Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, with a view to give proper direction, guidance and encouragement to the Services Sector, has set up an exclusive Export Promotion Council for Services in the name of Services Export Promotion Council (SEPC). SEPC was registered under the Societies Registration Act in November, 2006. DGFT, vide Gazette Notification dated 5/3/2007, included SEPC in the list of the recognised Export Promotion Councils.