INFORMATION TO BE PUBLISHED UNDER SECTION 4(1)(b) OF

THE RIGHT TO INFORMATION ACT, 2005.

 

Central Board of Excise And Customs

 

 

Section 4(i)(b) of the Right to Information Act, 2005 requires every public authority to publish within 120 days (i.e. by 12th October, 2005) information on 17 points. Information in respect of Central Board of Excise & Customs (except the field formations & Directorates) is as under:

 

(i) The particulars of its organisation, functions and duties.

 

Central Board of Excise & Customs (CBEC), Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance is responsible for formulation of policy relating to levy and collection of Indirect taxes namely, Customs duty, Central Excise duty and Service tax. CBEC also exercises overall supervision over Customs, Central Excise and Service tax field formations located across the country.

 

Organisational Structure of the Central Board of Excise and Customs

 

Smt. J.M. Shanti Sundharam is the Chairperson of Central Board of Excise & Customs. The Board consists of six Members. The work allocation among the Members is as follows:

 

A.         Charge of Members:

 

Smt. J.M. Shanti Sundharam

Chairperson

[Also looking after GST, Computerisation and

  DPPR-through Member- L&J]

Smt. Shobha L. Chary

Member (Customs)

Smt. Lipika Majumdar Roy Choudhury

Member (Service Tax)

Sh. Kaushal Srivastav

Member (Budget)

Ms. Mala Srivastav

Member (Personnel & Vigilance)

Ms. Joy Kumari Chander

Member (Legal & Judicial)

Sh. Shashi Bhushan Singh

Member (Central Excise)

 

B.         The administrative control and supervision over the charge of Chief Commissioners of Customs & Central Excise and Directorates will be as under:

 

              

S.No

Name

Member’s Charge

Zones/ DGs to be supervised

1.

Smt. Shobha L. Chary

Member (Customs)

 

Charge of North Western Zone:

Chief Commissioner, CX, Ahmedabad

Chief Commissioner, Customs, Ahmedabad

Chief Commissioner, CX, Vadodara

Chief Commissioner, CX, Jaipur

Chief Commissioner, CX, Chandigarh

 

DG, DRI

DG (Export Promotion)

DG (Valuation)

DG (Safeguards)           .

Directorate of Logistics

CRCL

    2.

Smt. Lipika Majumdar Roy Choudhury

Member (Service Tax)

Charge of Eastern Zone:

Chief Commissioner, CX, Bhubaneswar.

Chief Commissioner, CX, Kolkata.

Chief Commissioner, Customs, Kolkata.

Chief Commissioner, CX, Ranchi (HQ. at Patna).

Chief Commissioner, Customs (P), Patna.

Chief Commissioner, CX, Shillong.

 

DG (Service Tax)

     3.

Sh. Kaushal Srivastava

Member

(Budget)

Charge of Northern Zone:

Chief Commissioner. CX, Delhi.

Chief Commissioner, Customs, Delhi.

Chief Commissioner, Customs (Prev.), Delhi

Chief Commissioner, Customs & CX, Meerut.

Chief Commissioner, CX Lucknow.

4.

Ms. Mala Srivastava

Member (Personnel & Vigilance)

Charge of Western Zone:

Chief Commissioner, CX, Mumbai-I

Chief Commissioner, CX, Mumbai-II

Chief Commissioner, Customs, Mumbai-I

Chief Commissioner, Customs, Mumbai-II

Chief Commissioner, Customs (P), Mumbai-III

Chief Commissioner, Customs & CX, Pune

 

DG (NACEN)

DG (HRD)

DG (Vigilance)

5.

Ms. Joy Kumari Chander

Member (Legal & Judicial)

Charge of Southern Zone:

Chief Commissioner, CX, Bangalore

Chief Commissioner, Customs, Bangalore

Chief Commissioner, CX, Chennai

Chief Commissioner, Customs, Chennai

Chief Commissioner, Customs (Prev.), Chennai

Chief Commissioner, CX, Cochin

Chief Commissioner, CX, Coimbatore

Chief Commissioner, CX, Mysore.

 

 

CDR

Directorate of Legal Affairs

Work relating to Settlement Commission, CESTAT and Authority for Advance Rulings

6.

Sh. Shashi Bhushan Singh

Member (Central Excise)

Charge of Central Zone:

Chief Commissioner, CX, Customs and ST, Hyderabad

Chief Commissioner, CX, Customs, Visakhapatnam

Chief Commissioner, CX, Customs, Bhopal

Chief Commissioner, CX, Customs, Nagpur

 

DGCEI

DGICCE

DG (Audit)

CC (TAR)

Com (PAC)

 

 

The following officers of Joint Secretary / Commissioner level are working in CBEC:

 

Sl.No.

Name

Designation

1

Shri Sandeep M. Bhatnagar

Joint Secretary (Customs)

2

Ms. Archana P.Tiwari

Joint Secretary (Review)

3

P. K. Mohanty

Joint Secretary (TRU-I)

4

Shri V.K. Garg

Joint Secretary (TRU-II)

5

Shri Rajiv Talwar

Joint Secretary (DBK)

6

Shri Arun Goel

Joint Secretary (Admn.)

7

Shri Satish Kumar Agarwal

Commissioner (Coord.)

8

Shri Sandeep Kumar

Commissioner (Customs & EP)

9

Shri  Ajay Jain

Commissioner (CX)

10

Shri Himanshu Gupta

Commissioner (ST)

11

Shri K.K. Kabirpanthi

Commissioner (PAC)

12

Ms. Archana P.Tiwari (Addl.Charge)

Commissioner (Legal)

13

Shri P.K. Das

Commissioner (Anti Smuggling)

 

 

Officers of the level of Directors and Deputy Secretaries working in the Central Board of Excise and Customs are as under:

Sl.No.

Name

Designation

1

Shri Sumit Kumar

Director (Service Tax)

2

Shri S.K. Sinha

Director (Review)

3

Shri R.P Singh

Director (Customs)

4

Shri Manish Kumar Sinha

Director (CX-1 )

5

Shri Satish K. Reddy

Director (ICD)

6

Shri Yogendra Garg

Director (TRU)

7

Shri G.G. Pai

Director (TRU)

8

Shri G.D. Lohani

Director (Legal)

9

Shri K. Ramakrishnan

Director (Anti-smuggling)

10

Ms. Arti A. Srinivas

Director (PAC)

11

Shri J.M. Kennedy

Director (TRU)

12

Shri Suresh Kumar

Director (Drawback)

13

Shri Vikas Kumar

OSD (CX.3 & CX-9)

14

Shri A.K. Qasim

Director(Ad.II)

15

Shri L.R. Aggarwal

Director (Ad. IIA & B)

16

Ms. S.R Sharma

Deputy Secretary (Ad.III A/ Ad.III B/ Ad.IV /IVA/ Ad.VIII EC)

17

Shri Vijay Kumar

Director (Ad.V)

 

 

 


List of subject in respect of which the documents are held by CPIOs in CBEC

Name of the Section

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the CPIO

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the Appellate Authority

CX.1 Section

Shri Pankaj Jain, US & CPIO (CX.1), Room No. 244-C/1, North Block,  New Delhi.

Phone No. 011-2309 2351

e-mail–pankaj.jain67@nic.in

 

Shri M.K. Sinha, Director

(CX.1 & 6), R.No.255, CBEC, Department of Revenue, North Block, New Delhi - 110 001

Ph:011-2309 2812

Fax:011-2309 2965

sinha.manish@nic.in    

List of subject in respect of which the documents are held by CPIO of this Section

i)    Tariff  classification on the items of following Chapters of Central Excise Tariff Act:-

a)    Chapter 2 to 5

b)    Chapter 7 to 9

c)    Chapter 11, 13, 14, 16 to 23

d)    Chapter 47 to 96

ii)   Legislative week (other than Finance Bill  and the work entrusted to Commissioners (Legal and Judicial),

iii)  Amendment to the Central Excise Act and interpretation of the Central Excise Act,

iv)  Valuation under Section 4/4A of Central Excise Act,

v)    Work relating to granting of permission for sale of sale of Vehicles purchased in India by Diplomats,

vi)   Work relating to 11C notifications, granting Ad-hoc exemption under Section 5A(2) and granting exemption under Section 5 B in respect of commodities mentioned in 1 above,

viii)  All Complaints, representations and Parliament Questions relating to the above item of word.

 

Name of the Section

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the CPIO

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the Appellate Authority

US (CX-3) 

Shri Pankaj Jain, US & CPIO, Room No.244-C/1, Department of Revenue, CBEC, North Block, New Delhi.

Tel. No. 011-2309 2351

e-mail–pankaj.jain67@nic.in

Shri Vikas Kumar, Director

(CX. 3 & 8), Room No. 244-A, North Block, New Delhi- 110001

 

Phone No. 011-2309 5519

E-mail: Vikaskumar1@gmail.com

List of subject in respect of which the documents are held by CPIO of this Section

       (i)      Tariff Classification in respect of the Goods of Chapter 15, 24 to 46 of CETA.

      (ii)      Refund of duty on petrol to Diplomats.

      (iii)     Work relating to convening and coordination of North Zone Tariff Conference.     

     (iv)     General procedure relating to holding of Tariff Conference.

      (v)      Work relating to Section 11C of C.E and Salt Act, 1944 and Rule 5A (2) of C.E Act 1944 in respect of goods mentioned at item (1) above.

     (vi)     Work relating to Medicinal and Toilet Preparation (Excise Duties) Act, 1955.

     (vii)     vii) All complaints, representations and Parliament Question relating to the above.


 

 

Name of the Section

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the CPIO

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the Appellate Authority

US (CX-6)

Shri Pankaj Jain, US & CPIO (CX-6)

Room No.254, CBEC, Department of Revenue,  North Block, New Delhi- 110001
Ph: 011-2309 2829

Fax:2309 2643

E-mail:socx6-cbec@nic.in

Shri Manish Kumar, Director (CX-1 & 6),

R.No.255, CBEC, Department of Revenue, North Block, New Delhi - 110 001

Ph:011-2309 2812

Fax:011-2309 2965

sinha.manish@nic.in    

List of subject in respect of which the documents are held by CPIO of this Section

1.       Amendments to Central Excise Rules and interpretation thereof (excepting matters relating to Modvat, Cenvat, Proforma Credit and sampling)

2.       Procedures relating to Assessment, Internal Audit, Preventive Control, Exports, Licencing and Bonds, Delegation of powers, overtime fees and Budget and pre-Budget day clearances, prosecution, adjudication, Rewards under Central Excise Act and all other matters not covered by CX-8 Section.

3.       Amendments to the Basic Excise Manual, the Audit Manual, the Preventive Manual and the S.R.P. Hand book.

4.       Policy concerning anti-evasion, prosecution, approval of action plan of Directorate General of Central Excise Intelligence, submission of periodical reports and returns concerning preventive work etc.

5.       All complaints, representations and Parliament Questions relating to the above items of work.

           

 

 

Name of the Section

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the CPIO

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the Appellate Authority

US (CX-7)

Shri Manish Kumar Jha, CPIO,

6th Floor, C-Wing, Hudco Vishala Building, CBEC D/o Revenue Bhikaji Cama Place, New Delhi.

Phone No. 011-2616 1229

 E-mail:cbec-paccx7@nic.in

Smt.  Arti Agarwal, Director,

6th Floor, C Wing,  CBEC, Hudco Vishala Building, Bhikaji Cama Place, R.K. Puram, New Delhi

Phone No. 011-2616 1229

E-mail: cbec-paccx7@nic.in

List of subject in respect of which the documents are held by CPIO of this Section

i)          Draft Audit Paras/Audit paras on Central Excise & Service Tax.

ii)         C & AG Reports on Central Excise & Service Tax.

iii)        Public Accounts Committee Reports and Tours on Central Excise & Service Tax.

iv)       Coordination with Monitoring Cell for Central Excise & Service Tax Paras.

v)        Financial sanction of expenses on tours of PAC relating to Central Excise Paras

vi)       Policy relating to what files or records are to be made available to C&AG/CERA.


 

 

 

Name of the Section

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the CPIO

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the Appellate Authority

US (CX-8)

Shri Pankaj Jain,
 US & CPIO (CX-8), Room No. 254,
CBEC, Department of Revenue, North Block, New Delhi,

Tel-2309 2829
Fax -2309 2643

e-mail–pankaj.jain67@nic.in

Shri Vikas Kumar, Director(CX. 3 & 8), Room No. 244A, North Block, New Delhi,
 
Tel-2309 5519

E-mail: Vikaskumar1@gmail.com

List of subject in respect of which the documents are held by CPIO of this Section

       (i)      Amendment to Central Excise Rules and interpretation thereof on matters relating to Modvat, Cenvat, set off and sampling.

      (ii)      ii)  Procedure relating to collection of cesses (except handloom cess.)

      (iii)     iii) procedure relating to Modvat, Canvat, set  off, warehousing and sampling.

     (iv)     iv) Matters relating to Departmentalised Accounting System.

      (v)      v)  Monitoring of  performance of Commissionerates in key Result Areas of work (adjudication, realization of arrears of revenue, disposal of call book and provisional assessment cases)

     (vi)     All matters relating to refund and rebate of Central Excise duties.

     (vii)     Examine  the  recommendations received from the Chief Commissioner of Central Excise of Director General of Central Excise intelligence and issue an order specifying the type of facilities to be withdrawn or type of restrictions imposed, along with the period for which said facilities will not be available or the period for which the restrictions shall be operative. (Deterrent Action)

    (viii)    viii)All Complaints, representations   and Parliament Question relating to the above .

 

 

 

Name of the Section

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the CPIO

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the Appellate Authority

OSD (CX-8A) & (Legal) 

Shri Dhirendra Kumar, OSD (CX 8A)
C wing, 5th Floor, CBEC, Hudco Vishala Building, Bhikaji Cama Place, R.K. Puram, New Delhi
Tel. Fax:011-2617 7514

dkumar_b12@yahoo.in

 

Shri S.R. Meena, US (Legal),

5th Floor, Hudco Vishala Building, Bhikaji Cama Place, R.K. Puram,

New Delhi

Tel. No. 011-2619 5406/ 26177515
e-mail – srmeena.revenue@gmail.com  

Shri Rajendra Kumar, OSD, 5th Floor, C Wing, Hudco Vishala Building, Bhikaji Cama Place, New Delhi-110 066

Tel. No. 011-2616 2152
Fax No. 011-2617 7515

e-mail – rajendrakumar67@nic.in

 

 

List of subject in respect of which the documents are held by CPIO of this Section

i)   Examination of proposals received from Customs and Central Excise Commissionerates for filing Special Leave petitions (SLPs) before Supreme Court against the orders of High Courts and filing of counter affidavit etc. in matters arising out High Court’s orders before the Supreme Courts.

ii)  Legislative work related to Settlement commission and Advance Ruling Rules under the Customs and Central Excise Act.

iii)   Monitoring of disposal of appeals by Commissioners (Appeals)

iv)   References received from MPs/VIPs and     Ministers relating to above mentioned items of works.


 

Name of the Section

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the CPIO

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the Appellate Authority

US (CX-9)

 

Shri Surendra Singh, Under Secretary, Room No. 267-D, North Block, New Delhi.

Tel. No. 011-2309 2413
Fax : 011-2309 5570

e-mail-rawat.surendra@nic.in

Shri Akhil Kumar Khatri, OSD (CX.9), Room No. 251-B, North Block, New Delhi- 110001

Phone No. 011-2309 5553
E-mail:  akhil.khatri@gmail.com 

List of subject in respect of which the documents are held by CPIO of this Section

               (i)      Coordination of work in the Central Excise, Technical wing.

              (ii)      Customs and Central Excise Advisory Council.

              (iii)     Regional Advisory Committees.

             (iv)     Chief Commissioners’ Conferences and other Departmental Conferences

              (v)      Compilation of material for President’s address, Annual Report of the Ministry, Finance Commission, Estimates Committee and Standing Committee on Finance.

             (vi)     Tour notes of Finance Secretary, Chairman and Members of the CBEC.

             (vii)     Tour notes/ talking points of Heads of Departments under CBEC.

            (viii)    Monthly Administrative Reports from Commissioners of Central Excise.

             (ix)     Reports and Returns from the Director of Inspection and Audit (Customs and Central  Excise)

              (x)      Reports and Returns from the Directorate of Statistics and Intelligence (including code numbers and other miscellaneous references regarding statistics.)

             (xi)     Arrears of Revenue.

             (xii)     Write-off and remissions.

            (xiii)    Special procedures relating to Export of Excisable goods to Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet and other Countries including refund of excise duty to Royal Government of Bhutan.

            (xiv)    Matters relating to the Administrative Reforms Commission.

             (xv)     Tax Credit Excise Duty Scheme.

            (xvi)    Any other work of a miscellaneous nature not specifically allotted to any other Section.

            (xvii)    All Complaints, representations and Parliament Question relating to above items of work including applications under Right to Information Act, 2005 concerning CX-9 Section and those relating to more than one Section in CBEC.

           (xviii)   Excise Revenue arrears against companies.

            (xix)    Deferment of arrears of revenues against sick industrial units.

             (xx)     Brief for the Economic Editors` Conferences.

            (xxi)    Excise Relief Scheme. 

            (xxii)    Results Framework Documents (RFD) of CBEC and monitoring progress made in

Preparing RFD by the field offices.

     (xxiii) Citizen’s charter-revision thereof from time to time.

       (xxiv) Monthly report of implementation of the decisions of the Cabinet / Cabinet    Committee.

    (xxv)  Monthly report of implementation of the decisions of the Committee of Secretaries

   (xxvi) Report of the significant events.

   (xxvii) Report of arrears & seizers to T.C section


 

Name of the Section

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the CPIO

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the Appellate Authority

US (AS - II)

Shri A.C. Mallick, Under Secretary (AS) 

Anti-Smuggling Unit,

Room No. 503,”B” Wing,5th Floor, CBEC, Hudco Vaishala Building, BCP, New Delhi -110067.

Tel. No. 011-2617 7328

Fax No. 011-2617 7572 

e-mail– acmallick@nic.in

Shri Ramakrishnan, Director (AS)

Anti-Smuggling Unit,

Room No. 501, Hudco Vishala Building, Bhikaji Cama Place, R.K. Puram, New Delhi

Tel. No. 011-2617 7519
Fax :  011-2617 7572
E mail : ramakrishnan.k@nic.in

 

List of subject in respect of which the documents are held by CPIO of this Section

       (i)      Complaints from M.P.s/Ministers/Public regarding grievances concerning searches, seizures, arrests etc., under the Customs Act.

      (ii)      Representations from Trade Association/Chambers of Commerce regarding facilities incompliance of the provisions of Chapter IV-A and IV-B concerning notified and specified goods etc.

      (iii)     Analysis and evaluation of Monthly reports from Chief Commissioners of Customs and Central Excise and Directorate of Revenue Intelligence regarding trends in smuggling and the Anti-Smuggling Measures.

     (iv)     Analysis  and  evaluation  of  reports  from our foreign sources regarding smuggling activities.

      (v)      To handle – Parliament Question regarding Anti-Smuggling matters.

     (vi)     Preparation of material on Anti-Smuggling matters concerning Estimates Committee, Consultative Committee and Public Accounts Committee, etc.

     (vii)     vii) Preparation  of  Briefs   for    various conferences meetings, Committee on Non-Plan Expenditure and note for Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Anti-Smuggling matters. 

    (viii)    Policy and analysis on the disposal of confiscated goods.  

     (ix)     Analysis of monthly reports (Master Report) received from Chief Commissioners of Customs.

      (x)      Examination of offering of comments for various important matters such as creation of Special Courts for the trial and economic offences, delegation of Customs Powers to Police Officers etc.

     (xi)     Analysis and Evaluation of Anti-Smuggling measures in the context of Intelligence and Preventive arrangements.

     (xii)     To deal with references regarding Anti-Smuggling matters received from other Section/Departments/Ministries.

    (xiii)    Allotment of Non-Prohibited Bore weapon and cartridges from the confiscated stock with the Customs to sitting M.Ps and other VIPs.

    (xiv)    Purchase of Vehicles, equipments  boats and launches meant for Anti-Smuggling activities for all the Customs field formations.   

     (xv)     xv) Grant of rewards to all the informers leading to seizure of smuggled goods.


 

Name of the Section

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the CPIO

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the Appellate Authority

US (JC), Judicial Cell

Sh. R.L. Meena, US/CPIO, (JC)

Room No. 405, 4th Floor, Hudco  Vishala Building, New Delhi

Tel. No. 011-2617 7614

e-mail – sojc-cbec@nic.in

Sh. S.K. Sinha, Appellate Authority, Director (Judicial Cell).

Room No. 402, 4th Floor, Hudco Vishala Building, New Delhi

Tel. No. 011-2616 2156

e-mail – dirjc-cbec@gmail.com

List of subject in respect of which the documents are held by CPIO of this Section

(a)  Engagement/ appointment of Counsels/ Special Public Prosecutor; Settlement of  their fees/ terms and conditions and related works.  References received from MPs/ VIPs  and Ministers relating to above mentioned cases.

(b)  Reimbursement of legal expenses to non-Gazetted employees under CBEC.

(c)  Monitoring of disposal of appeals by Commissioner(Appeals).

(d)  All Court cases in Supreme Court (other than those arising out of CEGAT orders)

(e)  Reports & Returns relating to Central Excise Court cases and revenue involvement.

(f)   Examination of proposals received under Kar Vivad Samadhan Scheme.

(g)  Parliament Questions & other miscellaneous matters relating to the above items of work. 


 

 

 

Name of the Section

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the CPIO

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the Appellate Authority

US(Cus.-III)

Shri S.C. Ganger,

Under Secretary/CPIO

Room No. 253-A, North Block,

New Delhi – 110001.

Tel. No. 2309 5532

e-mail – uscusiii@nic.in

Shri R.P. Singh, Director (Cus.)

Room No. 227-B, North Block,

New Delhi-110001.

Tel. No. 2309 3908
Fax : 011-2309 2173

e-mail – dircus@nic.in

List of subject in respect of which the documents are held by CPIO of this Section

       (i)      Monitoring the performance of the field’s formations of Customs in all areas of work   including arrears of customs duty and disposal of unclaimed goods through all periodical reports and Action plans.

      (ii)      Monitoring working  of CRCL and infrastructure and equipment requirements of CRCL.

      (iii)     Co-ordination of all work in the Customs wing.

     (iv)     All complaints/grievances from the trade

      (v)      Compilations of statements of pending VIP references, Parliamentary Assurances, implementation of Annual Action Plan, Other periodical returns, reports of various Committees, Trade Statistics.

     (vi)     Annual Report, Annual  Action  Plan, periodical reports and returns, and aby of the misc. matter

     (vii)     Estimates Committee and other Committees of Parliament, their study tours and the related work.

    (viii)    All policy issues concerning management of hazardous waste including framing of guidelines on import/testing of dangerous/hazardous chemicals.

     (ix)     Prohibitions and Restrictions under Section 11 of the Customs Act, 1962

      (x)      All misc. matters concerning Customs that concerns more than only one particular section

     (xi)     Parliament Questions relating to the above items of work.

     (xii)     xii)  Co-ordination  and  monitoring  of work connected with RTI Act, 2005 for the Customs Wing inducted in Cus. III Section.


 

Name of the Section

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the CPIO

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the Appellate Authority

US (Cus.IV)

Shri M.V. Vasudevan, Under Secretary/CPIO,

R.No.253A, North Block, New Delhi

Tel- 2309 4182

m.vasudevan@nic.in

Shri R. P. Singh, Director, Customs, Room No. 227-B, North Block,

New Delhi-110001.

Tel. No. 2309 3908
Fax : 011-2309 2173

e-mail – dircus@nic.in

List of subject in respect of which the documents are held by CPIO of this Section

1.     Customs Procedures regarding­ –

. Clearance of goods at Ports/ Airports/ICDs,

. Customs duty Refund Cases at all Customs Houses

. Transshipment of goods.

. Inland Container Depots, Container Freight Station - appointment of and procedures relating to Containerization.      ­

. Coastal Trade including procedure and regulation under Chapter XII of the Customs Act, 1962

. Imports of goods through courier mode. 

2.     Implementation of Kyoto Convention.

3.     Standardisation of Customs Forms.

4.     Delegation of powers of Adjudication of Customs Officers.  

5.     Appointment of Officers under the Customs Act, 1962  

6.     Re-importation of goods of Indian origin under Section 20 of the Customs Act, 1962 

7.     Quality Control on export commodities. 

8.    Matters concerning Customs and Central Excise Advisory Council, Customs Advisory Committee and Port Advisory Committee, Various Standing Committees, Inter-Ministerial Standing Committee for setting up of ICDs/CFS, Export Promotion Board chaired by Cabinet Secretary


 

Name of the Section

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the CPIO

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the Appellate Authority

US (Cus. V)

Shri Aseem Nanda, OSD (Cus.V)

Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, Room No. 227-A, North Block, New Delhi.

Tel. No. 011-2309 4610 / 5438

E-mail: aseem.nanda@nic.in

Shri  Satish Kumar Reddy,

Director (ICD), Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue, Room No. 49, North Block, New Delhi.

Tel. No. 011-23093380 / 5438

e-mail – sk.reddy@nic.in

indiacustoms@gmail.com

 

List of subject in respect of which the documents are held by CPIO of this Section

i)        All matters concerning Ad-hoc Exemption under Section 25(2) of the Customs Act, 1962 including formulation of ad-hoc exemption policy.

ii)       Valuation under Customs Act, 1962 including fixation of tariff values.

iii)      Monitoring and Fixation of Exchange Rates for foreign currencies.

iv)     Sale/ Disposal of duty free goods/ cars by privileged persons.

v)      Trade Agreements with respect to FTA / PTA / CEPA / CECA / WTO / WCO.

Provision of Customs Privileges including provision of Customs facilities and protocol for VIPs at International Airports.  

 

 

Name of the Section

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the CPIO

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the Appellate Authority

US (Cus.VI)

Shri S.C. Ganger, Under Secretary,

R.No. 253A, North Block, New Delhi,

Tel-23095532

Email: uscusiii@nic.in

Shri R.P. Singh, Director, Room No. 227-B, North Block,

New Delhi-110001.

Tel. No. 2309 3908
Fax : 011-2309 2173

e-mail – dircus@nic.in

List of subject in respect of which the documents are held by CPIO of this Section

  1. Grant of special permission for landing of aircrafts on international flights at places other than notified airports.
  2. Baggage Rules, Transfer of Residence Rules, Tourist Baggage Rules.
  3. Matters relating to clearance of passengers at Airports.
  4. Integrity Management at the Airports - Handling complaints against the staff and officers of Customs posted at the international Airports.
  5. Policy relating to import of gold and silver, import of fire arms, etc.
  6. Customs House Agents Licensing Regulations.
  7. Port Trust Act, Arms Act, Antiquities Act and other allied Acts.
  8. Write off / abandonment of claims with regard to irrecoverable duties and penalties and fines.

 


 

Name of the Section

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the CPIO

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the Appellate Authority

US (FTT)

Shri Alok Aggarwal, OSD (Cus.-III), 

North Block, New Delhi – 110001.

Tel. No. 2309 5557

 

Shri R.P. Singh, Director (Cus.)

Room No. 227-B, North Block,

New Delhi-110001.

Tel. No. 2309 3908 / 2117

e-mail – tircus@nic.in

List of subject in respect of which the documents are held by CPIO of this Section

       (i)      Monitoring the performance of the field’s formations of Customs in all areas of work including arrears of customs duty and disposal of unclaimed goods through all periodical reports and Action plans.

      (ii)      Monitoring working of CRCL and infrastructure and equipment requirements of CRCL.

      (iii)     Co-ordination of all work in the Customs wing.

     (iv)     All complaints/grievances from the trade

      (v)      Compilations of statements of pending VIP references, Parliamentary Assurances, implementation of Annual Action Plan, Other periodical returns, reports of various Committees, Trade Statistics.

     (vi)     Annual Report, Annual Action Plan, periodical reports and returns, and aby of the misc. matter

     (vii)     Estimates Committee and other Committees of Parliament, their study tours and the related work.

    (viii)    All policy issues concerning management of hazardous waste including framing of guidelines on import/testing of dangerous/hazardous chemicals.

     (ix)     Prohibitions and Restrictions under Section 11 of the Customs Act, 1962

      (x)      All misc. matters concerning Customs that concerns more than only one particular section

     (xi)     Parliament Questions relating to the above items of work.

     (xii)     xii)  Co-ordination  and  monitoring of work connected with RTI Act, 2005 for the Customs Wing inducted in Cus. III Section.


 

Name of the Section

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the CPIO

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the Appellate Authority

US (TU)

 

Shri A.K Goel, US & CPIO

Room No. 229A North Block, New Delhi

Tel. No. 011-2309 5557

Email: tariffunit-rev@nic.in

 

Sh. R.P Singh, Director (Cus.)

Room No. 227A North Block, New Delhi

Tel. No. 011 2309 3908

Fax : 2309 2173

Email: dircus@nic.in 

List of subject in respect of which the documents are held by CPIO of this Section

       (i)      Classification of goods imported and exported for the purpose of assessment to duty interpretation of Act, Rules Regulations, exemption notification etc. and issue of Tariff Advices and instructions relating thereto

      (ii)      Customs Tariff and any Legislative and other preparatory work relating to its updating 

      (iii)     Conference of Commissioners of Customs on Tariffs and Allied matters.

     (iv)     Legislative work relating to administration and levy of antidumping, Countervailing and Safeguard duties

      (v)      Project Imports

     (vi)     vi) Work relating to Harmonised Systems Committee of WCO.

 

 

 

 

Name of the Section

Name, address, telephone No. and

e-mail of the CPIO

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the Appellate Authority

US (ICD)

Shri Aseem Nanda, OSD (ICD),

R.NO. 227-B, Deptt. of Revenue

North Block, New Delhi

Tel. No. 011-2309 4610
Fax : 011-2309 5438

e-mail aseem.nanda@nic.in 

Shri Satish Kumar Reddy,

Director (ICD), Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue, Room No. 49, North Block, New Delhi.

Tel. No. 011-23093380 / 5438

e-mail – sk.reddy@nic.in 

indiacustoms@gmail.com

List of subject in respect of which the documents are held by CPIO of this Section

          (i)         Agreements and MoUs for mutual administrative assistance in customs matters with other foreign government

        (ii)        Regional Free Trade Agreements, preferential trade agreements and joint commissioners with foreign governments

        (iii)       All matters relating to enforcement aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) particularly with regard to border measures

       (iv)       Formulation and interpretation of rules of origin and procedures etc. (Matters concerning grant of tariff concessions under these agreements will be handled by TRU)

        (v)        Work relating to International Conventions/International Organisations excluding work related to OECD and ASEM

       (vi)       ATA Carnet on Fairs and Exhibitions, policy formulation and requests for extension of export period and sale of goods

       (vii)      Organising International Customs Training Events

      (viii)      Correspondence with Customs Officers in Indian Missions abroad on matters of customs policy and with foreign customs administrations

        (ix)        ix) Processing of nominations for deputation of officers to attend meetings, trainings, seminars, workshops etc. on customs matters in foreign countries.


 

Name of the Section

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the CPIO

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the Appellate Authority

US (LC)

Shri Mudit Kuamr, OSD (LC), R.No. 11, Hutments, Church Road, North Block, New Delhi.

Tel. No. 011-2309 2805

e-mail – lcsection18@gmail.com

Shri Satish Kumar Reddy,

Director (ICD), Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue, Room No. 49, North Block, New Delhi.

Tel. No. 011-23093380
Fax : 011-2309 5438

e-mail – sk.reddy@nic.in

indiacustoms@gmail.com

List of subject in respect of which the documents are held by CPIO of this Section

i) Warehousing

ii) Imports and Exports through post

iii) Bonds and Guarantees

iv) All Policy matters, trade agreements and transit arrangements relating to Afghanistan, China (Tibet Autonomous Region), Nepal, Bhutan, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Myanmar

v) Appointment and declaration of Land Customs Stations, Ports & Airports under the Customs Act, 1962

vi)  Matters concerning cess

vii) Carnet/triptyque for tourist vehicles 


 

 

Name of the Section

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the CPIO

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the Appellate Authority

US (DBK)

Sh. Theodore Tigga, US & CPIO, Drawback  Section, Room No. 18-D, 4th Floor, Jeevan Deep Building. Parliament Street,

New Delhi-110 001.

Tel. No. 011-23341480

e-mail – theodoretigga.edu@nic.in

Shri Dinesh Kumar Gupta, Director (DBK),

Room No. 3, 4th Floor, Jeevan Deep Building. Parliament Street,

New Delhi-110 001.

Tel. No. 011-23360581

 e-mail – dirdbk-rev@nic.in

List of subject in respect of which the documents are held by CPIO of this Section

i)  All matters concerning fixation on All Industry Rates of Drawback under Rule 3 of the Customs, Central Excise Duties & Service Tax,  Drawback Rules, 1995 under the Customs Act, 1962, Section 74-76 of Customs Act, 1962

ii) Clarification and Instructions regarding Drawback under Rule 6 & 7 of the Customs, Central Excise Duties & Service Tax, Drawback Rules, 1995.

iii)  Monitoring of pendency position of claims under All Industry Rate and Brand Rate.

iv)  Duty Exemption against Advance Licences / Authorizations Schemes, Deemed Exports, Export Promotion Scheme for Capital Goods (EPCG), Reward Schemes, issue of exemption Notifications relating thereto. Coordination with Ministry of Commerce on the above Schemes.

v)  Parliament Questions, Draft Audit Paras, PAC matters, Returns, Statistics, Reports, Misc. items on the above subjects (Sl. No. 1-4 above).

The rules, regulations, instructions, manuals and records held by PA or under its control or used by its employees for discharging its functions.

i)  The Customs, Central Excise Duties & Service Tax Drawback Rules, 1995.

ii)    Re - Export of Imported Goods (Drawback of Customs Duties) Rules, 1995.

iii) Files on Notifications, clarifications and Instructions regarding Drawback.

iv) Files on monitoring of pendency position of claims under All Industry Rate and Brand Rate.

v) Files on Customs Duty Exemption Notifications and Circulars issued under Advance License / Authorizations Schemes. Deemed Exports, Export Promotion Scheme for Capital Goods (EPCG) and Reward Schemes of Foreign Trade Policy (FTP).

vi)  Files on Parliament Questions, Draft Audit Paras, PAC matters, Returns, Statistics, Reports, Misc. items. 


 

 

 

Name of the Section

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the CPIO

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the Appellate Authority

Service Tax 

Shri Ravi Prasakh Srivastava, OSD (ST), Room No. 263-A, North Block, New Delhi- 110001

Phone No. 011-2309 5387

Email:

raviprakashsrivastava555@gmail.com

           

Shri Rajeev Yadav, Director (ST), Room No. 252-C, North Block, New Delhi- 110001 

Tel. No. 011-2309 3355

Email : rajeev.yadav@gmail.com

List of subject in respect of which the documents are held by CPIO of this Section

(i)             Amendment to Service Tax Rules, 1994 and allied rules pertaining to procedure.

(ii)          Work relating to Service Tax procedural matters such as registration, assessment, scrutiny, returns including its formats.

(iii)         Monitoring of field formations for Service Tax work; Formulation of action plan

(iv)        Monitoring and implementation of Key Performance Indicators including Service Tax revenue collection, performance in technical areas of work by field formations.

(v)          Providing comments against litigation before Courts on matters of constitutional validity or policies framed by Government, after a period of two years from the change; and in respect of matters emanating from Service Tax wing.

(vi)        Issue of clarifications or instructions in respect of taxable Services, where there is a clear stated position in law, which has been raised by trade or field formations

(vii)       Furnishing replies to C&AG, Draft Audit Paras, PAC reply on matters involving Service Tax procedure and issues relating to individual assessees and other work connected with aforesaid items.

(viii)     All Parliament Questions, complaints, representations relating to above items of work and other work connected with aforesaid items.

(ix)        Any other item of work of a miscellaneous nature that may be specifically allotted to by the Chairman (CBEC) or Member (Service Tax).

Note: All other item of work relating to Service Tax, including Finance Act, 1994 and other legislation, exemptions and abatement, preparation for Union Budget on Service Tax, Goods Service Tax roadmap, revenue analysis, modeling, fixation of revenue targets, clarification on issues referred by chambers and associations etc. would continue to be handled by Joint Secretary (TRU-II) under the charge of Member (Budget).


 

 

 

Name of the Section

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the CPIO

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the Appellate Authority

US (Ad.II)

Shri Jai Prakash Sharma, Under Secretary, R.No. 47-B Department of Revenue, CBEC, North Block, New Delhi,

Tel-2309 5520

Email: sh.jaiprakash@gmail.com

Shri Shiv Rattan Sharma, Deputy Secretary, R.No. 52-A, Department of Revenue, CBEC, North Block, New Delhi,

Tel-2309 2401.

Email: dsad2-cbec@nic.in 

List of subject in respect of which the documents are held by CPIO of this Section

1. The following matters relating to Indian Customs & Central Excise Service Gr. A : 
(a) recruitment, promotion and seniority;

(b) leave, posting and transfers;

(c) framing of recruitment rules;

(d) convening of DPCs for (a) promotion (b) confirmation and (c) crossing of EB;

(e) briefing officers on deputation;

(f) deputation of officers to other depts., etc.;

(g) forwarding of applications to other depts;

(h) CCS (Conduct) Rules;

(I) training of Gr. 'A' Officers of IC & CE in India and abroad;

(J) posting of officers abroad. 

  1. Deputation/delegation abroad.
  2. Medical claims (Gr. ‘A’ Officers only).
  3. Departmental examination for probationers of Indian Customs & Central Excise Service Gr. 'A' and extension/completion of probation period.
  4. Processing of proposals for appointments of officers of  Indian Customs & Central Excise Service Group 'A'  for various Gr. 'A' Secretariat posts in the Department including CBE&C and obtaining ACC/CEB approval therefor.
  5. Court cases relating to the above subjects
  6. Parliament Questions relating to the above subjects.
  7. Grant of permission to practice/commercial employment to officers of IC & CE Service Gr. A.

 

 

 

Name of the Section

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the CPIO

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the Appellate Authority

US (Ad.IIA)

Shri S. A. Ansari , Under Secretary, Department of Revenue, CBEC, North Block, New Delhi,

 Tel-2309 5528

Email: saansari1967@gmail.com

Shri A.K. Qasim, Deputy Secretary, Department of Revenue, CBEC, North Block, New Delhi,
Tel-2309 3102

Email: akkasim.edu@nic.in

List of subject in respect of which the documents are held by CPIO of this Section

1.             House Building Advance, Conveyance, i.e., motor car, scooter, motor cycle and GPF advance to Principal Commissioner/Director GeneraL only; and relaxation if any for all Gazetted officers. 

2.             Framing and amendments to Recruitment Rules for CAO (Group 'A') in Central Excise Deptt./Customs Deptt./Appraisers/Supdts.of customs (Prev.)/Group A&B of Customs Marine Organisation (CMO). 

3.             Matters relating to recruitment, promotion and seniority, in respect of the following Group B/Group A cadres in the Customs Department :­ 

a.       Appraisers,

b.      Superintendents of Customs (Prev.)

c.       ACAOIAO (Customs Deptt.),

d.      CAO(Customs Deptt.),

e.      CAO (Central Excise Department). 

4.   Pay fixation - Pay references regarding all categories of officers and staff; (clarification on policy).

5.   Overtime allowance to officers of Customs and Central Excise Department - policy regarding.

6.  Arrear Claims/Medical Claims of Group B officers of the Customs Deptt; (where relaxation to the rules is required).

7.   Special pay in respect of Gazetted and non-gazetted staff: 

8.    Revision of pay scale of Gazetted and non-gazetted staff; 

9.    Allowances in respect of Gazetted and non-gazetted staff; (policy matters) 

10.  Hindi Teaching scheme - cases relating to incentives for learning Hindi. 

11.  Preparation of All India Seniority list of Supdt. of Customs (Prev.) and customs Appraisers and CAOs. 

12.  Demands of the Federation/Association and items included in the agenda of the Departmental Council meetings pertaining to the above items of work.

13. Promotion, posting, transfer of CAOs in Central Excise, Narcotics Department and holding of DPCs meetings in respect of Chief Accounts Officers in Central Excise ICustoms Deptts.

14. Dereservation of Group 'B' posts reserved for SC/ST and confirmation of Group 'B' Direct Recruits in Customs Deptt. also court cases/ VIP references on the above items of work.

15. Presumptive Pay under FR. 49 in respect of Chief Accounts Officer of Central Excise/ Customs Deptt.


 

 

 

 

Name of the Section

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the CPIO

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the Appellate Authority

US (Ad.IIB)

Shri B.K. Manthan, Under Secretary, Department of Revenue, CBEC, North Block New Delhi-0110 001.

Tel. No. 011-2309 5529

Email: bk.manthan@nic.in 

Shri A.K. Qasim, Deputy Secretary, Department of Revenue, CBEC, North Block, New Delhi,

Tel-2309 3102

Email: akkasim.edu@nic.in

List of subject in respect of which the documents are held by CPIO of this Section

1.       Establishment of Group ‘B’ Gazetted  Officers (both executive and ministerial) in the Central Excise Commissionerates, Narcotics Department, Directorate of Training, Directorate of Inspection, Directorate of Statistics and Intelligence, Directorate of Communication, Directorate of Revenue Intelligence, Central Revenue Contro Laboratory and Directorate of O & M Services.

2.      DPC for promotion to Group ‘B’ posts in the Central Excise Commissionerates, Narcotics Department, Directorate of Inspection, Directorate of S & I, Directorate of Communications, Directorate of Revenue Intelligence, Central Revenue Control Laboratory etc. (Policy matter only).

3.      Representation/Memoranda against non-confirmation in Group ‘B’ Gazetted posts in the Central Excise/ Narcotics Department.

4.      Preparation of All India  List  of Superintendents of Central Excise Group ‘B’ and representations relating thereto.

5.      Representations/ Memoranda for fixation of seniority in Group ‘B’ posts in Central Excise/Narcotics Department.

6.      Policy regarding postings and transfers of Group ‘B’ Gazetted Officers in the Central Excise/Narcotics Department and representations from such Group ‘B’ Gazetted Officers regarding postings and transfers.

7.      Deputation of Group ‘B’ Gazetted Officers in the Central Excise Department to other Departments.

8.      Representations from Group ‘B’ Gazetted Officers of Central Excise/Narcotics Department for expunction of adverse remarks.

9.      Representation from Group ‘B’ Officers for change in date of birth.

10.   Pre-mature retirement of Group ‘A’ & ‘B’ Officers of Telecommunication Wing, Central Revenue Chemical Services, Group ‘B’ Officers in Central Excise and Narcotics Departments and representations against premature retirement.

11.   Extension of service/re-employment of Group ‘B’ Gazetted Officers in Central Excise and Narcotics Department.

12.   Representations of Group ‘B’ Gazetted Officers of Central Excise and Narcotics Department, for reimbursement of medical expenses.

13.   Framing and amendments to recruitment Rules for Group ‘B’ posts in the Central Excise and Narcotics Department and Group ‘A’ & ‘B’ posts in Central Revenue control Laboratory and Telecommunication wing.

14.   Promotion, postings and transfers of officers in Central Revenue Chemical Services, Group ‘A’ and Telecommunication service Group ‘A’.

15.   Suits/CAT matter/Writ Petitions/Special Leave Petition before Supreme Court relating to the subjects dealt with in the Section.

16.   Parliament Questions relating to the subjects dealt with in the Section.

17.        Reimbursement of legal expenses to Group ‘B’ officers.

18.    Direct recruitment to various Group ‘A’ and Group ‘B’ posts in CRCL and Telecommunication wing of Customs and Central Excise Department.

19.   D.P.C. for promotion to Group ‘A’ posts in CRCL and Telecommunication wing and Assistant Director (OL) in Customs and Central Excise Department.


 

 

Name of the Section

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the CPIO

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the Appellate Authority

US (Ad.IIIA)

Sh. Rajpal Singh, Under Secretary, CBEC, Room No. 411, 4th Floor, Hudco Vishala Building, Bhikaji Cama Place, R.K. Puram, New Delhi

Tel. No. 011-2616 2834

Email: rajpal.singh68@nic.in 

Smt Bharti Sridhar, Deputy Secretary, CBEC, Room No. 502, 5th Floor, Hudco Vishala Building, Bhikaji Cama Place, R.K. Puram, New Delhi

Tel. No. 011-2616 2693

Email: bhartivivl@gmail.com

List of subject in respect of which the documents are held by CPIO of this Section

  1. Departmental     examination    and representation and petitions relating thereto.
  2. Departmental  Promotion  Committee  – Policy regarding promotion to various grades.
  3. Representations from the Non-Gazetted staff of all Directorates & Commissionerates.
  4. Seniority    Policy and individual representations.

5.       v)   Confidential   Reports      Policy   and procedure and representations against adverse remarks.

  1. Confirmation – Policy, procedure and individual representations – Group ‘C’ & erstwhile Group ‘D’.
  2. Promotion of SC/ST employees in reserved quota and dereservation of vacancies (Promotion posts) in respect of non-gazetted staff.
  3. Probation.
  4. Parliament  questions  pertaining  to the above items of work.  
  5. Court cases pertaining to the above items of  work.
  6. Departmental Council matters.
  7. All India Federations, Executive and Ministerial (Customs and Central Excise).
  8. Representations against termination of services under Rule 5 of CCS (DSTS) Rules, 1965.
  9. Inter Commissionerate Transfer of Group ‘C’ and erstwhile ‘D’ employees under the CBEC.

 

 

 

 

 

Name of the Section

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the CPIO

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the Appellate Authority

US (Ad.IIIB)

Sh. Rajpal Singh,

Under Secretary, CBEC, Room No. 411, 4th Floor, Hudco Vishala Building, Bhikaji Cama Place, R.K. Puram, New Delhi

Tel. No. 011-2616 2834

Email: rajpal.singh68@nic.in  

Smt Bharti Sridhar, Deputy Secretary, CBEC, Room No. 502, 5th Floor, Hudco Vishala Building, Bhikaji Cama Place, R.K. Puram, New Delhi

Tel. No. 011-2616 2693

Email: bhartivivl@gmail.com

List of subject in respect of which the documents are held by CPIO of this Section

1.       Establishment of Group ‘B’ Gazetted  Officers (both executive and ministerial) in the Central Excise Commissionerates, Narcotics Department, Directorate of Training, Directorate of Inspection, Directorate of Statistics and Intelligence, Directorate of Communication, Directorate of Revenue Intelligence, Central Revenue Contro Laboratory and Directorate of O & M Services.

2.       DPC for promotion to Group ‘B’ posts in the Central Excise Commissionerates, Narcotics Department, Directorate of Inspection, Directorate of S & I, Directorate of Communications, Directorate of Revenue Intelligence, Central Revenue Control Laboratory etc. (Policy matter only).

3.       Representation/Memoranda against non-confirmation in Group ‘B’ Gazetted posts in the Central Excise/ Narcotics Department.

4.       Preparation of All India List  of Superintendents of Central Excise Group ‘B’ and representations relating thereto.

5.       Representations/ Memoranda for fixation of seniority in Group ‘B’ posts in Central Excise/Narcotics Department.

6.       Policy regarding postings and transfers of Group ‘B’ Gazetted Officers in the Central Excise/Narcotics Department and representations from such Group ‘B’ Gazetted Officers regarding postings and transfers.

7.       Deputation of Group ‘B’ Gazetted Officers in the Central Excise Department to other Departments.

8.       Representations from Group ‘B’ Gazetted Officers of Central Excise/Narcotics Department for expunction of adverse remarks.

9.       Representation from Group ‘B’ Officers for change in date of birth.

10.   Pre-mature retirement of Group ‘A’ & ‘B’ Officers of Telecommunication Wing, Central Revenue Chemical Services, Group ‘B’ Officers in Central Excise and Narcotics Departments and representations against premature retirement.

11.   Extension of service/re-employment of Group ‘B’ Gazetted Officers in Central Excise and Narcotics Department.

12.   Representations of Group ‘B’ Gazetted Officers of Central Excise and Narcotics Department, for reimbursement of medical expenses.

13.   Framing and amendments to recruitment Rules for Group ‘B’ posts in the Central Excise and Narcotics Department and Group ‘A’ & ‘B’ posts in Central Revenue control Laboratory and Telecommunication wing.

14.   Promotion, postings and transfers of officers in Central Revenue Chemical Services, Group ‘A’ and Telecommunication service Group ‘A’.

15.   Suits/CAT matter/Writ Petitions/Special Leave Petition before Supreme Court relating to the subjects dealt with in the Section.

16.   Parliament Questions relating to the subjects dealt with in the Section.

17.   Reimbursement of legal expenses to Group ‘B’ officers.

18.   Direct recruitment to various Group ‘A’ and Group ‘B’ posts in CRCL and Telecommunication wing of Customs and Central Excise Department.

19.    D.P.C. for promotion to Group ‘A’ posts in CRCL and Telecommunication wing and Assistant Director (OL) in Customs and Central Excise Department.


 

Name of the Section

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the CPIO

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the Appellate Authority

US (Ad.IVA)

Shri Nirbhai Singh, Under Secretary, CBEC, 5th Floor, Hodco Vishala Building, Bhikaji Cama Place, R.K. Puram, New Delhi

Tel. No. 011-2616 2673

e-mail – nirbhaisingh57@gmail.com

 

Shri Ajit Gambhir, Director, CBEC,

Room No. 608, 6th Floor, Hodco Vishala Building, Bhikaji Cama Place, R.K. Puram, New Delhi
Tele Fax:2616 2694

agitgambhir54@gmail.com

List of subject in respect of which the documents are held by CPIO of this Section

1.       Conduct Rules

2.       Verification of character and antecedents

3.       Assaults of Govt. Servants while on duty.

4.       Advances (Advances for purchase of conveyance- House Building Advance- Flood Cyclones and other natural calamities, Festival advance).

5.       Matters relating to Casual Workers.

6.       Recruitment policy.

7.       Recruitment tests and panels.

8.       Allocation of candidates selected by SSC for the post of Inspector (Central Excise) E.O./P.O. and Tax Assistant.

9.       Framing of Recruitment rules of cadres dealt in AD.III.B Section

10.   Relaxation of age limit/education qualifications/Physical Standards/Typewriting test/Medical examination.

11.   Appointment of Departmental candidates against direct recruitment quota.

12.   Matters relating to appointment of sportsman.

13.   Individual representations regarding recruitment.

14.   Appointment of dependents of deceases Govt. servants of compassionate grounds.

15.   Leave and joining time.

16.   Deputations of Foreign Service or otherwise.

17.   Matters raised by Associations/Unions pertaining to subjects dealt with in Ad.III.B section.

18.   Complaints in regard to corruption, harassment and bribery against non-gazetted staff.

19.   Resignation

20.   Extension of service and re-employment in service.

21.   Absorption of Surplus/retrenched employees.

22.   Change in date of birth of Group ‘C’ and ‘D’ officers.

23.   Dereservation of posts reserved for SC/ST candidates in the di8rect recruitment quota.

24.   Work relating to reservation and maintenance of rosters for SC/ST and compilation of statistical information for submission to DP&T and Commission for SC/STs

25.   Court cases and suit notices in regard to matter dealt with in Ad.II-B Section.

26.    G.P.F. Accounts – Representations regarding.


 

 

 

Name of the Section

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the CPIO

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the Appellate Authority

US (Ad.IVB)

Shri Brij Mohan, Under Secretary, CBEC, 5th Floor, Hodco Vishala Building, Bhikaji Cama Place, R.K. Puram, New Delhi

 

Shri Ajit Gambhir, Director, CBEC,

Room No. 608, 6th Floor, Hodco Vishala Building, Bhikaji Cama Place, R.K. Puram, New Delhi

List of subject in respect of which the documents are held by CPIO of this Section

1.             Departmental     examination    and representation and petitions relating thereto.

2.             Departmental  Promotion  Committee  – Policy regarding promotion to various grades.

3.             Representations from the Non-Gazetted staff of all Directorates & Commissionertes.

4.             Seniority    Policy and individual representations.

5.             Confidential   Reports      Policy   and procedure and representations against adverse remarks.

6.             Confirmation – Policy, procedure and individual representations – Group ‘C’ & erstwhile Group ‘D’.

7.             Promotion of SC/ST employees in reserved quota and dereservation of vacancies (Promotion posts) in respect of non-gazetted staff.

8.             Probation.

9.             Parliament  questions  pertaining  to the above items of work.  

10.         Court cases pertaining to the above items of work.

11.         Departmental Council matters.

12.         All India Federations, Executive and Ministerial (Customs and Central Excise).

13.         Representations against termination of services under Rule 5 of CCS (DSTS) Rules, 1965.

14.          Inter Commissionerate Transfer of Group ‘C’ and erstwhile ‘D’ employees under the CBEC.


 

 

Name of the Section

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the CPIO

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the Appellate Authority

US (Ad.V)

Shri B.K. Mahanta, CPIO & Under Secretary, CBEC, Hudco Vishala Building, Bhikaji Cama Place, R.K. Puram, New Delhi.

Tel. No. 011-2617 1184

Fax : 011-2617 3379

e-mail – basanta67@gmail.com 

Shri Kabindra Joshi, Deputy Secretary, CBEC, Hudco Vishala Building, Bhikaji Cama Place, R.K. Puram, New Delhi.

Tel. No. 011-2617 3378

e-mail – Kabindrajoshi-1961@yahoo.co.in

List of subject in respect of which the documents are held by CPIO of this Section

1.          Processing of vigilance/disciplinary cases in  respect of Group 'A' officers of the Customs and Central Excise Services both retired and serving

2.          Initiation of disciplinary cases under rule 9 of CCS(Pension) Rules against Group 'B', 'C' and 'D' officers of Customs & Central Excise Deptt.

3.          Appeals/revision/review petition preferred by Croup 'B', 'C' and 'D' officers of Customs and Central Excise Deptt.

4.          Complaints against gazetted / non-gazetted officers/staff of Customs and Central Excise Deptt.

5.          Review of orders passed by the various disciplinary authorities.

6.          Court cases connected with the above items of work.

7.          Parliament Questions connected with the above items of work.


 

 

 

Name of the Section

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the CPIO

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the Appellate Authority

US (Ad.VIII / EC)

Shri Nirbhai Singh, Under Secretary, CBEC, 5th Floor, Hodco Vishala Building, Bhikaji Cama Place, R.K. Puram, New Delhi

Tel. No. 011-2616 2673

e-mail – nirbhaisingh57@gmail.com

Smt Bharti Sridhar, Deputy Secretary, CBEC, Room No. 502, 5th Floor, Hudco Vishala Building, Bhikaji Cama Place, R.K. Puram, New Delhi

Tel. No. 011-2616 2693

Email: bhartivivl@gmail.com

List of subject in respect of which the documents are held by CPIO of this Section

1.          Organizational matters and matters relating to creation of posts, retention of temporary posts, conversion of temporary post into permanent ones in the Customs/Central Excise/Narcotics Department, Directorate of Inspection (Customs & Central Excise), Department of Revenue Intelligence, Directorate of Statistics & Intelligence, Directorate of Training and the Central Revenue Control Laboratory.

2.          Air Customs Pool; only matters relating to formation of pool.

3.          Training Scheme-Policy matters only.

4.          Approval of Air-Travel by non-entitled gazette officers of the Customs, Central Excise Department.

5.       Work  of  procurement  of   equipments  relating to CRCL.


 

 

Name of the Section

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the CPIO

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the Appellate Authority

US (TRU-I)

Shri Santosh Kumar Vatsa, T.O., R.No.153, Department of Revenue, CBEC, North Block, New Delhi

Tel-2309 4819

Fax : 011-2309 2037

Email: santosh.vatsa@nic.in

Shri G.G. Pai, Director,

R.No. 146J, Department of Revenue, CBEC, North Block. New Delhi -110 001.

Tel- 011-2309 2753
Fax : 011-2309 3215

Email: ggpai@hotmail.com

List of subject in respect of which the documents are held by CPIO of this Section

List of Subjects: 

  1. All request from trade and recommendations from other Departments of the Governments seeking general exemption from Customs and Central Excise duties.
  2. Issue of notifications under Section 5A(1) of the Central Excise Act,1944 and under Section 25(1) of the Customs Act,1962.
  3. Issue of notifications under Section 5A(i)  of the Central Excise Act and under Section 25(i) of the Customs Act to clarify the scope and applicability of exemption notifications.
  4. Reviewing of the above notifications.
  5. Formulation of policy for taxation of each commodity.
  6. Notification of any process amounting to manufacture under section 2(f) of the Central Excise Act.
  7. Formulation of policy regarding MRP based valuation.
  8. Policy on inclusion of new services under Service Tax net.
  9. Formulation of annual budget proposals.
  10. Work relating to Finance Bill.
  11. Work relating to other legislation for changing rate of Customs &Excise Duties.
  12. Pre and post-budget market enquiries, and on the spot studies regarding effect of budget proposals on prices, production, consumption etc.
  13. Formulation of commodity wise budget estimates (after collection of data from departmental and extra-departmental sources) and monitoring of the same at regular intervals.
  14. Fixing of revenue targets.
  15. All work relating to levy of Anti-dumping duties/safeguard duties.
  16. International Agreements – their tariff related work.
  17. Parliament Questions relating to the above items of work.

 

 

 

 

Name of the Section

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the CPIO

Name, address, telephone No. and e-mail of the Appellate Authority

US(TRU-II)

Shri S.Jaya Prahasram, Under Secretary, R.No.146G, Department of Revenue, CBEC, North Block, New Delhi,

Tel-2309  5559

Fax : 011-2309 2236

Email: jayaprahasam@gmail.com

Shri J.M. Kennedy, Director, Department of Revenue, CBEC, North Block, New Delhi,

Tel fax -011-2309 2236

Email: jm.kennedy@nic.in

List of subject in respect of which the documents are held by CPIO of this Section

All other item of work relating to Service Tax, including Finance Act, 1994 and other legislation, exemptions and abatement, preparation for Union Budget on Service Tax, Goods Service Tax roadmap, revenue analysis, modeling, fixation of revenue targets, clarification on issues referred by chambers and associations etc. not allocated to CX-4/Service Tax Section.

 

(ii) The powers and duties of its officers and employees.

 

Reference may be had to (i) above and details mentioned under this sub-heading in Manuals for Customs, Central Excise and Service tax field formations.

 

 (iii) The procedure followed in the decision-making process including channels of supervision and accountability.

 

All references received from the Trade and Field formations are put up by concerned section staff to their Under Secretary. In respect of cases involving policy decisions, reports are normally called from the field formations, wherever required, to get inputs for policy formulation. The matter is then examined within the framework of law and overall policy perspective. Thereafter, the file is put up by the Under Secretary to the Joint Secretary/Member through the concerned DS/Director. Where the power of Central Government is exercised, e.g. notifications, ad-hoc exemptions etc. the approval of Minister is taken. In case of replies to VIP, the replies are sent by the Minister. Similarly, replies to Parliament Questions are approved by Minister.

 

(iv) The norms set by it for the discharge of its functions.

 

The mission of  CBEC is to administer central excise, service tax and customs laws aimed at:-

·   realizing the revenues in a fair, equitable & efficient manner;

·   administering the Government’s economic, tariff and trade policies with a practical and pragmatic approach;

·   facilitating trade and industry by streamlining & simplifying Customs & Excise processes and helping Indian business to enhance its competitiveness;

·   creating a climate for voluntary compliance by providing guidance and building mutual trust;

·   combating revenue evasion, commercial frauds and social menace in an effective manner.

 

The said objectives are sought to be achieved by:-

·     enhancing the use of information technology;

·     streamlining customs and excise procedures;

·     encouraging voluntary compliance;

·     evolving cooperative initiatives.

 

(v) The rules, regulations, instructions, manuals and records, held by it or under its control or used by its employees for discharging its functions.

 

Following Acts and Rules, administered by the Central Board of Excise & Customs through it’s subordinate formations, are available on the CBEC website:

 

Acts

·      Central Excise Act, 1944 

·      Central Excise Tariff Act, 1985

·      National Calamity Contingent Duty (Section 136 of the Finance Act, 2001 (14 of 2001)

·      Education Cess (Chapter VI of the Finance Bill, 2004)

·      Additional Duties of Excise (Goods of Special Importance) Act, 1957 

·      Additional Duties of Excise (Textiles and Textile Articles) Act, 1978 

·      Provisional Collection of Taxes Act, 1931 

·      Customs Act, 1962 

·      Customs Tariff Act, 1975

·      Foreign Trade (Development and Regulation) Act, 1992

·      Chapter V of the Finance Act, 1994 [ Service Tax]

·      Finance Act, 1979 (21 of 1979)  (from section 33 to 48) [Foreign Travel Tax]

·      Finance Act, 1989 ( 13 of 1989) ( from section 40 to 49) [Inland Air Travel Tax]

 

Rules

·      The Cenvat Credit Rules, 2004 

·      The Central Excise Rules, 2002   (Section 143 of the Finance Act, 2002)

·      The Central Excise (Appeals) Rules, 2001

·      The Central Excise (Settlement of Cases) Rules, 2001

·      The Central Excise (Removal of Goods at Concessional Rate of Duty for Manufacture of Excisable Goods) Rules, 2001

·      Central Excise Valuation (Determination of Price of Excisable Goods) Rules, 2000

·      Consumer Welfare Fund Rules, 1992

·      The Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (Procedure) Rules, 1982.  

·      The Central Excise (Advance Rulings) rules, 2002.

·      Foreign Privileged Persons (Regulation of Customs Privileges) Rules, 1957   

·      Customs (Attachments of Property of Defaulters for Recovery of Government Dues) Rules, 1995

·      Accessories (Condition) Rules, 1963   

·      Re-Export of Imported Goods (Drawback of Customs Duties) Rules, 1995

·      Notice of Short-Export Rules,1963  

·      Customs and Central Excise Duties Drawback Rules,1995

·      Specified Goods (Prevention of Illegal Export) Rules, 1969   

·      Customs Tariff (Determination of Origin of Goods under the Agreement on SAARC Preferential Trading Arrangement) Rules,1995

·      Notified Goods (Prevention of Illegal Import) Rules, 1969   

 

Manuals

·      CBEC Manual on Central Excise

·      CBEC Manual on Customs

 

(vi) A statement of the categories of documents that are held by it or under its control.

 

      Files and documents related to work assigned to concerned Sections of CBEC are kept in the custody of respective Sections.

 

(vii)  The particulars of any arrangement that exists for consultation with, or representation by, the members of the public in relation to the formation of its policy or implementation thereof.

 

1.     A permanent “Trade Facilitation Committee” is functioning under the Chairmanship of Member (Customs). The Committee suggests various measures to be taken for expeditious clearance of cargo, reduction of dwell-time and enhanced facilities for automated clearance.

 

2.  “All India Watchdog Committee”, working under the chairmanship of the Member (Customs), consists of representatives from leading associations of trade and industry and other agencies that interact with Customs along with the senior officers of Customs to ensure meaningful dialogue.  This Committee takes note of various procedural delays or problems in general being faced in Customs clearance of export/import or grant of various incentives.  The feedback from trade and industry is used for necessary review of procedures & taking measures to remove the difficulties faced by importers/exporters.      

 

(viii) A statement of the boards, council, committees and other bodies consisting of two or more persons constituted as its part or for the purpose of its advice, and as to whether meeting of those boards, councils, committees and other bodies are open to the public, or the minutes of such meeting are accessible for public.

 

An Advisory Committee on abatement has been set up to advise the Government on abatement of excise duty and service tax. This Committee looks into the representations seeking change in the level of abatement for the purpose of levy of excise duty and service tax. The relevant data and inputs are furnished by Trade and Industry Associations.

 

(ix) A directory of its officers and employees.   << Click here to get the list >>

 

(x) The monthly remuneration received by each of its officers and employees, including the system of compensation as provided in its regulations.

 

Pay scales for officers in different categories, working in CBEC, are as under:

 

Designation

Pay Band & Grade Pay (in Rs)

Chairman

80000 (fixed)

Member

80000 (fixed)

Joint Secretary

37400-67000; Grade Pay Rs 10000

Director

37400-67000; Grade Pay Rs 8700

Deputy Secretary/Sr. PPS

15600-39100; Grade Pay Rs 7600

Under Secretary/PPS

15600-39100; Grade Pay Rs 6600

PS / Section Officer

15600-39100; Grade Pay Rs 5400 /

9300-34800; Grade Pay Rs 4800

PA

9300-34800; Grade Pay Rs 4200

Stenographer

5200-20200; Grade Pay Rs 2400

UDC

5200-20200; Grade Pay Rs 2400

LDC

5200-20200; Grade Pay Rs 1900

Peon

5200-20200; Grade Pay Rs 1800

 

(xi) The budget allocated to each of its agency, indicating the particulars of all plans, proposed expenditures and reports on disbursements made.

 

Please refer to Manual No.11 provided by Revenue Headquarters, Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance at:

  http://finmin.nic.in/the_ministry/dept_revenue/rtiman.htm 

 

For CBEC Headquarters, there is no separate demand for grant.  Instead it is covered by Demand No.42. For subordinate offices of CBEC, Demand No.44 may be referred to.

 

(xii) The manner of execution of subsidy programmes including the amounts allocated and the details of beneficiaries of such programmes.

Not applicable.

 

(xiii) Particulars of recipients of concessions, permits or authorizations granted by it.

 

In exercise of powers conferred by Section 5A(1) of the Central Excise Act, 1944, Section 93(1) of the Finance Act, 1944 and Section 25(1) of the Customs Act 1962, the Central  Government  provides  various  concessions  in respect of  the   Central Excise duty, Service Tax  and Customs  duty payable by different classes of tax payers / assessees or duty payable on class of commodities and such concessions are notified by the Ministry of Finance through issue of exemption notifications in the Official Gazette. These notifications are also posted on the CBEC website (http://www.cbec.gov.in ).

 

Ad-hoc exemptions from Service Tax, Customs and Central Excise duties are governed by Section 93(2) of the Finance Act, 1944, Section 25(2) of the Customs Act 1962 and Section 5A(2) of the Central Excise Act, 1944 respectively. The Guidelines issued in this regard are contained in following circulars that are available on http://www.cbec.gov.in

 

Circular no. 49/2003-Customs dated 10th June 2003

Circular No. 707/23/2003-CX dated 16th April 2003

Circular No. 743/59/2003-CX dated 11th September 2003

 

(xiv) Details in respect of the information, available to or held by it, reduced in an electronic form.

The administered Acts and Rules are available on the CBEC website ( http://www.cbec.gov.in  ). All Notifications, Instructions and Circulars issued from time to time are also made available on this website.

 

(xv) The particulars of facilities available to citizens for obtaining information, including the working hours of a library or reading room, if maintained for public use.

 

Reference may kindly be had to official Website of Central Board of Excise & Customs, namely http://www.cbec.gov.in 

 

(xvi) The names, designations and other particulars of the Public Information Officers.

 Already posted on CBEC website.

 

(xvii) Such other information as may be prescribed, and thereafter update these publications every year.

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