The project is for creation of a New Indirect Tax Network (System Integration) of the Central Board of Excise and Customs.
The project will help in
- Implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST),
- Extension of the Indian Customs Single Window Interface for Facilitating Trade (SWIFT) and Other taxpayer-friendly initiatives under Digital India and Ease of Doing Business of Central Board of Excise and Customs.
- It is to ensure readiness of CBEC’s IT systems by April, 1, 2017, when GST is to be introduced.