Commissionerate, Pune was created in July 1997 consequent to the trifurcation
of the Commissionerate of Central Excise and Customs, Pune. The
Commissionerate which was under the jurisdiction of Customs Mumbai-III Zone
earlier has since come under the jurisdiction of Central Excise & Customs
Pune Zone with effect from 26th July 2007 .
The jurisdiction of the Commissionerate extends to 7 Revenue
districts in the State of
Maharashtra viz. Pune, Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, Satara, Sangli, Kolhapur and
are four Inland Container Depots in this Commissionerate– three at Pune
and one at Miraj (Sangli) which basically cater to the needs of
manufacturers located in or around Pune.
A few minor ports at Ratnagiri, Dabhol, Jaigad, Vijaydurg
also handle imports / exports. The Pune Airport has since been
declared as a Customs airport in January,
1997 for the export of specified goods. With effect from 12th
December 2005, Pune Airport has been notified as an International Airport
for the clearance of passengers
The important functions carried out in the Commissionerate are (i) Anti Smuggling and Preventive work including of anti-narcotic functions – collection of intelligence, Joint Sea Patrolling, Night Road Patrolling, Patrolling of Coast / Creeks through departmental boats / vessels, Rummaging of cargo vessels. (ii) Assessment of Bills of Entry and Shipping Bills and related work at CFS Pimpri, ICD Dighi, ICD Miraj (Sangli), ICD Pimpri-Chinchwad and coastal customs divisions at Ratnagiri and Dapoli (iii) enforcement of NDPS Act, 1985 (v) Marine wing operations at Ratnagiri and (v) manning of the telecommunications network in the entire Konkan area both in the inland region as also along the coast line starting from Bankot in the north to Kiranpani in the south.
Container Freight Station, Pimpri
Freight Station (CFS), Pimpri came into existence with effect from
15.06.1990 vide Public notice No. 4/90 dtd. 11.06.1990. Central
Warehousing Corporation (CWC) is the custodian for this CFS. Major
commodities imported through this CFS are Iron
& Steel in primary form, Plastics and articles, Electrical goods,
Organic chemicals, Man made staple fibre,
oress/slabs/ashes, Machinery and parts thereof, Poultry feed, etc.
The commodities exported include Valves, Hubs etc.
Inland Container Depot, Dighi
Container Depot, Dighi was notified vide this Commissionerate’s
Notification No. 4/98-Cus (NT) dated 30th September 1998 and
started operations with effect from 21.10.98. M/s. Dynamic Logistics Pvt.
Ltd., Pune is the custodian for this ICD. Major commodities imported
through this ICD include PVC Resin, Machinery, Mineral Substances, Iron
& Steel, etc. The major
commodities exported are Diesel
Engines, Boilers, Automobile Parts, Engineering Goods, etc.
Inland Container Depot, Pimpri -Chinchwad
Inland Container Depot, Pimpri- Chinchwad located at Chinchwad Goods Shed of CONCOR was declared as Customs area vide this Commissionerate’s Notification No. 1/2003-Cus dated 17th Jan. 2003 and made operational with effect from 21.03.2003. M/s CONCOR is the custodian for this ICD. Major commodities imported through this ICD include Heavy Melting Scrap, Polyvinyl Chloride Granules, Packaging Machinery, Asbestos Sheets, etc.
Inland Container Depot, Talegaon
Inland Container Depot, Talegaon is located at A-18 & A-18/1, Talegaon Floriculture and Industrial Park, Talegaon MIDC, Navlakh Umbre, District Pune. M/s KSH Distri Parks are the Custodian for this ICD.
Customs Preventive Division, Ratnagiri
Ratnagiri Customs Division was created in January 1975. After creation of new Sindhudurg division now the jurisdiction of this Division extends in the Ratnagiri District from Jaigad in the north to Jaitapur in the South. There are 4 major/ minor ports attached to this Division viz. Ratnagiri (Bhagvati Bandar and Ranpar), Jaigad and Jaitapur. Apart from preventive functions, the division also oversees the work of import and export through the Ranpar port in Ratnagiri. Major imports through this port include Chemicals (Ethylene & Ethylene di-chloride) imported by M/s Finolex Industries, Petroleum products (LPG) by M/s Bharat Petroleum Corporation. Bauxite and Molasses are exported from Jaigad. There is one Private Bonded Warehouse of M/s Bharati Shipyard Ltd., which is importing raw material required for ship building and export of tugs & vessels.
Customs Preventive Division, Sindhudurg
Customs Division Sindhudurg was
notified vide Notification No.78/2014-Cus (NT) dated 16.09.2014, issued by the
Central Board of Excise & Customs. The jurisdiction of
preventive division of Sindhudurg covers the entire district of
Sindhudurg including Vijaydurg creek. There are 7 major/
minor ports attached to this division at Vijaydurg, Devgad, Achra,
Malvan, Vengurla, Redi and Kiranpani. Apart from preventive functions,
the division also oversees the work of import and export through the
ports of Vijaydurg and Redi. Major exports include Molasses from
Vijaydurg and Iron Ore from Redi.
Customs Preventive Division, Dapoli
This division is operational with headquarters at Dapoli since 1991. The jurisdiction of Preventive Customs Division is from Mahableshwar to Sangmeshwar in the inland area and from Bankot port to Boria port on the sea coast. This jurisdiction comprises of Wai & Mahableshwar Talukas of Satara District & Mandangad, Dapoli, Khed, Chiplun, Guhagar & Sangmeshwar Talukas of Ratnagiri District. It covers almost three fourth of Ratnagiri District. There are 3 Road-Checking Parties (Khed, Chiplun and Mahabaleshwar) and 6 Custom Houses (Dabhol, Harnai, Bankot, Kelshi, Boria, Palshet) in Dapoli Division. The important ports are Harnai, Dabhol & Bankot. Road Checking Parties conduct preventive checks. Joint Sea Patrolling is carried out to prevent smuggling activities in the coastal area.
Lohegaon Air Cargo Terminal
Pune Air port has been declared as a Customs airport on 17 January,
1997. This was originally notified for export of perishable
agriculture produce items like flowers, fruits, vegetables and processed
food. Vide Notification No.108/2005 - Cus (N.T) dated 9.12.2005,
unloading of imported goods and loading of export goods or any class of
such goods has been permitted by the Government. Exports started
from Air Cargo Complex Lohegaon Pune from 29/06/2017 vide Trade Facility
Notice issued by Commissioner of Customs Pune.
Airport has been notified as International Airport for clearance of
passengers and baggage with effect from 12th December, 2005.
At present, international flights are operated to foreign
destinations like Dubai and Singapore .
Wireless Communication Set –Up
Commissionerate has a vast wireless Communication setup covering distance
of about 400 Kms along the coastal areas and was established in 1975 at
Pune, Dapoli and Ratnagiri Customs Divisions for providing communication
cover for anti-smuggling operations.
existing wireless network consists of 30 static radio stations including 4
repeater stations providing HF and VHF communications. The VHF repeater
stations have been set up at Sinhgad (Pune), Mahabaleshwar, Gaganbavada
and Amboli. The
Commissionerate Hqrs can contact any field formation, boats on sea
patrolling and mobile stations and vice versa though these repeater
stations. Both the Customs Divisions at Ratnagiri and Dapoli are linked to
Headquarters at Pune on HF
sets. In the Customs
divisions, the radio communication using HF/VHF sets have been provided to
all the Superintendents and Inspectors manning the shore guard offices. All vehicles and boats including 12 Joint Sea Patrolling
Crafts have also been fitted with VHF radio sets for mobile communication.
Hand held VHF radio sets are available at all radio stations for
use by the preventive staff.
marine workshop was established in 1976 at Bhagvati Bandar, Ratnagiri to
undertake the repair and maintenance of the Customs vessels of Ratnagiri, Dapoli and Goa.
workshop has all the necessary infrastructure and machinery except for a
slipway/ for hoisting and lowering of vessels.
There are six functional sea going vessels and three small FRP tenders. Besides these, repairs of fiberglass boats, welding, turning, boring, electrical and electronic appliances, and carpentry jobs are undertaken by this workshop.
REVENUE COLLECTION FOR LAST 5 YEARS
Revenue Status as on 30.06.2017 (Rs. in Crores )