KARACHI: Twenty seven out of the 30 basic modules of Pakistan Customs automated system have already been implemented, Directorate Reforms and Automation (R&A) Director Abdul Majid Yousfani informed Customs Today.
The modules are developed by Pakistan Revenue Automation Limited, known as PRAL, as per the specific requirements of customs departments. Many of them are also designed for use by the taxpayers.
The following is the list of the 30 WeBOC modules implemented so far: user management security and authentication, carrier declaration, goods declaration, assessment management, risk management, examination management, payments management and reconciliation, security management, adjudication, exemption regime management, tariff trade policy maintenance, duty tax charges computation engine, clearance management, rebates, recoveries, refunds, quota management and DTRE (Duty & Tax Remission for Export) Management.
Similarly, the post clearance audit, transit commercial, manifest clearance, warehouse management, electronic data interchange, transit US/NATO/ISAF, trans-shipment management and MIS, BI and dashboard modules are also implemented.
Of the 30 basic modules, the 26 modules mentioned above have been implemented.
Though the four remaining basic modules: agents licence management, valuation and third party valuation database, e-payments and RFID; and image processing technology integration remains unimplemented.