Yogi Adityanath UP CM

2020-11-26 17:29:08 Exim News

The Uttar Pradesh government has announced the state's Export Policy 2020-25 that focuses on doubling farmers’ income, boosting agriculture exports, Make in UP and Make in India.

A decision to this effect was taken at the meeting of the state cabinet headed by chief minister Adityanath on November 24th and the details were issued in a press statement.

“This is for the first time that such an elaborate export policy is being rolled out in Uttar Pradesh,” said the statement.

This policy’s objectives

This policy envisages simplification of the export process, early disposal of export-related forms of various departments of the state through a single-window system and troubleshooting exporters’ problem by the Export Promotion Bureau, development and promotion of Make in UP and Make in India brands

The policy aims to promote development and competitiveness in the field of exports, provide necessary export-related assistance and services to export subsidiaries and establish and develop technical and physical infrastructures to increase exports from the state industries.

Key focus areas of the Export Policy Uttar Pradesh 2020-25 include handicrafts, agriculture and processed food products, engineering goods, handloom and textile, leather products, carpets and rugs, glass and ceramic products, wood products, sports goods, defence products, services sector, education, tourism, IT and ITES, medical value travels and logistics.

A pivotal aim of the policy is doubling the income of farmers

A pivotal aim of the policy is doubling the income of farmers and also increasing exports from the agricultural sector. It will adopt all those components which are not covered by the Uttar Pradesh Agricultural Promotion Policy for doubling farmers’ income. The policy envisages e-Haat portal for the sale and purchase of animals.

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