FIEO Niryat Shree & Niryat Bandhu Awards: Call for nominations

FIEO Niryat Shree & Niryat Bandhu Awards: Call for nominations

Export Sector

Federation of Indian Export Organisations

Federation of Indian Export Organisations

28 Jun 2021, 16:22 — 8 min read

In its efforts to motivate exporters, FIEO instituted the “Niryat Shree” and “Niryat Bandhu” Awards in the year 1995-96. The “Niryat Shree” is awarded to One Star Export House/ Two Star Export House/ Three Star Export House/Four Star Export House/ Five Star Export Houses, Multi-Product Groups (Non-Export Houses), Service Providers, E-Commerce exporters for their excellent export performance and “Niryat Bandhu” is awarded to Banks/ Export Promotion Councils and Commodity Boards for excellent support services rendered for the promotion of exports. Nominations in both categories are invited from members and the same are short-listed based on their export performance and incremental growth in exports. 

Niryat Shree Awards are given in the following categories namely: 

 

1)    Highest foreign Exchange Earner

2)    Agriculture and Plantation Sector

3)    Chemicals, drugs, pharmaceuticals and allied Sector

4)    Engineering and Electronics Sector

5)    Gem and Jewellery Sector

6)    Leather and leather Sector

7)    Textiles Sector including RMG, made-ups, yarn, handicrafts & carpets

8)    Residual Sector not covered above

9)    Service provider

10)  Woman Entrepreneur 

 

“Niryat Bandhu” Awards are awarded to supporting institutions like: 

 

1)     Banks 

2)     Export Promotion Councils/ Commodity Boards/ Export Development Authority

 

Eligibility criteria for the 17th edition of FIEO Award "Niryat Shree" for the year 2020-21

One Star Export House, Two Star Export House, Three Star Export House, Four Star Export House, Five Star Export House /Multi-Product Groups 

1. Minimum exports in each category should not be less than: 

MSME Rs 5 Crores in each year
Non-MSME Rs 10 Crores in each year


2. Double weightage will be given to exports to Focus LAC, Focus Africa, Focus CIS & Focus ASEAN +2.
(Please see countries covered under the said programme)


Service Provider

Minimum exports in each category should not be less than:

MSME Rs 5 Crores in each year
Non-Status Holder Service Provider Rs 3 Crores in each year

 

Outstanding Women Entrepreneur

1. The applicant should be the Proprietor/ Wholetime Director/ Managing Partner/ Chairman/ Managing Director/  Employee not below the rank of President

2.  Minimum exports in each category should not be less than:

MSME Rs 5 Crores in each year
Non-MSME Rs 10 Crores in each year

 

3.  Double weightage will be given to exports to Focus LAC, Focus Africa, Focus CIS and Focus ASEAN +2

Highest Foreign Exchange Earner

Minimum foreign exchange earnings of Rs 1000 crores  in 2020-21

OR

Average foreign exchange earnings of Rs 1000 crores during the years 2018-19, 2019-20 & 2020-21

Weightage: Only one weightage will apply:

1. Double weightage for exports of goods of small scale and cottage sector including own manufactured as well as traded goods of such sector OR

  1. Double weightage for exports to identified countries under Focus: LAC, Focus: Africa , Focus: CIS and Focus: ASEAN + 2  OR
  2. Double weightage for exports made to new market in 2020-21 OR
  3. Double weightage for export of new products exported to existing market in 2020-21 

 

Countries covered under Focus Scheme

Countries covered in the Focus CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States)  Programme
Russian Federation, Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan and Tajikistan

Countries covered in the Focus Africa Programme
Algeria, Angola, Botswana, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Libya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, Seychelles, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Countries covered in Focus LAC Programme
El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Barbados, Belize, Guyana, Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago, Antigua, Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Bahamas, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Falkland Islands, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Martinique, Netherlands Antilles, Panama, Suriname, US Virgin Islands, Turks and Caicos Island 

Countries covered in Focus ASEAN + 2 Programme
Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Australia, New Zealand 

 

Eligibility criteria for the 17th edition of FIEO Award "Niryat Bandhu" for the year 2020-21

Niryat Bandhu Award For Nationalised /Private Banks / Foreign Banks

i)  a) Value of export credit disbursed during 2018-19, 2019-20, 2020-21

    b) Percentage terms of export credit during the last three years

ii) Break up of Percentage of export credit allowed to the following sectors during the last three years.

    a) MSME

    b) Non MSME

iii) Percentage growth in opening accounts of exporters to disburse foreign exchange during the last two years. 

iv) Percentage growth in opening new branches of a bank extending export credit during the last two years. 

(v) Number of Gold Card issued to exporters

(vi) Number of overseas branch opened

(vii) Number of seminar/ events sponsored for exporters
 

Export Promotion Council/ Commodity Board/ Export Development Authority

1. Total membership of the organisation as on 31.3.2021.

2. Percentage growth in membership during 2020-21 over 2019-20.

3. Number of International trade fairs/exhibitions/buyer-seller-meets/trade delegations including virtual mode organized by the Council during last 3 years

4. Percentage growth in MDA applications received by the Council in 2020-21 over 2019-20.

5. Number of offices opened in last 3 years

Submit your nomination

1)  ONE STAR EXPORT HOUSE/TWO STAR EXPORT HOUSE /THREE STAR EXPORT HOUSE /FOUR STAR EXPORT HOUSE /FIVE STAR EXPORT HOUSE /MULTI PRODUCT GROUP Click Here 

 

2)   SERVICE PROVIDER Click Here 

 

3)   OUTSTANDING WOMAN ENTREPRENEUR Click Here 

 

4)  HIGHEST FOREIGN EXCHANGE EARNER Click Here   

 

5)  EXPORT PROMOTION COUNCIL/ COMMODITY BOARD/ EXPORT DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY Click Here

 

6)  NATIONALISED / PRIVATE / FOREIGN BANKS  Click Here          

 

For any information or clarification please write to fieoaward@fieo.org

 

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