Chief Commissioner of Customs (Preventive), Delhi Zone Ranjana Jha visits Ludhiana
Distributes Swachhta Awards for the year 2019-2020 to the staff members
Ludhiana: Ranjana Jha, Chief Commissioner of Customs (Preventive), Delhi Zone visited Ludhiana on Monday to distribute Swachhta Awards for the year 2019-2020 to the staff members who actively participated and helped in achieving best performance award under Swachhta Action Plan 2019-20. The Swachhta Awards have been awarded by CBIC, New Delhi for two projects undertaken by Ludhiana Customs Commissionerate namely Project 1: Ludhiana Customs adopted Govt. Primary School, Village Bir, Sahnewal and got the whitewash and painting of the complete school done, and Project 2: Installation of sanitary napkin dispensers and sanitary napkin incinerators at various girls schools in Ludhiana viz. Govt. Girls Sr. Sec. School, Sahnewal, Govt. Girls Sr. Sec. School, Division No. 3 and Govt. High School, Pawa to promote good sanitation practices and lead a healthy life. Sanitary napkins were also distributed.
The Chief Commissioner also interacted with the staff members of Ludhiana Customs Commissionerate and reviewed the progress of recently launched Faceless Assessment. The Customs department has switched over to 100% Faceless Appraisement w.e.f. 31.10.2020. The importer files the Bill of Entry on the online EDI system. The automated system allocates the BE to Appraisers/Superintendents. The identity of the Assessing Authority is never disclosed. Online queries are raised and the assessment is finalized. The importer has the option of uploading documents on the EDI system via E-Sanchit in response to the queries. The project has been successfully launched Pan India. The objectives sought to be achieved are exponentially faster clearance of goods, reduced interface between trade and Customs officers and enhanced ease of doing business.