Central Board of Excise and Customs

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Customs & Central Excise
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Logo of the Customs & Central Excise.
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
Agency executive Mr. Kaushal Srivastava, IRS, Chairman
Parent agency Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue
Facilities
Branchs 91
Website
www.cbec.gov.in

The Central Board of Excise and Custom (Hindi:केंद्रीय उत्पाद एवं सीमा शुल्क बोर्ड) is the nodal national agency responsible for administering Customs, Central Excise, Service Tax & Narcotics in India. The Customs & Central Excise department 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.

Structure[edit]

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

  1. CBEC Chairperson - Mr. Kaushal Srivastav, IRS
  2. Member Customs - Ms. Mala Srivastava, IRS (Retired)
  3. Member Service Tax - Mr Shashi Bhushan Singh, IRS
  4. Member Central Excise - Mr. Shashi Bhushan Singh, IRS (Additional Charge)
  5. Member Personnel & Vigilance - Mr. Ms. Joy Kumari Chander
  6. Member Legal & Judicial - Ms. Mala Shrivastav, IRS (Additional Charge)
  7. Member Budget - Mr. Najib Shah, IRS

Divisions[edit]

Child agencies[edit]

CBEC Chairman - Mr. Kaushal Srivastava, IRS

Duties[edit]

Central Excise & Customs[edit]

  1. Collection of Excise Duty & Service Tax.
  2. Collection of Customs Duty on Land Customs Station, ICD's, SEZ's, Container Freight Station.
  3. Prevention of Smuggling through Land Customs Station & Border Check Points.

Customs[edit]

  1. Collection of Customs Duty on International Airports, Seaports, Custom Houses, International Air Cargo Stations & International ICD's.
  2. Prevention of Smuggling on International Airports & Sea

Central Bureau of Narcotics[edit]

  1. Collection of Narcotics Duty in Madhya Pradesh, Utter Pradesh & Rajasthan.
  2. Prevention of drug trafficking and the abuse of illegal substances.

Hierarchy[edit]

Insignia for Indian Customs,Central Excise & Narcotics Department

Ranks of the Customs & Central Excise Department

Position in the Government of India Level and Rank Order of Precedence
(As per Presidential order)
Pay Band Equivalent Position or Designation in the State Government(s)
1 Apex Scale CBEC Chairperson / Member CBEC / Principal Chief Commissioner / DG Central Economic Intelligence Bureau (Equivalent to) Secretary to Government of India 23 Rs. 80,000 (Fixed) Secretary to the Government of India
2 Higher Admn. Grade + Chief Commissioner / Director General (Equivalent to) Special Secretary to the Government of India 23 Rs. 75,500 - 80,000 Special Secretary to the Government of India/Director General of Police
3 Higher Administrative Grade Principal Commissioner (Equivalent to) Additional Secretary to Government of India 25 Rs. 67,000 - 79,000 with GP Rs. 12,000 Additional Secretary to the Government of India/ Additional Director General of Police
4 Senior Administrative Grade Commissioner (Equivalent to) Joint Secretary to Government of India 26 Rs. 37,400 - 67,000 with GP Rs. 10,000 Joint Secretary to the Government of India/ Inspector General Of Police
5 Selection Grade Additional Commissioner (Equivalent to) Director to Government of India Rs. 37,400 - 67,000 with GP Rs. 8,700 Director to Government of India/Deputy Inspector General Of Police
6 Junior Admn. Grade Joint Commissioner (Equivalent to) Deputy Secretary to Government of India Rs. 15,600 - 39,100 with GP Rs. 7,600 Deputy Secretary to the Government of India/ Senior Superintendent Of Police
7 Senior Time Scale Deputy Commissioner (Equivalent to) Under Secretary Secretary to Government of India Rs. 15,600 - 39,100 with GP Rs. 6,600 District Magistrate/ Superintendent of Police
8 Junior Time Scale Assistant Commissioner / Entry Level IRS Officer (Probationer) Rs. 15,600 - 39,100 with GP Rs. 5,400 Sub District Magistrate/Deputy Superintendent of Police/Assistant Commissioner of police
9 NA Superintendent / Sr. Intelligence Officer / District Opium Officer / Appraising Officer Rs. 9,300 - 34,800 with GP Rs. 5,400 or 4,800 Tahsildar/Inspector of Police
10 NA Inspector / Preventive Officer / Intelligence Officer / Examiner Rs. 9,300 - 34,800 with GP Rs. 4,600 Senior Sub Inspector Of Police
11 NA Executive Assistant Rs. 9,300 - 34,800 with GP Rs. 4,200 Sub Inspector Of Police
12 NA Tax Assistant / Sub Inspector (CBN / Weapon / DH) Rs. 5,200 - 20,000 with GP Rs. 2,400 Assistant Sub Inspector Of Police
13 NA Assistant Sub Inspector (Weapon / Dog Handler) Rs. 5,200 - 20,000 with GP Rs. 2,000 Head Constable Of Police
13 NA Head Havaldar Rs. 5,200 - 20,000 with GP Rs. 1,900 Police Constable
15 NA Havaldar Rs. 5,200 - 20,000 with GP Rs. 1,800

Union tax laws enforced by the Customs & Excise departments[edit]

  1. Central Excise Act, 1944 (1 of 1989
  2. The Central Excise Tariff Act, 1985 (5 of 1986)
  3. Customs Act, 1962
  4. Customs Tariff Act, 1975
  5. The Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940
  6. NDPS act, 1985
  7. Finance Act,1994 (service tax act)

In fiction[edit]

A TV serial on Sony Channel was aired on every Thursday, named 'Powder', a production of Yashraj pictures. it was based on Customs Department & Narcotics Department.

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