In favor of Farmers, Central Govt announces Soya meal Import
Livestock Industry & All India Poultry Breeders Association (AIPBA)’s Chairman,Shri Bahadur Ali
“On the behalf of entire Indian Poultry Farmers, Aqua Culture Farmers (Fisheries and Shrimp), Dairy Farmers, I would like to thank our Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi Ji, Hon’ble Home Minister Shri Amit Shah Ji, Hon’ble Cabinet Minister of Environment Govt. of India Shri Bhupender Yadav Ji for making this historic decision of allowing GM Soya Meal Import for the first time in the favour of Livestock Farmers.
It will be imported under chapter 23 of the customs rule. Under HSN code 234020/30 Duty will be accordingly put.
1. Seller has to declare the “Soya meal consignment is for Animal Feed purpose and not for Food”.
2. Importing CHA has to take the declaration from Importer that “The use of consignment is for Animal Feed use and not for Human Food.”
We would also like to thank Hon’ble Minister Commerce and Industries and Food, Consumer Affairs Govt of India, Shri Piyush Goyal Ji, Hon’ble Minister State for Commerce and Industries Govt of India Shri Som Prakash Ji, Hon’ble Minister of Animal Husbandry Dairying and Fisheries Shri Parashottam Rupala Ji, Hon’ble Minister of State AHD&F Dr. Sanjeev Balyian Ji and their entire office Shri Atul Chaturvedi Ji Secretary (AHD), Dr. O.P. Chaudhary, Joint Secretary (NLM/PC) Department of AHD for standing in support of Livestock Industry and taking the initiative to save guard more than 10 crore Indian Livestock Farmers and 5 crore people who are engaged in livestock employment directly or indirectly at the time of distress caused due to shortage of Soya Meal/De-oiled cake which will ensure our nation’s livestock is fed, so that the Nations citizen can be fed milk (Dairy), Chicken, Egg (Poultry), Fish and Shrimp (Aqua) regularly and with affordable price.
Shri Gulrez Alam, Secretary, AIPBA & Director, IB Group and Shri Ashish Gupta Executive Member, AIPBA who have tirelessly worked in favour of the Livestock Industry.
The entire Livestock Farmers and I feel secure and thankful under the dynamic leadership of Shri Narendra Modi Ji”.
Special thanks to Shri Som Prakash Ji, Honourable Union Minister of State for Commerce & Industries, Government of India. Today evening Mr. Gulrez Alam, Secretory, All India Poultry Breeder Association and Director, IB Group, Mr Ashish Gupta, MD, Sampoorna Feeds and Mr. Ricky Thaper, Vice President, ABIS Exports- IB Group called on the Minister Sir to thank for all his
guidance in coordinating the inter Commerce Department, DGFT and also peer Finance Ministry’s Customs Department and to overcome the current crisis of Soybean Meal which is the most important input for livestock industry.