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Minister of Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal

India’s export performance in the first six months of 2021-2022 shows that outbound shipments will exceed the target of $ 400 billion in the current fiscal year, the minister said on Saturday. ‘Union Piyush Goyal.

Last year, exports amounted to $ 290 billion, the Minister of Trade and Industry told the media here.

Based on the performance of exports in the first six months through September 21, it looks like exports could exceed the target of $ 400 billion for this year, he noted.

Stating that the country currently has the highest foreign exchange reserve, Goyal said the whole world looks to India as a trusted partner.

He said a drone manufacturing company has expressed willingness to invest $ 40 billion in India.

Claiming that Himachal Pradesh is the first state to implement the “one nation, one ration card” policy, he praised the efforts of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur.

However, when asked to comment on reports that people were asked to remove their name from one area and register in another area to obtain a ration card within the state itself. Likewise, Goyal said that one should not try to create a sensation from an isolated incident.

But when he pointed out that such incidents have occurred statewide, the minister preferred to remain silent.

Earlier, speaking to Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan beneficiaries Anna Yojana, Goyal said India had faced difficult times during the pandemic but was now on the path to recovery and rapid growth.

“When the pandemic struck, Prime Minister Modi’s first thought was to ensure the well-being of poor and migrant siblings,” he said.

The minister also spoke with various beneficiaries of the device in Himachal Pradesh via a virtual mode. He also distributed ration kits to beneficiaries.


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