Right To Information

History of our commissionerate:- The Visakhapatnam - I Central Excise & Customs Commissionerate was formed in year 2002. Further after the onset of GST in 2017 Visakhapatnam - I & II commissionerates were merged and Visakhapatnam CGST Commissionerate was formed. At present Shri S. Faheem Ahmed, IRS is holding the charge of Principal Commissioner of this commissionerate. Click here for the list of Commissioners who have held the charge of Visakhapatnam Commissionerate in the past. Click here to see the jurisdiction of Visakhapatnam CGST Commissionerate.
The procedure in the decision making process:- Visakhapatnam CGST Commissionerate is headed by a Principal 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 Commissionerate. The Principal Commissioner is assisted by Additional/ Joint Commissioners and other officers in the Commissionerate Headquarter 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. Click here to see the Sevottam Process Chart. Click here to see the previous Sevottam internal audit report for Visakhapatnam CGST Commissionerate.
Boards, Councils, Committees and other Bodies constituted as part of the Public Authority:- Regional Advisory Committee for the Zone has been formed with various Trade Associations and senior departmental officers nominated as members of the Committee. Click here for a list of the Committee members. Zonal office (Chief Commissioner , Visakhapatnam Zone) is responsible for implementation of the policies made by the Government. General public and Trade can also approach GST Council with regard to formulation of Policy.
* List of Appellate Authority, Central Public Information Officer in the office of Principal Commissioner of Central Tax, Visakhapatnam CGST Commissionerate.
* List of earlier Appellate Authority, Central Public Information Officer in the office of Principal Commissioner of Central Tax, Visakhapatnam CGST Commissionerate.
* Suo Motu Declaration under Section 4(1)(b) of the RTI ACT, 2005
* Public Notices/ OIA issued under Section 19(1) and Section 5(1) of the RTI Act, 2005
* Details of questions asked in the parliament and replies given
* Details of applications received under RTI and information provided
* CAG and PAC paras and the action taken reports
* Details of Pay Matrix Level as per 7th Pay Commission for each of our Officer
* Budget Allocation for Visakhapatnam CGST Commissionerate
* Proposed expenditure and revised budget in respect of Visakhapatnam CGST Commissionerate
* Shri Sadhu Narasimha Reddy, Additional Commissioner, Visakhapatnam CGST Commissionerate has been appointed as Nodal Officer w.e.f. 30.10.2019 in accordance with instructions issued vide F.No.1/6/2011 - IR dated 15.04.2013
* The consultancy committee of key stake holders for advice on Suo-Moto disclosure has been formed w.e.f. 28.10.2019 including following officers.
1. Shri Sadhu Narasimha Reddy, Additional Commissioner
2. Shri C. Satyanarayana, Assistant Commissioner
* The committee of PIOs/FAAs with rich experience in RTI to identify frequently sought information under RTI has been formed w.e.f. 28.10.2019 including following officers.
1. Shri Sadhu Narasimha Reddy, Additional Commissioner
2. Shri K. Murali Krishna, Assistant Commissioner
* Report of the third party audit of volutanry disclosures coduncted on 18 & 19.09.2019
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