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Central Revenues Control Laboratory,

Hill side road, pusa, i.a.r.i., New Delhi - 110 012.

Section,4 (1) (b) (i) The particulars of its organization, functions and duties:


    Chemical Laboratories of Central Revenues Control Laboratory are attached to the Customs House/Central Excise Commissionerates. These are headed by Joint Director Chemical Examiner Gr.I/Chemical Examiner Gr.II/Assistant Chemical Examiner. In common with the other sections of the Commissioners, Laboratories are under the administrative control of the Commissionerates except the Central Revenues Control Laboratory, New Delhi which is under the administrative control of Director (Revenue  laboratory). New Delhi. Whole organisation is under direct control of Central Board of Excise & Customs name and location of various chemical laboratries of Central Revenues Control Laboratory are as under:

1.      Customs House Laboratory, New Delhi.

2.      Jawahar Custom House Laboratory, Nhava Seva

3.      Custom House Laboratory, Mumbai

4.      Custom House Laboratory, Kolkata

5.      Custom House Laboratory, Chennai

6.      Custom House Laboratory Sahar Airport Mumbai

7.      Custom House Laboratory, Goa

8.      Custom House Laboratory, Vishakhapatnam

9.      Custom House Laboratory, Kandla

10.    Custom House laboratory, Tuticorin

11.    Custom House Laboratory, Cochin

12.    Custom & Central Excise Laby Vadodara.

13.    Central Excise, Laby. Refincry, Barauni

14.    Central Excise Laby, Refinery Digboi

15.    Central Excise (HPCL) Laby, Mumbai

16.    Central Excise (HPCL) Laby, Vishakhapatnam

Functions of Chemical Laboratories



To analyse the samples sent to them by the Revenue Authorities of Customs & Central Excise for the purpose of classification under Customs Tariff. Central Excise Tariff. Export Import Trade Counsel Policies and Drawback purposes.


To furnish Technical opinion to the Central Board of Excise & Customs and its field formation with regard to classification, duty aspects on various goods etc.


To Provide technical support to Opium & Alkaloid Factories for production of Export Opium


To analyse and certification of Export Opium


To Analyse of Narcotic Drug & Psychotropic Substances and Prescursor Chemicals etc.

(ii)       Powers and duties of officers and employees posted at Central Revenues Control Laboratory, New Delhi.

Director (Revenue Laboratories): Director (Revenue Laboratories) is the technical and administrative head of the organisation. He is cadre controlling authority of the Group ''B" ''C'' & ''D'' Officers. Director (Revenue Laboratories) is also appealate authority in respect of disputes if any arisen in testing matters

Joint Director: To assist the Director (Revenue Laboratories) in respect of technical & Administrative matters

Chemical Examiner Gr.I: To assist the Joint Director and Director (Revenue Laboratories) in day to day technical administrative works. Issue the test report under his signature

Chemical Examiner Gr. II: To assist Director, Joint Director and Chemical Examiner GrI in day to day technical and administrative matters. Issue the test report under his signature

Assistant Chemical Examiner: Assistant Chemical Examiner supervise the works of Chemical Assistants and analyse the typical samples. Assistant Chemical Examiner's assist the Chemical Examiners in test report formation. They also provide the referencing works to the Chemical Examiners and guide the Chemical Assistant in their work.

Chemical Assistant Gr. I: Analysis of samples.

Administrative Assistant Gr. II: Analysis of Samples

Administrative Officer: To supervise the work of Establishment, Administration & Account Section

All the other officers and staff to assist in discharge of the above duties in the administrative & establishment work.

(iii)      Procedures followed in decision making process including channels of supervisions & accountability: Various Rules & Procedures laid down for Central Govt functions are followed in decision making process of administration where as in technical matter various applicable rules for analysis of various commodities are being followed, the functions of various posts have been defined under part (ii) Each offical is accountable for the duty assigned to him/her.

(iv)      Norms set by the laboratory for the discharge of its functions: Various technical functions are discharged by laboratory as per the departmental manual for chemical laboratories.

(v)        Rules, regulations, instructions, manuals and records, held by laboratory or under its control or used by its employees for discharging its functions: Procedure given in Manual of Revenue Laboratories is followed for receipt/analysis and issue of test reports.

(vi)      A statement of the categories of documents that are held by it or under its control

            Laboratories have broadly two types of documents

Controlled Documents:

-       Record of samples received dispatched

-­      Copy of test reports

-       Record of issued test reports, tests, opinions etc.

-     Administrative files, Purchase document etc.

-       All file of Administration, Service Books. ACR dossiers of employees etc.

Uncontrolled Documents:

Technical Literature Books Journals, Standard operative procedures work instructions etc issued by Standard writing institutions i.e. is, iso. bs. astm. aoac. etc

(vii)     The particualars of any arrangement that exists for consultation with, or representation by the members of the public in relation to the formulation of its policy or implementation thereof

            Not applicable

(viii)    A statement of the Boards, Councils, Committees and other bodies consisting of two or more persons constituted as its part or for the purpose of its advise, and as to whether meetings of those Boards, Councils, Committees and other bodies are open to the public, or the Minutes of such meetings are accessible for public

            Not applicable


(ix) Directory of its offices and employees


This information has been notified by the CRCL separately.


(x) Monthly remuneration received by each of its officers and employees, including the system of compensation as provided in its regulations


This information has been notified by the CRCL separately.


(xi) Budget allocated to each of its agency, indicating the particulars of all plans, proposed expenditures and reports on disbursements made

This information has been notified by the CRCL separately.

(xii) The manner of execution of subsidy programmes, including the amounts allocated and the details of beneficiaries of such programmes

            Laboratory gets permit to obtain excise duty free alcohol from State Excise Department.

(xiii)    Particulars of recipients of concessions, permits or authorizations granted by it

            Not Applicable.

(xiv)    Details in respect of the information, available to or held by it reduced in an electronic form

            Not yet generated as laboratories has no infrastructure for it/specific staff for the purpose.

(xv)  The particulars of facilities available to citizens for obtaining information, including the working hours of a library or reading room, if maintained for public use.


This information has been notified by the CRCL separately.

(xvi) Names, designations and other particulars of the Public Information Officers :


Please see the list of CPIOs provided separately at


(xvii) Such other information as may be prescribed -