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Brand Promotion and Quality

Quality Awareness Campaign The Central Government aims to encourage manufacturers and exporters an internationally accepted standards of quality for their products. The Central Government extend support and assistance to trade and industry to launch a nationwide programme quality awareness and to promote the concept of total quality management.
State Level Programmes The Central Government will encourage and assist State Governments in launching site programmes in their respective States, particularly for the Small scale and handicraft sector.
Test Houses The Central Government will assist in the modernisation and upgradation of test houses laboratories in order to bring them at par with international standards.
Rewards And Benefits Due recognition will be given to manufacturers/processors who have acquired ISO series or IS/ISO 9000 (series) or ISO 14000(series) or HACCP or WHO-GMP or SEI CMM 2 and above accredition/certification. Similarly,exporter exporting products with quota trademarks shall be recognised. A list of agencies authorised to issue such a certificate given in Appendix - 32B of Handbook (Vol.1). All such manufacturers/processors will also be eligible for green card as given in Paragraph 4.23.The export of such products which is recognised as branded by an inter-ministerial committee shall not be subject to any for the purpose of DEPB as prescribed in Appendix-28A of Handbook (Vol.1)
Quality Complaints/Disputes

The Regional Sub-Committee on Quality Complaints (RSCQC)set up at the Regional office of the Directorate General of Foreign Trade shall investigate quality complaints received from foreign buyers. The guidelines for settlement of quality complaints, In particular, and such other complaints, in general is given in Appendix 50 of Handbook (Vol.1). If it comes to the notice of the Director General of Foreign Trade or he has reason to be that an export or import has been made in a manner gravely prejudicial

(i) to the trade relations of India with any foreign country;

(ii) to the interests of other persons engaged in exports or imports;

(iii) has brought disrepute to the credit or the goods of the country;

The Director General of Foreign Trade may take action against the exporter or importer concerned in accordance with the provisions of the Act, The Rules and Orders thereunder and this Policy.

Brand promotion With the objective of promoting exports of branded products, a Committee shall constitute for identification of such products and upon recognition of such brands by Committee, the benefits of paragraph 14.4 shall become available for exports of such brand.
Bar Coding using International Symbologies/Numbering System It is the endeavor of the Central Govt. to enhance export competitiveness of Indian product and to promote compliance with prevalent international best practices. The National IT Force has recommended adoption of Bar Coding for all indian products within five years. Bar coding using international symbologies/numbering Systems, would enable timely accurate capture of product information and its communication across the supply ahead of the physical product flow. This inturn would result in wide ranging benefit including lowering of inventory costs, lower overall supply chain costs and hence reduce costs for Indian products, increasing efficiency of Indian Industry and adherence to stringe quality assurance norms through product traceability.
Bar Coding for Export of Retail products With the ultimate objective of facilitating adoption of bar coding for all products under International symbologies/numbering Systems, all exports of finished and packaged. It meant for retail sale shall incorporate bar codes following International Symbologies/numbering Systems from a date to be notified by DGFT.
Bar Coding for Export of Products at Carton/Consignment Level

In addition to the above, exports at carton/consignment levels in the sectors of readymade garments, engineering products, food products, pharmaceuticals, leather goods, sport goods, plastic goods and handicrafts shall adopt bar coding using international symbologies/Numbering Systems.

Direcotrate General of Foreign Trade would issue a separate notification specifying export items for each of these sectors with their dates of implementation.

Directorate General of Foreign Trade shall consult exporter in this regard from Implementation perspective.