DIRECTORATE GENERAL OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT CUSTOMS & CENTRAL EXCISE WELFARE WING
CUSTOMS & CENTRAL EXCISE WELFARE FUND • Three funds created in the year 1985 with approval of the Finance Minister as part of review of the Reward Scheme to percolate benefits to larger no. of officers. • the Customs & Central Excise Welfare Fund, • the Performance Award Fund, and • the Special Equipment Fund Financed through transfer of 10% of the sale proceeds of confiscated goods, fines and penalties in offence cases realized and sustained in appeal/revision etc. from the year 1985-86 onwards. • Objectives - to finance various welfare schemes for staff and their families and acquisition of ‘anti-smuggling equipment of a specialized nature’. • Customs and Central Excise Welfare Fund and Customs and Central Excise Performance Award Fund merged into an one fund, called the Customs and Central Excise Welfare Fund in 2006. DGHRD CBEC
CUSTOMS & CENTRAL EXCISE WELFARE FUND • Distribution of the credits amongst two funds: The 10% amount to be transferred to the two funds is as under: (i) Customs and Central Excise Welfare Fund: 5% (ii) Customs Special Equipment Fund : 5% • Administration of Funds: Funds are centrally administered by a Governing Body comprising of the following: (i) Chairman, CBEC Convener (ii) All Members of the CBEC Members (iii) Financial Adviser Member (iv) Addl. Director General (I&W) Member-Secretary • Coverage : All Officers of CBEC including officers posted out on deputation. • Audit: Fund subject to statutory audit by C&AG and internel audit by CCA DGHRD CBEC
WELFARE FUND CREDIT & UTILIZATION CYCLE DGHRD CBEC
IMPORTANT WELFARE SCHEMES UNDER WELFARE FUND • Providing Financial Assistance for Reimbursing Medical Expenses • Providing ex-gratia financial assistance in cases of death • Cash Award Scheme • Scholarship Scheme • Providing financial assistance to field formations for setting up Guest Houses, Canteens/Kitchenettes, crèches, gymnasium /sport centers • Cash Awards for winning medals in sports and financial assistance for participation in sports • Scheme for providing financial assistance for adventure sports • Scheme for the support of Girl Child • Scheme of Funding of Matriculation Studies through Open School for uniformed Cadres in Group ‘C’ (erstwhile Group ‘D”staff:) DGHRD CBEC
AMOUNTS SANCTIONED UNDER VARIOUS SCHEMES FROM WELFARE FUND (Rs. in lakhs) DGHRD CBEC
GUEST HOUSES SANCTIONED (2013-14) (2012-13) (2011-12) CCE, Kolkata
GYMNASIUMS sanctioned (2011-12) (2013-14) (2012-13) (2014-15) upto July
CANTEENs sanctioned (2013-14) (2011-12) (2012-13) (2014-15) upto July
Subsidized Transport facility at NhavaSheva • Transport facility for the officers /staff of the Commissioner Customs (Export), NhavaSheva as there is no public transport facility from Mumbai city. • The scheme is implemented with effect from 1.05.2012 • Subsidized from the Welfare Fund on cost sharing basis.
GOA MUSEUM A National Customs & Central Excise Museum set up at the old heritage Customs building at Goa, popularly known as the ‘BLUE BUILDING’. OBJECTIVE: • To promote common man’s awareness about the Department through guided information and to promote a culture of voluntary compliance. • Museum was inaugurated on 25-07-2009 by the Finance Minister. FUNDS: The total amount of Rs. 7.27 crores has been approved for the Museum. GOVERNING BODY OF THE MUSEUM • Chief Commissioner of Customs & Central Excise, Pune Zone • Chief Commissioner of Customs, Kolkata Members • Commissioner of Customs, Pune, “ • Director (IFU), “ • Director (ICD), “ • Commissioner of Customs, Goa Member-Secretary. • CPWD. Dr. S.S. Biswas, Consultant.