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Constitution of “Environment Protection Unit” at JNCH

Circular No.ES/332/2017-18                                                              March 20, 2018

To: Members of the Council

SubConstitution of “Environment Protection Unit” at JNCH

Dear Member,

We are pleased to inform you that JNCH has issued Public Notice No. 42/2018 dated 16.03.2018 informing about the Constitution of “Environment Protection Unit” at JNCH.

As Customs play a very important role in entire “compliance and enforcement chain”, it has been decided to constitute an “Environment Protection Unit (EPU)” at JNCH to further enhance and harmonize the efforts for effective action and better results in aforesaid direction as well as to develop expertise and specialisation in this area.

It aims to augment the efforts towards prohibiting export or import of prohibited goods and to supplement the effort of other authorities or department dealing with implementation of Environment Protection Act.

Environment Protection Unit (EPU) will function in Nhava Sheva-III Commissionerate as part of SIIB-Imports and will co-ordinate with other Commissionerates of JNCH.

For more information, members may kindly contact the Additional Commissioner in charge of NS-III [SIIB (Import)] or Deputy / Assistant Commissioner in charge of NS-III [SIIB (Import)] by email ( / 022-27244986, 022-27244881).

This is for your information.

Thanking you,

Yours faithfully,


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