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Government of India
Ministry of Finance
25 JUN 2019 6:33PM by PIB Delhi
Surjit Bhalla Committee on Trade and Policy

High Level Advisory Group (HLAG) headed by Dr. Surjit S. Bhalla has been constituted by the Department of Commerce. The HLAG has made several recommendations for boosting India’s share and importance in global merchandise and services trade. Among other things, the Report identifies tax reforms also to boost export and investment channels for exports.

The Committee has recommended “Elephant Bonds” as a specialised security product providing funds towards Long Term Infrastructure.

HLAG has also made recommendations for reforms in Financial Services Framework for making India a Preferred Destination for financial services.

This was stated by the Union Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs,Smt. Nirmala Sitharamanin a written reply to a Parliament Question in Rajya Sabha today.