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CBIC launched programme to attract Investments into India

Current context: Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has launched a revamped programme to attract investments into India.
CBIC launched programme to attract Investments into India 
  • Under the revamped scheme, the government has streamlined the existing provisions for manufacturing goods in a custom bonded warehouse under the bond scheme, of Customs Act, 1962.
  • Now importers can import both input material and capital goods and carry out manufacturing activity at the Customs bonded warehouse.
  • The manufactured goods will be free from payment of any kind of duty or interest if they are exported.
  • It will improve the liquidity of the companies, make Indian export price competitive in the international market, promote investments in India and enhance ease of doing business.
  • CBIC has launched a dedicated microsite https://www.investindia.gov.in/bonded-manufacturing in collaboration with Invest India to provide information about the scheme.
  • Section 65 of the Customs Act, 1962 allows manufacturing activity in a customs bonded warehouse.

Question: 

Q.1 Section 65 of the Customs Act, 1962 was recently in the news, is concerned with___?
a. Manufacturing activity in a ship warehouse.
b. Manufacturing activity in a customs bonded warehouse.
c. Manufacturing activity in a Private bonded warehouse.
d. Manufacturing activity in a Co-operative bonded warehouse.
CBIC launched programme to attract Investments into India CBIC launched programme to attract Investments into India Reviewed by Neha Verma on October 17, 2019 Rating: 5

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