ICccR & HRM organises Export Awareness Seminar

JAMMU: International Centre for Cross Cultural Research and Human Resource Management (ICccR & HRM), University of Jammu in collaboration with the Joint Director General of Foreign Trade (DGFT), Jammu organized an Export Awareness Seminar under the "Niryat Bandhu Scheme" of Ministry of Commerce and Industries, Government of India.

The Seminar was organised with the objective mentoring students in the arena of international business and generate interest amongst students towards understanding the connect between foreign trade and the economic upliftment of our nation.

M.K. Nikhare, Dy. DGFT, during his address, apprised the participants with role of DGFT in international trade. Nikhare reflected upon the kind of documentation and procedures necessary for entering into international business, the revision of the export and import procedures under the new GST regime and other related issues that correspond to entering the international domain of business. He also stressed upon the need to enter international trade by the local industrialists and students.

Sudhir Kumar, Foreign Trade Development Officer, while interacting with the participants, highlighted the relevance of bridging the information gap. He provided the necessary guidance to the participants to update their knowledge in the field of exports and imports alongwith services offered by various agencies of State / Central Government to facilitate the process.

Arun Narula, Member, Business Excellence Support Team, provided a detailed insight into the export process and talked about the various Schemes run by DGFT to promote foreign exporters. Her presentation was on the theme ‘Export Procedure & Incentives being extended by DGFT' which also drew attention towards the concessions allowed to the exporters from J&K State. The participants were briefed about various Schemes like Merchandise Export from India Scheme (MEIS), Service Export from India Scheme (SFIS), Advance Authorisation Scheme, Export Promotion Capital Goods Scheme (EPCG), etc.

Professor Keshav Sharma, Dean Academic Affairs, University of Jammu, in his presidential remarks, expressed the relevance of organising such events and its meaningful alignment to the MBA (International Business) Programme. He encouraged Copied from Jammu links news the students to comprehend the usefulness of these activities to match their curricula in real and practical terms. He also insisted them to be updated with knowledge pertaining to the changes and latest developments taking place across the various facets of international trade.

Earlier Professor Deepak Raj Gupta, Director, ICccR & HRM, University of Jammu, during his welcome address, emphasized upon the prime aim to conduct this Programme to strengthen the orientation of students towards international trade and make them well-versed with the various policies and initiatives of the government as well as mentor them to become first class exporters in the near future.

Dr. Pallvi Arora, Assistant Profesoor, ICccR & HRM, JU presented the formal vote of thanks. The programme was attended by the students of MBA (International Business) Programme, PGD-CCM students, research scholars and faculty at ICccR & HRM, University of Jammu.


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