Sharad Kumar Saraf elected FIEO’s new President
Exporters body Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) has elected Sharad Kumar Saraf as its new president. Saraf will succeed renowned exporter Ganesh Kumar Gupta.
About Sharad Kumar Saraf
Saraf in his earlier stints at FIEO has served twice as vice-president and four times as regional chairman (west region). He is also chairman and founder of Technocraft Industries (India).
Saraf during his earlier period as vice-president and regional chairman (west region) established Indian Exporters Grievance Forum that work towards addressing exporters’ grievances through legal channel.
With his new appointment as FIEO’s President he will work towards further pushing issues of exporters at different forums and boost country’s exports.
It was established in 1965 with headquarters in New Delhi. It was formed by Union Ministry of Commerce and private trade and industry.
It is an apex body of exports promotion council, commodity boards and export development authorities in India. Its direct members contribute more than 70% of India’s exports.
Function: Providing crucial interface between international trading community of India and Centre and state government, railways, ports, surface transport, financial institutions and all other engaged in trade facilitation.
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2019
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