Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
(Central Board of Excise and Customs)
New Delhi dated the May 30, 2008
Subject:- Export Warehousing- extension of facility to Bidadi in the Bangalore Rural District, Karnataka -reg.
I am directed to refer to Board’s Circular No. 581/18/2001-CX dated 29th June, 2001 which inter alia, specifies conditions, procedures, class of exporters and places under sub-rule (2) of rule 20 of Central Excise Rules, 2002 for warehousing of excisable goods for the purpose of export. In paragraph 2(2) of the said Circular, the Board has specified places where warehouses may be established. Now, representations have been received from the trade as well as field formations to include Bidadi in the Bangalore Rural District, Karnataka in the list of places mentioned in the said Circular.
2. The matter has been examined. Board is of the view that extension of the facility of export warehousing to Bidadi in the Bangalore Rural District, Karnataka would facilitate the trade and industry. Accordingly, it is decided to amend paragraph 2(2) of the said Circular dated 29.6.2001 to include Bidadi in the Bangalore Rural District, Karnataka. The said paragraph shall now read as follows:
“(2) Places: The warehouses may be established and registered in Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Kolkata, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Ludhiana, Mumbai, the districts of Pune and Raigad in the state of Maharashtra, the district of East Midnapore in the state of West Bengal, the district of Kancheepuram in the state of Tamilnadu, the district of Indore in the state of Madhya Pradesh, the taluka Ankleshwar in the district of Bharuch in the state of Gujarat, Navi Mumbai in the district of Thane in the state of Maharashtra, Sholinghur in the district of Vellore in the state of Tamilnadu and Bidadi in the Bangalore Rural District, Karnataka. ”
3. Trade & industry as well as field formations may please be informed suitably.
4. Receipt of the Circular may be acknowledged.
5. Hindi version will follow.
( RAHUL NANGARE)
Under Secretary to the Government of India