Government of India

Ministry of Finance

Department of Revenue

Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

DIRECTORATE OF LOGISTICS

Indirect Taxes & Customs

4th Floor, 'A' Wing, Lok Nayak Bhawan, Khan Market, New Delhi - 110003

Anti Smuggling

  1. Procurement, deployment and maintenance of Anti-Smuggling Equipment required by the field formations of CBEC;
  2. Monitoring the disposal of seized stocks with the field formations;
  3. Allotment of weapons to  departmental officers on loan basis;

Major Anti-Smuggling Projects :-

1. CONTAINER SCANNERS

  • ALREADY INSTALLED SYSTEM
    Till now, this Directorate has installed a total of 12 container scanners, including of one scanner decommissioned, of different types i.e. mobile scanners (3), fixed scanners (4) and drive-thru scanners (3). Private ports are also installing container scanners themselves with the help of this Directorates support in technical specifications. The first two container scanners- one Mobile Gamma Rays scanner and one Fixed 9MeV X-ray scanner as pilot project were installed at Nhava Sheva in 2004 and 2005 respectively. X- Rays container scanner can scan about 10-12 containers per hour. The mobile scanner can scan 18-2 containers per hour. A drive-thru container scanner can scan 80-100 containers in one hour.

    Status of installed of Container Scanners at Ports

    S. No.

    Type of Scanner

    Mobile Gamma ray Container Scanners

    Drive through Container Scanner (Road)

    Axis Container Scanner

    9 MeV Fixed Container Scanner

    1

    Chennai Port

    1

    -

    1

    -

    2

    Cochin Port

    -

    1

    -

    -

    3

    Jawaharlal Nehru Port

    1#

    1

    -

    1

    4

    Mumbai Port

    -

    -

    1

    5

    VOC Chidambaranar Port (Tuticorin)

    1

    -

    1

    -

    6

    Mundra Port

    1

    1

    -

    -

    7

    Kandla Port

    -

    -

    1

    -

    8

    Krishnapatnam Port

    -

    1**

    -

    -

    9

    Pipavav Port

    -

    1**

    -

    -

    10

    Kattupalli Port

    -

    1**

    -

    -

    Total

    3

    6

    4

    1

    # 01 Mobile Gamma ray scanner, procured during 2004-05 at JNPT, decommissioned w.e.f 01.01.2019

    ** Installed by Private Ports

  • UNDER INSTALLATION
    About 18 nos. of scanners ( 13 mobile, 4 Drive-thru scanners and 1 Rail Scanner) are under process of installation. Eight (8) mobile scanners, procured by IPA, are at advanced stage and will be installed by December, 2019. The details is given as below:

    Status of container Scanners under procurement/installment

    S. No.

    Type of Scanner

    Drive through Container Scanner (Road)

    Mobile X-ray Container Scanner

    Drive-through Rail Scanner

    1

    Jawaharlal Nehru Port

    1*

    3*

    1

    2

    BMCT (JNPT)

    -

    1

    -

    3

    Chennai Port

    1*

    1

    -

    4

    Cochin Port (DPW)

    -

    1

    -

    5

    Kolkata Port

    1*

    1*

    -

    6

    Haldia Port (KoPT)

    -

    1

    -

    7

    Mormugao Port

    -

    1

    -

    8

    VOC Chidambaranar Port (Tuticorin)

    1*

    -

    -

    9

    Paradip

    -

    1*

    -

    10

    Vishakhapatnam

    -

    1*

    -

    11

    New Manglore Port

    -

    1*

    -

    12

    Kamarajar Port Ltd (Ennore)

    -

    1*

    -

    13

    Hazia

    1**

    -

    -

    Total

    5

    13

    1

    # 01 Mobile Gamma ray scanner, procured during 2004-05 at JNPT, decommissioned w.e.f 01.01.2019

    ** Installed by Private Ports

  • 2. X-RAY BAGGAGE INSPECTION STSYTEM (XBIS)

    • ALREADY INSTALLED SYSTEM
      204 XBIS/XMIS have been procured and installed at various formations of CBEC, like Airports, ICD, LCS and PAD/FPO.
    • ONGOING PROCUREMENT
      A proposal to procure another 82 XBIS is under process of procurement.

    3. Video Conferencing System:
    This Directorate has established a dedicated video conferencing facility in 65 locations (later reduced to 63) of CBIC, through M/s RailTel Corporation of India, on a managed service model in the year 2016. This facility was later extended to 13 Regional Training Institutes of NACIN (later reduced to 12) and 03 more locations. The location wise detail of 78 sites is as under:

    S. No.

    Board

    S. No.

    Zonal Office

    1

    Chairman, CBIC

    42

    DG, Audit

    2

    Member (Admn.), CBIC

    43

    DG, GSTI

    3

    Member (Budget), CBIC

    44

    DG, Export Promotion

    4

    Member (IT), CBIC

    45

    DG, GST

    5

    Member (Customs), CBIC

    46

    DG, HRD

    6

    Member (GST), CBIC

    47

    DG, NACIN

    7

    Member (L&J), CBIC

    48

    DG, Performance Management

    8

    Kalpvriksha

    49

    DG, Revenue Intelligence

    50

    DG, Systems & Data Management

    Directorates

    51

    DG, Valuation

    9

    Customs, Ahmedabad

    52

    DG, Vigilance

    10

    Customs Zone, Bengaluru

    53

    DGTPS

    11

    Customs Zone, Chennai

    54

    DG, ARM

    12

    Customs Zone, Delhi

    55

    Directorate of Logisitcs

    13

    Customs (P) Zone

    56

    Directorate of CRCL

    14

    Customs Zone, Kolkata

    57

    Supreme Court Monitoring Cell

    15

    Customs Zone, Mumbai-I

    58

    DG System, Saket, Delhi

    16

    Customs Zone, Mumbai-II

    59

    DGHRD, Gole Market, Delhi

    17

    Customs Zone, Mumbai-III

    60

    DG System, Mumbai

    18

    Customs Zone (P), Patna

    61

    DG System, Chennai

    19

    Customs Zone (P),Trichy

    62

    RMCC, Mumbai (DG ARM)

    20

    CGST Zone, Ahmedabad

    63

    Directorate of Int'l Customs (WCO)

    21

    CSGT Zone, Bengaluru

    22

    CGST Zone, Bhopal

    Regional Training Institute of

    23

    CGST Zone, Bhubaneswar

    64

    RTI, Mumbai (Western Region)

    24

    CGST Zone, Chandigarh

    65

    RTI, Vadodara

    25

    CGST Zone, Chennai

    66

    RTI Kolkata (Eastern Region)

    26

    CGST Zone, Cochin

    67

    RTI, Chennai

    27

    CGST Zone, Coimbatore

    68

    RTI, Patna

    28

    CGST Zone, Delhi

    69

    RTI, Kanpur

    29

    CGST Zone, Hyderabad

    70

    RTI, Hyderabad

    30

    CGST Zone, Jaipur

    71

    RTI, Bengaluru

    31

    CGST Zone, Kolkata

    72

    RTI, Bhopal

    32

    CGST Zone, Lucknow

    73

    Centre of Excellence, Delhi

    33

    CGST Zone, Meerut

    74

    RTI, Cochin

    34

    CGST Zone, Mumbai

    75

    RTI, Shillong*

    35

    CGST Zone, Mysuru

    36

    CGST Zone, Nagpur

    Other Offices

    37

    CGST Zone, Pune

    76

    Commissioner of Customs

    38

    CGST Zone, Ranchi

    77

    Commissioner of CGST Noida*

    39

    CGST Zone, Shillong

    78

    Chief Commissioner (AR)

    40

    CGST Zone, Vadodara

    41

    CGST Zone, Vishakhapatnam

    Services offered by M/s RailTel
        The videoconferencing setup in CBIC has 3 Mbps 1:1 dedicated MPLS (Multi-Protocol Label switching) bandwidth, full high definition TP unit for ensuring uninterrupted, reliable and high quality TP sessions. The set up allows to connect in 02 ways as under:
    i) Point to point call: A User can connect to another by direct calling from the system.
    ii) Multi-point call: The services shall allow to bridge multiple locations in a single scheduled call through helpdesk.
    All the videoconferences are conducted over a RailTel’s dedicated MPLS network. M/s RailTel also provides 24x7 helpdesk facility, which support all locations in scheduling any multi-point call and for any issues related to the TPaaS service.

    Dry run session:
        In order to test the network and audio/video quality of all the end points, M/s RailTel Corporation conducts a dry run session across all the CBIC field formations every Friday from 1500 hrs to 1700 hrs, which is duly monitored by Users. This helps M/s RailTel to help in identifying issues and resolving them proactively.

    Non-performance:
        The technical issues like link down, disruption, loss of connectivity during conference are reported by Users to Directorate of Logistics. For such non-performance, there is penal clause provisioned in the MoU for deduction of proportional amount, while disbursing payment to M/s RailTel.

    Contact details of Service Provider:
        The contact details of M/s RailTel is as under:
    i) Helpdesk (Mr. Aditya, Mr. Ravi) -9394968777, 9000893279
    ii) Mr. Vrishad Shahade -9717644181
    iii) Mr. Satish (for Delhi) -9717646004

    4. ARMS
        This Directorate allots NPB Revolvers/ Pistols to Departmental Executive Officers as per instructions and guidelines prescribed by Ministry.
    a. Confiscated weapons of non-prohibited bore i.e. Revolvers or Pistols are loaned to Executive Customs/Central Excise officers who requires them for self-protection in the course of their work on condition that the weapons are returned by the officers to the Departments when no longer required or in any case on their retirement/ superannuation.
    b. The requests received from officers who wish to obtain weapons on loan should be carefully screened by the Commissioners and forwarded with their specific recommendation to this Directorate.
    c. The weapons will be loaned only to officers who possess the necessary arms license, and not more than one weapon will be given to an individual officers.

    5. NEW PROPOSALS: Besides the above, the department has initiated steps in acquisition of other nonintrusive technology/equipment for     examination/inspection of goods and cargo

    • UNDER CARRIAGE INSPECTION SYSTEM:-
      Under carriage vehicle inspection systems along the border, where vehicles or trains arrive from across our border.
    • BODY SCANNER:-
      These modern full body security screening systems used for personal inspections. It can help in detection of contraband concealed on the body.