Wipro launches application portal for excise dept

By : |December 4, 2008 0

BANGALORE, INDIA: Wipro Infotech, the India and Middle East IT business of Wipro Ltd., announced the launch of one of the most prestigious automation projects for the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC).

The entire Central Excise and Service Tax functionalities across India will be automated under this application. The application portal, ACES (Automation of Central Excise and Service Tax),  was launched by Anand Sankaran, chief executive, Wipro Infotech.

This application launch is currently for Assesses for large tax payer unit [LTU] Bengaluru and will subsequently be launched for all jurisdiction of India for the manufacturers, dealers and service providers. This mission critical system, once goes live, will act as the backbone of the government’s IT infrastructure.

                                 

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The Central Excise Department functioning under the Central Board of Excise and Customs, Ministry of Finance is entrusted with the job of collection of central excise duties on all goods manufactured or produced within India and the collection of service tax on specified services. 

Presently, the assesses submit documents, including returns, registration, and others on paper. These processes would be automated, providing advantages to the assesses and departmental users alike.

Anand Sankaran, chief executive, Wipro Infotech said, “ACES is one of the most ambitious projects undertaken by the Government of India and we are proud to be a part of this mega project. Wipro is committed in ensuring CBEC the scalability and flexibility to implement and execute the new processes with great agility”.

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