CBEC Letter F No. 21000/04/2010- Dir ICD ,
Dated: August 1, 2011
Government of India,
Ministry of Finance,
Department of Revenue,
Central Board of Excise & Customs,
WCO Cell, 2nd Floor,
Bhai Veer Singh Sahitya Sadan,
Gol Market, New Delhi 110070
All Chief Commissioners of Customs / Central Excise, All Directors General, All officers of IRS (Cus & C.Ex) working in the Board
Sub: – Institution of an annual award for officers and trade to encourage knowledge acquisition and capacity building -reg.
In order to bring excellence by promoting and enhancing the development of professional expertise in Customs administration, suggestions were called from Chief Commissioners and DGs. The Board received a large number of suggestions for bringing excellence in Customs administration. All these suggestions were discussed in full Board Meeting on May 4, 2011 and a number of plans and schemes were approved. One of the approved programs is institution of an annual award for officers and trade to encourage knowledge acquisition and capacity building. The award shall be given at national level as well as at zonal level (both at Chief Commissioner and Director General Level).
2. In this respect the Board felt that a proper award scheme should be formulated and guidelines be framed to govern the award system. Further, at the zonal level the number of awardees should be restricted to three.
3. In order to formulate proper scheme and guidelines, suggestions are called on Selection Criterion and Selection Process to be adopted for selection of the most appropriate and deserving candidates in transparent and objective manner.
4. The suggestion may be e-mailed at [email protected] and paper copy may be sent to the WCO Cell, 2nd Floor, Bhai Veer Singh Sahitya Sadan, Gol Market, New Delhi 110070 by 16th August, 2011.