Abhyansh Shipping Services, a prominent leader in the shipping and logistics industry, made a significant mark at the International Home Textile Summit 2023 held at the prestigious HHI Hotel, Varanasi on 23rd September 2023. The event, themed “Unlock the Potential of the Home Textile Industry,” brought together industry leaders, experts, and policymakers to explore opportunities and challenges in the rapidly evolving sector.
The summit, which was supported by the Government of India, featured renowned dignitaries and experts. Among the distinguished guests were the Chief Guest, Shree Suresh Prabhu Ji, Chancellor Of Rishihood University and Former Minister of Civil Aviation, Railways, Commerce and Industry, who graced the occasion and joined remotely through video conference. The event was also blessed by the presence of Cabinet Minister Mr. Anil Rajbhar and Minister of State Dr. Daya Shankar Mishra.
Abhiraj Gupta, the Co-founder and Managing Director of Abhyansh Shipping Services, was honored with an invitation to speak at the event, reflecting the company’s prominent position in the industry. Gupta’s participation emphasized Abhyansh Shipping Services’ commitment to driving positive changes within the home textile sector.
The summit featured a lineup of international speakers from countries such as Russia, Libya, Canada, and Iran who shared their insights on various facets of the Indian home textile industry including their challenges related to imports and exports. Ms. Anshika V, representing Abhyansh Shipping Services, participated in a panel discussion focused on a crucial topic: “Competing with China in the International Market.”
Anshika V’s presentation provided a unique perspective on the textile industry, viewed through the lens of logistics and shipping. She shed light on several government initiatives aimed at propelling the logistics and shipping sector, including Gati Shakti, Sagarmala, and Bharatmala. Anshika also highlighted India’s forward-looking policy, Maritime India Vision 2030, which envisions significant improvements in the country’s port infrastructure, streamlining of customs clearance processes, and the digitalization of the industry.
Anshika emphasized the importance of simplifying logistics and shipping processes, allowing for greater transparency and efficiency in operations. Digitization, she noted, would play a pivotal role in ensuring that all stakeholders remained well-informed about industry regulations and developments. These enhancements, Anshika stressed, would lead to reduced shipping costs and improved turnaround times.
Furthermore, Anshika V spoke passionately about empowering rural women engaged in handcraft and embroidery by leveraging digitization and providing them with valuable training opportunities. She underscored the potential for these advancements to accelerate the movement of inputs and finished textile products at record speeds and reduced costs.
“We believe that by combining the strengths of the logistics and shipping sector with the home textile industry, we can create a more efficient and competitive ecosystem,” stated Anshika V. Abhyansh Shipping Services’ involvement in the International Home Textile Summit 2023 reaffirms its commitment to driving positive change and innovation within the shipping and logistics sector, ultimately benefiting industries across India.