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A special product will be exported from every district of Uttarakhand.

A special product will be exported from every district of Uttarakhand. For this, export hubs will be made in each district. The District Level Export and Promotion Committee has formulated a plan and strategy for developing the export hub. At present, Uttarakhand accounts for 0.48 percent of the total exports of the country.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given states the vision to develop each district level export hub to allow domestic manufacturing and exports to increase. In this direction, the state government has formed a plan to set up an export hub by setting up district export promotion committees.
For this, special local products in every district have been selected for export. At the same time, the availability of product, infrastructure for manufacturing and infrastructure development has been planned at the district level.
Year wise export status in the state
Year            Exports (In Crores)
2011-12             3530
2012-13             6071
2013-14             6782
2014-15             8509
2015-16             7350
2016-17             6011
2017-18           10837
2018-19           16285
2019-20           16971
Plan to export these products
Pickles, natural fibers, copper crafts in Almora, organic wool in Bageshwar, iron pots in Champawat, dairy products, apples in Uttarkashi, fish and herbs in Chamoli, maize products in Dehradun, pharma, sugarcane products in Haridwar, automobiles, pharma , Appan Crafts in Nainital, Wood Crafts in Pauri, Multi Grain, Carpets in Pithoragarh, Honey, Herbs in Rudraprayag, Spices in Tehri, Bakery Production in Udham Singh Nagar, Rice, Mentha exports will be increased.

To increase the export of local products in all districts of the state, a plan has been prepared to create an export hub. One product was selected for export in each district. Currently Uttarakhand is the 19th state in the country in exports. Uttarakhand accounts for 0.48 percent of the country’s total exports.
– Sudhir Chandra Nautiyal, Director, Industries Department

There is a lot of potential for export of natural and local products in Uttarakhand, but the problem is that the products here are used as raw materials. With this, the finished products come back to the state after processing. Processing will have to be more focused to increase exports. This will increase the export of local products from the state.
– Vipul Davar, Vice President CII