Govt extends deadline for import of additional quota of urad till May 31

The deadline for import of supplemental quota of two.five lakh tonne of urad lentil for 2019-20 has been extended even more till May well 31 by the Commerce & Field Ministry as the on-heading lockdown for that contains the Covid-19 virus resulted in delays for traders.

“In this regard, numerous representations were being gained searching for extension of the day of import of urad further than May well fifteen, 2020 owing to the present-day lockdown condition in opposition to pandemic Covid-19. The matter has been examined, and it has been decided by the skilled authority to prolong the deadline for import of supplemental two.five lakh tonne of urad up to May well 31, 2020. Imports ought to get there at Indian ports right before May well 31, 2020,” as for each a trade detect issued by the Directorate Standard of Overseas Trade.

All license holders for urad have been asked to comprehensive their import by May well 31 this year as no even more ask for for extension will be entertained.