[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)

NOTIFICATION No. 33/2015-Central Excise

New Delhi, the 10th June, 2015

G.S.R. (E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 5A of the Central Excise Act, 1944 (1 of 1944), the Central Government, being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, hereby exempts the goods mentioned in column (1) of the Table below of the description specified in column (2) of the said Table from the whole of the duty of excise leviable thereon which is specified in the Schedule to the Central Excise Tariff Act, 1985 (5 of 1986), subject to the condition that the manufacturer produces at the time of clearance of the said goods, before the Assistant Commissioner of Central Excise or Deputy Commissioner of Central Excise having jurisdiction, a certificate from an officer not below the rank of Deputy Secretary to the Government of India in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to the effect that the said goods are required for the National AIDS Control Programme funded by Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB and Malaria(GFATM):-

TABLE

(1) (2)
Goods Description
Anti-Retroviral Drugs (ARV

Drugs)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adult First Line – Zidovudine 300 mg + Lamivudine 150 mg + Nevirapine 200 mg, Zidovudine 300 mg + Lamivudine 150 mg, Tenofivir 300 mg + Lamivudine 150 mg, Tenofivir 300 mg + Lamivudine 300 mg, Nevirapine 200 mg, Efavirenz 600 mg, Stavudine 30 mg + Lamivudine 150 mg + Nevirapine 200 mg, Stavudine 30 mg + Lamivudine 150 mg, Abacavir 600 mg + Lamivudine 300 mg and Tenofivir 300 mg +Lamivudine 300 mg + Efavirenz 600 mg

Adult Second Line – Atazanavir 300 mg Capsules, Ritonavir   100 mg tablets, Lopinavir 200 mg + Ritonavir 50 mg tablets

Paediatric Drugs – Zidovudine 60 mg + Lamivudine 30 mg + Nevirapine 50 mg tablets, Stavudine 6 mg + Lamivudine 30 mg + Nevirapine 50 mg tablets, Abacavir 60 mg + Lamivudine 30 mg, Zidovudine 60 mg + Lamivudine 30 mg tablets, Stavudine 6 mg + Lamivudine 30 mg tablets, Nevirapine 50 mg tablets, Efavirenz     200   mg   tablets,   Lopinavir    100   mg   + Ritonavir 25 mg tablets

Diagnostics and Equipments

Cluster of Differentiation (CD) 4 Kits / Reagents, HIV­DNA-PCR Kits for DNA Testing of Early Infant Diagnostics, Viral Load Kits, CD4 Machines, Viral Load Machines

2. Nothing contained in this notification shall have effect on or after the first day of April 1, 2016.

[F.No.354/1 94/20 14 –TRU]

(Akshay Joshi)

Under Secretary to the Government of India

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