Coir Board is implementing the Export Market Promotion Scheme for adoption of strategic and aggressive product specific and market specific promotional programmes for popularizing coir and coir products in markets abroad, supporting the export oriented industry on modernization programme.
- To attain overall and sustainable development of Indian Coir Industry by participating in international fairs / product promotion programmes/ seminars etc.
- To assist the entrepreneurs to participate in such programmes through export market development assistance scheme.
All micro, small and medium exporters, with FOB turnover of less than Rs.2.00 crore worth coir and coir products in the previous year and micro, small & medium entrepreneurs of coir and coir products, registered with the Coir Board, would be eligible for assistance under the scheme, provided they have not availed the facility from any other source for the same purpose or participated three times in the same exhibition to the same destination thrice with government assistance.
TA financial assistance of upto Rs.2.00 lakhs is provided to the eligible coir exporters to participate in the international fairs/product promotion programmes etc. Assistance for publicity material up to 25% of the production cost with over all ceiling of Rs.15000/- is also admissible.
How to apply:
The applications under the Scheme can be collected from Coir Board Offices, DICs, Coir Project Offices, Panchayati Raj Institutions and the Nodal Agencies approved by the Board for this purpose. The forms can also be downloaded from the Coir Board website and have to be submitted directly to the Coir Board Field Offices or through the DICs.
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