Export management training for socially backward classes

New Delhi, Feb 26 (KNN)  In an effort to encourage socially backward classes into the business of export, the MSME-Development Institute will be organising a training programme early next month here for export management.

The Export Management programme to be held between March-4 and 8 will have a nominal fee  of Rs 400 for general category and Rs 200 for women and physically handicapped and no fee for SC and ST candidates.

It will cover the topics export documentation, steps and procedure for exports, export finance, terms for payment, export communication, pricing for exports, customs clearance and port formalities, ECGC policies, etc, according to an official notice.

Formerly known as the Small Industries Service Institute, MSME-DI, New Delhi is a field institute under Office of the Development Commissioner (Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises) Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Government of India.

It provides a range of services for promotion and up-gradation of Small-Scale units in the jurisdiction of State of Delhi, District Faridabad of Haryana and districts Gautam Budh Nagar and Ghaziabad of Uttar Pradesh by providing consultancy on projects and areas of investment including technical information for selection of suitable plant and machinery, manufacturing process, products designing and diversification, plant lay out preparation etc.

The Institute assists the Small Scale Enterprises in upgrading their knowledge and improving their technical skills through structured management and skill upgradation programmes.

Employing close to 40 per cent of the country’s workforce and contributing 45 per cent to India's manufacturing output, SMEs play a critical role in generating millions of jobs, especially at the low-skill level.  The country's 1.3 million SMEs account for 40 per cent of the total exports.