Dheeraj Rastogi is an IRS officer with 24 Years of work experience in Govt of India and Currently working as Joint Secretary GST Council.He has worked extensively in the CBEC (Central Board of Excise and Customs) and have experience of working in Customs, Central Excise and Service Tax, on both intelligence cultivation & collection, profiling of entities as well as running an EDI project successfully.
Dheeraj remained posted at IGI Airport, responsible for Passenger Profiling and preventing smuggling as well as passenger facilitation. Also remained Posted at Punjab and J&K border responsible for preventing Smuggling of Narcotics, Arms and Ammunition, Fake Currency and other contraband Goods.He has also worked in Directorate of Systems for about 4 years and handled the Indian Customs EDI Gateway (ICEGATE) project, the e-commerce application of Customs.
Dheeraj has received following awards:
• National e-Governance Award, 2011 of Government of India for ICEGATE Project. (Best Government Portal category for 2011 by the Govt. of India.)
• During his tenure as Project Manager and webmaster (2009-2012) ICEGATE upgrade project received 2 International Awards and (e-Asia Award from AFACT, a UN body and Manthan South Asia Award)
The project was also nominated by CBEC for PM Award of excellence in Administration in 2012 and it was shortlisted as a finalist for the year 2012.
• Recognized by World Customs Organization with a Certificate of Merit for Trade Facilitation in 2014
• Awarded Presidential Certificate by Finance Minister for overall excellence in the Service in the Year 2015-16