India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO)

Eligibility criteria to avail MDA by participating in the ITPO’s led activities.

  1. Applicants should have one year complete membership with the Council on the day of submission of MDA application with the concerned EPCs etc. and filing of returns with concerned EPC/organisation regularly.

  2. Exporting companies with an F.O.B. value of exports of upto Rs. 15 crores in the preceding year will be eligible for MDA assistance for participation in trade delegation / BSMs / Fairs / Exhibitions abroad to explore new markets for export of their specific product(s) and commodities from India in the initial phase.

  3. Assistance would be permissible on travel experiences by Air, in Economy Excursion class fair and or charges of the built up furnished stall. This would, however be subject to an upper ceiling mentioned in the table per tour.

    Sl.No. Area / Sector No. of visits Maximum Financial ceiling per events
    (1) (2) (3) (4)
    1 Focus LAC 1 Rs. 1,80,000/-
    2 FOCUS AFRICA (including WANA Countries) 1 Rs. 1,50,000/-
    3 FOCUS CIS 1 Rs. 1,50,000/-
    3 FOCUS ASEAN+2 1 Rs. 1,50,000/-
    3 General Areas 1 Rs. 80,000/- *

    Handicrafts has been considered one of the priority sectors alongwith an having large employment generation potential, therefore, applicants of EPC handicrafts would be admissible with the assistance of Rs. 1,50,000/- for each participation in the General Area. There exporters availing of assistance under this provision would, however, be in addition to these participations, eligible for only any two Focus Area participation.

  4. Assistance shall be permissible to one regular employee / director / partner / proprietor of the company Assistance would not be available to exporters of foreign nationality of holding foreign passport.
  5. Intimation application i.e. Annexure-V must be received in the concerned EPC etc. with a minimum of 14 days clear advance notice excluding the date of receipt of application in the office of the concerned organisation and the date of departure from the country. Intimation and the application must be sent electronically by email also.
  6. The company shall not be under investigation / charged / prosecuted / debarred / black listed under the Foreign trade Policy of India or any other law relating to export & import business.
  7. To avail the reimbursement, the following documents are required:

For details visit website www.commerce.nic.in/MDA-guideline.pdf or call MDA cell,ITPO 011-23371667

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