The ministry is targeting a minimum growth rate of 16 per cent in exports this fiscal.
"The ministry is targeting nine sectors as part of their strategy to boost exports. The minister held discussions on strategy with line ministries," the official said.
Gems and jewellery, textiles, leather, engineering, electronics, defence, pharma, agri and marine products are the sectors.
To push exports, the ministry has suggested several steps including demanding priority sector lending to exporters.
All other departments and ministries suggested steps to boost overseas shipments.
The Department of Chemicals stated that they are looking at new countries for exports and raised delay in environmental clearance for agro-chemical sector.
Since 2011-12, India's exports have been hovering at around USD 300 billion. During 2017-18, the shipments grew by about 10 per cent to USD 303 billion.