Completion of online uploading of RCMC data on DGFT™s Server

Government of India

Ministry of Commerce and Industry

Directorate General of Foreign Trade

Udyog Bhawan, New Delhi

(EDI Section )

Trade Notice No.  17   dated    23rd   August, 2011



All Export Promotion Councils /

Commodity Boards/ Authorities.

Subject:-  Completion  of online uploading of RCMC data on DGFT™s  Server By EPCs/  Commodity Boards/Authorities

All Export Promotion Councils / Commodity Boards / Authorities are aware that an ˜on-line ˜ uploading facility of RCMC has been initiated in DGFT since August, 2010.

2.            The purpose of uploading the RCMC data on DGFT™s server is to reduce Transaction Cost for  exporters as this would avoid submission of copy of RCMC by exporters every time under various applications filed by them.

3.            In this regard attention is invited to this office O.M. No. 01/02/73/AM-10/EDI  dated 14.10.2009 and subsequent O.Ms  dated 6.7.2010 ,31.8.2010,  21.9.2010, 12.10.2010, 3.11.2010 and 25.5.2011 on the above mentioned subject whereby all Export Promotion Councils (EPCs) / Commodity Boards / Authorities  were  informed that online uploading facility of RCMC has been initiated and necessary registrations / data uploading has to be done by them.

4.            However, most of the EPCs / Commodity Boards / Authorities    have not yet approached DGFT for registering and consequentially  there has been no uploading of RCMC data pertaining to their members on  the DGFT™  s  website.

5.            All EPCs / Commodity Boards/ Authorities are , therefore, once again requested that an authorized  representative of their organization should  contact Shri Arun P. Kohad, FTDO ( Tel No.23061562 Extn 392,   E-mail address )   along with relevant documents  i. e,  (i)  e-Token of  Digital Signature Certificate (ii) Password (iii) Authorization Letter  as also mentioned in the letter dated 31.8.2010 urgently to enable the authorized representative to obtain  link / permission  for uploading RCMC data  on DGFT™s website.

6.            It is requested that the process including uploading of RCMC data may be completed by 31.10.2011.    If EPC™s /Commodity Boards /Authorities fail to register and upload data on DGFT™s  website  within the prescribed time limit as stated above, the ™on-line™  registration of RCMC issued by EPC™s  /Commodity Boards /Authorities on DGFT™s website  would be  made mandatory w.e.f. 1.11.2011, after which no manual copy of RCMC / Registration Certificate will be entertained by DGFT offices.


( A.C. Jha )

Deputy Director General of Foreign Trade

Tel: 23061562 Extn 394


(  F.No. 01/02/73/AM-10/EDI  )



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