Overview of Export Promotion

Export Promotion Bureau was established by the Govt. of U.P. in the year 1999 for promoting exports from the State of U.P. The Bureau is headed by Export Commissioner who is also Principal Secretary, Small Scale Industries and Export Promotion for the State of U.P. Export Promotion Bureau office is located 'in PICUP, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow-226010.

The objectives of the Bureau is to take effective steps for export promotion in coordination with all the Government Departments and to create a favourable environment for the exporters. It interacts with the exporters on one hand and Export Promotion Councils, Agencies, Export Associations, State and Central Government Bodies on the other hand.

The Bureau assists exporters in export procedure, various facilities and assistance offered by the State and Central Agencies.

It also ensures follow-up of export policy matters and miscellaneous problems of exporters. State exporters are registered by Bureau for providing export assistance offered by the State Government. It implements Freight Rationalisation Scheme of ICDs and Air Cargo, Market Development Assistance Scheme, State Export Award Scheme etc. Besides technical and design inputs, participation in overseas fairs/exhibitions, buyer seller meet, project study on exports are also 'initiated'.