Drawback Disbursal at Nhava Sheva Ė Pending Cases

The following Public Notice was issued by the Commissioner of Customs (Export) Jawaharlal Nehru Custom House on 21st October 2009.

[Customs Public Notice No. 80 dated 21st October 2009]

Sub: Payment of Un-disbursed amounts of Drawback claims.

It is for the information of all Exporters, Custom House Agents & the Trade that All Industry Rate of Drawback amounts are sanctioned and scroll is transmitted to the Nodal Bank for credit in the Exporterís accounts. The Nodal Banks debit the Government account and credit the consolidated scroll amount into the EDI Parking Account. Then, from this account, the Bank credits the individual Exporterís accounts.

2.†† On many occasions drawback amounts of certain exporterís cannot be credited to their accounts because of various reasons viz. Account does not exist; Invalid Receiver IFSC Code; Account stopped; Wrong Account Number; No such account type; A/C type not found; Special character not allowed (&) etc. In such cases the un-disbursed amounts are returned to Customs.

3.†† To minimize the delay in disbursal of drawback amounts to the exporters in such cases the Nodal Bank in this Commissionerate viz. The State Bank of India, JNCH Branch is required to return such un-disbursed drawback amounts scroll-wise within 15 days of the dispatch of the physical copy of scroll by the Assistant / Deputy Commissioner (Drawback) to the Bank along with reconciliation statement and exporter-wise reasons for non-disbursement.

4.†† In this regard all Exporters are once again requested to furnish correct Bank Accounts to the Nodal Banks for speedy clearance of the drawback claims.

5.†† Any difficulty faced in implementing this Public Notice may be brought tothe notice of Addl./ Asstt. Commissioner of Drawback Section, JNCH or the undersigned, if not resolved.

F.No.: S/12-Gen-474/09 DBK JNCH