Particulars of Organization, Functions & Duties
[Section-4 (1) (b) (i)]
1. Brief History & Background of its Establishment:
This Office is functioning under the control of Excise Commissioner, Odisha, Cuttack and Excise Department, Govt. of Odisha, Bhubaneswar. This office is a Zonal office with its area of operation covering all the 11 (eleven) Excise districts of Southern Division i.e. Ganjam, Berhampur, Gajapati, Kandhamal, Boudh, Kalahandi (Bhawanipatna), Nuapada, Koraput, Nabarangpur, Malkangiri and Rayagada with it's headquarter in Berhampur wef 06.05.1991.
2. Function & Duties:
The Excise Deputy Commissioner will exercise the overall superintendent's control and supervision of the Excise administration in respect of Southern division. He shall control the Excise personal's and the problems of the division within the power given to him under the rules and guidelines issued by Govt. form time to time and report to Excise Commissioner and Govt. for appropriate orders. His principal duty is to assist the Excise Commissioner as an inspecting and advising Officer. He will inspect as many Excise shops as possible in every district. He shall remain in close touch with the Collectors and help to the Superintendents of Excise in settlement of Excise shops whenever necessary. He will remain under the control of Excise Commissioner and exercise direct supervision over the Excise Intelligence and Enforcement Bureau (E.I. & E.B.) for the prevention of illicit distillation, smuggling of illicit liquor and all other Excise offenses. He shall supervise the work of Divisional Excise Chemical Testing Laboratory (DECTL).
3. Address of the Office:
Deputy Commissioner of Excise,
S.D., Odisha, Berhampur,
At- Friends Colony, Goilundi road, Berhampur
4. Working Hours of the Office: From 10.00 A.M. to 5.00 P.M