Zones located in Metros have high proportion of offices located in hired space – Delhi Central Excise (40%), Bangalore Central Excise (74%), Chennai Central Excise (26%), Hyderabad Central Excise (64%), Mumbai Central Excise-I (71%), Mumbai Central Excise II (47%), Mumbai Customs-I (54%).
The important Directorates have limit or no own office infrastructure and largely functioning out of rented premises. DGCEI (99.62%), DGRI (58.39%), DG Vigilance (100%), DG Systems (26.07%).
NBCC selected as Project Management Agency. MoU approved by Ministry of Law. Complete PE yet to be received from Commissionerate
CRITICAL AREAS FOR AUGMENTATION OF OFFICE INFRASTRUCTURE
Creation of office infrastructure in New Delhi particularly for Service Tax formations as in the cadre re-structuring six new Service Tax Commissionerates are proposed to be created in New Delhi. Proposals in pipeline include acquisition of NBCC Plaza in Okhla for RS.179 crore for which proper proposal yet to be received from Commissionerate and construction of Central Excise Delhi-II office at Nangal Raya, New Delhi.
Creation of office infrastructure for Service Tax in Mumbai as six new Service Tax Commissionerates proposed to be created. One proposal for hiring of Lotus Infoshare building, Lower Paarel in pipeline and being submitted to the Ministry. Construction on Suleman Shah Plot in Wadala will provide ultimate panacea.
Creation of office infrastructure in the Metropolis of Hyderabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Ahmedabad and Pune. Where there is acute shortage of office space, new formations coming up in cadre restructuring and rentals are high.
Office infrastructure on Land Customs Stations and Border Posts.