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Government of West Bengal


 

Excise


 

Functions:


A.  In conformity with the Constitutional provisions, the Excise Department of Government of West Bengal is concerned with the administration of the following Acts and Rules framed there under:


    i) The Bengal Excise Act, 1909 (Bengal Act V of 1909).

    ii) The Narcotic Drug and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 (Central Act 61 of 1985)

    iii) The Medicinal and Toilet Preparations (Excise Duties) Act, 1955 (Central Act 60 of 1955).

    iv) The West Bengal Molasses Control Act, 1973 (West Bengal Act VI of 1973).

    B. EXCISE PROFILE IN ALIPURDUAR

    1. In terms of West Bengal Excise (Reorganization of the Excise Administration) Rules, 2012, published under Government Notification No: 1074-Ex, Dated: 01.11.2012, a new Excise District, namely Alipurduar Excise District was created on 01.12.2012, after bifurcation of the erstwhile Excise Department of Jalpaiguri Distric.

    2. The Jurisdiction of Alipurduar Excise District is co-terminus with newly created Alipurduar District. For undertaking effective Preventive actions at the Range level, better monitoring & supervision of growing number of Excise establishment & for strengthening Excise Administration at the lowest level, the erstwhile Excise Administrative setup was re-organized by way of delimiting the erstwhile jurisdictions of Excise Ranges & Circles and the present Administrative set up & operational area of Ranges & Circles are as follows:

    3. Present Administrative set-up of Excise Department of Alipurduar:

    (a) District Magistrate & Collector, Alipurduar.

    (b) Additional District Magistrate & Collector of Excise, Alipurduar.
    (c) Superintendent of Excise, Alipurduar Excise District.

    (d) Additional Superintendent of Excise, Alipurduar Excise District.

    In addition, the Excise administration is administered by the following Range & Circle level Excise Officials:         

      

    SL. NO.

    NAME OF THE RANGE

    NAME OF THE CIRCLE  / R.P.U.

    ORDINARY JURISDICTION (POLICE STATION WISE)

    HEADQUARTERS

    1

    Alipurduar Range

    (i) Alipurduar Circle

    Alipurduar

    Alipurduar

    (ii) Kumargram Circle

    Kumargram

    Kumargram

    Samuktala

    (iii) Alipurduar Range Preventive Unit

    3 P.S., as above

    Alipurduar

    2

    Birpara Range

    (i) Birpara Circle

    Falakata

    Birpara

    Birpara

    (ii) Kalchini Circle

    Kalchini

    Kalchini

    (iii) Jaigaon Circle

    Madarihat

    Jaigaon

    Jaigaon

    (iv) Birpara Range Preventive Unit

    5 P.S., as above

    Birpara

    3

    Deputy Excise Collector-In-Charge of

    Manufacturing Unit

    (C.S. Bottling Plant)

    M/s. Monalisa Bottling

    Industries Private Limited

    No Exclusive Jurisdiction.

    Bottling Plant at

    Ethelbari, Birpara

    4

    Deputy Excise Collector-In-Charge of

    Manufacturing Unit

    (C.S. Bottling Plant)

    M/s. Dynamic

    Country Spirit Bottling Private Limited

    No Exclusive Jurisdiction.

    Bottling Plant at

    Rahimpur, Birpara

     

    C. 1) The Department strives to achieve the dual need of prevention, manufacture, supply, distribution & sale of illicit / counterfeit / spurious & non-duty paid liquor / intoxicants & attaining the full realizable revenue potential of the district.

     

    2) The operations of the Excise Department centres around enforcement of regulations relating to the manufacture, production, possession, distribution, transport & sale of liquor & other intoxicants.

    3) The Department strives to achieve the dual need of prevention, manufacture, supply, distribution & sale of illicit / counterfeit / spurious & non-duty paid liquor / intoxicants & attaining the full realizable revenue potential of the district.

    4) The process of recruitment of Officers & Staff, almost in all cadres, is in progress to strengthen the manpower in the Department.