Industries Minister Launches WTC Jaipur Services
The World Trade Centre (WTC) Trade Services was launched on 10th August 2016 by the Rajasthan Minister for Industries, Mr. Gajendra Singh in Jaipur by the click of a button. On the occasion he said that with the commencement of these services the Jaipur and Rajasthan now have a unique access to the gateway of the world by getting connected with as many as 340 WTCs in 90 countries in the world.
The WTC in Jaipur, the Minister further said, will play the role of an industrial catalyst by promoting investment in the State. Rajasthan, he pointed out, was giving high priority to industrialization for fueling employment opportunities. He added that the State has huge investment opportunities in the sectors of Automotive, IT-enabled Services, solar power generation, ESDM and tourism. The RIPS 2014 along with the effective ‘Single Window Clearance System’ has made Rajasthan the preferred industrial destination in the country. And now with the coming of WTC, it is a win-win situation for both the organization as well as the State.
Capt. Somesh Batra, Vice Chairman of WTC, Mumbai in his welcome address outlined the services WTC Jaipur will offer like export counselling, organizing seminars, promoting inbound trade delegations, organizing networking events, etc. Director Project, WTC Mumbai, Ms. Rupa Naik made a presentation on WTC Jaipur and said that it will prove to be a great platform for exporters, importers, consultancies, trade houses, among others.
Earlier, the research study entitled ‘Export Potential of Rajasthan’ was released by the Industries Minister. The study identifies 10 sectors in the State for high export potential. These sectors are : Agro & Food Products, Electrical, electronics & computer software, Plastics & linoleums, Drugs & pharmaceuticals, Leather & leather products, Dimensional stones, Marbles, Granites & articles of stones, Chemical & allied, Engineering, Readymade garments and Gem & Jewelry.