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DGFT PUBLIC NOTICE  NO. 64    (RE-2003)/2002-2007 dated 12.5.2004 
New Export promotion Council for pharmaceutical products

In exercise of powers conferred under Paragraph 2.4 of the Export and Import Policy 2002-2007, the Director General of Foreign Trade hereby makes the following amendments in Handbook of Procedures (Vol. I):


1.             The following sentence is added to para 3.12.1 as under:

In case of export of drugs and pharmaceuticals interalia including intermediaries, herbal, ayurvedic, unani and homeopathic medicines; biotech and biological products; diagnostics, surgicals, nutraceuticals, pharma industry related services, collaborative research, contract manufacturing, providing base for clinical trials and consultancy, the RCMC can be obtained from the Pharmaceutical Export Promotion Council.


2.             The first sentence of para 4.25 pertaining to deemed exports is amended as under:

For deemed exports

(i)                  A copy of the invoice or a statement of invoices duly signed by the unit receiving the material and their jurisdictional excise authorities  certifying the item of supply, its quantity , value and date of such supply.


3.             The following is amended in Appendix 15 pertaining to “Agri Export Zone”




Districts covered



West Bengal

Hooghly, Burdhwan, Midnapore (W), Midnapore (E), Uday Narayanpur and Howrah





4.             The following council is added at Appendix 27 pertaining to the “List of Export Promotion Councils/ Commodity Boards”


Name of the Export Promotion Council

Address of the Regd Office of the Council

Address of the Regional Office(s) of the Council


Pharmaceutical Export Promotion Council

C-25, Industrial Estate, Sanatnagar, Hyderabad 500018

Tel: 040-23703910/ 06718

Fax: 040-23704804

Poonam Chambers, A Wing, Dr A.B Road, Worli, Mumbai 400 018

Tel: 022-24974308/ 44624; Fax: 022-24950723








This issues in public interest.           




( File No: 01/94/180/9/ AM05/ PC IV)