Taking Khadi from Local to Global - Export
Promotion Strategy for Khadi


The project aims to establish Khadi as an international brand in the global market. The study proposes to analyse the market size and segments/ sub-segments of Indian Khadi products in target countries. The study will examine the consumer lifestyle, needs, policies, incentives to exporters including fiscal incentives, warehousing facilities, tariff related benefits etc. to enhance India’s trade with target countries. It also analyses major industry regulations, trade requirements, barriers, licenses, clearances, permits, customs and duties applicable in the Target country

Rationalisation of Export Promotion Councils (EPCs)


The study aims to assess the role, objectives and services of 27 EPCs in India. The existence of numerous export promotion councils is assessed and their contribution to export performance is evaluated. It also studies the utilisation of MAI/MDA grant received by the EPC from DoC; the mechanism being used by EPCs for creating export awareness; the activities of EPCs at national and international platforms; and the uniformity in fee structure with respect to Membership, Issuance of RCMC and Certificate of Origin.

Development of Export Promotion Strategy for Nagaland


The study aims to review various sectors of resources in Nagaland to identify and analyse various exportable products and commodities having export potential and substantial production in the state. The study attempts to identify potential international markets with reference to present trends of demand and supply and explores the usability of the cross border trade routes with neighbouring country of Myanmar. The study will highlight the problems faced by the existing and potential export oriented entrepreneurs of the state and will suggest pragmatic and realistic action plans and strategies to be adopted by the state govt. for proper export development in the state.

Study on Effects of International Trade Scenarios of
Indian Copper Industry


The study makes an assessment of the effects of the international trade scenario on the Indian copper industry. It analyses both quantitative trade data and qualitative information through survey and finds out the issues pertaining to the domestic industry in the presence of international trade. This involves an assessment of the factors relating to the increased imports of copper products (free trade agreements, subsidies given by foreign countries) and its effects on the domestic industry. It also analyses the trends in exports of copper products from India and factors inhibiting the growth in exports. The study then examines the prevalent inverted duty structure in the copper industry and the need for suitable measures. Finally, it makes some recommendations for the industry considering both export and import scenario.

Development of Marketing Strategy for Promotion of Handloom Exports


Given the high employment opportunity of the handloom sector and the contribution of handlooms to India’s cloth production as well as exports, a study on promoting the handloom exports from India becomes imperative. The present research study is carried out to understand the major items of handloom exported from India, the major markets to which these are exported, and the opportunities and challenges for Indian handloom exports. The outcomes of the study will be used to help devise a marketing strategy for promotion of handloom exports from India.

Rationalisation of Export Promotion Councils (EPCs)


The study aims to assess the role, objectives and services of 27 EPCs in India. The existence of numerous export promotion councils is assessed and their contribution to export performance is evaluated. It also studies the utilisation of MAI/MDA grant received by the EPC from DoC; the mechanism being used by EPCs for creating export awareness; the activities of EPCs at national and international platforms; and the uniformity in fee structure with respect to Membership, Issuance of RCMC and Certificate of Origin.