Export Promotion Council Current Affairs, GK & News

Export Promotion Council  Current Affairs, GK & News

First virtual Trade Fair of India

The Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts hosted a four day virtual fair for around 200 Indian Exporters. The exporters were mainly from the industries of fashion jewelry and accessories Highlights The four-day fair that was conducted online focused on markets such as Europe and United States. The fair generated business opportunities of Rs 153 crores. ..

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Federation of Indian Export Organization: Indian Exports to fall by 20%

On May 19, 2020, the Federation of Indian Export Organization reported that the Indian Exports are to fall by 20%. This according to the organization will amount to 50-60 billion USD. Highlights The FIEO, the apex body of the exporters has requested to provide additional 2% support under the MEIS (Merchandise Exported from India) scheme. ..

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New Agro MSME Policy to be implemented

The Government of India is to implement a new Agro MSME policy. The policy is to focus entrepreneurship in rural, tribal, forest and agricultural areas. Highlights The Union Minister Nitin Gadkari recently announced that the central government is working on agro MSME (Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise) policy. It aims to encourage manufacturing products with ..

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Symposium on Emerging Opportunities for Indian Textiles & Crafts held in New Delhi

The Symposium on Emerging Opportunities for Indian Textiles and Crafts was recently organised in New Delhi. The symposium was inaugurated by Union Minister of Textiles and Women and Child Development, Smriti Zubin Irani. The national symposium was attended by officials from the Ministry of Commerce & Industry and Ministry of Textiles and representatives of Export ..

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Kala Kumbh: Exhibition to promote GI crafts and Heritage of India held in New Delhi

On February 18, 2020, the Ministry of Textiles organized “Kala Kumbh”. It is an exhibition to promote GI (Geographical Indication) crafts and heritage of India. These exhibitions are sponsored by the Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts. Highlights The exhibition has been planned in several cities such as Bengaluru, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata. The exhibition is ..

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