Central Board of Excise and Customs

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Central Board of Excise and Customs
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Logo of the Central Board of Excise and Customs
Agency overview
Formed 26 Jan 1944
Employees 19,137 (Gazetted Officers) & 53,754(Non Gazetted Officers)
Legal personality Governmental: Government agency
Jurisdictional structure
Federal agency India
Governing body Government of India
General nature
Operational structure
Headquarters Ministry of Finance, North Block, New Delhi, India
Parent agency Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue
Facilities
Branchs 91
Website
www.cbec.gov.in

The Central Board of Excise and Custom renamed as Central Board of Indirect taxes and Customs (CBIC) (Hindi:केंद्रीय उत्पाद एवं सीमा शुल्क बोर्ड) is the nodal national agency responsible for administering Customs, GST,Central Excise, Service Tax & Narcotics in India. The Customs & Central Excise department[1] was established in the year 1855 by the then British Governor General of India, to administer customs laws in India and collection of import duties / land revenue. It is one of the oldest government departments of India.

Currently the Customs and Excise department comes under the Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance. The agency is staffed by IRS officers who start their careers as Assistant Commissioners in the field and within 20–25 years rise to the post of Chief Commissioners, with a few senior most officers who become Members of CBEC / CESTAT / Settlement Commission.

The Central Board of Excise & Customs (CBEC) is headed by Chairperson CBEC and consist of six Members of CBEC.

  1. Chairperson - Ms. Vanaja N. Sarna, IRS
  2. Member Budget - Mr. Ram Tirath, IRS
  3. Member Customs - Mr. B.K. Bansal, IRS
  4. Member Service Tax - Mr. K.K. Sharma, IRS
  5. Member Central Excise - Ms. Neerja Shah, IRS
  6. Member Personnel & Vigilance - Ms. Vanaja N. Sarna, IRS
  7. Member Legal & IT - Ms. Ananya Ray, IRS

Designations[edit]

The designations and time-scales within the Indian Revenue Service are as follows after cadre restructure:

Position / Pay Grade in the Government of India Level and Rank
1 Junior Time Scale Assistant Commissioner of Customs and CGST / Entry-level (Probationer)
2 Senior Time Scale Deputy Commissioner of Customs and CGST (Equivalent to) Under Secretary to Government of India
3 Junior Administrative Grade Joint Commissioner of Customs and CGST (Equivalent to) Deputy Secretary to Government of India
4 Selection Grade Additional Commissioner of Customs and CGST (Equivalent to) Director to Government of India
5 Senior Administrative Grade Commissioner of Customs and CGST/Additional Director General (Equivalent to) Joint Secretary to Government of India
6 Higher Administrative Grade Principal Commissioner of Customs and CGST (Equivalent to) Additional Secretary to Government of India
7 Higher Administrative Grade + Chief Commissioner/Director General (Equivalent to) Special Secretary to Government of India
8 Apex Scale Principal Chief Commissioner of Customs and CGST CBEC Chairman/Member CBEC/DG Central Economic Intelligence Bureau(Equivalent to) Secretary to Government of India

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Duties[edit]

Insignia for Indian Customs,Central Excise & Narcotics Department

CBEC looks after Excise, Service Tax and Customs.[2]

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