Useful Links (National)
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Ministry of Commerce & Industry Ministry of Commerce and Industry The link provide graphical statistical information on Export, import and information on balance of Trade.
Ministry of Commerce & Industry Department of Consumer Affairs
Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution
Government of India
The Department of Consumer Affairs, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Government of India is monitoring wholesale and retail prices of 22 Essential Commodities through 101 Price Collection Centres (State Food and Civil Supplies Departments) situated across the country. This portal provides for collection of price data through public participation also.
Citizen are invited to register through this webportal once to get userid and password instantly and enter prices of their locality.
Ministry of Commerce & Industry Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) The website is imparting Export - Import knowledge across boundaries digitally, the website provide information on on-line certificate program in Export and import business. Programmes are available for following different groups.
Employees of Export Houses.
Ministry of Commerce & Industry National Certification System for Tissue Culture Raised Plants (NCS-TCP) National Certification System for Tissue Culture Raised Plants (NCS-TCP) is being implemented by Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India since year 2006, as per the Gazette of India Notification under the Seeds Act. 1966. NCS-TCP has been instrumental in building capacities of the tissue culture companies for producing quality planting material and also enhancing their market reach through a certification process.
Ministry of Commerce & Industry Ministry of Commerce & Industry The mandate of the Department of Commerce is regulation, development and promotion of India's international trade and commerce through formulation of appropriate international trade & commercial policy and implementation of the various provisions thereof.
agricoop Ministry of Agriculture Department of Agriculture and Cooperation was set up to deal with all matters affecting the practical improvement and development of the agriculture sector in the country. It is mandate enhance productivity and production of agricultural commodities to ensure the food security of the nation and also to make agriculture a sustainable and viable vocation for livelihood support by 2020.
DGCIS Directorate General of Commercial Intelligence & Statistics (DGCIS) The DGCI&S is entrusted with the responsibility which involves the ancillary trade statistics such as the statistics on 'Inter-State Movement of Goods by Rail, River and Air', statistics on 'India's Customs and Excise Revenue Collections' according to the tariff/Budgetary heads; shipping statistics in 'Statistics of the Foreign and Coastal Cargo Movement of India', Coastal trade statistics in 'Statistics of the Inland Trade Consignments of India' and selected Statistics in 'Selected Statistics of Foreign Trade of India' and an analytical report 'Assessment Report of India's Foreign Trade by Air'.
Agricultural Statistics At a Glance The Directorate of Economics and Statistics (DES), an attached office of the Department of Agriculture and Cooperation, collects, disseminates and publishes statistics on diverse facets of agriculture and related sectors required for policy formulation by the Government. Over the years, a number of initiatives have been taken to bring about improvement in the coverage, quality and timely availability of these statistics.
Agmark Agmark As a step towards globalisation of agriculture, the Directorate of Marketing & Inspection (OMI) has embarked upon an ICT project: NICNET based Agricultural Marketing Information System Network (AGMARKNET)" in the country. AGMARKNET is an effort to bring rural people into the main stream economy. It is having nationwide market information for wholesale produce.
NHB National Horticulture Board (NHB) National Horticulture Board (NHB) was set up by Government of India on the basis of recommendations of the "Group on Perishable Agricultural Commodities. NHB is committed to an integrated development of horticulture industry in the country and to assist in the establishment and growth of infrastructure for the development of Post Harvest Technology and Market Information system for horticultural crops.
AH&D Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying (AH&D) Department of Animal Husbandry Dairying & Fisheries (DADF) is responsible for matters relating to livestock production, preservation, protection and improvement of stocks, dairy development and also for matters relating to the Delhi Milk Scheme and the National Dairy Development Board.
NABL National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) is an autonomous body under the aegis of Department of Science & Technology, Government of India. NABL has been established with the objective to provide Government, Regulators and Industry with a scheme of laboratory accreditation through third-party assessment for formally recognizing the technical competence of laboratories. The accreditation services are provided for testing, calibration and medical laboratories in accordance with International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Standards.
DGFT Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) DGFT is to facilitate international trade in goods & services and thereby stimulate sustained national economic growth, through coordinated efforts of the Union and the State Governments, by providing a trade environment that is transparent, equitable, proactive, based on consultation that enhances the user's confidence in the organization.
mofpi Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) The Ministry of Food Processing Industries is concerned with formulation and implementation of the policies & plans for the food processing industries within the overall national priorities and objectives. A strong and dynamic food processing sector plays a vital role in reduction in the wastage of perishable agricultural produce, enhancing shelf life of food products, ensuring value addition to agricultural produce, diversification &commercialization of agriculture, generation of employment, enhancing income of farmers and creating surplus for the export of agro & processed foods.
ITPO India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) ITPO, the premier trade promotion agency of the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India is committed to showcase excellence achieved by the country in diverse fields especially trade and commerce. It provides a wide spectrum of services to trade and industry and acts as a catalyst for growth of India's trade.
Aximbank Export Import Bank of India Export-Import Bank of India is the premier export finance institution of the country, set up in 1982 under the Export-Import Bank of India Act 1981. Government of India launched the institution with a mandate to not just enhance exports from India, but also to integrate the country’s foreign trade and investment with the overall economic growth.
Tea Board Tea Board The Tea Board is functioning as a statutory body of the Central Government under the Ministry of Commerce. It confined largely to regulation of tea cultivation and export of tea as required by the International Tea Agreement then in force, and promotion of tea Consumption.
Spices Board Spices Board Spices Board (Ministry of Commerce, Government of India) is the flagship organization for the development and worldwide promotion of Indian spices. The Board is an international link between the Indian exporters and the importers abroad. The Board has been spearheading activities for excellence of Indian spices, involving every segment of the industry. The Board has made quality and hygiene the corner stones for its development and promotional strategies.
MPEDA Marine Products Export Dev. Authority (MPEDA) MPEDA functions under the Ministry of Commerce, Government of India and acts as a coordinating agency with different Central and State Government establishments engaged in fishery production and allied activities. Its role covering fisheries of all kinds, increasing exports, specifying standards, processing, marketing, extension and training in various aspects of the industry.
GS1 GS1 India (Formerly EAN India) GS1 is a neutral, not-for-profit organisation that facilitates collaboration amongst trading partners and technology providers, in order to solve together business challenges that leverage standards and to ensure safety, efficiency and visibility along the entire value chain.
FIEO Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) The Federation of Indian Export Organisations represents the Indian entrepreneur's spirit of enterprise in the global market. Known popularly as "FIEO", this apex body of Indian export promotion organizations was set up jointly by the Ministry of Commerce, Government of India and private trade and industry in the year 1965. FIEO is thus a partner of the Government of India in promoting India's exports.
IIP Indian Institute of Packaging The Indian Institute of packaging is your link to the world of packaging and welcomes you to the packaging fraternity. It is the only institute of its kind in the country, fully dedicated to service of the packaging industry.
IIFT Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) was set up in 1963 by the Government of India as an autonomous organisation to help professionalise the country's foreign trade management and increase exports by developing human resources; generating, analysing and disseminating data; and conducting research.
NCTI National Centre for Trade Information (NCTI) National Centre for Trade Information (NCTI) is a non-profit (section 25 under the Companies Act 1956) and joint venture of India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) and National Informatics Centre (NIC), for collection and dissemination of trade related information and improving business information services for the benefit of the business community, especially the small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
CBEC Central Board of Excise & Customs (CBEC) Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) is a part of the Department of Revenue under the Ministry of Finance, Government of India. It deals with the tasks of formulation of policy concerning levy and collection of Customs and Central Excise duties, prevention of smuggling and administration of matters relating to Customs, Central Excise and Narcotics to the extent under CBEC's purview.
SEZs Special Economic Zones (SEZs) SEZs are an engine for economic growth supported by quality infrastructure complemented by an attractive fiscal package, both at the Centre and the State level, with the minimum possible regulations.
ECGC Export Credit Guarantee Corporation of India Ltd. (ECGC) Export Credit Guarantee Corporation of India Ltd. (ECGC) is a Government of India Enterprise which provides export credit insurance facilities to exporters and banks in India. It provides a range of credit risk insurance covers to exporters against loss in export of goods and services.
EPCES The Export Promotion Council for EOUs and SEZs (EPCES) The EOU Scheme introduced in early 1981, is complementary to the SEZ scheme (erstwhile EPZ scheme). It adopts the same production regime but offers a wider option in location with reference to factors like source of raw materials, port of export, hinterland facilities, availability of technological skills, existence of an industrial base, and the need for a large area of land for the project.
Directorate of Extension Directorate of Extension The Directorate of Extension/Extension Division is the nodal agency in the Department of Agriculture and Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture for agricultural extension programmes. It assists and encourages the State Departments in organising, maintaining and operating professional extension services. The role of Extension Division/Directorate of Extension is essentially collaborative, providing guidance, technical support to the Extension Division.
ICAR Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR) The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) is an autonomous organisation under the Department of Agricultural Research and Education (DARE), Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India. This is the apex body for co-ordinating, guiding and managing research and education in agriculture including horticulture, fisheries and animal sciences in the entire country.
cacp Commission for Agriculture Costs and Prices The Agricultural Prices Commission is to advise the Government on price policy of major agricultural commodities with a view to evolving a balance and integrated price structure in the perspective of the overall needs of the economy and with due regard to the interests of the producer and the consumer.
PQI Plant Quarantine Organisation of India The mandate of Plant Quarantine Service within the Directorate of Plant Protection, Quarantine and Storage is to prevent the entry, establishment and spread of exotic pests in India as per the provisions of The Destructive Insects & Pests Act, 1914 and the notifications issued there under.
NSC National Seeds Corporation limited NSC was incorporated with the objective to promote and develop seed industry in the country and to contribute to the prosperity of farmers through supply of quality seeds and other agro input/services as well as to enhance agricultural productivity. NSC Produces more than one lakhs tones of certified/quality seeds per year covering 600 varieties of 60 crops and hybrids of cereals, millets, pulses, oilseeds, fodder, fibre and vegetables.
novod National Oilseeds and Vegetable Oils Development Board The National Oilseeds and Vegetable Oils Development (NOVOD) Board, a statutory body under the National Oilseeds and Vegetable Oils Development Board Act, 1983 (No. 29 of 1983), for the Integrated Development of Oilseeds and Vegetable Oils Industry in the country. The Board is under the administrative control of Department of Agriculture and Cooperation of Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India.

Central Insecticides Board Registration Committee

The department of Agriculture of this Ministry took immediate steps to frame the Rules and constituted Central insecticides Board and Registration committee. The Committee is to facilitate the registration of safe, efficacious and quality pesticides for domestic use and export and to disseminate information to State Governments and other concerned departments/agencies for effective implementation of Insecticides Acts and Rules framed there under.

Exim Mitra

With a view to promoting the country’s trade and for matters connected therewith, Exim Bank has envisioned creation of an online platform. This online platform has been christened as “EXIM Mitra”, meaning a ‘friend for exporter and importer’.