15 projects for export infrastructure approved
As many as 16 projects, including setting up of a cold chain in Madhya Pradesh, were approved under a commerce ministry scheme to develop infrastructure for promoting exports. Last year, the commerce ministry launched the Trade Infrastructure for Export Scheme (TIES) to create appropriate infrastructure for development and growth of exports. Of the total scheme outlay of `600 crore, `80 crore was provided in 2017-18 and the same amount will be provided during the current fiscal also.
The approved projects include setting up of an integrated cargo terminal at Imphal international airport; establishment of trade promotion centre in Bhopal; solid waste management system at Noida SEZ; and construction of office cum laboratory complex of export inspection agency at Visakhapatnam.