Published On : Wed, Sep 25th, 2019

IT dept up in arms to check black money in Maha Assembly Polls

Nagpur: To curb over the use of black money in the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly polls, the Office of Principal Director of Income tax (Investigation) has taken some major steps in evading black money. Jay Raj Kalja I.R.S Principal Director of Income Tax (Investigation)Nagpur held a press conference at Office of Pr. Director of Income Tax(Investigation) Saraf Chambers on September 25 regarding the same.

Kalja informed the press that the IT department is in the process of gathering data and intelligence and are keeping a close watch over the movement of cash,valuable items and if one fails to give necessary information of such items then strict actions will be taken against them under Income Tax Laws.

“In view of the serious situation we have also set up 24×7 control room. at the office of Principal Director of Income tax (Inv.). Different mode of communications has also been installed in the office to receive any information the circulation of black money,” said Kalja.

Kalja also requested people to inform to the investigation cell through toll free number 1800-233-3785, a whatsapp number 9403391664 to share location, pictures and 24×7 working FAX with number 0712-2525844.

The Election commission of India has requested the service of Investigation Directorates of Income- tax to curb the use of Black money in the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly poll and these steps will help in fighting invading the use of black money.