CAPEXIL Export Awards Presented

IAS Prelims 2023

CAPEXIL Export Awards 2012-13 were presented by the Minister of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises Kalraj Mishra in New Delhi.

The awards were given in the category of 3 Highest Export awards, 16 Top Export Awards, 63 Special Export Awards and 136 Certificates of Merit.

The Highest Export Award for 2012-13 under the Canalised Agency (Minerals and Ores Sector) was given to M/s MMTC Limited, New Delhi.

Under the Processed Minerals category, the award was given to M/s National Aluminium Company Ltd.(NALCO), Bhubaneswar.

Under the Non-Minerals Sector, the Highest Export Award was given to M/s Balkrishna Industries Ltd, Mumbai.

Background:

CAPEXIL, an Export Promotion Council, functioning under the Ministry of Commerce & Industry was set up to facilitate and promote export of Chemical based Allied Products.

Total export of products falling under the jurisdiction of CAPEXIL during 2014-15 was an impressive $13.93 billion.

CAPEXIL has 16 panels, which are broadly divided into two categories viz. minerals and non-mineral.