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Import of Tur Dal (Pigeon Peas) and Urad Dal to India now under OGL (Free Category)

Posted on: July 20, 2023 | Back | Print

High Commission of India 




Government of India to import Pigeon Peas (Tur) and Urad under

“Free Category” (OGL) till March 31, 2024

The High Commission of India in Maputo avails of this opportunity to refer to its earlier Press Release dated March 07, 2023 and to reiterate for the benefit of exporters of Pigeon Peas – Tur Dal – from Mozambique to India that the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distributions of the Government of India has emphatically clarified that India will import Tur (Pigeon Peas) and Urad Dal under “Free Category” (OGL) till March 31, 2024. 

The import of the aforesaid Tur Dal will be done by Government of India freely without any restriction on quantity or those enshrined in the modalities for import of the same under the bilateral MoU between India and Mozambique. The exporters of Tur Dal from Mozambique can export it without any upper limit till March 31, 2024. Also, there is no import duty on export of Tur Dal (Pigeon Peas) from Mozambique to India. 


Dated: July 19, 2023 

Place: Maputo, Mozambique