Consider the following export products of India:
1. Sports goods
2. Handicrafts and Handlooms
3. Software
The government has established Export Promotion Councils (EPCs) for which of the above?

Answer: [D] 1, 2 & 3

Export Promotion Councils (EPCs) are organizations of exporters, registered under Companies Act / Societies Registration Act, set up with the  objective to promote and develop Indian exports. Each Council is responsible for promotion of a particular group of products / projects / services. EPCs are also eligible to function as Registering Authority to issue Registration-cum-Membership Certificate (RCMC) to its members, for which they have to fulfil the criteria laid down in the Foreign Trade Policy.  The products group for which EPCs have been formed include pharma products, engineering products, leather products, gems and jewellery, handicrafts, handlooms, software, telecom,  plastic, sports goods, readymade garments, dyes, basic inorganic and organic chemicals, carpet, cashew etc. (Lok Sabha Questions March 2015)

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