Ministry of Commerce and Industry
Department of Commerce
Directorate General of Foreign Trade
New Delhi, Dated 7th April, 2020
Subject:- One-time condonation under the EPCG Scheme—Extension till 31.03.2021-reg.
F. No. 18/42/AM-18/P-5.- The following Public Notices have been issued by the Directorate General of Foreign Trade:-
a) Public Notice 35/2015-20 dated 25.10.2017 – Onetime condonation of time period in respect of obtaining block-wise extension in Export Obligation period under EPCG Scheme.
b) Public Notice 36/2015-20 dated 25.10.2017 – Onetime condonation of time period in respect of obtaining extension in Export Obligation Period under EPCG Scheme.
c) Public Notice 37/2015-20 dated 25.10.2017 – Onetime relaxation for condonation of delay in submission of installation certificate under EPCG Scheme.
2. The validity of the above mentioned Public Notices was extended till 9.2018 vide Public Notice No. 1/2015-20 dated 26.04.2018, again extended till 30.09.2019 vide Public Notice No.78/2015-20 dated 11.03.2019 and further extended till 31.03.2020 vide Public Notice No.55/2015-20 dated 03.01.2020.
3. Public Notice No. 37/2015-20 dated 10.2017 was modified vide following Public Notice:-
Public Notice No. 30/2015-20 dated 14.08.2018 — RAs have been delegated power till 31st March, 2019 of one time relaxation and condonation of delay in submission of installation certificate for EPCG authorizations issued upto 31.03.2015, without payment of any penalty.
4. In exercise of powers conferred under Paragraph 04 of Foreign Trade Policy, 2015- 20, as amended, read with Paragraph 2.58 of Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-20, as amended, the Director General of Foreign Trade in public interest hereby further extends the time of receipt of requests till 31.03.2021 in respect of the above mentioned Public Notices. However, additional composition fee of Rs. 5000/-, mentioned in these Public Notices, is not required to be paid.
5. The other contents of the above mentioned Public Notices shall remain the same
Effect of this Public Notice: The time period to receive requests in RAs for block-wise extension; extension in Export Obligation Period and submission of installation certificate is further extended up to 31.03.2021.
Director General of Foreign Trade
Ex-officio Additional Secretary to the Govt. of India
(Issued from F. No.18/42/AM-18/P-5)