About seventy industries and enterprises had participated in the workshop

In order to generate awareness about regulations for export of sensitive, dual-use goods and technology, the Ministry of External Affairs organized an e-workshop in cooperation with the Indian Chamber of Commerce.

About seventy industries and enterprises participated in the workshop held on September 18, which was addressed by the Ministry of External Affairs, Directorate General of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Defence, Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs and experienced industry representatives, a press note issued by the MEA said.

The workshop shared the importance and benefits of export control systems in terms of India’s economic growth and integration with the global economy, foreign investment and technology linkages, national security interests, international non-proliferation obligations and government’s flagship initiatives of ‘Make in India’, ‘Make for World’ and ‘Aatma Nirbhar Bharat’.

The presentations and discussions covered the laws, regulations, processes, implementation mechanisms as well as the importance of industry education & compliance towards a sound export control system to uphold India’s impeccable non-proliferation record acknowledged globally.

The workshop was part of the ongoing industry outreach endeavour of the Indian government towards a well-established national export control system in line with global standards.