Assistance to States for Infrastructural Development for promoting Exports (ASIDE):- Under this Department of Commerce Government of India Scheme for infrastructural development for promoting exports, within the ambit of its State component West Bengal receives annual grants to undertake projects screened, sifted and approved by the State Level Export Promotion Committee (SLEPC) headed by the Chief Secretary.

At present, the State has 23 ongoing projects under various stages of implementation. Monitoring of these projects is done both physically & with an especially devised Monitoring Information System. West Bengal has been one of the 3 States in the country to have received additional grant under ASIDE in 2010-2011.

Last Updated on: July 6th, 2011