Guwahati, March 31: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu today launched the e-Abkari portal of the Excise wing of Arunachal Pradesh’s department of Tax & Excise and Narcotics to boost revenue collection by plugging leakages.
The online portal is the state government’s reform initiative leveraging state-of-the-art modern technology to carry out various activities of the Excise wing through e-Abkari, which will facilitate seamless online communication among all excise officials across the state, all licencees, administrative departments and other stakeholders.
This will be done through workflow based systems hosted in state excise portal https://www.eabkari.arunachal.gov.in.
Congratulating the department on its new initiative in line with the government’s mission to digitalize governance, Khandu appreciated the National Informatics Center (NIC), Arunachal unit, which along with the West Bengal unit of NIC, created the portal based on the successful model of West Bengal, the first state in the country start e-Abkari.
He expressed optimism that with the Excise department going online, transparency will ensure zero-leakage of revenue.
The e-Abkari will have various modules which will be rolled out in a phased manner. Among them, licencee tracking, brand management, licence issue, permit/pass issue, establishment mapping, enforcement monitoring, excise stock inventory management, treasury integration are the important features.