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ICP Jogbani

  • The ICP Jogbani is located at about 325 KMs North-East from the State Capital City of Patna in the State of Bihar on India-Nepal Border. Biratnagar is the corresponding place in Nepal.
  • The ICP is spread over a total area of about 186 acres.
  • The Union Home Minister of India laid the foundation stone for the ICP was on 24.06.2010.
  • The ICP is nearing completion and is being planned to be commissioned in April/May 2016.
  • Facilities available at the ICP Jogbani include:
Facilities Name
(i)   Cargo Terminal (vi) Public Health office (xi) Weigh Bridges
(ii) Import Warehouse (vii) Public Utilities Block (xii) Banks/ATM
(iii) Export Warehouse (viii) Electric Sub Station (xiii) Foreign Exchange Bureau
(iv) Customs Service Building (ix) Parking Area for Vehicles (xiv) Cafeteria
(v) Quarantine block (x) Rummaging Sheds (xv) Dormitory Building

f.Trade

Nepal is a land locked country and as per Treaty of Trade between Govt. of India and Govt. of Nepal, there is both Bilateral Trade and Transit Trade at ICP, Jogbani. The export-import statistics with number of cargo vehicles for the last three years is as given below:

Year Export
( ₹ Cr)
Import
( ₹ Cr)
Trade
( ₹ Cr)
Cargo Vehicles (Nos.)
2012-13 2512 1672 4184 84181
2013-14 3507 1844 5351 85677
2014-15 3764 1543 5307 78649
2015-16 5137 1359 6496  
2016-17 1199 4280 5479  

g. Transit Trade

Year Export
( ₹ Cr)
Import
( ₹ Cr)
Trade
( ₹ Cr)
Cargo Vehicles (Nos.)
2012-13 105 860 965 16283
2013-14 124 843 967 14138
2014-15 93 953 1046 16318

h. Major Items of Export

1. Petroleum product 6.  Mild Steel Billets
2. Cold Rolled Steel Sheet 7.  Mild Steel Wire Rod
3. Non-Alloy Steel 8.  Zinc Ingot
4. LPG 9.  Poly Staple Fibre
5. Mild Steel Ingots 10. PP Granules

i.Major Items of Import

1. GPGC Sheet 6.  Acrylic Yarn
2. PP Woven Fabrics 7.  GI Pipes
3. GI Wire 8.  Food Items
4. Psy Grey Yarn 9.  Jute Sacking
5. Brass Sheet 10. Pet Preform

j. Passengers

India and Nepal have “open border” under 1950 Indo-Nepal Treaty of Peace and Friendship. The bonafide citizens do not require passport and visa to enter each other territory. However, passengers of countries other than Nepal and India have to undergo the process of immigration checks while crossing the border.

The main purpose for their visit being Tourism, Medical, Religious and Business. Third country nationals seldom use this facility for entry into India or exit from India.

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