Special Drive for disposal of pending risky exporter verifications from 20.09.2021 to 24.09.2021

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The Office of Principal Chief Commissioner, Central GST Zone, Ahmedabad issued Trade Notice No. 01/2021 dated September 17, 2021 w.r.t. special drive for disposal of pending risky exporter verifications from September 20, 2021 to September 24, 2021 between 09:30 AM to 06:00 PM.

Attention is invited to Circular No. 131/1/2020-GST dated January 23, 2020 issued by GST Policy Wing of CBIC wherein SOP (Standard Operating Procedure) to be followed by Exporters was circulated for information and compliance.

As explained in the Circular, CBIC has taken measures to apply stringent risk parameters-based checks driven by rigorous data analytics and Artificial Intelligence tools and based on the same, certain exporters were taken up for further verification. While the verifications are caused to mitigate risk, it is necessary that genuine exporters do not face any hardship. There is a need to focus on timely disposal of all such pending verification to provide immediate relief to the business entities. As part of ongoing Trade Facilitation measure, Ahmedabad CGST Zone is organizing a “Special Drive for Disposal of Pending Risky Exporter Verifications” from September 20, 2021 to September 24, 2021.

As part of the Special Drive, all Exporters who have been taken up for further verification by subordinate Offices of CGST Commissionerates, falling under jurisdiction of CGST Ahmedabad Zone, may approach their jurisdictional CGST Division with their grievance on any of the said five working days between September 20, 2021 to September 24, 2021 between 09:30 AM to 06:00 PM. Their grievances will be examined by the jurisdictional Officer and suitable action will be taken by them. The Exporter shall be communicated the present status, deficiency in documents/information (if any). If no documents/information is found deficient, then the specific time line (by when the Verification will be completed by the Commissionerate and Report sent to DGARM) will be communicated to the Exporter.

The jurisdictional CGST Authorities have been suitably advised to proactively respond to the grievance of such Exporters and dispose of the verification expeditiously and submit their clear recommendation to DGARM, based on merits of the cases.

For the Exporters who desire to avail benefit of this Special Drive, it is requested that they may communicate with their jurisdictional Deputy / Assistant Commissioner CGST Divisions. Commissionerate-wise Nodal Officers appointed and their contact address for escalating the matter (if the issue is not resolved by CGST Division) is as under:

S. No

Commissionerate

Name of Nodal Officer

Contact No.

Email id

1

Ahmedabad (South)

Sr. Nalin Bilochan, JC.

079-26309083

nalin.bilochan@gov.in
2 Ahmedabad (North)

Ms. Gulzar Begum, JC.

079-27540359

gulzar.begum@gov.in

3

Gandhinagar

Sh. Marut Tripathi, JC.

079-27540424

marut.tripathi@gov.in
4 Rajkot

Sh. R. S. Shekhawat, JC

0281-2459487

ram.shekhawat@gov.in

5

Bhavnagar

Sh. Vishal Malani, JC.

0278-2519101

vishal.malani9@gov.in
6 Kutch-Gandhidham

Sh. S. R. Vishnoi, JC.

02836-256740

shreeram.vishnoi@gov.in

This Trade Notice may be treated as a standing instruction to all the Officers concerned, for processing the verification of Exporters as envisaged under CBIC Circular No. 131/1/2020-GST dated January 23, 2020.

The Trade Notice can be accessed at: http://www.a2ztaxcorp.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/Special-Drive-for-Risky-Exporter-Refund-verification-20-to-24-Sept-2021.pdf

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