Textiles Ministry Extends RoSCTL Incentive for Textiles Garments in Ch. 61 and 62 by Two Years to 31 March 2026 from 31 March 2024

·         Decision of the Government of India to rebate all embedded State and Central Taxes and Levies on export of garments and made-ups to enhance competitiveness of these sectors

·         Decided to continue the RoSCTL scheme for a period of 2 years beyond 1st April 2024 and upto 31st March 2026 for apparel/garments (under Chapter 61 and 62) and Made-ups (under Chapter 63) in exclusion of RoDTEP for these Chapters.

·         To ensure that the expenditure under these Schemes do not exceed the allocation amount, the expenditure and liability under these Schemes shall be reviewed on quarterly basis by a Committee headed by Department of Expenditure (DoE) and consisting of Department of Revenue (DoR), Department of Commerce (DoC) and Ministry of Textiles (MoT) and measures as necessary, shall be taken to keep the expenditure within the prescribed allocation.

·         Scheme shall be implemented by Department of Revenue with end to end digitization for issuance of transferable Duty Credit Scrip, which will be maintained in an electronic ledger in the Customs system. Duty Credit Scrip under RoSCTL Scheme shall be issued without insisting on realization of export proceeds.

 

[Ministry of Textiles Notification F. No. 12015/11/2020-TTP dated 8 February, 2024]

Continuation of Scheme for Rebate of State and Central Taxes and Levies on Export of Apparel/Garments and Made-ups (RoSCTL)

F. No. 12015/11/2020-TTP.—In pursuance of the decision of the Government of India to rebate all embedded State and Central Taxes and Levies on export of garments and made-ups to enhance competitiveness of these sectors, the Ministry of Textiles vide notification No. 14/26/2016-IT (Vol.II) dated 07.03.2019 notified the Scheme for Rebate of State and Central Taxes and Levies (RoSCTL) which was in force up to 31.03.2020. Vide Notification No 12015/11/2020-TTP dated 17.04.2020, the Government decided to continue the said Scheme w.e.f. 01.04.2020 without any change in Scheme guidelines and rates, as notified vide Ministry of Textiles’ Notification Nos. 14/26/2016-IT (Vol.II) dated 7.3.2019 and 14/26/2016-IT (Vol.II) dated 8.3.2019, respectively. Government had extended continuation of RoSCTL scheme on exports of Apparel/Garments (Chapters-61 & 62) and Made-ups (Chapter-63) till 31st March 2024 vide Notification dated 13.08.2021 in order to make textiles products cost competitive and to provide stability to the export policy regime.

2. Further, the Government has decided to continue the RoSCTL scheme for a period of 2 years beyond 1st April 2024 and upto 31st March 2026 for apparel/garments (under Chapter 61 and 62) and Made-ups (under Chapter 63) in exclusion of RoDTEP for these Chapters.

3. Rates under the scheme shall be subject to review as per periodicity to be decided separately by Ministry of Textiles and Ministry of Finance. To ensure that the expenditure under these Schemes do not exceed the allocation amount, the expenditure and liability under these Schemes shall be reviewed on quarterly basis by a Committee headed by Department of Expenditure (DoE) and consisting of Department of Revenue (DoR), Department of Commerce (DoC) and Ministry of Textiles (MoT) and measures as necessary, shall be taken to keep the expenditure within the prescribed allocation. Government reserves the right to suitably adjust the rate and caps in the light of change in relevant underlying conditions. However, eligibility criteria under RoSCTL shall remain unchanged. The other textiles products (excluding Chapter 61,62 and 63) which are not covered under the RoSCTL shall be eligible to avail the benefits, if any, under RoDTEP along with other products.

4. The Scheme shall be implemented by Department of Revenue with end to end digitization for issuance of transferable Duty Credit Scrip, which will be maintained in an electronic ledger in the Customs system. Duty Credit Scrip under RoSCTL Scheme shall be issued without insisting on realization of export proceeds.

5. The guidelines issued vide this Ministry’s notification No. 12015/11/2020-TTP dated 13.08.2021 would continue for continuation and implementation of the RoSCTL scheme till March, 2026.