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Launcing MEA's Website on Economic Diplomacy

Posted on: December 15, 2020 | Back | Print

Consulate General of India

Toronto

 

External Affairs Minister of India, Dr. S. Jaishankar will launch MEA’s website on Economic Diplomacy www.indbiz.gov.in on 16th December, 2020 at 1830 Hrs (IST). The website will showcase India’s economic, sectoral, and State-wise strengths that make for an attractive economic partnership. It aims to provide critical and relevant information on major economic indicators, central and state government policy updates as well as the latest business news and trade data. 

2. The website would also include information on global mineral resource endowments, opportunities for agricultural exports and employment abroad for Indian nationals and businesses.  The economic and policy profiles of our States and Union Territories along with the plethora of economic engagement opportunities they offer have been highlighted in extensive detail. The website will serve as a two-way funnel connecting our nationals, businesses and the States globally for enhancing exports, exploring employment and attracting foreign industry and business to India, especially the States.

3. The website will serve to connect interested investors to relevant agencies in India such as Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) for agricultural exports from India, Indian Trade Portal for trade with India, and Invest India for inward investment respectively. 

4. Articles on a wide variety of topics including key economic and commercial developments and initiatives to enhance existing socio-economic infrastructure within the nation will be available on the website. This repository of material will provide information on the latest developments within the country as well as the opportunities for strengthening economic ties.  It will offer a glimpse of India’s economic diplomacy.

Agricultural Exports: Interested exporters may connect to APEDA –Agricultural & Processed Food Products Export Development Authority at www.apeda.gov.in

Trade: Interested Investors may connect to Invest India- the National Investment Promotion and Facilitation Agency of India at www.investindia.gov.in

 5. The website’s launch by EAM will broadcast via the Ministry’s social media platforms. 

6. All are requested to join the launch event live on You Tube at 1830hrs (IST) / 0800hrs (EST) on 16 December 2020. Please click the link https://www.youtube.com/user/MEAIndia to join.

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14 December 2020               

Toronto