Government of India

Ministry of Commerce & Industry

Department of Commerce

Directorate General of Foreign Trade

Udyog Bhawan, New Delhi.


Public Notice No. 28 /2009-2014 (RE- 2013)

New Delhi, the 25th September, 2013


Subject: Amendment in Paragraph 3.8.3 of the Handbook of Procedures, Vol. 1 (for Incremental Exports Incentivisation Scheme).

In exercise of the powers conferred under Paragraph 2.4 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2009-14, the Director General of Foreign Trade hereby makes the following amendment in paragraph 3.8.3 of the Handbook of Procedures Vol. I 2009-14 with immediate effect:

2. Sub para (e) and (f) are added at the end of para 3.8.3 of HBP v1 as under:

“(e) Claims with growth in excess of the value and percentage specified under paragraph 3.14.4(c)

(i) and (ii) and paragraph 3.14.5 (c) (i) and (ii) of FTP, will be subjected to greater scrutiny by

Regional Authority. Such scrutiny of the claim will require the following documents:

(i) Calling for evidence of manufacture / purchase of export goods i.e. excise return /sales taxreturns or any other evidence.

(ii) Checking exports of company from whom goods have been purchased i.e. whether such company had done export in previous 2 years and quantum of exports in previous 2 years and quantum of exports in current year.

           (iii) Calling for any other evidence to justify export growth and consequent entitlement of Incremental Exports Incentivisation Scheme.

(f) The provisions mentioned in paragraph 3.8.3 of HBP v1 relating to procedure for Incremental Exports Incentivisation Scheme, will also be applicable to claims filed under paragraph 3.14.5 of FTP i.e. for the year 2013-14. The applications in this case can be filed after 1st April, 2014. Last date for filing application will be as per para 3.11.9 of HBP v1 and late cut provisions of para 9.3 of HBP v1 2009-14 will be applicable.”

3.       The ANF 3F which was annexed to Public Notice No. 13 (RE 2013) dated 17.5.2013 will also be applicable for filing claims under Incremental Exports Incentivisation Scheme for the period 2013-14 vis a vis 2012-13 with corresponding changes in the period of export. Format of ANF 3F with this revision (claims for the period 2013-14 vis a vis 2012-13) is annexed to this Public Notice.

Effect of Public Notice: Claims beyond a particular level would require greater and more intensive scrutiny. A list of indicative documents for such scrutiny has been given.


(Anup K. Pujari)

Director General of Foreign Trade