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Project Exports Promotion Council of India (PEPC)

Project Exports Promotion Council of India

Project Exports Promotion Council of India (PEPC)

To promote the export of projects from India, the Ministry of Commerce; the Government of India established the Project Exports Promotion Council of India (PEPC). The Council, which is headquartered at New Delhi undertakes the export promotion initiatives and provides mandatory technical information, guidance and support to Indian Civil and Engineering construction including the process engineering contractors and consultants. By promoting technology transfer principally in sophisticated technology fields the council will encourage Indian firms to jointly bid for mega projects. The current article provides a brief understanding of Project Exports Promotion Council of India (PEPC)

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PEPC Services

Project Exports Promotion Council of India provides support to Indian Civil and Engineering (EPC) construction including process engineering contractors and consultants to set up overseas projects in any of the following modules of engineering service:

  • Civil Construction (Structures/Infrastructure)Turnkey
  • Process and Engineering Consultancy Services
  • Project Construction Items (Excluding Steel and Cement)

Products Covered under PEPC

The products covered under the Project Exports Promotion Council of India (PEPC) are explained in detail below:

  • Construction engineering products
  • Construction equipment and accessories
  • Builders’ Hardware (Doors & Windows)
  • Sanitary and allied products
  • Electrical, Electro-mechanical and building automation systems
  • Building components construction material (marble, granite, tiles)
  • Glass and Glazing systems and Architectural products
  • Wood/Timber products
  • Engineering plastic-based systems
  • Construction Equipment and Accessories

PEPC Membership Benefits

The registered trader of PEPC can get the following benefits offered by the council.

  • The PEPC regularly collects, collates and disseminates technical and other information pertaining to overseas markets and new project possibilities worldwide to member companies through a monthly magazine: GPO (Global Project Opportunities)
  • The PEPC provides joint ventures, technical collaborations and strategic alliances to its members
  • The council is disseminating market information, trends and policy implications
  • The PEPC is publishing information on technical, commercial and technological developments pertaining to project exports sectors
  • PEPC member can participate in major international fairs and specialized trade shows across the globe, the council also organizing buyer-seller meets in India and abroad besides B2B meets in focus countries
  • The Project EPC is offering technical, marketing and export assistance to Indian exporters
  • The council conducts fairs, seminars, and lectures for exchange of information, knowledge, ideas, and strategies
  • The council is serving as a focal point between the industry members and government while focusing on the overall growth and development of the Indian project exports
  • As mentioned above, the PEPC is coordinating the promotion of technical and economic cooperation between Indian project exporters and foreign companies
  • The council has formed the Screening Committee to permit capable companies to undertake projects overseas.

PEPC Membership Registration

The applicants who wish to become a member of PEPC have to follow the guidelines explained here:

Membership Categories

The eligibility criteria for PEPC Membership are listed as follows:

  • Merchant Exporter
  • Manufacturer Exporter
  • Project exporters
  • Civil and Engineering construction
  • Process and engineering consultancy services
  • Project construction items (Construction Engineering Products/Construction Equipments & Accessories/Other Project Goods excluding steel and cement)

Documents Required

The following documents are required for PEPC Membership Registration:

For Merchant Exporter

  • A self-certified copy of the Import-Export Code number issued by the licensing authority concerned
  • Self Certified copy of annual turnover during the foregoing year
  • Documents in support of the mainline i.e., Articles of Association etc.
  • Solvency Certificate from the banker
  • Particulars of PEPC members proposing and seconding membership of the company duly signed and stamped

For Manufacturing Exporter

If  the application is for registration as a Manufacturer, the applicant should also submit the following documents:

  • A certified true copy of the registration as Manufacturer granted by the State Directorate of Industries with whom the applicant is registered as an SSI unit
  • In case an applicant is a Non-SSI unit, a certified true copy of the product code or factory code allotment letter was issued by the DGTD/SIA, New Delhi.
  • A certificate from the Excise department indicating the production figures and excise duty paid documents may be acceptable to the PEPC for membership registration.

Membership Fee Details

The requisite fee for the PEPC Membership Registration is tabulated here:



Membership fee



Construction / Turnkey Engineering Projects Consultancy and Engineering services Project Construction Items
The annual turnover for the preceding financial year



The annual turnover for the preceding financial year



The annual turnover for the preceding financial year



Up to  Rs.25 crores



Up to  Rs.5 crores Rs.20,000 Up to Rs.50 Lakhs Rs.7,500
Above Rs.25 crores Rs.75,000 Up to  Rs.10 crores Rs.30,000 Up to Rs.1 Crore Rs.10,000
Above Rs.250 crores Rs.1,00,000 Up to  Rs.25 crores Rs.50,000 Above Rs.1 crore Rs.15,000
Above Rs.500 crores  Rs.1,25,000 Above Rs.25 crores Rs.75,000 Above Rs.10 crore Rs.25,000
Above Rs.250 crores Rs.1,00,000 Above Rs.20 crore  Rs.30,000
Above Rs.500 crores Rs.1,25,000 Above Rs.25 crore  Rs.35,000

Admission fee 

(one time)

(For New Members)

Equivalent to one year’s membership fee as applicable Equivalent to one year’s membership fee as applicable



Web Promotion Charges Rs.5,000 Rs.3,000 Rs.1,000
GST As applicable

Note: Annual subscription fee applicable from Financial Year (April to March) based on the annual turnover of the company for the preceding financial year

Application Procedure for RCMC of PROJECT EPC

To become a member and procure RCMC of PROJECT EPC, the applicant must furnish the Membership Application Form duly completed. The application form is enclosed here for reference:

Membership cum rcmc application (1)

Fee Payment

The membership registration payment should be made in a Demand Draft Cheque in favor of PROJECT EPC. The particulars of the bank details are as under:

Name & address of the Bank

IDBI Bank Ltd., Surya Kiran Building

19, K.G. Marg,

New Delhi-110001

Bank Account number S/B A/c. No.0132013027100
IFSC Code IBKL0000011
MICR Code 110259001
Permanent Account Number (PAN) AAATP8323M
GST Number 07AAATP8323M1Z7

The completed PEPC membership application form, the supporting documents, and the requisite fee need to be sent to the regional office of the Project Exports Promotion Council of India for verification.


RCMC will be issued from the Regional Office of Project Exports Promotion Council Of India in New Delhi.

Note: Clearance for the approved list will be given per the PEPC Screening Committee Guidelines after submitting the Screening Committee Application. The Screening Committee is a statutory committee set up by the Government to appraise and approve the project exporters regarding the technical, financial, or managerial competence against pre-set norms to permit capable companies to undertake projects overseas.

DGFT Registration cum Membership Certificate (RCMC)

Earlier, an exporter desiring to obtain an RCMC had to file an application in Form ANF 2C with the Tea Board and declare his mainstream business in the application. The procedure was outlined above for reference.

The Director-General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has issued a Trade Notice No.35/2021-2022 for Mandatory Electronic filing of Registration Cum Membership Certificate (RCMC) or Registration Certificate (RC) through DGFT Common Digital Platform with effect from 01.04.2022.

With this Trade Notice, DGFT informed that a new Common Digital Platform (DGFT e-RCMC module) for Issuance of RCMC had been developed, which would be single-point access for all exporters & importers. This Common Digital Platform is designed to provide an electronic, contactless single window for the RCMC/RC-related processes, including Applications for Fresh/ Amendment/ Renewal of RCMC/ RC.

The Common Digital Platform for Electronic filing of RCMC shall be available at

Click here to learn more about the DGFT Registration cum Membership Certificate (RCMC) – Online Procedure.