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Mar 26, 2020

Indian Government Amends Lockdown Rules, Allows Interstate Movement of Goods and Cargo for Inland & Exports

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) has informed member-exporters that the Government has issued an addendum to its order of March 24 regarding exemptions relating to essential commodities and services during the 21-day lockdown of the country, and is now permitting interstate movement of goods/cargo for inland and exports.

In a letter sent out to members, the GJEPC writes, “MHA has further issued an addendum No. 40-3/2020-DM-I(A)  dated 25th March 2020 to the earlier guidelines, wherein  point J refers operations of railways, airports and seaports for cargo movement and interstate movement of goods/cargo for inland and exports shall be allowed.”

The Council has asked its members to read the detailed Customs Notification which is available to them on the GJEPC website.