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National Committees

Process Re-engineering Committee

A process re-engineering committee was formed by the Department of Commerce, which has submitted its report for streamlining the processes leading to effective and efficient information flow between Customs, AAI, Ports, DGFT and their associated agencies. The report becomes basis for adoption by participating departments for implementation.

Technical Assessment Group

This group under the Department of Commerce assesses the messages / sub sets of UNEDIFACT standard developed by various agencies/organisations in India and is responsible for finalisation / publishing / circulation of directories.

Sub committee on UN/LOCODE

In order to facilitate electronic transactions between various agencies within and outside the country, it has become necessary to review the location codes of Ports / Airports / ICDs / CFSs / ACCs as per UN requirements. A committee has been constituted a Sub Committee under Technical Assessment Group for finalisation of the location codes for Ports / Airports / ICDs / CFSs / ACCs etc.

2-letter codes for India according to ISO 3166-1 can be seen here.

Committee on Net-banking

In order to facilitate electronic transactions between banks and its users like importers / exporters / trade & industry / general users / trade facilitation organisations etc, it has become necessary for all banks to develop web-based interface for electronic transactions, integrating international standards and practices. The system would provide an efficient, cost effective and time saving solution for the electronic transactions especially for the SMEs. A standing committee has been constituted to formalise, guide and monitor net-banking solutions operationalisation by banks.