTPO organized Session on Export Awareness & Capacity building at Kishtwar


JKTPO organized Session on Export Awareness & Capacity building at Kishtwar

JAMMU, SEPTEMBER 29: Jammu and Kashmir Trade Promotion Organization (JKTPO) organized a comprehensive export awareness workshop in association with DGFT and FIEO for Doda and Kishtwar districts in Kistwar.

The workshop is first in line of the planned events to be held across the UT to promote exports from all districts of J&K. It 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 and potential of products of region in international market.

Deputy Commissioner, Kishtwar, Dr. Devansh Yadav welcomed the business community members from Doda and Kishtwar and emphasized about the importance of proper branding to make the products export ready. He also highlighted the opportunity for women entrepreneurs to build a brand from scratch by utilizing the benefits of HAUSLA scheme, an initiative for women entrepreneurs of J&K.

ADDC, Kishtwar, Sham Lal addressed the gathering informing about major products from Kishtwar which have potential for exports and highlighted the importance of fine tuning and finishing of products. Further information on potential product for exports was given by Amit Gupta, Assistant Director, Employment Kishtwar. Tariq Ahmad Bhat, Assistant Commissioner, Food and Safety, Doda/Kishtwar gave details about FSSAI license awareness and facility of sampling of products available with FSSAI.

Deputy DGFT, Jammu, A K Bhushan conducted the session on introduction of various Government scheme for export and documentation required for IEC registration. Introduction to Indian Business Portal and Indian Trade portal was delivered by Gaurav Gupta, Assistant Director FIEO. He also discussed ways to cater to the international demand of products through the local suppliers of Doda and Kishtwar.

The participants were informed about Credit Facilities, Hedging Benefits and Trading by the customer on FX-Retail Platform by Chirag, Manager (Regional Treasury Marketing Unit), State Bank of India, Delhi. He explained about various competitive loan products on offer from SBI. Debi Prasad, Executive Officer, ECGC Srinagar gave details about Credit Risk Insurance and related services for exports.

Romesh Khajuria, Chairman WWEPC addressed the gathering to highlight the opportunities available for exports from Kishtwar especially wool and woolen products and discussed the initiative of forming of wool producers’ organization.

Earlier Mukesh Thappa, GM, JKTPO welcomed the participants and briefed about various trade and export promotion initiatives taken by J&K Trade promotion organization including women entrepreneurship promotion under Hausla programme. He added that this is one of the initiative of Government to make each District an Export Hub under the District as Export Hub scheme.

Like this event JKTPO 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 & Hausla women entrepreneurs. For participation in these events, Startups Exporter/ Entrepreneurs/ Sellers from J&K can register themselves on JKTPO’s website - www.jktpo.in.