Membership in the Council
Membership in the Council is open to exporters of cashew and allied products.
Approval of name as a prospective exporter of cashew kernels/cashewnut shell liquid is a pre-condition for enrolment as a member.
The following particulars are to be submitted for name approval:-
1. Nature of the firm
2. Name(s) of Proprietor/Partners
3. Association with any other organisation
4. I.E. Code Number
For membership, application may be submitted in the prescribed format. Documents to be submitted along with the application form are:
1. Proof of having engaged in export of cashew kernels/cashewnut shell liquid viz. copies of bill of lading/invoice/ Certificate from a Chartered Accountant. Minimum quantity for exporter membership is 45 MT in a financial year.
2. The following payments are to be made by means of a Demand Draft
a. Entrance Fee Rs.20,000/-
b. Annual Membership Fee Rs.8000/- (For subsequent years, this will be Rs. 8000/= at the current rate.
c. Minimum Trade contribution Rs. 8,000/-
d. Service tax @15% is applicable(total Rs. 41,400/-).
The membership of the Council is granted for a period of one year, ie. from 1st April to 31st March.The membership may be renewed every year.