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IIFTs online module so far receives 2,300 registrations

New Delhi, Sep 16 (PTI) The online programme run by Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) for entrepreneurs, exporters and importers has so far received 2,15,329 hits and 2,300 registrations. The programme, Niryat Bandhu @Your Desktop, has been successfully implemented and has concluded its first year with completion of nine batches and beginning of the tenth batch, the commerce ministry said in a statement today.

IIFT has been identified by the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) as a nodal agency to conduct this online programme.

DGFT implemented the Niryat Bandhu scheme for mentoring new and potential exporters on intricacies of foreign trade through counselling, training, and an outreach programme.

This programme is an effort to empower entrepreneurs and create exporters.

"The programme so far has received 2,15,329 hits, 2,300 registrations, 10 batches, 474 participants, and 177 business plans," it said.

It was also decided that a module exclusively in Hindi will be launched.

DGFT Anup Wadhawan said the programme has received participants even from small and interior places. PTI RR ARD

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