Setting up and Operationalisation of a Computerized Trade Information Centre (CTIC) at Dharwad for Visvesvaraya Industrial Trade Centre (VITC)
NCTI signed an MoU with Visvesvaraya Industrial Trade Centre (VITC), Bangalore for Setting up of a Computerized Trade Information Centre (CTIC) at Dharwad which would service manufacturers, exporters, importers, traders, entrepreneurs and other agencies involved in promoting international trade in the State of Karnataka. The project involves setting up of physical and technical infrastructure, content development, website development, software development, training to VITC officials for operationalisation and management of CTIC and compilation, printing and publication of a quarterly newsletter. The project also involves Operationalization and Management of CTIC for a period of two years.
Computerized Trade Information Centre (CTIC) was formally inaugurated at Dharwad on 1st August, 2010 by Shri Murugesh R Nirani, Hon'ble Minister for Large & Medium Scale Industries, Govt. of Karnataka and VITC-NCTI TRADE INFO website was formally launched by the Hon'ble Minister. Subsequently, the inaugural issue of our Newsletter 'VITC-NCTI TRADE INFO' was also released by the Hon'ble Minister in presence of several dignitaries including Shri H V Raghuram, MD (VITC); Dr Karoor, Additional Director, Department of Industries, Bangalore; Shri Malatesh Jeevannavar, Joint Director, DIC, Dharwad; Shri Kedvi, President North Karnataka Small Scale Industries Association, Dharwad. About 150 people attended the meeting including the Press.