Donation of Computers and Peripherals

STP Units can Donate Used Computers to deserving Schools and not for profit-organization

Notification No. 47/98 (customs) dated 16th July, 1998 and para No. 6.29 of Handbook of Procedures permits STP/EHTP for donation of both imported/ locally procured duty free computers and computer peripherals.

What can be Donated

  • Computers
  • Computer Peripherals
  • Printer, Plotters and Scanner
  • Monitor, Keyboard and Storage units

To whom it can be Donated

  • Recognized non-commercial educational institutions
  • Registered Charitable Hospitals
  • Public libraries
  • Public funded research and development establishments
  • Organizations of the Government of India
  • Organizations of the Government of State
  • Organizations of Union Territory

What Benefits STP Units get

No Customs Duty and Additional customs duty on such donations.

  • CG amount will be credited back on such donation
  • Need not fulfill export obligation for the balance period.


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