The Commerce and Industry Ministry has launched a Twitter Seva service a special Twitter cell by the Narenda Modi government manned by a set of dedicated officers of the Commerce and Industry Ministry was launched. It will respond to queries from start-ups, exporters and importer, and other stakeholders within 48 and 72 working hours.
Commerce and industry Minister Nirmamala Sitharaman Commerce and industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. Launching the service, Nirmala Sitharaman, Commerce and Industry Minister said that queries on matters relating to Department of Commerce and Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) will be answered through this service.
The Ministry would respond to queries regarding the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT), Directorate General of supplies and Disposals, SEZs, tea, coffee, rubber, spices, Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA).Issues related to manufacturing policy, industrial corridors, investment promotion, Make in India, Start up India, FDI, intellectual property rights will be addressed by the DIPP. Under this, anyone who is desirous of assistance from the ministry can use the hashtag – ‘#mociseva’.
Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion:
Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion was established in the year 1995, and in the year 2000 Department of Industrial Development was merged with it. It is working under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India. This department is responsible for formulation and implementation of promotional and developmental measures for growth of the industrial sector, keeping in view the national priorities and socio-economic objectives.
1. Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP)
2. Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT)
3. Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA).
4. Commerce and industry Minister – Nirmamala Sitharaman
5. Secretary Of DIPP – Ramesh Abhishek
So lets do:
1. Expand the terms DIPP,DGFT and APEDA?
2. DIPP comes under which ministry?
3. Who is the Secretary Of DIPP?
Source – The Hindu