EEPC India opens Tech Centre in Bengaluru

EEPC India opens Tech Centre in Bengaluru

The Engineering Export Promotion Council of India (EEPC India), the apex organisation of the country’s engineering exporters, has launched  the ‘EEPC India Technology Centre’ in Bengaluru with support from the Union Commerce Ministry.

The initiative is aimed at making Indian exports competitive in the world market by scaling up technology in manufacturing, especially by the MSME sector.    

Inaugurating the EEPC India Centre here on Thursday, Commerce Secretary Rita Teaotia said that the  Ministry of Commerce and Industry has given major focus on innovation and technology for development of the Indian engineering sector. “The aim is to  increase India’s share of hi-tech and value added products exports in the global markets, which is currently pegged at around 6-8%,” he said.

She also assured that the centre shall attempt at gathering global market intelligence for technological development that would also help the government in framing appropriate policies for research and  development in India. EEPC India envisages to collaborate with leading technology providers of the world, a release said.

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