"To strive for the overall development of tobacco growers and the Indian Tobacco Industry."
"Tobacco Board is committed to accomplishing its role - the expressed will of parliament - for the smooth functioning of a vibrant farming system, fair and remunerative prices to tobacco growers and export promotion."
Tobacco is an important commercial crop grown in India. It occupies the 3rd position in the world with an annual production of about 800 M. kg. Of the different types grown, FCV tobacco (Flue-Cured Tobacco), Country Tobacco, Burley Tobacco, Bidi Tobacco, Rustica Tobacco and Chewing Tobacco are considered important.
India is the 4th largest exporter of un-manufactured tobacco in the world. Exports of Tobacco and Tobacco Products contributed Rs.5969.59 crore in terms of Foreign Exchange during 2019-20.
"Exporters applying for fresh RCMC or renewal / amendment of RCMC issued earlier may file their applications at e-RCMC portal of DGFT at https://www.dgft.gov.in/CP/ w.e.f 1st March, 2022".
Registration as Processor, Manufacturers of Virginia Tobacco, Exporters of Tobacco or Tobacco Products or as a Packer or Dealer in Tobacco or Commercial Graders for the year 2022