Income tax dept contributes Rs 52 lakh to Clean India mission

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Income tax dept contributes Rs 52 lakh to Clean India mission

New Delhi, Mar 31 (PTI) The officers and staff of the Income Tax department here have contributed their one-day salary towards the Clean India mission.

The contribution of Rs 52,75,183 was made by the Indian Revenue Service (IRS) Association, Income Tax Gazetted Officers Association and Income Tax Employees Federation.

A delegation representing these associations handed over the cheque to Minister of State for Finance, Santosh Gangwar yesterday.

“We have embraced the call for cleanliness by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in all its aspects and have resolved not only to clean up the offices, but also to have ‘clear and clean conduct’ and contribute financially to give further impetus to the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan,” Jayant Misra, General Secretary, IRS Association said.

All the three associations had been toiling for cleaning up the Income Tax offices in response to the call for cleanliness by the Prime Minister. The move has led to a marked improvement in the ambiance of various offices, he said.

The delegation comprised Anchal Khandelwal, Joint Secretary, IRS Association; Ajay Goyal, General Secretary, and K Suresh, Additional Secretary of Income Tax Gazetted Officers Association.

Ashok Kanojia and Ajay Sharma, President and General Secretary, respectively of the Income Tax Employees Federation were also part of the delegation.

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