4. The new procedure will be effective initially in STPI Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Pune and Mumbai with effect from April 01, 2012. Based on the success in these centers, it would be adopted by all the STPIs and SEZ/ EPZ/ 100% EOU/ EHTP/ DTA units by June 2012.
As per this circular, a software exporter having turn over of at least Rs. 1000 Crores or the Companies who are filing 600 SOFTEX forms annually are required to file the SOFTEX Forms within 30 days from the close of the month in which the invoice was raised are required to file a statement in EXCEL Format as per the details given in the Annexure to the above circular.