(To be Published in the Gazette of India Extraordinary Part-II, Section - 3, Sub-Section (ii))



Government of India

Ministry of Commerce & Industry

Department of Commerce

Udyog Bhawan 


Notification No 51 (RE – 2010)/2009-2014

New Delhi, Dated :  3rd June, 2011


Subject:   Export of Organic Pulses.


S.O.(E)              In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 5 of the Foreign Trade (Development & Regulation) Act, 1992 (No.22 of 1992) read with Para 2.1 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2009-2014 (as amended from time to time), the Central Government hereby amends, with immediate effect, Para 3 of Notification No. 35 (RE-2010)/2009-2014 dated 23.03.2011 read with Notification No.15 (RE-2006)/2004-2009 dated 27.6.2006, as amended from time to time.


2.         The entries relating to export of organic pulses as mentioned in amended Para 3 (i) (2) in para 3 of Notification No. 35 (RE-2010)/2009-2014 dated 23.03.2011 will read as under:


“3 (i) (2) 10,000 MTs of organic pulses and lentils per annum.  Export of organic pulses and lentils shall be subject to following conditions:


(a)    Quantity limit shall be 10,000 MTs per annum;

(b)    It should be duly certified by APEDA as being organic pulses and lentils;

  (c)    Export contracts should be registered with APEDA, New Delhi prior to shipment;

  (d)    Exports shall be allowed only from Customs EDI Ports.”


3.     Effect of this notification:


Export of Organic Pulses was earlier exempted from the ban on export of pulses with a ceiling of 10,000 tonnes  upto 31.03.2012 and subject to certain conditions.   Now exemption on export of organic pulses and lentils will be per annum ; but with the ceiling of 10,000 MTs and subject to conditions mentioned above.  





(Anup K. Pujari)

Director General of Foreign Trade

E-mail: dgft@nic.in


 (Issued from F.No.01/91/180/1776/AM10/Export Cell)