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Government launches Niryat Mitra mobile app

Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry has launched Niryat Mitra mobile application for exporters and importers of the country.
Government launches Niryat Mitra mobile app
  • The app is developed by the Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO), the largest exporters organisation of the country.
  • It is available both on Android and IOS platforms.

About the Niryat Mitra app:

  • The app provides a wide range of information required to undertake international trade right from policy provisions for export and import, applicable GST rate, available export incentives, tariff, preferential tariff, market access requirements- SPS and TBT measures.
  • It provides all the information at the tariff line.
  • The app works internally to map Indian Trade Clarification (ITC) Harmonized Item Description and Coding System (HS) code of other countries with that of India.
  • It also provides all the required data without users bothering about HS code of any country. Presently, the app has data of 87 countries.
  • It also provides notifications of export promotion programmes organised by FIEO to provide opportunity to industry to participate in them.

About the Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO):

  • It is the apex and largest trade promotion organisation in India. 
  • It was jointly established in 1965 by Ministry of Commerce and private trade and industry.
  • It is responsible for representing and assisting Indian entrepreneurs and exporters in foreign markets.
  • It is headquartered in New Delhi.

Questions:

Q1. What is the name of the app that the Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry has launched for exporters and importers of the country?
a. Aayat Mitra
b. Niryat Mitra
c. Vyaapar Mitra
d. None of the above

Q2. Where is the Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) headquatered?
a. Chennai
b. Mumbai
c. Kolkata
d. New Delhi
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