The deadline for import of further quota of two.5 lakh tonne of urad lentil for 2019-twenty has been prolonged even more till Might 31 by the Commerce & Industry Ministry as the on-going lockdown for containing the Covid-19 virus resulted in delays for traders.
“In this regard, a number of representations were obtained in search of extension of the date of import of urad beyond Might fifteen, 2020 due to the latest lockdown predicament against pandemic Covid-19. The matter has been examined, and it has been made the decision by the capable authority to prolong the deadline for import of further two.5 lakh tonne of urad up to Might 31, 2020. Imports ought to get there at Indian ports in advance of Might 31, 2020,” as per a trade see issued by the Directorate Typical of Foreign Trade.
All license holders for urad have been questioned to total their import by Might 31 this calendar year as no even more ask for for extension will be entertained.