• CCI AD FROM 5th April 2021

Suggestions sought by Dept. of Commerce to develop districts as Export Hubs

ED/87                                                                     12thDecember, 2020

To : MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL  (MAHARASHTRA REGION)

Sub: Suggestions sought by Dept. of Commerce to develop districts as Export Hubs.

Sir,

This is to inform the members that the Council has received a correspondence from the Office of the Addl. DGFT Mumbai, Department of Commerce, Govt. of India regarding an initiative by the DGFT to develop the districts as Export Hubs.

In this connection, District Export Promotion Committees (DEPC) have been formed  in each Districts. Further, such DEPCs have been mandated to identify focus Products/Services based on their Export Potential in the District and to prepare a District Export Action Plan which should be adopted by each District latest by 31st December 2020.

We would like to inform that textiles have been provisionally identified as one of the focus products for Mumbai City, Mumbai Suburban, Thane and Palghar districts and the DGFT is seeking suggestions on action points that can be solved at district level.  Some of the illustrated examples are as follows:

  • Requirement of any Infrastructure for example Road/Over-Bridge Construction/De-Congestion
  • Electricity/Public Transport related issue
  • Requirement of any Testing/Certification Facilities
  • Identification of Clusters and help regarding their recognition and related benefits
  • Building or Strengthening any Common Facility Centers
  • Any specific procedural/form simplification or Training/Mentoring needs etc

Further, it is informed that a Google Form has been created for collection of inputs/feedback regarding action points for District Export Action Plan by the DGFT.

You are requested to provide your  inputs using the following link of Google Form for submission of Inputs/Feedback on District Export Action Plan by 14th December, 2020.

https://forms.gle/PyTGeRpxmgxqGMhYA

Please send  a copy of the same at ed@srtepc.in and baruah@srtepc.in.

Thanking you,

Yours faithfully,

 

(S. BALARAJU)
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR