Engineering Export Promotion Council was set up in 1955 under the sponsorship of Ministry of Commerce Govt. of India for export promotion of engineering goods projects and services from India. The Council also regularly organizes country participation in specialized overseas trade fairs like IHF and IFMA in Cologne Spring Fair in Birmingham National Hardware Fair in Chicago and similar other trade fairs all over the globe. In addition the Council participates on a regular basis in several other exhibitions in large number of countries by setting up Information Booth in which product catalogues and literature pertaining to Indian companies are displayed. This multi-pronged involvement in specialised engineering exhibition and trade fairs have proved to be extremely productive and yielded in good result for Indian exporting community.