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FM Nirmala Sitharaman pushes for sooner cargo launch, refunds

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FM Nirmala Sitharaman pushes for faster cargo release, refunds

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday urged the Customs division for stronger administration and coordination of features to realize ‘zero daily assessment pendency’ and sooner launch of cargo.
Sitharaman who undertook a day-long overview of the Customs actions at Nhava Sheva in Raigad district of Maharashtra, off the Mumbai coast, additionally laid thrust on constant processing of export incentive schemes like RoDTEP (Remission of Duties & Taxes on Export Products) and RoSCTL (Rebate of State & Central Taxes and Levies) and well timed disposal of refunds and downside payable.
The FM was accompanied by Revenue Secretary Tarun Bajaj and CBIC Chairman M Ajith Kumar on the day-long go to to Nhava Sheva.

The Minister additionally requested the officers to hurry up disposal of hazardous items and desired that quasi-judicial course of, if any, be carried out in a way to realize disposal inside three months of imports.
To additional enhance commerce facilitation, Sitharaman initiated the organising of a Customs Examination Facility for on-wheel manufacturing unit sealed export containers at JNPT’s Centralized Parking Plaza itself.