2. It has now been decided that in addition to the reporting prescribed in terms of aforesaid circulars, all the new entities setting up LO/BO/PO shall also:
submit a report containing information as perAnnexwithin five working days of the LO/BO/PO becoming functional to the DGP of the state concerned in which LO/BO/PO has established its office; if there are more than one office of such a foreign entity, in such cases to each of the DGP concerned of the state where it has established office in India;
a copy of the report as per Annex shall also be filed with the DGP concerned on annual basis along with a copy of the Annual Activity Certificate/Annual report required to be submitted by LO/BO/PO concerned, as the case may be.
A copy of report thus filed as above shall also be filed with AD by LO/BO/PO concerned.
3. The existing LO/BO/PO shall henceforth report the information as per Annex along with the copy of Annual Activity Certificate/Annual report to DGP of state concerned and also file a copy of the same with AD bank.
4.The instructions come into force with immediate effect.AD Category I banks may bring the contents of this circular to the notice of their constituents and customers concerned.
5. The directions contained in this circular have been issued under sections 10(4) and 11(1) of the Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 (42 of 1999) and are without prejudice to permission/approval, required under any other law.