Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) Offices to Remain open on 29th, 30th & 31 st March, 2013 ;
Proposed Nationwide Strike by the Associations of Superintendents and Inspectors of Central Excise for 29th, 30th & 31 st March, 2013 Stands Withdrawn.
All Offices under the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) shall be open on 29th, 30th & 31st March, 2013 observing their normal office hours, as a part of trade facilitation measure.
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has also decided that all designated branches of agency banks and RBI offices conducting government business will keep their counters open on March 29, 30 & 31, 2013 to accept government taxes. All necessary facilities and infrastructure for e- payment shall be open on these days.
It is also informed that proposed nationwide strike by the Associations of Superintendents and Inspectors of Central Excise for 29th, 30th & 31st, 2013 has been withdrawn .
To ensure that the Trade faces no problem in clearances etc. on these days, additional staff including IRS (Customs & Central Excise) probationers has been deployed.