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e-Abkari Bags CSI Award

Cuttack: e-Abkari computerization of State Excise, Government of Odisha has been selected for the award of recognition under project category for Twentieth Computer Society of India, Special Interest Group on e-Governance Award, thanks to overdrive of Commissioner Excise, Ashish Kumar Singh.

A team of Officers shall participate and received the prestigious award in one day event full of e-Governance track sessions at Netaji Subhash University of Technology, New Delhi on Saturday on 25 March, 2023.

It is pertinent to mention here that Computer Society of India is a non-profit society and Computer Society of India, Special Interest Group on e-Governance Award is being organized by them each year.

The Award has been presented to Department of Excise for computerization and IT initiatives, said a senior official of Team Excise.

Team Excise led by Top Cop Shri Singh has been implementing reform program tune with 5T initiatives of Government of Odisha.

Department of Excise has switched over to the digital work place “eAbkari” with the technical support of NICsince 2019-20 developing and implementing more than 30 online modules.

Those include e e-Lottery, Instant issue and renewal of Excise Licenses, Brand Label Registrations with 100% online payment, DPR, CCIS, SIR and mobile app development for tracking of raid spots and excise shops etc.

As on date bringing transparent, hassles free, real time, seamless and timely service delivery eliminating physical touch points, reducing discretion and providing faceless service at door steps.

This has led to proper monitoring and strengthening of enforcement activities, curbing of illicit & spurious liquor, timely service delivery at different levels, proper supply chain management with regulation of production and manufacture and above all, change of public perception and transformation in the Department of Excise.

This year the Department of Excise has bagged the prestigious Digital India Gold Award for ease of doing business and Hon’ble President of India has conferred the Award on 7January, 2023. Further, the Department has bagged Skoch Award for the ICT Intervention.

This year record 50028 number of cases have been detected till January against that of 33064 in the last year till January with an increase of 51%. Further, 1459cases have been detected under NDPS Act this year till January against 646 cases in the last year during the same period with an increase of 126%, which is a sort of record.