Government of India Ministry of Commerce & Industry
Department of Commerce
Directorate General of Foreign Trade
Udyog Bhawan, New Delhi
Dated the 19th May, 2021
Trade Notice 05/2021-22-DGFT
All IEC Holders
Members of Trade and Industry
All Export Promotion Councils/Commodity Boards
All RA’s of DGFT
Subject: Introduction of an online e-EPCG Committee module for accepting applications seeking relaxation in Policy/Procedure in terms of para 2.58 of FTP 2015-20.
The members of trade are hereby informed that this Directorate is introducing an online e- EPCG Committee module on the DGFT website, a new module as a part of IT Revamp, for receiving applications for seeking relaxation in policy/procedure in terms of para 2.58 of FTP 2015-20.
2. Henceforth, the applications for seeking relaxations In terms of para 2.58 of FTP 2015-20 under the EPCG Committee would be accepted through online mode only. No manual submission of applications for the same would be allowed. The members of trade can login to the portal, fill in the requisite details in the form, upload the necessary documents and submit the application after paying requisite fee. The system will generate a file number which can be used for tracking purposes through the portal. The Directorate would issue online deficiency letters calling for any additional information required and the exporter would be able to reply to the deficiency letters online. The entire processing of the applications and communication of the decision of the committee would be in online mode only.
3. The members of trade can file applications to e-EPCG Committee module through following navigation -
https://dgft.gov.in/ → Login using registered user credentials for the IEC holder → Services → EPCG → Apply for EPCG Committee.
4. The members of trade are advised to go through the Online Help Manual and FAQ documents before filing the applications under the module. The Online Help Manual and FAQ documents would be available under https://dgft.gov. in/ > Learn > Application Help & FAQs.
5. In case any technical issue is faced, the same may be intimated to the DGFT Helpdesk by raising a CRM ticket on the portal or calling on the toll-free helpline @ 1800-111-550 or sending an email to email@example.com.
Deputy Director General of Foreign Trade
Tel. No. 23061562 Ext. 341
(Issued from F. No. 18/07/AM-22/PC-5, e-27989)