WORLD TRADE DAY JAIPUR 2019
WTC Jaipur commemorates 3rd World Trade Day
Increasing its connectivity and to reassure the support from WTC network to MSME sector WTC Jaipur organized it’s 3rd World Trade Day in Jodhpur“ Enhancing Export Potential of Rajasthan” at conference hall, Maple Abhay-Jodhpur on 31st May 2019.
Attended by entrepreneurs and exporters from handicraft, furniture, agriculture and textile sector presentation by Dr. Ajay Vardhan Acharya, Regional Director IGNOU, Mr. Rais Ahmed- Director JIESM Jodhpur, Mr. Gaurav Surana, Regional Head-Jodhpur, Spices Board of India and Mr. Gopal Sharma, Regional Head, EPCH Jodhpur set the tone for the day and made it clear that Jodhpur and many other districts in Rajasthan threw abundant opportunities for bilateral trade from the state.
Mr. Ahmed said “Rajasthan is one of the most prominent locations for textile processing in India. In addition to being one of the largest producer and exporter of polyester viscose suiting – woven polyester fabric (mixed with viscose rayon), it is also emerging as an important state for production and export of readymade garments, cotton yarns, and nylon tyre cord fabrics.”
He added further “from the districts perspective, Bhilwara is one of the major manufacturing destinations in India for suiting fabrics and yarns. Barmer is also being developed on similar lines as Bhilwara. The district of Jaipur is one of the largest centers for readymade garment processing in India, and a large number of units in Jaipur are catering only to the exports market. Pali, Balotra and Jodhpur are also among the prominent centers of India for processing of low weight, low cost fabrics.”
Mr. Gopal Sharma explained “handicrafts is an integral part of Rajasthan’s culture. There is strong presence of various types of handicrafts in the major districts of Rajasthan: Textile Printing from Bagru, Chittroli, Sanganer, Jaipur and Jodhpur, Zari from Jaipur and Barmer, Stone Inlay at Jaisalmer.”
Mr. Gaurav Surana quoted “There exists substantial export potential in the areas of fresh vegetables, amla, guava, aloe vera, oil cake, oil seeds, etc. There are also opportunities for canning, dairying, frozen food, fruits and vegetable, milk and milk beverages, and soft drinks in the State. However, infrastructure needs to be built to support the same.”
The participant’s also during the q & a session sought information and clarification on payment and documentation related issues from the dignitaries on the dais.
Vote of thanks was proposed by Mr. Navneet Agarwal, Asst. Director- WTC Jaipur
2. Mr. Rais Ahmed- Director JIESM Jodhpur, welcoming the participants to the World Tarde Day Jaipur and later through his presentation ” Exploring the Export Potential of Rajasthan” spoke on top 5 sectors contributing to exports from the state
3. Mr. Gaurav Surana, Regional Head-Jodhpur, Spices Board of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, sharing with the participants how Jodhpur has created a name for itself in Spices export from Rajasthan.