Removal of Quantitative Restrictions And Reservation Policy
Price And Purchase Preference Policy for Marketing MSME Products

Reservation for Manufacturing:

The erstwhile Policy of Reservation for exclusive manufacture in SSI (now-MSE) sector has been done away with the dereservation of remaining 20 items reserved for exclusive manufacture in SSI (now-MSE) sector vide Notification no.S.O.998 (E) dated 10.04.2015. The Advisory Committee on Reservation, in its 31st meeting held on 20.10.2014, had recommended for dereservation of remaining 20 items reserved for  exclusive manufacture in SSI(now-MSE) sector.

Removal Of Quantitative Restrictions And Reservation Policy

As a result of improved balance of payment situation, India was under obligation to remove quantitative restrictions by 1st April 2001. Quantitative restrictions have been removed by 1st April, 2001. Out of 812 items which were on the reserved list at the time QRs had been removed on 643 items by 1st April 2000. These items have already been put on OGL as under: -

Year

Items Reserved
For MSME

Items On OGL

Remaining Items Under
Reserved List

1998-99

821

478

343

1999-2000

812

576

236

2000-2001

812

643

169

2001-2002

799

799

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