Trade Notice No  01/2013
 Date:  18th April,   2013
 Published By:
 DGFT
 Subject: Increasing accuracy of data capturing by DGCI&S- Alignment of Chapter 3 schemes with ITC HS


 Government of India
Ministry of Commerce & Industry
Department of Commerce
Directorate General of Foreign Trade
Udyog Bhawan, New Delhi

1.    Various items have been added from time to time under  Appendix 37A i.e. Vishesh Krishi and Gram Udyog Yojna (VKGUY) and Appendix 37D  i.e. Focus Product Scheme (FPS) and Market Linked Focus Product Scheme (MLFPS) in the  Hand Book of Procedure Vol-I.
2.    ITC (HS) codes mentioned against few items in the Appendices did not match the description against respective ITC (HS) codes in the ITC (HS) classification of export and import item book.  An effort has been made to align the items description in the Appendices 37 A & 37 D with ITC (HS) classification of export and import items.
3.    Draft Appendix 37 A (VKGUY) and Appendix 37 D (FPS and MLFPS) have been   prepared after alignment.  Before notifying the above appendices,   it has been decided to seek views of all stake holders on the draft  Appendices about correctness of the ITC (HS) code and description of item.  Draft Appendices will be available on the website of DGFT  www.dgft.gov.in up to 17.05.2013.
4.    All stakeholder are requested / encouraged to give feedback /suggestion on the above draft preferably through e-mail to hardeep.singh@nic.in up to 24.00 hrs on 17.05.2013.


(Hardeep Singh)
Joint Director General of Foreign Trade
Email: hardeep.singh@nic.in