I am directed to refer to Board’s Circular No. 581/18/2001-CX dated 29th
June, 2001 which interalia, specifies conditions, procedures, class of exporters
and places under sub-rule (2) of rule 20 of Central Excise Rules, 2002 for
warehousing of excisable goods for the purpose of export. In paragraph 2(2) of
the said Circular, the Board has specified places where warehouses may be
established. Now, representations have been received from the trade as well as
field formations to include the Sholinghur in the district of Vellore in the
state of Tamilnadu in the list of places mentioned in the said Circular.
2. The matter has been examined. Board is of the view that extension of the facility of export warehousing to the Sholinghur in the district of Vellore in the state of Tamilnadu. would facilitate the trade and industry. Accordingly, it is decided to amend paragraph 2(2) of the said Circular dated 29.6.2001 to include the Sholinghur in the district of Vellore in the state of Tamilnadu. The said paragraph shall now read as follows:
“(2) Places: The warehouses may be established and registered in Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Kolkata, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Ludhiana, Mumbai, the districts of Pune and Raigad in the state of Maharashtra, the district of East Midnapore in the state of West Bengal, the district of Indore in the state of Madhya Pradesh, the taluka Ankleshwar in the district of Bharuch in the state of Gujarat, Navi Mumbai in the district of Thane in the state of Maharashtra and Sholinghur in the district of Vellore in the state of Tamilnadu.”
3. Trade & field formations may please be informed suitably.
4. Receipt of the Circular may be acknowledged.
5. Hindi version will follow.
Under Secretary to the Government of India
F.No. 209 /01/2007-CX-6