Port Wings News Network:
Government of India through Ministry of Commerce and Industry and various Export Promotion Councils (EPCs) is organising ‘Vanijya Saptah’ (Trade and Commerce Week) event in all States and Union Territories across the country as a part of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ with focus on economic growth, especially promotion of exports from India. The main aim is showcasing India as a ‘Rising Economic Force’ and to promote products and services of exporters from the country, spread awareness of the support provided to exporters by the Government and the EPCs at all levels, the economic progress especially in international trade achieved in the last 75 years and the roadmap ahead to realise the export potential of the Country.
In the Union Territory of Puducherry, an event including a Conclave and an Exhibition will be held on 21st September (Tuesday) at Puducherry University Convention Centre. The Conclave and the Exhibition will be inaugurated by the Lt. Governor Dr. (Mrs.) Tamilisai Soundararajan, in the presence of the Chief Minister Shri. N. Rangasamy, at 11am. Shri. A. Namassivayam, Minister for Commerce and Industries, Govt. of Puducherry, Shri. N. Gokulakrishnan, Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha), Shri. Ve. Vaithilingam, Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha) and Shri. PML. Kalyanasundaram, Member of Legislative Assembly shall also be gracing the event with their presence.
The event has been planned for showcasing the export potential from the UT of Puducherry with the target to increase the share of exports in a significant way with a focus on development of Industries, Tourism, Agriculture, Handicrafts and other sectors.
The event to be held at Puducherry on 21/09/2021 shall include an Exhibition with 25 stalls. The Exhibition will showcase export potentials of Puducherry UT and the products and services identified to lead the accelerated growth of export performance of the UT. The event will also include the launch of special window for MSME exporters in the UT of Puducherry by the Chief Minister. The exhibition, which is open to public, will continue till 5pm.
Apart from the UT level programme at Puducherry, an Exporters’ Conclave will also been organised in Karaikal on September 26.