NAFED was setup with the object to promote Co-operative marketing of Agricultural Produce to benefit the farmers. Agricultural farmers are the main members of NAFED who have the authority to say in the form of members of the General Body in the working of NAFED.
In furtherance of these objectives, the NAFED may undertake one or more of the following activities :
to facilitate, coordinate and promote the marketing and trading activities of the cooperative institutions in agricultural and other commodities, articles and goodsto act as insurance agent and to undertake all such work which is incidental to the same;to undertake marketing research and dissemination of market intelligence;to establish processing units for processing of agricultural, horticultural and forest produce and wool;to act as warehouseman under the Warehousing Act and own and construct its own godowns and cold storagesto organise consultancy work in various fields for the benefit of the cooperative institutions in general and for its members in particular;to arrange for the training of employees of marketing/processing/supply cooperative societies;to undertake grading, packing and standardisation of agricultural produce and other articles;to maintain transport units of its own or in collaboration with any other organisation in India or abroad for movement of goods on land, sea, air etc.;
Export promotion council of india
“Export Promotion council of India” Course MBA-AB Subject: Foreign Trade policy in Agri Export Management Group 2 Aashi Lunia Amrita Ingole Ashish Barla Ashutosh Lahamge Gurwinder Singh
What is export promotion “The export promotion is basically promoting, supporting and assisting firms in entering international markets and achieving optimum opportunities from their international business activities and thereby encouraging exports in India”In order to provide guidance and assistance to an exporter, the Government of India has setup several institutions, one of them is Export promotion council(EPC)
EPCs The EPCs are non-profit organizations Registered under the Indian Companies Act or the Societies Registration Act These Councils are also the registering authorities under the Export Import Policy,1997-2002 They are supported by financial assistance from the Government of India. These Councils have been assigned the role and functions under the said Policy. The Export Promotion Councils perform both advisory and executive functions Each council is responsible for the promotion of a particular group of products, projects and services
Role of EPCs To project Indias image abroad as a reliable supplier of high quality goods and services.EPCs encourage and monitor the observance of international standards and specifications by exporters.The EPCs keep abreast of the trends and opportunities in international markets for goods and services and assist their members in taking advantage of such opportunities in order to expand and diversify exports
Functions To organize participation in trade fairs, exhibitions and buyer-seller meets in India and abroad To provide commercially useful information and assistance to their members in developing and increasing their exports To offer professional advice to their members in areas such as technology upgradation, quality and design improvement, standards and specifications, product development and innovation etc. To organize visits of delegations of its members abroad to explore overseas market opportunities.To promote interaction between the exporting community and the Government both at the Central and State levelsTo build a statistical base and provide data on the exports and imports of the country, exports and imports of their members, as well as other relevant international trade data
Functions Registration of exporters and issue of Registration-cum- Membership certificate (RCMC) under the EXIM Policy Collection and dissemination of information primarily on export opportunities, through various media including newsletters, bulletins, letters, telex, fax, etc. Fixation of floor price or minimum export price or recommendation thereof to the government.
RCMC Any person, applying for the following is required to furnish RCMC issued by the competent authority:1. A license/certificate/permission to import/export,2. Any other benefit or concession under Foreign Trade Policy.
Procedure for the Issue of RCMC An applicant for registration may be made to the concerned registering authority in the form given in the prescribed Aayaat and Niryaat form along with a self certified copy of the IEC number issued by the licensing authority concerned and bank certificate in support of the applicant’s Financial soundness. If the application for registration is granted, the concerned registering authority issues the RCMC indicating the status of the applicant as Merchant Exporter or manufacturer Exporter. In case an exporter desires to get registration as a manufacturer exporter, he is required to furnish evidence in that effect.Validity of RCMC:The RCMC shall be deemed to be valid from 1st April of the licensing year to in which it was issued and shall be valid for 5 years ending 31st march of the licensing year, unless otherwise specified.
EPCs are under EPCsCommerce Textile Commodity Autonomous industry industry boards bodies
EPCs Under Commerce Industry1. Engineering Export Promotion Council2. Project Exports Promotion Council of India3. Basic Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals and Cosmetics Export Promotion Council4. Chemicals and Allied Products Export Promotion Council5. Council for Leather Exports Promotion6. Sports Goods Export Promotion Council7. Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council8. Shellac Export Promotion Council9. Cashew Export Promotion Council10. Plastics Export Promotion Council11. Export Promotion Council for EOUs, SEZ Units12. Pharmaceutical Export Promotion Council
EPCs Under Textile Industry1. Apparel Export Promotion Council2. Carpet Export Promotion Council3. Cotton Textile Export Promotion Council4. Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts5. Handloom Export Promotion Council6. The Indian Silk Export Promotion Council7. Synthetic & Rayon Textile Export Promotion Council8. Wool & Woolens Export Promotion Council9. Powerloom Development & Export Promotion Council
EPCs Under Commodity Board1. Rubber Board2. Coffee Board3. Tea Board4. Tobacco Board5. Spices Board6. Central Silk Board under the Ministry of Textiles7. Coir Board under Ministry of Agro & Rural Industries8. All India Handlooms and Handicrafts Boards under Ministry of Textiles
Autonomous bodies of EPCExport Development Authorities-1. Marine Products Export Development Authority2. Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority3.National Agricultural Cooperative Federation of India Ltd. (NAFED)
The Agricultural and Processed Food Products ExportDevelopment Authority (APEDA) Established by the Government of India under the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority Act passed by the Parliament in December, 1985
Administrative SetupChairman – Appointed by the Central GovernmentDirector – Appointed by APEDASecretary – Appointed by the Central GovernmentOther Officers and Staff - Appointed by the Authority
FUNCTIONSProviding financial assistanceRegistration of persons as exporters of the scheduled productsFixing of standards and specificationsCarrying out inspectionImproving of packaging of the Scheduled products;Improving of marketing of the Scheduled products outside India;Promotion of export oriented production and development ofthe Scheduled products;Collection of statistics Training in various aspects of theindustries connected with the scheduled products;
Products Monitored Fruits, Vegetables and their Products. Cocoa and its products, Meat and Meat chocolates of all Products. kinds.Honey, Jaggery Poultry and and Sugar Poultry Products. Products. Confectionery, Biscuits and Dairy Products. Bakery Products.
National Agricultural CooperativeMarketing Federation of India Ltd. (NAFED) Established on October 2, 1958 Under the Multi-State Cooperative Societies Act Managing Director -Shri Rajiv Gupta (IAS) Head Office – New Delhi
Management of NAFEDThe management of NAFED vests in the Board ofDirectors, which includes Chairman and ManagingDirectorThe Board is supported by 2 standing committees -Executive Committee and Business Committee
ObjectivesTo “Organize, promote and develop marketing, processing and storage of agricultural, horticultural and forest produce, distribution of agricultural machinery, implements and other inputs, undertake inter-State, import and export trade, wholesale or retail as the case may be and to act and assist for technical advice in agricultural production for the promotion and the working of its members and cooperative marketing, processing and supply societies in India.”
Functions Marketing Undertakeand trading marketing Act as an Establishactivities of research and Insurance processing the dissemination agent unitscooperative of marketinstitutions intelligence Act as a Organize Arrange for Warehousema consultancy the training of n work employees Undertake To maintain Grading, Packing transport and units Standardization
Business Highlights Achieved a turnover of Rs. 2008.51 crore during 2010-11 Gross profit of Rs.4791.98 lakhs (but due to huge interest liability on outstandingloans in Tie-up business, there is a net loss of Rs.108.52crore.) The export of NAFED during the year were of the order of Rs. 13.14 crore Continued to enjoy the status of "star Export House" as per Certificate of recognition issued by Ministry of Commerce , Government of India.
Handloom Export Promotion Council (HEPC) HEPCs a statutory body constituted under The Ministry of Textiles, Government of India to promote the exports of all handloom products like fabrics, home furnishings, carpets and floor coverings HEPC was constituted in the year of 1965 with 65 members and its present membership is around 2000 spread all over the country. The Handloom industry mainly exports fabrics, bed linen, table linen, toilet and kitchen linen, towels, curtains, cushions and pads, tapestries and upholsterys, carpets and floor coverings, etc. The basic objective of HEPC is to provide all support and guidance to the Indian Handloom exporters and International buyers for trade promotion and International marketing. HEPC has its head office at Chennai and regional offices at New Delhi.
Export Promotion Council for HandicraftsEPCH was established under Companies Act in theyear 1986 – 1987Objective – promote, support, protect, maintain andincrease export of handicrafts.EPCH has the rarest distinction of being consideredas Model Council that is self-sustaining and where allactivities are self-financed.EPCH is an ISO 9001:2000 certified organization.
HighlightsExports raised by 20% to 10533.96 crore in 2010-2011Indian Handicrafts and Gifts Fair – only open to overseasbuyers.India Expo Centre and MartCommon Facility Centre Jodhpur – Has machines fromItaly, Germany and Taiwan and consultancy is provided byreputed international designers.National Centre for Design & Product DevelopmentTechnology Upgradation Centre(Saharanpur) – providesdesign studio, carpentry school & marketing facilities toexporters.