Modi in one of his 'Mann Ki Baat' programmes has called upon people to promote indigenous products.
The minister also asked CAIT to prepare a data base of a number of shops and people employed in those establishments in the country as that data will help the government implement demands made by the traders community effectively.
On this, CAIT said it will start the work soon and will prepare the data base in the next six months.
Goyal said data is essential for the government to prepare schemes and programmes for welfare of people but regretted that some people are opposing National Population Register.
For exports, he said the ministry is working on a scheme to enhance credit for exporters.
He also emphasised on using quality and standard products.
He said the US has over 800 SPS (sanitary and phytosanitary) and TBT (technical barriers to trade) protocols, but India has less than 500.
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