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Government of India
Ministry of Finance
25-February-2011 15:41 IST
FM Releases Compendium of Innovative and Unique Practices in Customs, Excise & Service Tax

On the occasion of Central Excise Day yesterday, the Union Finance Minister Shri Pranab Mukherjee, released "Innovations - The Pursuit of Excellence in Customs, Central Excise & Service Tax", a compendium of unique practices and initiatives brought out by the Central Board of Excise & Customs. The compendium consolidates localized excellent practices so as to facilitate their replication and adoption in various offices across the country to enhance efficiency and effectiveness of the tax administration.

The Finance Minister Shri Mukherjee also released a DVD of the documentary "Central Excise - the Engine of Economic Growth". The documentary provides an insight into the working of the Central Excise Department. It chronicles the evolution of Department as a facilitator of industrial growth and partner in Nation Building. The documentary will be telecast on national news and business channels.

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