The IRS comprises of IRS " Customs and Central Excise (C&CE) and IRS " Income Tax (IT). It is one of the Group a Central Civil Service of India. The cadre controlling authority for IRS is Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) / Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT).
The Service was formed during the year 1946. The selected candidates go through training sessions in different institutes:
i. Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration at Massouri: 3 month foundation course.
ii. National Institute of Financial Management at Faridabad: 15 month profession training for officers of Customs and Excise....more
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Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on Tuesday demanded that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh should abolish central excise duty on diesel and roll back recent hike in prices of diesel, petrol, LPG and kerosene oil. "The Chief Minister has sent a letter to the Prime Minister requesting him to abolish excise duty on diesel in the wake of large scale protest against hike in petrol prices and to demand roll...
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