CENTRAL BOARD OF EXCISE AND CUSTOMS

DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE

MINISTRY OF FINANCE

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

NEW DELHI

 

 

List of designated Central Public Information Officers and Appellate Authorities in Central Board of Excise and Customs

 

Sl. No.

Name of the Appellate Authority

Phone No./ Fax

 E-mail

     Name of the CPIO

   Phone No./ Fax

   E-mail address & Section Concerned

1.

Shri P.S. Purthi, Commissioner (Cus & EP),
Room No. 252-B, IInd Floor,
North Block, New Delhi

23092080

( Telefax)

parvinderpruthi@yahoo.co.in

Shri M. M. Parthiban,

Director( Customs),

Ministry of Finance,

Department of Revenue,
North Block, New Delhi

23093908

i) F.T.T.

ii) Customs- III

iii) Customs-IV

iv) Customs-VI

v) TU

 

2.

Shri P.S. Purthi, Commissioner (Cus & EP),
Room No. 252-B, IInd Floor,
North Block, New Delhi

23092080

parvinderpruthi@yahoo.co.in

Shri M. K. Singh,
Director( ICD),

Ministry of Finance,

Department of Revenue,
Room No. 49, North Block,
New Delhi

23093380(O)

95120-2482010(R)

23093760(Fax)

Indiacustoms@

gail.com

 

i) ICD Section

ii) Land Customs wing

iii) Cus- V

 

3.

Sh N. K. Bhujabal, Commissioner(RI&I),
Room No. 505 ,
‘B’
Wing Hudco Vishala
Bhikaji Cama Place
, New Delhi.

26161273 (O)

26874659 (R)

261774543/

26177572  (Fax)

some3paril@yahoo.co.in

Smt. Priya V. K. Singh,

Deputy Secretary (AS)
Room No. 501,
‘B’ Wing, Hudco Vishala ,
Bhikaji Cama Place, New Delhi.

267177519(O)

95124-5006390(R)

 

261774543/

26177572(Fax)

Priya.singh@nic.in

 

Anti Smuggling Section

4.

Shri P.K. Mohanty,
Joint Secretary (DBK),
Ministry of Finance,
Department of Revenue,
4th Floor Room No. 1,
Jeevan Deep Bldg. New Delhi

23341079

( Telefax)

mohdbkdatak@hotmail.com

Dr. M. Subramanyam,

Deputy Secretary (DBK)
Ministry of Finance,
Department of Revenue,
4th Floor Room No. 1,
Jeevan Deep Bldg. New Delhi

23360581

( Telefax)

Smanchikanti@

sify.com

 

DBK

5.

Shri Ram Tirth,

Commissioner(PAC),
Room No. 601,
’B’ Floor, Hudco Vishala,
Bhikaji Cama Place, New Delhi.

26177349

26177602

ram.tirath@nic.in

 

Shri Abhai Kumar Srivastav, Deputy Secretary (CX.1/4), Ministry of Finance,

Department of Revenue,
North Block, New Delhi

23092812

 i) CX-I

ii) CX-4

 

 

6.

Shri Ram Tirth,

Commissioner (PAC),
Room No. 601,
’B’ Floor, Hudco Vishala,
Bhikaji Cama Place,
New Delhi.

26177349

26177602

ram.tirath@nic.in

Smt. Hemambika R. Priya, Director   (CX.6/8),
Ministry of Finance,
Department of Revenue,
North Block, New Delhi

23095519

23092149( Fax)

Hema.priya@nic.in

 

i) CX-6

ii) CX-8

7.

Shri Gautam Ray,
Joint Secretary (TRU),
Ministry of Finance,
Department of Revenue,
Room No. 146-1,
North Block, New Delhi,

 

Shri R. Sekar

Joint Secretary-II ( TRU),
Ministry of Finance,

Department of Revenue,
Room No.146-1,
North Block, New Delhi,

23092687

23093037(Fax)

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

23093027

23093037(Fax)

jstru@excise.nic.in

Shri Ravinder Saroop

Director (TRU),
Ministry of Finance,

Department of Revenue,
Room No. 146H, TRU, 

North Block, New Delhi

23092236

 TRU

8.

Shri Rajeev Tandon,
Commissioner (Legal),
Room No. 519,
‘C’ 5th Floor, Hudco Vishala , Bhikaji Cama Place, New Delhi.

26161042

26177514(Fax)

 

Ms. Simmi Jain,

Deputy Secretary (Legal),
Room No. 521, ‘C’ 5th Floor, Hudco Vishala ,
Bhikaji Cama Place,
New Delhi.

26162152

26177514 (Fax)

Simmi91@hotmail.com

 

CX. 8A / Legal

9.

Shri Ram Tirth,

Commissioner (PAC),
Room No. 601,
’B’ Floor, Hudco Vishala,
Bhikaji Cama Place, New Delhi.

26177349

26177602

ram.tirath@nic.in

Shri Nikhil Chandra,
Deputy Secretary (CX.7),
‘C’wing 5th Floor, Hudco Vishala, Bhikaji Cama Place, New Delhi.

26161208
(Telefax)

Ds-pac@nic.in

 

CX-7

10.

Shri Deepak Khandekar,
 Joint Secretary (Admn-CBEC) Ministry of Finance,
Department of Revenue,
Room No.155-C, North Block,
New Delhi,

23092262

23092262(Fax)

aniel_gf@yahoo.com

Shri A. K. Barua

Deputy Secretary (Ad.IIA, Ad.IIB, Ad.IV, Ad.IVA& Ad. VIIIEC), Ministry of Finance,
Department of Revenue,
North Block, New Delhi,

23093102

 i) Ad.IIA,

ii)  Ad.IIB,

11.

Shri Deepak Khandekar,
Joint Secretary ( Admn-CBEC) Ministry of Finance,
Department of Revenue,
Room No.155-C,
North Block, New Delhi,

23092262

23092262(Fax)

aniel_gf@yahoo.com

Shri Ashok Chakraborti,
Deputy Secretary   (Ad.II), Ministry of Finance,

Department of Revenue,
Room No. 255-C,
North Block, New Delhi

23092401

Fax No. 23092401

ashokchakraborti

@hotmail.com

 

Ad-II

12.

Shri Deepak Khandekar,
Joint Secretary ( Admn-CBEC) Ministry of Finance,
Department of Revenue,
Room No.155-C,
North Block, New Delhi,

23092262

23092262(Fax)

aniel_gf@yahoo.com

Shri S. K. Singh,
Deputy Secretary (Ad.III), Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue,
4th Floor Room No. 17,
Jeevan Deep Bldg. New Delhi

23341483

23363049

23361315

23360627

 Ad-III

13.

Shri Jongendra Singh,
C.V.O, (CBEC),
Room No. 30-A,
4th Floor Jeevan Deep Bldg. New Delhi.

Telefax 23344760

dgvlg@cbec.gov.in

Shri Vijay K. Sharma

Deputy Secretary (Ad.V), Room No. 16, 4th Floor
Jeevan Deep Bldg. New Delhi

Telefax 23360670

vijay_sharma@

yahoo.com

 

Ad-V

14.

Shri Ram Tirth,

Commissioner (PAC),
Room No. 601,’B’ Floor, Hudco Vishala ,
Bhikaji Cama Place, New Delhi.

26177349

26177602

ram.tirath@nic.in

Shri S.K. Agrawal, Director(CX.3/9),
Ministry of Finance,

Department of Revenue,
Room No.

255-C,North Block, New Delhi.

23094793

 i) CX-3

ii) CX-9

15.

Shri Deepak Khandekar,
Joint Secretary ( Admn-CBEC) Ministry of Finance,
Department of Revenue,
Room No.155-C,
North Block, New Delhi,

23092262

23092262(Fax)

aniel_gf@yahoo.com

Sh. S.K. Thakur, Deputy Secretary, Ad.IV, Ad.IVA & Ad.VIII (EC), Jeevan Deep Building, New Delhi.

 

i) Ad-IV

ii) Ad-IVA

ii) Ad-VIII(EC)

16.

Sheila Sangwan,
Joint Secretary ( Review), Hudco Vishala ,
Bhikaji Cama Place, New Delhi.

2617-7580

26177614(Fax)

 

Ms. Simmi Jain,

Deputy Secretary  (Legal), Room No. 521, ‘C’ 5th Floor, Hudco Vishala,
Bhikaji Cama Place,
New Delhi.

26162152,

26177514 (Fax)

Simmi91@hotmail.com

 

JC


 

ALLOCATION OF WORK IN CBEC

 

 

1. CX-I SECTION 

List of Subjects:- 

Tariff Classification of the following items; 

Section I               Animal Products

            Chapter 2         Meat and edible meat offal.

            Chapter 3         Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates.

            Chapter 4         Dairy products; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included.

            Chapter 5         Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included.           

Section II             Vegetable Products

            Chapter 7         Edible vegetable and roots and tubers.

            Chapter 8         Edible fruit nuts; peel if citrus or melons.

            Chapter 9         Coffee, tea and spices

            Chapter 11       Products of the Milling industry; Malt; starches; insulin; wheat gluten

            Chapter 13       Lac; gums; resins and other vegetable saps and extracts.

            Chapter 14       Vegetable plating materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included               

Section IV                  Prepared Foodstuffs; Beverages and Vinegar

            Chapter 16       Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic  invertebrates.

            Chapter 17       Sugar and sugar confectionery.

            Chapter 18       Cocoa and Cocoa preparations.

            Chapter 19       Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; pastry cooks` products.

            Chapter 20       Preparations of vegetables, fruit; nuts or other parts of plants.

            Chapter 21        Miscellaneous edible preparations.

            Chapter 22       Beverages, vinegar and spirits.

Chapter 23       Residues and wastes from the food industries, prepared animal fodder.,

 Section XI                  Textile and Textile Articles

Chapter 50       Silk

            Chapter 51       Wool; fine or coarse animal hair.

            Chapter 52       Cotton..

            Chapter 53       Other vegetable textile fibres, paper yarn, woven fabrics of swuch yarns.

            Chapter 54       Man-made filaments.

            Chapter 55       Man-made staple fibres.

            Chapter 56       Wadding, felt and non-wovens; special yarns; twine, cordage, ropes and cables articles thereof.

            Chapter 57       Carpets and other textile floor coverings.

            Chapter 58       Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics lace; embroidery.

            Chapter 59       Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of suitable for industrial use.

            Chapter 60       Knitted or crocheated fabrics.

            Chapter 61       Articles of apparel and clothing accessories of knitted or crocheated.           

            Chapter 62       Articles of apparel and clothing accessories not knitted or crocheated.

            Chapter 63       Other made up textile articles. 

Section XVIII             Optical, Photographic, Cinematographic, Measuring, Checking, Precision, Medical Or Surgical Instruments and Apparatus, Clocks and Watches; Musical Instruments; Parts and Accessories thereof.

Chapter 90       Optical, Photographic, Cinematographic, Measuring, Checking, Precision, Medical Or Surgical Instruments

                       and apparatus; Parts and accessories thereof.

Chapter 91       Clocks and watches and parts thereof.

Chapter 92       Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles. 

Section XIX                Arms and Ammunition; parts and accessories thereof.

            Chapter 93       Arms and Ammunition; parts and accessories thereof. 

Section XX                 Miscellaneous Manufactured Articles.

            Chapter 94       Furnitures, bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushion and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and

                                   lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sings. illuminated name-plates and the like; 

                                   prefabricated buildings.

Chapter 95       Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof.

Chapter 96       Miscellaneous manufactured articles.

 

2. Legislative work [other than Finance Bill and the work entrusted to Commissioner (Leg & Judl)]

3. Amendments to the Central Excise Act and Interpretation of the Central Excise Act.

4. Valuation under Section 4/4A of the Central Excise Act.

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

6. Work relating to convening and coordination of South Zone Tariff Conference.

7. Work relating to 11C notifications and adhoc-exemption orders under section 5A(2) in respect of commodities dealt with by the Section

8. Organising Board meetings. 

 

2. CX-3 Section

List of Subjects:

1. Tariff  Classification in respect of the following goods :-

 

Description of goods

Chapter

a)

Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products; prepared edible fats;  animal or vegetable waxes.

15

b)

Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes.

24

c)

Salt; sulphur; clay and stone; plastering materials; lime and cement.

25

d)

Ores, slag and ash.

26

e)

Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; Mineral waxesl.

27

f)

Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, or rare earth metals of radio active elements or isotopes.

28

g)

Organic chemicals.

29

h)

Pharmaceutical products

30

i)

Fertilizers.

31

j)

Tanning and dying extracts, tanning and their derivatives; dyes; paints and varnishes, putty, fillers and other mastics; inks.

32

k)

Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetics.

33

l)

Soap, organic surface-active agents washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modeling pastes, dental waxes and dental preparations with a basis of plaster

34

m)

Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes. 

35

n)

Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations.

36

o)

Photographic or cinematographic goods.

37

p)

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

q)

Plastics and articles thereof.

39

r)

Rubber and articles thereof.

40

s)

Leather

41

t)

Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods; hand bags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silk-worm gut).

42

u)

Manufacturers of furskins and artificial fur. 

43

v)

Wood and articles of wood 

44

w)

Cork and articles of cork 

45

x)

Manufacturers of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wicker- work.

46

2. Refund  of duty on petrol to Diplomats .

3. Work relating to convening and coordination of North Zone Tariff Conference.

4. General procedure relating to holding of Tariff Conference.

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

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

7. All complaints, representations and Parliament Question relating to the above.

 

 

3. CX - 4 Section 

List of Subject;

I. Tariff Classification in respect of the following Tariff items:-

 

Items

Chapter No.

1.

Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic materials; waste and scrap of paper of paperboard

47

2.

Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp or of paperboard 

48

3.

Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry, manuscripts, typescripts and plants.

49

4.

Footwear, gaiters and the parts of such articles.

64

5.

Head-gear and parts thereof.

65

6.

Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seat-sticks, whips, riding crops parts  thereof.

66

7.

Artificial flowers; articles of human hair. 

67

8.

Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos mica or similar material 

68

9.

Ceramic products.

69

10.

Glass and glassware 

70

11.

Natural or cultural pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewellery; coin.

71

12.

Iron and steel

72

13.

Articles of iron or steel.

73

14.

Copper and articles thereof

74

15.

Nickel and articles thereof.

75

16.

Aluminum and articles thereof.

76

17.

Lead and articles thereof.

78

18.

Zinc and articles thereof.

79

19.

Tin and articles thereof.

80

20.

Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof

81

21.

Tools, implements, cutlery, spoon and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal.

82

22.

Miscellaneous articles of base metal.

83

23.

Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof.

84

24.

Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles.

85

25.

Railway of tramway locomotives, rolling-stocks and parts thereof; railway or Tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical traffic Signalling equipment of all kinds

86

26.

Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling-stocks, and parts and accessories Thereof. 

87

27.

Aircraft; spacecrafts and parts  thereof. 

88

28.

Ships, boats and floating structures.

89

II. Work relating to framing of procedure for assessment and collection of Service Tax and other matter relating thereto, including exemptions, both general and ad-hoc under Section 93(1)/ 93(2) of the Finance Act, 1994.

III. Fixing targets for Service Tax collections.

IV. Work relating to 11C notification and granting ad-hoc exemption under section 5A(2) from payment of Central Excise duty in respect of goods covered by (I) above.

V. Work relating to granting of permission for sale of vehicles purchased in India by Diplomats etc.

VI. All Complaints, representations and Parliament Questions relating to the above items of work.

 

5. CX- 6 Section 

List of Subject:-

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.

 

6. CX-7 Section ( located in Jeevan Deep Building) 

List of subject :- 

Draft Audit Paras/Audit Paras on Central Excise.

C&AG Reports on Central Excise

Public Accounts Committee Reports  and Tours on Central Excise

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

Coordination with Monitoring Cell for Central Excise paras

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

 

7. CX- 8 Section 

List of subject:-

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

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

3. Procedure relating to Modvat, Cenvat, set off, warehousing and sampling.

4. Matters relating to Departmentalised Accounting System.

5. 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)

6. All matters relating to refund and rebate of Central Excise duties.

7. All Complaints, representations and Parliament Questions relating to the above.

 

8. CX- 8A/Legal Cell 

List of subject: -

(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. 

 

9. CX - 9 Section 

List of Subject: -

1.  Coordination of work in the Central Excise, Technical wing.

2.  Customs and Central Excise Advisory Council.

3.  Regional Advisory Committees.

4.  Commissioners Conferences and other Departmental Conferences

5.  Compilation of material for President’s address, Annual Report of the Ministry, Finance Commission and Estimates Committee.

6.  Tour notes of Finance Secretary, Chairman and Members of the CBEC.

7.  Tour notes of Heads of Departments under CBEC.

8.  Monthly Admn. Reports from Commissioners of Central Excise.

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

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

11.  Arrears of Revenue.

12.  Write-off and remissions.

13.  Special procedures relating to Export of Excisable goods to Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet and other Countries.

14.  Matters relating to the Administrative Reforms Commission.

15.  Tax Credit Excise Duty Scheme.

16.  Any other work of a miscellaneous nature not specifically allotted to any other Section.

17.  All Complaints, representations and Parliament Question relating to above items of work.

18.  Excise Revenue arrears against companies.

19.  Deferment of arrears of revenues against sick industrial units.

20.  Brief for the Economic Editors` Conferences.

21.  Excise Relief Scheme. 

10. Tax Research Unit(TRU) 

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.

 

A. Customs Coordination Section (presently Cus- III Section)

 

1.       Monitoring the performance of the field formations of Customs in all areas of work including arrears of custom duty and disposal of  unclaimed goods through all periodical reports and Action Plans,

 

2.       Monitoring working of CRCL and infrastructure and equipment requirements of CRCL.

 

3.       Co-ordination of all works in the Customs Wing.

 

4.       All complaints / grievances from the trade

 

5.       Compilations of statements of pending VIP references, Parliamentary Assurances, implementation of Annual Action Plan, other periodical returns, reports of various Committees, Trade Statistics

 

6.       Estimates Committee and other Committees of Parliament, their study tours and the related work

 

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

 

8.       Prohibitions and Restrictions under Section 11 of the Customs Act,1962

 

9.       All miscellaneous matters concerning Customs that concern more than only one particular Section

 

 

B. Customs Policy Section (presently Cus - IV Section)

 

1.     Customs Procedures regarding­ –

. Clearance of goods at Ports/ Airports/ICDs,

. Customs duty Refund Cases at all Customs Houses

. Transhipment of goods.

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

. 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

 

C. Customs Valuation & Special Exemptions (presently Cus-V section)­

 

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

 

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

 

  1. Fixation of Exchange rates for foreign currencies.

 

  1. Customs privileges and exemptions for the President of India and the Governors of States; Diplomatic Corps.UN and Specialised Agencies like UNDP, UNICEF, FAO etc. League of Arab States Mission and Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), Afro-Asian Rural - Reconstruction Organisation, US AID Mission and Ford Foundation. Foreign  experts coming under Bilateral Technical Cooperation Agreements with Government of India. Agencies Co-­coordinating grant of aid on behalf of foreign countries (such as OECF, Japan; GTZ, Germany; CIDA, Canada etc. I.F.S. Officers and other category of officers on deputation to foreign Governments.

 

  1. Customs facilities and protocol for VIPs at International Airports.

 

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

 

D. Air Customs Section (presently Cus-VI)

 

  1. Grant of special permission for landing of aircrafts on international flights at places other than notified airports.

 

  1. Baggage Rules, Transfer of Residence Rules, Tourist Baggage Rules.

 

  1. Matters relating to clearance of passengers at Airports.

 

  1. Integrity Management at the Airports - Handling complaints against the staff and officers of Customs posted at the international Airports.

 

  1. Policy relating to import of gold and silver, import of fire arms, etc.

 

  1. Customs House Agents Licensing Regulations.

 

  1. Port Trust Act, Arms Act, Antiquities Act and other allied Acts.

 

  1. Write off / abandonment of claims with regard to irrecoverable duties and penalties and fines.

 

E. Land Customs Section

 

1.       Warehousing.

 

2.       Imports and Exports through post.

 

3.       Bonds and Guarantees. .

 

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

 

5.       Appointment and declaration of Land Customs Stations, Ports & Airports under the Customs Act, 1962.

 

6.        Matters concerning cess.

 

7.       Carnet/Triptyque for tourist vehicles.

 

F. Customs Tariff Unit

 

  1. Classification of goods imported and exported for the purpose of assessment to duty, interpretation of Act, rules, regulations,  exemption notifications etc. and issue of Tariff Advices and instructions relating thereto.

 

  1. Customs Tariff and any Legislative and other preparatory work relating to it's updating.

 

  1. Conference of Commissioners of Customs on Tariffs and Allied matters.

 

  1. Legislative work relating to administration and levy of anti-dumping, Countervailing and Safeguard duties;

 

  1. Project Imports

 

  1. Work relating to Harmonised Systems Committee of WCO.

 

G. International Customs Division (ICD)

 

  1. All works relating to the World Customs Organisation including      deputation of officers to WCO meetings.

 

  1. Agreements and MOUs for mutual administrative assistance in customs matters with other foreign governments.

 

  1. Regional Free Trade Agreements, Preferential Trade Agreements aI1d Joint Trade Commissions with foreign governments

 

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

 

  1. All matters relating to World Trade Organisation.

 

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

 

  1. Work relating to international conventions / international organizations including IMO, ICAO etc.

 

  1. ATA Carnet on Fairs and Exhibitions, policy formulation and requests for extension of export period and sale of goods.

 

  1. Organising International Customs Training Events

 

  1. Correspondence with Customs Officers in Indian Missions abroad on matters of customs policy and with foreign Customs Administrations.

 

  1. Processing of Nominations for deputation of officers to attend trainings/seminars on Customs matters in foreign countries.

 

 

NOTE: Parliament Question/VIP references relating  to the subjects and Reports and Statements relating to the matters will be dealt by the respective sections.        

 

 

1. AD. II SECTION

 

List of Subjects :­

 

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.

 

  1. Medical claims (Gr. ‘A’ Officers only).

 

  1. Departmental examination for probationers of Indian Customs & Central Excise Service Gr. 'A' and extension/completion of probation period.

 

  1. 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.

 

  1. Court cases relating to the above subjects

 

  1. Parliament Questions relating to the above subjects.

 

  1. Grant of permission to practice/commercial employment to officers of IC & CE Service Gr. A.

 

 

2. AD II – A SECTION

 

List of Subjects: -

 

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.

 

3. AD II-B SECTION

 

List of Subjects :-

 

  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 Control Laboratory and Directorate of 0 & M Services.
  1. DPC for promotion to Group 'B' posts in the Central Excise Commissionerates, Narcotics Department, Directorate of Inspection, Directorate of S & I, Directorate of Communication, Directorate of Revenue Intelligence, Central Revenue Control Laboratory etc. (Policy matter only).

 

  1. Representation/Memoranda against non-confirmation in Group 'B' Gazetted posts in the Central Excise/ Narcotics Department.

 

  1. Preparation of All India List of Superintendents of Central Excise Group 'B' and ACAO/AO of the Central Excise Commissionerates and representations relating thereto.

 

  1. Representations/Memoranda for fixation of seniority in Group 'B' posts in Central Excise/Narcotics Deptt.

 

  1. Policy regarding postings and transfers of Group 'B' Gazetted Officers in the Central Excise/Narcotics Deptt. and representations from such Group 'B' Gazetted Officers regarding postings and transfers.

 

  1. Deputation of Group 'B' Gazetted officers in the Central Excise Department to other Departments.

 

  1. Representation from Group 'B' Gazetted officers of Central Excise / Narcotics Deptt. against stoppage at E.B.

 

  1. Representations from Group 'B' Gazetted officers of Central Excise/Narcotics Deptt for expunction of adverse remarks.

 

  1. Representation from Group 'B' Officers for change in date of birth.

 

  1. Pre-mature retirement of Group 'A' & 'B' officers of Telecommunication Wing, Central Revenues Chemical Services, Group 'B' officers in Central Excise and Narcotics Departments and representations against premature retirement.

 

  1. Extension of service/re-employment of Group 'B' Gazetted officers in Central Excise and Narcotics Deptt.

 

  1. Representations of Group 'B' Gazetted officers of Central Excise and Narcotics Deptt., for reimbursement of medical expenses.

 

  1. Framing and amendments to Recruitment Rules for Group 'B' posts in the Central Excise and Narcotics Dept. and Gr. 'A\' & Gr. 'B' posts in Central Revenue Control Laboratory and Telecommunication wing.

 

  1. Promotion, postings and transfers of officers in Central Revenue Chemical Services, Group 'A' and Telecommunication service Group 'A'.

 

  1. Suits/C AT matters/Writ Petitions/Special Leave Petition before Supreme Court relating to the subjects dealt with in the Section.

 

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

 

  1. Reimbursement of legal expenses to Group 'B' officers.

 

  1. Direct recruitment to various Group 'A' and Group' B' posts in CRCL and Telecommunication wing of Customs and Central Excise Department.

 

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

 

  1. Confirmation in Group 'A' and Group 'B' posts (Supdt. Expert) and Assistant Director (OL).

 

4. AD-III-A SECTION

 

List of Subjects :

 

The following subjects relating to Group 'C' & 'D' staff of the Commissionerates/Directorates/Central Bureau of Narcotics under C.B.E.C.:­

 

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 the Customs, Central Excise, Narcotics Departments, DI & A - ­Directorate of Training (C&CE), DRI, Direcotrate. of S & I. Directorate of Publications and Central Revenues Control Laboratory (excluding Chemical Assistants), Dte. of Preventive Operations.

 

4.       Seniority - Policy and individual representations.

 

5.       Confidential Reports - Policy and procedure in regard to the non-gazetted staff and representations against adverse remarks.

 

6.       Confirmation - Policy, procedure and individual representations - Group 'C' & 'D'.

 

7.       Representations from non-gazetted staff regarding premature retirement.

 

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

 

9.       Probation.

 

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

 

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

 

12.   Departmental council matters pertaining to the items of work allotted to this section.

 

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

 

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

 

15.   Inter Commissionerate / Departmental Transfers of Group ‘C’ and ‘D’ employees under the CBEC.

 

 

5. AD. Ill - B SECTION

 

List of Subjects: -                                                          

 

In respect of Group 'C' and 'D' posts in the offices under the CBEC : ­

 

  1. Conduct Rules

 

  1. Verification of character and antecedents

 

  1. Assaults on Govt. Servants while on duty.

 

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

 

  1. Transfers within Commissionerate.

 

  1. Recruitment policy.

 

  1. Recruitment tests and panels.

 

  1. Framing of Recruitment rules.

 

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

 

  1. Appointment of Departmental candidates against Direct recruitment quota.

 

  1. Matters relating to appointment of sportsman.

 

  1. Individual representations regarding recruitment.

 

  1. Appointment of dependents of deceased Govt. servants on compassionate grounds.

 

  1. Leave and joining time.

 

  1. Deputations on foreign service or otherwise.

 

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

 

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

 

  1. Resignation

 

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

 

  1. Efficiency Bar of Group 'C’ and 'D' officers.

 

  1. Absorption of Surplus/retrenched employees.

 

  1. Change in date of birth of Group 'C' and 'D' officers.

 

  1. Dereservation of posts reserved for SC/ST candidates in the direct recruitment quota.

 

  1. 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.

 

  1. Court cases and suit notices in regard to matter dealt within Ad.III-B Section.

 

  1. G.P.F. Accounts - Representations regarding.

 

 

6. AD. IV SECTION

 

List of Subjects :-                                                                                                                     ,

 

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

 

  1. Air Customs pool; only matters relating to formation of pool.

 

  1. Training Scheme - Policy matters only.

 

  1.  Approval of air-travel by non-entitled gazetted officers of the Customs, Central Excise Departments.

 

  1. Work of procurement of equipments relating to CRCL.

 

 

7. AD. IV - A SECTION

 

Lists of Subjects: -

 

  1. Determination / Fixation of permanent Advance to Heads of Departments under Central Board of Excise and Customs.

 

  1. Entertainments/Light refreshment - Incurring of expenditure on formal official meetings/conferences.

 

  1. Amendment - Amendment to Central Excise Circle Divisional Office Procedure Manual, 1955.

 

  1. C.S. (M.A.) Rules - Reimbursement of Medical charges of non-gazetted employees under Central Board of Excise and Customs.

 

  1. Uniform - Prescription of Scale and pattern of Uniform.

 

  1. Hindi - Progressive Use of Hindi in the field formations of CBEC.

 

  1. Demands/points raised by the various Service Associations/Unions/Federations on service matters -Coordination of and Recognition of Associations.

 

  1. Work relating to J.C.M. Scheme and Departmental and Office Council.

 

  1. Pension and Gratuity - Representation of both gazetted and non-gazetted employees under the CBEC for early settlement of and condonation of break in service, counting of military/civil service for the purpose of pension etc.

 

  1. Grant of awards from Compassionate Fund of the Government of India to the bereaved families of non gazetted employees.

 

  1. Central Govt. Employees Insurance Scheme - Clarification regarding payments to non-gazetted employees under the CBEC.

 

  1. Arrear Clearance.

 

  1. Miscellaneous work relating to Funds or strikes in different Commissionerates.

 

  1. Parliament Questions pertaining to the above items of work.

 

  1. Pension and DCRG and GPF payments cases of Gazetted officers – petitions / representations / interpretation of general orders.

 

  1. Purchase and supply of stores, furniture, stationery, installation of telephone and other Misc. items.

 

  1. Delegation of financial powers in respect of items not specifically dealt within the other sections of the Board.

 

 

8. AD. V SECTION

 

List of Subjects:

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

9. AD.VIII(EC) SECTION

 

List of Subjects :-

 

  1. Collection of data in respect of requirement of office and, residential accommodation of the field formations in CBEC.

 

  1. Drawing up of Construction Programme for the Central Excise and Customs Department on all India basis.

 

  1. Implementation of the Construction programme.

 

  1. Examination of individual proposals received from Commissioners of Central Excise and Commissioners of Customs regarding construction of buildings involving

 

(a) Drawing up of schedule of accommodation

(b) Scrutiny of plans and estimates

(c) Securing approval of Expenditure Finance Committee / CNE where necessary

(d) Issue of Administrative approval and expenditure sanction.

 

  1. Scrutiny of proposals regarding acquisition of land for construction of departmental building involving :­

 

(a) detailed examination of requirements of office and residential accommodation based on staff strength, etc. and;

(b) issue of administrative approval and expenditure sanction.

 

  1. Examination of proposals regarding purchase of ready built buildings

 

  1. Examination of proposals regarding repairs of departmental buildings and minor works

 

  1. Finalisation of budget proposals in respect of construction of departmental buildings, acquisition of land and purchase of ready built buildings.

 

  1. Examination of proposals regarding hiring of office/office-cum-residence accommodation arid godown accommodation in respect of the attached and subordinate offices.                                            

 

  1. Court cases relating to the matters concerning the section.

 

  1. Provision of subsidised accommodation to the staff.

 

  1. Cases regarding requisitioning of buildings and requisition properties.

 

  1. Framing and interpretation of rules regarding allotment of residential accommodation in the Departmental Pool of the Central Excise and Customs Department.

 

  1. Disposal of surplus lands and buildings.

 

  1. All miscellaneous matters in respect of departmental office and residential buildings.

 

  1. Parliament questions relating to the above subjects.

 

  1. Representations from various staff associations of the Central Excise and Customs Deptt regarding accommodation.

 

  1. Representations regarding vacation of hired buildings.

 

  1. VIP references in respect of accommodations.

 

  1. Enforcement of the Revenue Allotment Rules.

 

  1. Representations for enhancement of rent of hired building.

     

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