A.P. identifies goods for ‘one district, one product’ scheme
Govt. to arrange industrial hubs, faucet export potential
The Andhra Pradesh authorities has not too long ago recognized one product every from 13 districts below the ‘One District One Product’ (ODOP) programme that goals at creating conventional industrial hubs on the district degree. It can also be making ready motion plans to grasp the export potential of the respective merchandise.
The district-wise merchandise are: readymade clothes (Anantapur), pen Kalamkari (Chittoor), coir and coir merchandise (East Godavari), crimson chillies (Guntur), barium and barytes (Kadapa), Kondapalli toys (Krishna), stone carving (Kurnool), picket cutlery (Nellore), granite sharpening (Prakasam), Ponduru cotton (Srikakulam), Etikoppaka toys (Visakhapatnam), mango jelly (Vizianagaram) and crochet lace (West Godavari).
According to official sources, the merchandise have been catalogued and steps are being taken to bridge the gaps in infrastructure, provide chain and skillsets. Emphasis can be laid on exploring the markets abroad, which is the aim for the combination of the ODOP with the ‘districts as export hubs’ initiative being collectively carried out by the Directorate General of Foreign Trade and the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade.
The State authorities has partnered with main e-commerce firms equivalent to Amazon, Flipkart and Myntra and among the merchandise are being obtained nicely by the shoppers. Besides, the federal government is lending monetary and logistical assist equivalent to widespread facility centres for scaling up the manufacturing of the chosen merchandise.
The merchandise can be finally thought-about for geo-tagging which can provide them a definite benefit over different merchandise within the international markets.
The AP-Economic Development Board and Industries and the opposite departments involved are striving to create the ecosystem required to make the merchandise of exportable customary, and kind out points hampering the efforts being made to improve the merchandise into export gadgets that may fetch sizeable income for the exchequer.
The Ministry of Food Processing Industries has individually authorized one meals product every within the 13 districts below the ODOP scheme. The goal of the programme is to realize the purpose of ‘Atma Nirbhar Bharat’.