DIRECTOTATE GENERAL OF INSPECTION CUSTOMS & CENTRAL EXCISE
AN OVER VIEW
ORIGIN OF THE DIRECTORATE GENERAL
This Directorate General was constituted in 1939,
as part of the Board’s office for conducting periodical inspections
and for advising the Board on technical questions and on standardization
of organization and procedure in the Custom Houses and the Central
Excise Commissionerates.It was seperated from the Board on 1st April, 1946
and given the status of an attached office.
Each Regional Unit except Central Regional Unit is headed by one Additional
Director General who is the head of the department Central Regional Unit, Hyderabad is being
headed by an officer incharge of Additional Director, who reports
to Additional Director General, southern Regional Unit, Chennai.
The Director General of Inspection is the Cadre Controlling Authority of Group B, C and D for 8 Directorate General
including the Directorate General of Inspection, DG (Vigilance), DG (HRD), DG (Export Promotion), Office of the CDR,
Directorate of Legal Affairs, DG (Audit) and DG (Safeguards).
Central Regional Unit (CRU) of the Directorate General of Inspection, Customs & Central Excise, is located at Hyderabad. Earlier, Western Regional Unit (WRU) and Southern Regional Unit (SRU)
were both loacted in Hyderabad before being moved to Mumbai and Chennai, respectively, when the CRU was created ( F.No. A11013/E/25/71-Ad-IV
dated 09.07.73 from the Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue & Insurence
conveyed the sanction for creation of the CRU). The CRU started functioning on 11.10.73 and was headed by Inspecting Officer-class I. Thereafter, as per letter F.No. 1000/4/90-dt. 09-11-1993, the CRU was
placed under the charge of an Assistant Director, within the administrative and operational control of Additional Director General, SRU, Chennai. Further, as per the DGICCE, New Delhi's
F.No. 1040/5/99 (pt) dated 06.02.2003, the CRU was upgraded and placed under the charge of a Joint/ Additional Director of Inspection since 2004.
IT'S CHARTER OF DUTIES
the working of the Customs, Central Excise Departmental Machinery throughout the country.
To suggest measures for improvement of its efficiency and rectification of
important defects in it through inspection and by laying down procedures for smooth functioning.
To Carry out Inspection to determine whether the working of the field formation are as per Customs and Central Excise procedures and to make recommendations in respect to the procedural flaws, if any noticed.
To suggest measures for improvement in functioning of the field formations.
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