TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY, PART II, SECTION 3, SUB-SECTION (i)]

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF FINANCE

(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)

 New Delhi, the 11th December, 2009

Notification No. 137/2009 – Customs

  G.S.R.   (E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 25 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), the Central Government, on being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, hereby makes the following further amendments in the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) No. 21/2002- Customs, dated the 1st March, 2002, which was published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary  vide number G.S.R. 118(E), dated the 1st March, 2002, namely:-

In the said notification, –

A.     in the Table,

(i)     against S.No.400, for the entry in column (3), the following entry shall be substituted, namely:-

“Goods required for setting up of any Mega Power Project, so certified by an officer not below the rank of a Joint Secretary to the Government of India in the Ministry of Power, that is to say-

(a)   a thermal power plant of a capacity of 700MW or more, located in the States of Jammu and Kashmir, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura; or

(b)   a thermal power plant of a capacity of 1000MW or more, located in States other than those specified in clause (a) above; or

(c)   a hydel power plant of a capacity of 350MW or more, located in the States of Jammu and Kashmir, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura; or

(d)   a hydel power plant of a capacity of 500MW or more, located in States other than those specified in clause (c) above”;

(ii)    after S. No. 400 and the entries relating thereto, the following S. No. and entries shall be inserted, namely:-

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

“400A.

9801

Goods required for the expansion of any existing Mega Power project so certified by an officer not below the rank of a Joint Secretary to the Government of India in the Ministry of Power.

 

Explanation: For the purposes of this exemption, Mega Power project means a project as defined in S. No. 400 above.

2.5%

Nil

86″;

B.        in the Annexure, in Condition No. 86, for sub-clause (ii) of clause (a), the following shall be substituted, namely:-

“(ii)   the power purchasing states shall undertake to carry out distribution reforms as laid down by Ministry of Power.”.

[F. No. 354/104/2003-TRU (Pt-II)]

 (Limatula Yaden)

Deputy Secretary to the Government of India

 Note. – The principal notification No. 21/2002- Customs, dated the 1st March, 2002, was published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary vide number G.S.R. 118 (E), dated the 1st March, 2002 and was last amended vide notification No. 126/2009- Customs, dated the 27th November, 2009, which was published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary vide number G.S.R. 849(E), dated the 27th November, 2009.

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