GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
CENTRAL BOARD OF EXCISE & CUSTOMS
Dated: April 30, 2015
The Chief Commissioner of Central Excise (All)
Sub: Instructions regarding expeditious clearance of export goods to Nepal in the wake of emergency relief operations undertaken in India-reg.
The Ministry of External Affairs has announced “Operation Maitree” under which India has embarked upon massive rescue, relief and evacuation operations in Nepal. A number of organizations/individuals as a part of their contribution to the relief operations may be required to procure relief items for export to Nepal.
2. In this regard, it is hereby directed that field formations may be instructed to ensure all possible facilitation for expeditious procurement of goods meant for cross border supplies to Nepal from India. All procedural formalities, relating to export of relief items under bond or duty free procurement of relief items for export, may be expeditiously completed in order to facilitate export of relief items to Nepal on an urgent basis and where necessary, temporary orders may be issued by the Chief Commissioner to remove difficulty in complying with the procedures prescribed.
3. This issues with the approval of the Adviser (CBEC).
Under Secretary (CX-6)