The Districts Glory - The Growth Story

To implement the vision of the Hon'ble Prime Minister of India - to convert each district into an export hub, as announced by him in his Independence Day Speech in 2019, the Government of India is working with the State/UT Governments towards the achievement of these objectives through an institutional mechanism being created at the district level.

Department of Commerce, through the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT), is engaging with the State/UT Governments to take forward this initiative in the districts and enable its implementation in a phased manner, with the objective of mobilizing the potential of each district of the country and to achieve its potential as an export hub.


  • To enable MSMEs, farmers and small industries to get benefit of export opportunities in the overseas markets.
  • To shift focus on District led Export Growth for self-sufficiency and self-reliance.
  • Attract investment in the Districts to boost manufacturing and exports.
  • Provide ecosystem for Innovation/use of Technology at District level to make them export competitive.
  • Reduce transaction cost for the exporter at various stages of export cycle.
  • Handholding and assistance to exporters by doorstep delivery of timely and relevant information.
  • To generate employment in the Districts.
  • Providing platforms for wide and global reach of products and services from the district through E-commerce and Digital marketing. Promoting Artisans, Farmers, Handicraft, Handloom, tourism and other cottage industries.