Early Times Report
JAMMU, July 7: Jammu & Kashmir Trade Promotion Organization (JKTPO) in association with Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) today organised an “Interactive webinar on boosting exports from Jammu”. The session was organised as a part of DGFT’s “District as Export Hub” Initiative where Jammu district has been identified for a pilot study which FIEO is undertaking.
Director Industries & Commerce Jammu, Anoo Malhotra,; Director, Handloom & Handicrafts Department, Jammu, Vikas Gupta; Manager, JKTPO, Chaitanya Sharma; FTDO Jammu, Neeraj Sharma; Business Excellence Support Team, DGFT Jammu, Aruna Narula; Director, FIEO, Prashant Seth, and Northern Head, FIEO, Nirmala Tete, were part of the event.
The session was attended by various stakeholders from diverse sectors from Jammu. They include VKC NUTS PVT. LTD., Vijay Jain; President, Federation of Industries Jammu Lalit Mahajan; President Associated Container Terminals Limited (ACTL) RR Joshi; Jammu & Kashmir Walnut Exporters Association, President, Gagan Jain; MD, Sarveshwar Rice, Rohit Gupta; Partner Prevest DenPro Limited, Atul Modi and Tara Resource Group, Kapil Sharma. The Director, Industries & Commerce Department, in her address, elaborated at length about the various initiatives taken by the department to facilitate trade. She mentioned key products of the district which hold export potential, including carpet machining, Basoli painting, walnut, honey, wool based textile, pharma and rice. She also highlighted the vast production of lavender, which can also be explored for value addition by extracting oil for export purpose.