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For the purpose of Customs clearance of arriving passengers, a two channel system has been adopted
» Green Channel for passengers not having any dutiable goods.
» Red Channel for passengers having dutiable goods.

However,
» All the passengers shall ensure to file correct declaration of their baggage. » Green channel passengers must deposit the customs portion of the disembarkation card to the custom official at the gate before leaving the terminal. » Declaration of foreign exchange/currency has be made before the custom officers in the following cases : »  where the value of foreign currency notes exceed US $ 5000 or equivalent »  where the aggregate value of foreign exchange including currency exceeds US $ 10,000 or equivalent

Passengers walking through the Green Channel with dutiable / prohibited goods are liable to prosecution/penalty and confiscation of goods.

Trafficking of Narcotics and Psychotropic substances is a serious offence and is punishable with imprisonment.

Reference Site

http://www.cbec.gov.in