Objective: The Central Board of Excise & Customs (CBEC) has launched e- SANCHIT on a pilot basis in 2017 for paperless processing, uploading of supporting documents, to facilitate the trading across Borders.

Other features:

  • It allows importers & exporters to lodge their clearance documents online without approaching other regulatory agencies for requisite permissions if any.

The Integrated Declaration compiles the information requirements of Seven governmental agencies, namely,

  1. Customs,
  2. Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)
  3. Plant Quarantine,
  4. Animal Quarantine,
  5. Drug Controller,
  6. WildLife Control Bureau (WCCB) and
  7. Textile Committee and Replaces nine different or separate forms required by said different agencies.