Five sectors to get export focus in Ludhiana

Five sectors to get export focus in Ludhiana

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Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, October 30

Aiming to transform Ludhiana district into an export hub, a district-level export promotion committee held an interactive meeting with leading industrialists of the district to discuss five core export sectors.

The meeting, presided over by Joint Director General of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, GoI, Suvidh Shah, was held in the presence of Ludhiana Deputy Commissioner (DC) Varinder Kumar Sharma at the Bachat Bhawan here on Friday.

Suvidh Shah has also presented the draft presentation of the Ludhiana District Export Promotion Plan 2020-2021 with industrialists and asked for suggestions from the latter.

After a healthy discussion, five sectors, including auto parts, hosiery and knitted and ready made garments, woollen products and shawls, bicycle, hand tools and cotton yarn, were selected as export products.

Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma while interacting with mediapersons said the interaction was organised by the Joint Director General of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, to select five core sectors to make Ludhiana district an export hub.

He said after implementation of this plan, the Ludhiana industry would get a boost.

Meanwhile, the Deputy Commissioner said the state government had also been constantly taking up the issue of setting up a textile park in Koom Kalan with the Central Government.

Deputy Director General of Foreign Trade Navtej Singh, General Manager District Industrial Centre Mahesh Khanna, FIEO Vinay Sharma, Gurmeet Singh Kular, SC Ralhan (Sri Tool Industries), Harish Dua (KG Export), Rahul Ahuja (FIEO), Darshan Dawar (Knitwear Club), Charanjit Singh, Vinod Thapar (Knitwear Club), Mridula Jain (Shingora International Ltd) were among those others present.

Central official heads meeting

After a healthy discussion, five sectors, including auto parts, hosiery and knitted and ready made garments, woollen products and shawls, bicycle, hand tools and cotton yarn, were selected as export products during a meeting, presided over by Joint Director General of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, GoI, Suvidh Shah.

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