ESC is your very own organisation governed by the industry representatives in the form of Committee of Administration elected for a period of two years.
ESC is a one-stop source of information on
- Commercially useful information
- Export opportunities
- Export-Import policy and procedures
ESC is a helping hand to members for participation in
- International trade fairs
- Buyer-Seller meets
- Catalogue shows
- Business delegations abroad
- Foreign delegations visiting India.
ESC acts as a platform between the industry and the government to help members in
- Policy and procedural related matters
- Fixation of DEPB rates
- Raising issues of Bilateral and WTO negotiations
- EU anti-dumping and anti-subsidy cases
As per para 3.6.2 of Foreign Trade Policy of India and para 3.12 of Hand Book of Procedures Volume I all the IT, software / services including ITES exporters are required to get registered with ESC. ESC membership is required for various benefits under the Foreign Trade Policy of India as mentioned below :-
- DEPB Benefits
- Advanced Licence
- EPCG Scheme
- Duty Draw Back Scheme
- Any other licence to import / export
- Deemed Export Benefit
ESC keeps its members abreast of the latest developments in the world economic scenario and inform members about
- Latest happenings
- Trade enquiries
- Global tenders :
ESC has initiated a new and unique service of providing information relating to Electronics Hardware and Telecommunication Computer Software / Services Global - tenders and procurement opportunities. The tender information will include :
- Bid Notices & Corrigendum’s (if any).
- Request for Quotes
- Procurement forecast
- Expression of Interest
- GPN ( General Procurement Notices)
ESC acts as a facilitator to facilitate Joint Ventures, Collaborations, Sub-Contracting tie-ups, technology transfer etc.
ESC maintains a comprehensive database of the industry, companies, products and capabilities of all the major players and SMEs.
ESC has initiated several programmes to help the Indian SME’s in the field of Electronics and IT. The major ones include :
INDIASOFT series of events : To cater to the needs of the small and medium IT companies, ESC organises INDIASOFT – IT Exhibition and Conferences in February each year at New Delhi. Indian IT companies exhibit their capabilities during the event and buyers are invited from around the world to visit the exhibition. Conferences on contemporary themes are also organised simultaneously during the event. Thus, INDIASOFT provides an excellent opportunity the Indian IT companies to interact with delegates from over 40 companies and the foreign delegates are able to know about the capabilities of the Indian small and medium IT companies.
To give a new impetus to Indian exporters for overcoming the language barrier for diversification of their export into the Japanese and German IT market, ESC has initiated a scheme namely Language Related Market Access Facilitation. Under the scheme, 75% of the expenditure on the tuition fee is reimbursed.
ESC is the implementation agency for the promotional programmes assisted by the Government such as
- MDA : Marketing Development Assistance
- MAI : Market Access Initiative
- LRMAFI : Language Related