आरटीआई अधिनियम, 2005 की धारा 4 (1) के अनुसार स्वत: प्रकटीकरण
SUO MOTO DISCLOSURE AS PER SECTION 4(1) OF RTI ACT, 2005

क्र.सं. लेखा परीक्षा प्रतिवेदन में/ S.No in the Audit Report मद सं. / Item प्रकटीकरण का विवरण / Details of disclosure अभ्युक्ति‍यां/Remarks
1.1 संगठन, कार्यों और कर्तव्यों का विवरण [धारा 4 (1) (बी) (i)]

Particulars of organisation, functions and Duties [Section 4(1)(b)(i)]
(i) संगठन का नाम एवं पता

Name and address of the its Organization
Office of the Chief Commisisoner of Central Tax & Customs, Visakhapatnam Zone, 1st Floor, GST Bhawan, Port Area, Visakhapatnam-530035
(ii) संगठन के प्रमुख

Head of the organization
At present, Shri. Naresh Penumaka, IRS is holding the charge of Principal Chief Commissioner of this Zone.Click Here for a list of Chief Commissioners who have held charge of Visakhapatnam Zone in the past.
(iii) दृष्टिक, मिशन एवं मुख्य उद्देश्य

Vision, Mission and Key objectives
VISION

Our Vision is to provide an efficient and transparent mechanism for collection of indirect taxes and enforcement of cross border controls with a view to encourage voluntary compliance.

MISSION

Our Mission is to achieve excellence in the formulation and implementation of Customs, Central Excise and Service Tax laws and procedures aimed at:
• realizing the revenues in a fair, equitable, transparent and efficient manner
• administering the Government’s economic, taxation and trade policies in a pragmatic manner
• facilitating trade and industry by streamlining and simplifying Customs, Central Excise and Service Tax processes and helping Indian business to enhance its competitiveness
• ensuring control on cross border movement of goods, services and intellectual property
• creating a climate for voluntary compliance by providing information and guidance
• combating revenue evasion, commercial frauds and social menace
• supplementing the efforts to ensure national security.

Objectives

• To collect indirect tax revenue
• To improve tax payer services
• To improve compliance for fair trade & enforcement of border control
• To develop human resource for efficiency and transparency
(iv) कार्य एवं कर्तव्य

Function and duties
Monitoring the following:

• Levy and collection of Customs and Central Excise duties and Service Tax and GST
• Registration and monitoring of units manufacturing goods and service providers
• Receipt and scrutiny of declarations and returns filed with the department
• Prevention of smuggling and combating evasion of duties and taxes
• Enforcement of border control on goods and conveyances
• Assessment, examination and clearance of imported goods and export goods
• Implementation of export promotion measures
• Clearance of international passengers and their baggage
• Resolution of disputes through administrative and legal measures
• Sanction of refund, rebate and drawback
• Realization of arrears of revenue
• Audit of assessments for ensuring tax compliance.
(v) संगठन का प्रारूप

Organization Chart
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(vi) अन्य कोई विवरण – विभाग का गठन, उत्पत्ति, स्थापना तथा समय-समय पर HoDs के साथ ही समय-समय पर गठित समितियों / आयोगों से निपटा गया है ।

Any other details-the genesis, inception, formation of the department and the HoDs from time to time as well as the committees/ Commissions constituted from time to time have been dealt
अधिकार क्षेत्र / Jurisdiction
1.2 इसके अधि‍कारि‍यों एवं कर्मचारियों के अधि‍कार एवं कर्तव्य [(धारा 4(1)(बी)(ii)]

Power and duties of its officers and employees [Section 4(1) (b)(ii)]
(i) अधि‍कारि‍यों के अधि‍कार एवं कर्तव्य (प्रशासनिक, वित्तीय एवं न्यायिक)

Powers and duties of officers (administrative, financial and judicial)
Section 2(91) of the CGST Act, 2017

Circular 1/1/2017-GST dated 26-Jun-2017

Circular 3/3/2017-GST dated 5-Jul-2017
(ii) अन्य अधि‍कारि‍यों के अधि‍कार एवं कर्तव्य

Power and duties of other employees
Please refer to 1.2 (i) above
(iii) नियम/आदेश जिनके अंतर्गत अधि‍कार एवं कर्तव्य उल्लेखि‍त है एवं

Rules/ orders under which powers and duty are derived and
Please refer to 1.2 (i) above
(iv) प्रयोग किया गया

Exercised
Please refer to 1.2 (i) above
(v) कार्य आबंटन

Work allocation
Work Allocation between Assistant Commissioners
Work Allocation Among Group-B and Group- C officers
1.3 निर्णय लेने की प्रक्रिया का पालन किया गया [(धारा 4(1)(बी)(iii)]

Procedure followed in decision making process [Section 4(1)(b) (iii)]
(i) निर्णय लेने की प्रक्रिया - मुख्य निर्णय लेने के बिंदुओं को पहचानें

Process of decision making Identify key decision-making points
Office of the Principal Chief Commissioner of GST and Central Excise is primarily an administrative / monitoring unit. It monitors the activities of Executive Commissionerates, Audit Commissionerates and Appeal Commissionerates falling under the zone. Commissionerate is headed by a Commissioner who is the final decision making authority with regard to disputes regarding levy and collection of GST and Central Excise Duty in his/her jurisdiction. The Commissioner is assisted by Additional/Joint Commissioners and other officers in the Commissionerate Headquarters office. There are subordinate field formations called Divisions headed by a Deputy /Assistant Commissioner and there are Ranges under each Division headed by a Superintendent. Each Range Officer of the Division is assisted by Inspectors. The procedure followed by the officers in the decision making process and different aspects of supervision, accountability and time limit for taking decisions are outlined in the Central Excise Manual, the Adjudication Manual, Audit Manual, etc. The procedure indicated in Manual of Office Procedure (MOP) are also followed for decision-making.
(ii) अंतिम निर्णय लेने वाले प्राधि‍कारी

Final decision-making authority
Please refer to 1.3 (i) above
(iii) संबंधि‍त प्रावधानों, अधि‍नियमों एवं नियमों आदि

Related provisions, acts, rules etc.
Please refer to 1.3 (i) above
(iv) निर्णय लेने की समय सीमा, यदि कोई हो

Time limit for taking a decision, if any
Please refer to 1.3 (i) above
(v) जवाबदेही की प्रणाली

Channel of accountability
Please refer to 1.3 (i) above
1.4 कार्यों के निर्वहन के लिए मानदंड [(धारा 4(1)(बी)(iv)]

Norms for discharge of functions [Section 4(1)(b)(iv)]
(i) पेशकश किये गये कार्यों/सेवाओं की प्रकृति

Nature of functions/ services offered
(ii) कार्यों / सेवा वितरण के लिए मानदंड / मानक

Norms/ standards for functions/ service delivery
(iii) प्रक्रिया जिसके द्वारा इन सेवाओं तक पहुँचा जा सकता है

Process by which these services can be accessed
(iv) लक्ष्य प्राप्ती हेतु समय सीमा

Time-limit for achieving the targets
(v) शिकायतों के निवारण की प्रक्रिया

Process of redress of grievances
1.5 नियम, विनियम, निर्देश मैनुअल और कार्यों के निर्वहन के लिए रिकॉर्ड [(धारा 4(1)(बी)(v)]

Rules, regulations, instructions manual and records for discharging functions [Section 4(1)(b)(v)]
(i) शीर्षक और रिकॉर्ड की प्रकृति / मैनुअल / अनुदेश

Title and nature of the record/ manual /instruction.
Customs Act,1962
Central Excise Act,1944
Finance Act’1994
CGST Act’2017

(ii) नियम, विनियम, अनुदेश और रिकॉर्ड की सूची

List of Rules, regulations, instructions manuals and records.
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(iii) अधि‍नियम/नियमों के मेनुअल आदि

Acts/ Rules manuals etc.
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(iv) स्थानांतरण नीति एवं स्थानांतरण आदेश

Transfer policy and transfer orders
Transfer Policy
Transfer Orders
1.6 प्राधिकारी द्वारा अपने नियंत्रण में रखे गए दस्तावेजों के प्रकार [(धारा 4(1)(बी)(vi)]

Categories of documents held by the authority under its control [Section 4(1)(b) (vi)]
(i) दस्तावेजों के प्रकार

Categories of documents
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(ii) दस्तावेजों के अभि‍रक्षक

Custodian of documents/categories
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1.7 सार्वजनिक प्राधिकरण के हिस्से के रूप में गठित बोर्ड, परिषद, समितियां और अन्य निकाय [(धारा 4(1)(बी)(vii)]

Boards, Councils, Committees and other Bodies constituted as part of the Public Authority [Section 4(1)(b)(viii)]
(i) बोर्ड, परिषद, समिति आदि का नाम

Name of Boards, Council, Committee etc.
(i)Regional Advisory Committee (RAC)

(ii)A committee of CPIOs from all Commissionerates
(ii) संयोजन /रचना

Composition :
Please refer to 1.7 (i) above
(iii) जिस दिन से गठित किया गया

Dates from which constituted
Please refer to 1.7 (i) above
(iv) अवधि / कार्यकाल

Term/ Tenure
Please refer to 1.7 (i) above
(v) कार्य एवं अधि‍कार

Powers and functions
Please refer to 1.7 (i) above
(vi) क्या उनकी बैठकें जन सामान्य के लिए खुली होती है

Whether their meetings are open to the public?
NO
(vii) क्या बैठकों का कार्यवृत्त जन सामान्य के लिए खुला होता है

Whether the minutes of the meetings are open to the public?
YES
(viii)यदि बैठक का कार्यवृत्त जन सामन्य के लिए खुला है तो उसे रखने की जगह

Place where the minutes if open to the public are available?
Minutes of the meeting dated 23.03.2021
1.8 अधि‍कारि‍यों/कर्मचारियों की नि‍देशि‍का [(धारा 4(1)(बी)(ix)]

Directory of officers and employees [ Sec 4(1)(b)(ix)]
(i) नाम एवं पदनाम
Name and designation
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(ii) दूरभाषा, फेक्स एवं ई-मेल

Telephone, fax and email ID
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1.9 मुआवजे की प्रणाली सहित अधिकारियों और कर्मचारियों द्वारा प्राप्त मासिक पारिश्रमिक [(धारा 4(1)(बी)(x)]

Monthly Remuneration received by officers & employees including system of compensation [Section 4(1)(b)(x)
(i) सकल मासिक पारिश्रमिक के साथ कर्मचारियों की सूची

List of employees with Gross monthly remuneration
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(ii) मुआवजे की व्यवस्था जैसा कि उसके विनियमों में दिया गया है

System of compensation as provided in its regulations
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1.10 जन सूचना अधि‍कारि‍यों के नाम, पदनाम एवं अन्य विवरण [(धारा 4(1)(बी)(xvi)]

Name, designation and other particulars of Public Information Officers [Section 4(1) (b) (xvi)]
(i) जन संपर्क अधि‍कारी, सहायक जन संपर्क अधि‍कारी (अधि‍कारियों) एवं अपीली प्राधि‍कारी के नाम, पदनाम

Name and designation of the public information officer (PIO), Assistant Public Information (s) & Appellate Authority
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(ii) पता, दूरभाषा संख्या एवं ई-मेल आई डी एवं नामित अधि‍कारी

Address, telephone numbers and email ID of each designated official.
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1.11 उन कर्मचारियों की संख्या जिनके खिलाफ अनुशासनात्मक कार्रवाई प्रस्तावित / की गई है [(धारा 4(2)]

No. Of employees against whom Disciplinary action has been proposed/ taken (Section 4(2))
उन कर्मचारियों की संख्या जिनके खिलाफ अनुशासनात्मक कार्रवाई

No. of employees against whom disciplinary action has been
NIL
(i) साधारण दंड या मुख्य दंड कार्यवाही के लिए लंबित

Pending for Minor penalty or major penalty proceedings
NIL
(ii) साधारण दंड या मुख्य दंड कार्यवाही के लिए अंतिम रूप दिया गया

Finalised for Minor penalty or major penalty proceedings
NIL
1.12 आरटीआई की अग्रिम समझ के कार्यक्रम (धारा 26)

Programmes to advance understanding of RTI (Section 26)
(i) शैक्षि‍क कार्यक्रम

Educational programmes
(ii) इन कार्यक्रमों में भाग लेने के लिए सार्वजनिक प्राधिकरण को प्रोत्साहित करने का प्रयास

Efforts to encourage public authority to participate in these programmes
(iii) केन्द्रीय जन सूचना अधि‍कारी/सहायक जन सूचना अधि‍कारी का प्रशि‍क्षण

Training of CPIO/APIO
NACIN, ZC, Visakhapatnam Conducts training for the officials time to time
(iv) संबंधित सार्वजनिक प्राधिकरणों द्वारा आरटीआई पर दिशानिर्देशों को अद्यतन और प्रकाशित करना

Update & publish guidelines on RTI by the Public Authorities concerned
1.13 स्थानांतरण नीति और स्थानांतरण आदेश

Transfer policy and transfer orders [F No. 1/6/2011- IR dt. 15.4.2013]
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