COMMISSIONERATE OF CUSTOMS (PREVENTIVE), NORTH EASTERN REGION, SHILLONG

General Information :

            The Commissionerate of Customs (Preventive) Shillong has jurisdiction over the seven States of the North Eastern Region, viz. Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura.  The region covering an area of about 2.55 lakh sq. km is surrounded by Bangladesh in the west and southwest with an international border of nearly 1500 km.  Myanmar lies towards the east and southeast with approximately 1640 km of international border.  China with a border of about 1000 km. lies towards the north and northeast and the Kingdom of Bhutan with a border of nearly 1100 km. lies to the north and northwest.

Organizational Set-up :

            The Commissionerate divided into 8 (eight) divisions has 25 (twenty five) Land Customs Stations along Indo-Bangladesh border, 3 (three) Land Customs Stations along the Indo-Myanmar border and 3 (three) Land Customs Stations along Indo-Bhutan border.

            Other than the Land Customs Stations, there exists 1 (one) Inland Container Depot at Amingaon, Guwahati and an international airport (Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport) at Guwahati, Assam.  The airport came into the International air traffic map with the commencement of the Air India flight from Guwahati to Bangkok on the 4th April 2002.

            To combat the menace of smuggling in the region the Commissionerate has 1 (one) Headquarters Preventive Unit, 8 (eight) Divisional Preventive Units attached to the Division, 28 (twenty eight) Customs Preventive Forces (CPF) and 16 (sixteen) Preventive Posts (PP).

                   The Office of the Commissioner of Customs(P), N.E.R. is situated at Custom House, M.G. Road, Shillong 793 001.  Phone No. 0364-2222597, Fax 0364-2223440.

Index No. as shown in the map

Name of LCS

State

Customs Division

Status

1

Moreh

Manipur

Imphal

Functional

2

Champhai (Zokhawthar)

Mizoram

Aizawl

Functional

3

Demagiri

Mizoram

Aizawl

Non-functional

4

Muhurighat

Tripura

Agartala

Non-functional

5

Srimantapur

Tripura

Agartala

Functional

6

Agartala

Tripura

Agartala

Functional

7

Khowaighat

Tripura

Agartala

Non-functional

8

Dholaighat

Tripura

Agartala

Non-functional

9

Manu

Tripura

Karimganj

Functional

10

Old Ragnabazar

Tripura

Karimganj

Functional

11

Mahisasan Railway Station

Assam

Karimganj

Non-functional

12

Sutarkandi

Assam

Karimganj

Functional

13

Karimganj Steamerghat and Ferry Station

Assam

Karimganj

Functional

14

Silchar RMS

Assam

Karimganj

Non-functional

15

Dawki

Meghalaya

Shillong

Functional

16

Shellabazar

Meghalaya

Shillong

Functional

17

Bholaganj

Meghalaya

Shillong

Functional

18

Rynku

Meghalaya

Shillong

Non-functional

19

Borsora

Meghalaya

Shillong

Functional

20

Baghmara

Meghalaya

Dhubri

Functional

21

Ghasuapara

Meghalaya

Dhubri

Functional

22

Dalu

Meghalaya

Dhubri

Functional

23

Mahendraganj

Meghalaya

Dhubri

Functional

24

Mankachar

Assam

Dhubri

Functional

25

Dhubri Steamerghat

Assam

Dhubri

Functional

26

Golakganj

Assam

Dhubri

Non-functional

27

Ultapani

Assam

Dhubri

Non-functional

28

Hattisar

Assam

Dhubri

Functional

29

Darranga

Assam

Guwahati

Non-functional

30

Guwahati Steamerghat

Assam

Guwahati

Non-functional

31

Nampong

Arunachal Pradesh

Dimapur

Non-functional

 

Total Numbers of Land Customs Station

 

31 Numbers

Note:-

  1. In addition to the existing Land Customs Stations as above, there is an International Airport and an Inland Container Depot at Guwahati.

  1. Other than the above mentioned Land Customs Stations there are proposals with the Ministry for opening of Land Customs Stations at the following places:

(i)                  Kuliang at Jaintia Hills District of Meghalaya along Indo-Bangladesh border.

(ii)                Maheskhola, situated at the border of West Khasi Hills and South Garo Hills District of Meghalaya along Indo-Bangladesh border.

(iii)               Nongtrai-Lafarge Surma Cement Cross Border Project Located on the Indo-Bangladesh border in the East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya.

(iv)              Balat in West Khasi Hills District of Meghalaya on the Indo-Bangladesh border.

(v)                Sabroom in Tripura along the Indo-Bangladesh border.

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