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Capacity Building Programmes:

VTPC organizes and conducts a series of capacity-building programs that benefits its exporter’s fraternity and other stakeholders across the ecosystem.


Export Awareness Programs (EAPs)- It is a one-day awareness training program on export awareness and management 


Export Management Training Programs (EMTPs):

It is a  Six-Day extensive training Programme to provide training on basic and key concepts pertaining to the exports like export marketing, procedures & formalities, documentation, finance, packaging, shipment, certifications/quality, insurance, and other facilities offered by various agencies in export promotion. The Training also includes field visits which enable the exporters to get hands-on experience in export procedures, formalities that would help them in enhancing exports. The admissions are limited to 25 delegates per batch and a nominal fee is charged for this programme.  Certificates of participation /completion are awarded to all the delegates at the end of the training program.

EMPT is also customized and aligned to the needs of academia, in an abridged version of the program called Export Training Program (ETP).


Seminars/ Workshops/Conferences

VTPC Organize Seminars, Workshops Conferences, in association with the Export Promotions Councils, Chambers of Commerce, Industry Associations, and other trade bodies. Such workshops and conferences help in bridging the information gap and provide necessary guidance to the exporters to enhance their knowledge in the field of exports and services offered by various agencies of the State/ Central Government.

Various Sensitization Workshops, Programmes, and Seminars on International Trade, WTO Compliances, and across the spectrum of IPR are conducted by VTPC on a regular basis.  VTPC also organizes a plethora of Innovative Management workshops.


Trade Fairs / Exhibitions / Events/Awards

  • Facilitate participation of SMEs/artisans in domestic and international trade fairs and exhibitions for trade promotion

  • Organizes and facilitates B2B meetings and sponsor delegation to State/ National/ International fairs/ exhibitions

  • Organize and participate in State, National and International fairs and exhibitions

  • Organize Annual State Export Awards for Export Excellence

  • VTPC is anchoring the Dubai Expo 2020 for the State of Karnataka which is proposed to be scheduled in the month of Jan’22


Facilitation / Promotional Services

Organize, facilitate and participate in Open House Meetings, Interactive Meets, Stakeholder Meets, Grievance Redressals Interactions.


Facilitation Cell

VTPC houses various cells for smooth functioning. The facilitation cell includes:

  • Export Facilitation Cell

  • Geographical Indication Cell

  • WTO and IPR Relay Cell

  • Champion Services Cell


Information Dissemination

  • Disseminating Global Trade Data to the Exporters and Members

  • Export Directory


Geographical Indication:

  • Facilitation & Promotion of GIs

  • Setting up of two Karnataka Pavilion at the Airport one at the domestic terminal and the other at the upcoming international terminal at T2 to showcase state’s GI products and other heritage products

  • Set up an Experience Zone at the ground floor of VTPC’s building to showcase and brand GI tagged products of Karnataka


Export Promotion Initiatives:

  • Establish Export Development Centers

  • Develop Districts as Export Hubs

  • Facilitation of Agri-Exports

  • Implementation of ODOP

  • Implementation of ASIDE & TIES Scheme

  • Implementation and coordination of Champion Service Sectors


Integrated Development of the Logistics Sector

VTPC is the nodal agency for integrated development of the logistics sector in the State. Various initiatives are being undertaken in the State which is in line with the Logistics Division, DoC, MoCI.



  • Market Development Assistance (MDA) to Micro and Small Manufacturing Exporters/ Units for domestic and foreign visits for business promotion. Market Development Assistance in the form of travel reimbursement, fair subsidy for SMEs, SC/ST, Artisan & Women Entrepreneurs (TA/DA) who participate in national and international trade fairs.

  • Industrial Policy 2020-2025- Extending incentives & concessions available for exporters as per the Industrial Policy of Govt. of Karnataka

  • SEZ policy of State- Facilitating SEZ Developers, Co-developers and units established in SEZ under the provisions of State SEZ Policy 2009

  • Export Strategy for Karnataka 2020 - Formulated by VTPC in association with the Federation of Indian Export Organization (FIEO) for a period of five years. The strategy suggests measures to boost sectoral exports

  • Service Export Strategy- Formulated by VTPC in association with SEPC and released in Global Exhibition of Services 2019. It provides a roadmap for the promotion and nurturing of identified Champion Service Sectors in the state.

  • GI Policy- Karnataka is the 1st State in the country to have an exclusive GI Policy which was released in May’2019

  • State Integrated Logistics Plan- In line with the National Logistics Policy, the State is in the process of developing an integrated logistics plan



Last Updated: 26-08-2021 05:34 PM Updated By: VTPC

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