The government of Haryana will be setting up an Export Promotion Bureau to encourage exports, providing institutional assistance to exporters. Director-General, Industries and Commerce Department Dr Saket Kumar revealed this information at the inauguration of the two-day ‘Vanijya Utsav’ organised in Gurugram on Tuesday.
The state-level ‘Vanijya Utsav’ is organised by the Department of Industries and Commerce and the Apparel Export Promotion Council operating under the Ministry of Textiles of the Central government upon Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. He said that District Level Export Promotion Committee (DLEPC) is established in every district of the state to promote exports.
Likewise, a Trade Promotion Committee has been established at the state level to examine issues related to trade like logistics, agricultural exports and service exports. Giving more knowledge about the facilities and incentives being offered to entrepreneurs and exporters in Haryana, Saket Kumar said that Haryana is an economy that is growing quickly with an export value of Rs 1,74,572 crore in the year 2020-21.
He also notified that Haryana is shipping goods to the US, Saudi Arabia, the UK, Germany, Nepal etc. An official statement announced that the main districts transporting goods are Gurugram, Panipat, Karnal, Sonipat and Faridabad. Rice, readymade clothing, handlooms and handicrafts, automobiles and their parts, metalware, machinery and components, medicines, and pharmaceutical products are mainly transported from these districts.