Tariff Commission has been engaged in discharging the following
functions drawn from the TOR/charter revised in September 1998.
To make recommendations as an expert body, on matters referred to it by
Government regarding fixation of tariff and all tariff related issues in
relation to trade in goods and services, keeping in view the interest of
various sectors including production, trade and consumers and taking
into account the international commitments. The Commission should aim at
evolving an overall tariff structure and look into the issue of tariff
To make a detailed impact analysis on select sectors like textiles,
agriculture, automobiles, information technology, chemicals, steel and
engineering goods through a multi-disciplinary team.
To carry out technical studies on cost of production of different goods
and services and their competitiveness in relation to other countries.
Core function of BICP including pricing, efficiency, improvement and
cost reduction, issue of Public & Private sector, Industrial Product &
Commodities under Administrative Price Mechanism (APM)
State monopolies/public utilities
To undertake other tasks as may be assigned by the Government from time