To be published in the Gazette of India Extraordinary Part-I, Section-I
Government of India
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
Department of Commerce
Directorate General of Foreign Trade

Public Notice No. 5 (RE-2013)/2009-2014 New Delhi, Dated the 18th April, 2013
Subject: Enabling employees to work from a place outside the EOU/EHTP/STP/BTP.

In exercise of powers conferred under Paragraph 2.4 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2009-14, as amended from time to time, Director General of Foreign Trade hereby makes following amendments by inserting a new Para i.e. Para 6.7.5 in the Handbook of Procedures Vol. I, after the existing Para 6.7.4 as below:

6.7.5 Person(s)/employee(s) authorized by a unit of (i) IT related EOU or (ii) STP or (iii) EHTP or (iv) BTP may work from a place outside the said unit, subject to the following conditions:
(a) There must be an Authorisation from the unit specifying the duration of such authorization.
(b) Responsibility for carrying out the work and supervision, if any, be that of the unit, which will be liable for any misuse.
(c) Export of the resultant products/ services would take place only from the premises of the unit.
2. Effect of this Public Notice: Authorized person(s)/employee(s) of the IT related EOU; STP; EHTP; BTP are being permitted to work from home and/or a place outside the unit.

( Anup K. Pujari)
Director General of Foreign Trade

(Issued from F.No. 01/91/180/223/AM-09/PC-VI)