In a major boost to exports taking place through online platforms, the government has increased the export incentives to rs. 5 lakh per consignment from rs. 25,000 earlier. The relaxed norms will benefit export of handloom products, books and periodicals, leather footwear, toys and customised fashion garments through courier or foreign post offices using e-commerce. In a notification, the government said that exports of goods through courier or foreign post offices of value upto Rs. 5 lakh per consignment shall be entitled for rewards under the Merchandise Export from India Scheme (MEIS).