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Import and Export


Import and Export Division undertakes the work of Export and Import of foodgrains as per the guidelines, policy and instructions of Government of India.

Functions of Import Export Division

  • Import and Export of food grains (mainly Wheat and Rice) and issue of stocks under various schemes of World Food Program/ Government aid on donation basis to other countries.

  • Assisting the Ministry of CAF&PD in formulation of policies regarding import and export of wheat and rice. Formulating guidelines/procedures to be followed in import/export of foodgrains in accordance with policy decision of Government Of India and forwarding the same to all concerned field offices for necessary compliance.

  • Maintaining liaison with concerned agencies like STC, MMTC, PEC, Railways, Ministry of shipping and Port trusts etc. prior, during and post import/export operations.

  • Preparation of agenda/Information/data for meeting of High level Committee for day to day monitoring and resolving of operational issues during import/export of foodgrains.

  • Preparation of daily bulletin/statement depicting port-wise vessel’s Arrival, Despatch and Movement of imported stocks during imports and Port/CPSU/Country wise quantity of foodgrains lifted and shipped during export of foodgrains.

  • Keeping watch on International demand and supply situation as well as price, in relation to Wheat and Rice.