New Delhi: Commerce & Industry Minister Piyush Goyal today launched DGFT ‘Trade Facilitation’ Mobile App during the online video conference, for promoting ease of doing business and providing quick access to information to importers/exporters.
Maintaining that very often, the simple trade-related process becomes cumbersome, Goyal said, “We desire to move towards paperless, automated processing systems, simple procedures for trade players, online data exchange between departments & digital payments & acknowledgements.”
He said that in the post-covid world, tech-enabled governance will play a key role in determining India’s growth and competitiveness.
“A Single-window approach has enabled tech transformation of service delivery in India. It has liberated last-mile beneficiary from location based constraints, and enhanced ease of doing business. Progress in technology helps develop the economy and strengthen Indian firms in the competitive global market,” the Minister said.
Lauding the initiative of DGFT, Goyal said that the new Trade Facilitation App is a step in the right direction as it provides easy, omni-channel access to various trade related processes and enquiries at the touch of button.
He said that the App is a symbol of India’s idea of Aatmanirbharta – Making governance easy, economical & accessible, as it symbolises shift in traditional thinking.
Goyal said that Trade facilitation App is READY for Industry 4.0, and it will significantly contribute to export target of $1 Trillion by 2025 and GDP target of $5 Trillion. (PR)