Presidential Award of Appreciation to Officers of CBEC on Republic Day 2016

By | January 23, 2016

Grant of Presidential Award of Appreciation Certificate to the Officers of the Customs & Central Excise on the eve of Republic Day, 2016

Every year, the officers of the Customs & Central Excise Department are considered for grant of Presidential Award of Appreciation Certificate for ‘exceptionally meritorious service rendered at the risk of life’ and for Presidential Award of Appreciation Certificate for ‘specially distinguished record of service’ on their achieving and maintaining excellence in the discharge of their duties. These awards are announced on the eve of Republic Day.

This year, 34 officers have been selected for grant of Presidential Award of Appreciation Certificate for ‘Specially Distinguished record of service’.

These officers have been selected on the basis of their exemplary performance in their respective fields of service over the years. The awardees selected this year include the officers working as Principal Commissioners/Commissioners; Additional/Joint Commissioners; Deputy/Assistant Commissioners; Superintendents/Senior Intelligence Officers; Sr. Private Secretary and Inspectors/ Intelligence Officers, who have been consistently committed to the department in various fields.

The officers’ performance in various fields includes the prevention of smuggling of contraband and narcotics drugs, detection of tax evasion in customs, central excise and service tax, detection of trade based money laundering, detection of foreign exchange violations and streamlining enforcement procedures etc in the department. Besides, many awardees have shown their brilliance and given laudable performance in other fields as varied as tax policy, revenue mobilization, development of software for automation of Customs, Central Excise and Service tax formations, reducing litigations and dispute resolution, effective defence of cases in the Tribunals and High Courts, capacity building and training, as well as skilful handling of administrative work.

The list of officers, along with their designation and their present place of posting, who have been selected for grant of the Presidential Award of Appreciation Certificate for ‘Specially Distinguished record of service’, on the occasion of Republic Day, 2016 is given below

PRINCIPAL COMMISSIONERS/COMMISSIONERS

  1. Shri. V. Padmanabhan, Principal Additional Director General, Directorate General of Central Excise Intelligence (DGCEI), New Delhi
  2. Shri. Upender Gupta, Commissioner (Goods and Service Tax), Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC), New Delhi
  3. Shri. Amitabh Kumar, Joint Secretary, Tax Research Unit (TRU), Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC), New Delhi
  4. Shri. Hitesh Ajit Shah, Commissioner (Authorised Representative), Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Mumbai 

ADDITIONAL COMMISSIONERS/JOINT COMMISSIONERS

  1. Shri. Ranjit Kumar, Additional Director, Directorate General of Central Excise Intelligence (DGCEI), New Delhi
  2. Shri. Deepankar Aron, Additional Commissioner, Central Excise Zone, Jaipur
  3. Shri. Vinay Kumar Singh, Additional Director, Directorate General of Human Resource Development (DG HRD), New Delhi
  4. Shri. Vinod Kumar Mehta, Additional Commissioner, Central Excise Zone, Chandigarh
  5. Shri. Prashant Shrihari Kaduskar, Additional Commissioner, Central Excise Zone, Vadodara
  6. Dr. Somesh Chander, Deputy Secretary, Tax Research Unit (TRU), Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC), New Delhi

DEPUTY COMMISSIONERS/ASSISTANT COMMISSIONERS

  1. Shri. P.V.K. Rajasekhar, Deputy Director, National Academy of Customs, Excise and Narcotics (NACEN), Regional Training Institute, Chennai
  2. Shri. N. Arunaasalam, Assistant Director, Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), Regional Unit, Coimbatore
  3. Shri. Mahendra Pratap Singh Sengar, Assistant Commissioner, Central Excise, Mumbai
  4. Shri. Anil Kumar Chandela, Assistant Director, Directorate General of Central Excise Intelligence (DGCEI),  Delhi Zonal Unit, New Delhi

SUPERINTENDENTS / SENIOR INTELLIGENCE OFFICERS

  1. Shri. Ashim Sarkar, Senior Intelligence Officer, Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), Zonal Unit, Kolkata
  2. Shri. Devang Kirtikumar Kansara, Senior Intelligence Officer, Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), Zonal Unit, Ahmedabad
  3. Shri. Ganesh Ray, Senior Intelligence Officer, Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), Zonal Unit, Mumbai
  4. Shri. S. Hanuma Prasad, Senior Intelligence Officer, Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), Zonal Unit, Hyderabad
  5. Shri. Ajay Kumar Dixit, Senior Intelligence Officer, Directorate General of Central Excise Intelligence (DGCEI),  Delhi Zonal Unit, New Delhi
  6. Shri. S. Natarajan, Superintendent, Central Excise, Bengaluru
  7. Shri .R. Manjunatha, Senior Intelligence Officer, Directorate General of Central Excise Intelligence (DGCEI),  Zonal Unit, Bengaluru
  8. Shri. N. Balaji Ramanathan, Senior Intelligence Officer, Directorate General of Central Excise Intelligence (DGCEI), Zonal Unit, Chennai
  9. Shri. Manoj Kumar Aggarwal, Superintendent, Service Tax Zone, New Delhi
  10. Shri. M.R. Ramachandran, Superintendent, Central Excise and Customs Zone, Cochin
  11. Shri. Darshan Kumar Sharma, Additional Assistant Director, Directorate General of Human Resource Development (DG HRD),  New Delhi
  12. Shri. P.A. Vincent, Superintendent, Large Taxpayer Unit (LTU), Mumbai
  13. Shri. Lalthankung Hmar, Superintendent, Central Excise and Customs Zone, Shillong 

INSPECTOR/INTELLIGENCE OFFICER

  1. Shri. Iyer Ganapathi Raman V, Preventive Officer, Risk Management Division (RMD), Mumbai
  2. Shri. Vinay Kumar Nigam, Inspector, National Academy of Customs, Excise and Narcotics (NACEN), Regional Training Institute, Kanpur.
  3. Smt.R. Haseena, Inspector, Directorate General of Systems & Data Management, Zonal Unit, Chennai.
  4. Shri. Raghvendra Singh Rathore, Intelligence Officer, Directorate General of Central Excise Intelligence (DGCEI), New Delhi
  5. Shri. Dinesh Singh, Intelligence Officer, Directorate General of Central Excise Intelligence (DGCEI), New Delhi.
  1. PRIVATE SECRETARY/EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT
  2. Shri. Dipak Kumar Dutta, Senior Private Secretary, Customs Zone, Kolkata
  3. Shri. Bhupendra Singh Bisth, Executive Assistant, Directorate  of Logistics, New Delhi

Source Ministry of Finance 22-January, 2016

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