To celebrate and commemorate 75 years of progressive India and its glorious history, the Ministry of Commerce & Industry is organising special events and programmes throughout next week as a part of the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ celebrations.
Textile and apparel industry will also be a part of these events.
Apparel House, Gurgaon (head office of Apparel Export Promotion Council) will also hold the event on 21 and 22 September. Notably, TEXPROCIL (The Cotton Textiles Export Promotion Council) is also supporting few events in Ahmedabad and Goa.
The Department of Commerce will observe the ‘Vanijya Saptah’ (Trade & Commerce Week) from 20 to 26 September, 2021.
A slew of programmes and events are being organised across the country highlighting Aatmanirbhar Bharat, showcasing India as a Rising Economic Force and Green & Swachh SEZs, besides handholding sessions focusing on ‘From Farm to Foreign Lands’ and exporter conclaves, ‘Vanijya Utsav’, covering all 739 districts of the country.
During the Vanijya Utsav, to be held from 24 to 26 September 2021, exporter conclaves/meets will be held in more than 700 districts, including mega events in 100 districts, organised by the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) along with Export And Market Development Assistance (E&MDA) and respective State Governments.
The District Export Promotion Committees (DEPCs), chaired by the District Commissioners/Collectors of respective district, will be key stakeholders in organising these conclaves. It will include 2-3 hours of handholding sessions for local exporters/entrepreneurs on foreign trade issues involving stakeholders such as the lead bank, local export chambers/associations and Export Promotion Councils (EPCs).
During these events, the onboarding of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) on Government e-Marketplace (GeM) and in EPCs will also be completed.
Another major campaign of the ‘Vanijya Saptah’ will be the 35 Export Promotion events/exhibitions on 21-22 September 2021 by all the 14 EPCs with at least one event in each state/UT showcasing India as a Rising Economic Force.
The EPCs will mobilise the local exporters, manufacturers and industrial units to make Export Promotion a Jan Andolan. Several Union Ministers and Chief Ministers/Ministers of respective States will address the events and interact with the participants during these events.
Meanwhile, the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) is also organising soft launch of two events namely National Single Window System and Industrial Park Rating System.
The digital platform will allow investors to identify and apply for various pre-operation approvals required for commencing a business in India.