Web Exclusive | December 2016
AEPC presents Export Awards
The Textiles Minister Smriti Irani presented the AEPC Export Awards 2015-16 in 22 categories. The awards were divided into multiple categories and the key awards were given to Shahi Exports, Orient Craft, Gokaldas Exports, (Bangalore).
Winners for Global exports above Rs 100 crore and up to Rs 500 crore were: Pearl Global Industries, Pratibha and Raymond Group of Companies. Award winners for Global exports above Rs 50 crore and upto Rs 100 crore were: Penguin Apparels, Jyoti Apparels and Loyal Textile Mills. Award for the new entrepreneur was bagged by Milion Exports Private and winner for the highest exports to Japan was Lodha Impex.
Speaking on the occasion, Smriti Irani said her ministry would do its utmost within the constitutional framework to strengthen the industry. She further said that to promote exports, there should be an award for the best player in emerging market in the next award season. Industry should also head towards sustainable garments from an international perspective and should look for innovation either in marketing or technology, she said.