Suresh Prabhu launch digital initiative for ease of farm exports

Posted by Daily Shipping Times on 05-04-2018        Tweet

NEW DELHI: Union Commerce and Industry and Civil Aviation Minister, Suresh Prabhu launched digital initiatives by Export Inspection Council (EIC) for ease of export at New Delhi on 3 April 2018, according to an official statement.

Speaking on this occasion the Minister said that India’s potential for agricultural and food export will get a great boost due to these digital initiatives.

EIC is the official export certification body of Government of India and has launched this flagship project of Digital India Initiative to keep pace with changing dynamics of the world.

In order to continue the vision for credible inspection and certification and to strengthen the confidence on Indian produce, three portals have been developed to reduce transaction time and cost in a transparent manner. The portals not only provide an opportunity for ease of export but also plays an important role in the Go Green initiative by reducing paper usage and saving millions trees.

To provide fast, efficient and transparent services for Ease of Doing Business in all sectors the complete export food chain has been integrated in this digital platform. Primary production, chain catch, aquaculture pond, dairy farms and apiaries are all linked. Processing units, testing laboratories, official controls and exports have complete traceability.

Minister of State, Shri C.R. Chaudhary along with Commerce Secretary, Rita Teaotia, were also present on the occasion.