Disclosures Under Section 4 (1) (B) Of The Right To

The particulars of its organization, functions and duties:

Tiruchirappalli Customs (Preventive) Zone is a part of Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC), the Department of Revenue under the Ministry of Finance, Government of India. Tiruchirappalli Customs (Preventive) Zone deals with the task of levy and collection of customs duties, prevention of smuggling and evasion of duties. Tiruchirappalli Customs (Preventive) Zone discharges its various functions through the Commissionerates under its jurisdiction.

The Chief Commissioner is the head of Tiruchirappalli Customs (Preventive) Zone, which has jurisdiction over the Customs work (Import and Export and Prevention of smuggling) in the whole of the State of Tamil Nadu (excluding the areas falling under the jurisdiction of the Principal Chief Commissioner of Customs, Chennai Zone) and Puducherry Union Territory except Mahe and Yenam.

The Tiruchirappalli Customs (Preventive) Zone is divided into two Commissionerate viz. Tiruchirappalli Customs (Preventive) Commissionerate and Tuticorin Customs Commissionerate. They supervise in monitoring revenue collection, formulation of the trade facilitation measures, preventive and anti-smuggling checks, recovery of arrears, disposal of pendencies, redressal of the grievances and complaints of the trade/public.

The main functions of the Commissionerates include the levy and collection of custom duties, prevention of smuggling and evasion of duties, besides all administrative matters relating to customs formations under this zone.

ORGANIZATION SETUP AND DUTIES:

The hierarchy of the officers is as under:

POWERS AND DUTIES OF OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES[Section 4(1(b)(ii)]:

The powers and duties of the officers are defined in the Customs Act, 1962 and GST Act, 2017 and the Rules made there under, which are available in public domain.

Designation of the Officer Powers and Duties of the Officer
Chief Commissioner The Chief Commissioner is the Administrative Head of the Zone.
He/She shall oversee collection of targeted revenue every year and shall report to the Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs (CBIC). He/She exercises control over the Commissioners of Tiruchirappalli and Tuticorin in the zone.
Joint/ Addl. Commissioner The Joint/ Addl. Commissioner assists the Chief Commissioner in all matters. He/She supervises and has control over all the staff working in Chief Commissioner's office.
Asst. /Deputy Commissioner Assistant / Deputy Commissioner assists the Chief Commissioner and Joint / Additional Commissioner in matters allotted to him/her. He/She supervises and has control over the sections allocated to him/her.
Chief Accounts Officer The CAO assists the Chief Commissioner and Joint/Additional Commissioner in matters related to Administration, Accounts, DDO and Establishment.
Superintendent / Administrative Officer Superintendent/Administrative Officer assists the Chief Commissioner, Joint / Additional Commissioner,Deputy/Asst. Commissioner in the matters of work allotted to him/her. He/She supervises and has control over the sections allocated to him/her.
Inspector/Executive Assistant/Tax Assistant/LDC Inspector/Executive Assistant/Tax Assistant assists the Chief Commissioner, Joint/ Additional Commissioner, Deputy/Assistant Commissioner, Chief Accounts Officer / Superintendent / Administrative Officer in the matters of work allotted to him/her.

(iii) Rules/orders under which powers and duties are derived:

Instructions contained in the Government of India (Allocation of Business) Rules, 1961, the Government of India (Transaction of Business) Rules, 1961 and Manual of Office Procedure are followed during discharge of functions.

(iv) Work allocation:

As mentioned in the Table above.

PROCEDURE FOLLOWED IN DECISION MAKING PROCESS [Section 4(1()b)(iii)]:

(i) Process of Decision Making – Identify key decision-makingpoints:

Office of the Chief Commissioner of Customs (Preventive) is primarily an administrative / monitoring unit. It monitors the activities of Executive Commissioneratesfalling under the zone.

(ii) Final Decision-MakingAuthority:

Commissionerate is headed by a Commissioner, who is the final decision-making authority with regard to disputes regarding levy and collection of Customs Duty in his/her jurisdiction.

(iii) Related provisions, Acts, Rules etc.:

The procedure followed by the officers in the decision-making process and different aspects of supervision, accountability for taking decisions are outlined in the Customs Manual, the Adjudication Manual, Audit Manual, Customs Appraising Manual and Customs Preventive Manual etc. The procedure indicated in Manual of Office Procedure (MOP) are also followed for decision-making.

(iv) Time limit for taking decisions:

Time limit for taking decisions are outlined in the respective laws/ Rules / Manual etc.

(v) Channel of supervision and accountability:

Commissionerates are supervised by Commissioner. The Commissioner is assisted by Additional/Joint Commissioners and other officers in the Commissionerate Headquarters office / Custom House.

There are subordinate field formations called Divisions which are supervised by Deputy/Assistant Commissioner and the field formations (Preventive Units/ ICDs/CFS) are supervised by Superintendents who are assisted by Inspectors. The overall control of the Zone is vested with the Chief Commissioner.

NORMS FOR THE DISCHARGE OF ITS FUNCTIONS[Section 4(1 (b)(iv)]:

(i) Nature of functions/ services offered:

To carry out the mission of CBIC to administer Customs and GST and Central Excise, laws aimed at:

(ii) Norms/ standards for functions/ service delivery:

To The said objectives are sought to be achieved by:

(iii) Process by which these services can be accessed: Not Applicable

(iv) Time-limit for achieving the targets: Time limit for taking decisions are outlined in the Customs Manual etc.

(v) Process of redress of grievances:

The aggrieved citizens may submit their grievances online through CPGRAM Portal for speedy and favorable redressal at https://pgportal.gov.in/ or by any other mode.

The grievances received are examined by the Section dealing with the matter and if found genuine necessary action for redressal of the same is taken accordingly by the competent authority. If the grievance pertains to the filed formations under the jurisdiction of this office, the same are forwarded for their comments or necessary action and final decision is taken based on the verification report received from the field formations. Decision on the grievances is conveyed to the CPGRAM portal or by Post, from where the same is received.

Directory Of Officers

S.No Name of the Officer S/Shri/ Desingation Contact No.
1 Smt. Jane K. Nathaniel, I.R.S. (C&IT), Chief Commissioner 0431-2416255
2 Shri. P.Ram Mohan, I.R.S. (C&IT), Joint Commissioner 0431-2415612
3 Dr. G. Pravin Gavaskar, I.R.S. (C&IT), Deputy Commissioner 0431-2410550

Monthly Remuneration Received By Officers And Employees


S.No Name of the Officer S/Shri/Smt Designation Level Pay Scale
1 Smt. Jane K. Nathaniel, I.R.S. (C&IT) Chief Commissioner 15 182200-224100
2 P. RAM MOHAN, I.R.S. Joint Commissioner 12 78800-209200
3 Dr. PRAVIN GAVASKAR G, I.R.S. Deputy Commissioner 11 67700-208700
4 A. RAMAN Superintendent 10 56100-177500
5 K. VISHWANATHAN Superintendent 10 56100-177500
6 C. GOVINDASAMY Superintendent 9 53100-167800
7 P. RAMESH Superintendent 9 53100-167800
8 S. REHANA BEGUM Superintendent 9 53100-167800
9 B. SHANTHI Superintendent 9 53100-167800
10 K. SIVAKUMAR Superintendent 9 53100-167800
11 M. VENKATESAN Superintendent 8 47600-151100
12 DEVENDRA SINGH SIKARWAR Junior Hindi Translator 7 44900-142400
13 K SEKARAN Inspector 7 44900-142400
18 A S JAGADEESWARAN Inspector 7 44900-142400
21 MOHAMMAD AIJAZ Stenographer Gr-I 6 PB- 2 9300-34800
22 RANJEET SAINI Stenographer Gr-I 6 PB- 2 9300-34800
23 K. AKKINIMUTHU Tax Assistant 4 PB-1 5200-20200
24 RAHUL KUMAR Tax Assistant 4 25500-81100
25 S. GANESAN Motor Driver Gr-II 4 25500-81100
26 S. PRAKASH ASI 3 21700-69100
29 K. VIJAYASARATHY LDC 2 19900-63200
30 G RAJKUMAR Head Havaldar 2 19900-63200
31 A. SUGANTHI Head Havaldar 2 19900-63200
32 UPPU REVANTH RAJ MTS
(Non – Technical)
1 18000-56900

Budget Allocation

Object Head 15 Digit Code Revenue Function (Rs. In thousands)
Salaries 2037.00.101.01.01.01 410000
Wages 2037.00.101.01.01.02 4200

Details of Officers with charges held


Name & Designation of the Officer Charges Held
Smt. Jane K. Nathaniel, I.R.S. (C&IT),
Chief Commissioner
Areas of Jurisdiction:
1) Commissioner of Customs (Preventive), Tiruchirappalli
2) Commissioner of Customs, Tuticorin.
Shri. P.Ram Mohan, I.R.S. (C&IT),
Joint Commissioner
Parliament Questions, Audit and PAC Matters and Trade / Associations Meetings;
Review of Orders-in-Original issued by both the Commissioners of Custom in this Zone;
Work relating to complaints / grievances from Public /Trade /Staff;
Technical work handled in Chief Commissioners Office;
Correspondence with the Board and other Agencies relating to Technical work;
C.P.I.O. of CCO - Right to Information Act, 2005
Submission of all periodical Reports and Returns
Personnel & Establishment / Vigilance matters in this Zone
Administration and Vigilance work in Chief Commissioners office.
Training Programs, Infrastructure matters
Chief Commissioners Conference & Review Meetings & follow up and all other work assigned by the Chief Commissioner

Dr. G. Pravin Gavaskar, I.R.S. (C&IT),
Deputy Commissioner
Parliament Questions, Audit and PAC Matters and Trade / Associations Meetings;
Review of Order-in-Originals issued by both the Commissioner of Custom in this Zone;
Work relating to complaints / grievances from Public /Trade /Staff;
Technical work handled in Chief Commissioners Office;
Correspondence with the Board and other Agencies relating to Technical work;
C.P.I.O. of CCO - Right to Information Act, 2005
Monitoring of Revenue and Pendency Position in respect of this Zone.
Submission of all periodical Reports and Returns
Personnel & Establishment / Vigilance matters in this Zone
Administration and Vigilance work in Chief Commissioners office.
Training Programs, Infrastructure matters
Chief Commissioners Conference & Review Meetings & follow up and all other work assigned by the Chief Commissioner.
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