INDIAN NEWS & TIMES

Thursday, August 11, 2022

The 163rd anniversary of Income Tax Day was observed by Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) and all its field offices across India today. As part of the celebrations, the office of Principal Chief Commissioner of Income Tax, Mumbai organized a Cyclothon of 13 km. Shri Leander Paes, Smt. Punam Raut, Shri Rajkumar Rao, Shri Jackie Shroff and Shri Tiger Shroff were present to grace the occasion.

More than 250 cyclists enthusiastically participated in the event. Shri Leander Paes, Smt Punam Raut and Shri Rajkumar Rao also participated in the Cyclothon.

Smt. Geetha Ravichandran, Principal Chief Commissioner of Income Tax, Mumbai felicitated Shri Akshay Kumar Bhatia and Shri Naresh Jain by giving a certificate as a token of appreciation for their contribution to the National Exchequer.

Speaking on this occasion, Smt. Geetha Ravichandran greeted all the stakeholders including taxpayers and reiterated the department’s commitment in resolving taxpayers’ grievances and facilitating taxpayer services. She also emphasised on the importance of voluntary tax compliance in the nation building.

Further, the officers and officials of the Income Tax Department performed a Nukkad Natak which portrayed the history of Income Tax Department, its working, achievements and role in nation building. Events such as ‘Drawing & Painting Competition’ and ‘ Slogan writing Competition’ for kids were also organised with lot of enthusiasm in different residential colonies of the Income Tax Department