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Income Tax Department Panaji sets up a 24 x 7 Control Room for Monitoring election related expenditure

Toll Free Number activated to report movements of large amount of cash and valuables

Posted On: 25 JAN 2022 4:44PM by PIB Mumbai

Principal Directorate of Income Tax (Investigation),Panaji sets up a 24 x 7 Control Room for monitoring election related expenditure by the candidates. Principal Director of Income Tax (Inv.), Panaji has appointed Shri Sridhar Dora, Addl. Director of Income Tax(Inv.), Panaji as Nodal Officer for monitoring the election expenditure. Further, as a part of election expenditure monitoring, a 24x7 control room on 3rd floor at Room No.304, Tristar Building, Patto Plaza, Panaji has been set up to receive complaints or information regarding movement of cash and other items suspected to be used for influencing or bribing the electors. This has been undertaken to curb the use of unaccounted /Black Money in the upcoming election as per the directions of Election Commission of India. 

Persons who have knowledge/information about storage, possession or movement of large amounts of cash/valuables are requested to pass on the information through any one of the modes mentioned below.


Toll Free Number


Mobile Number/ Whatsapp Number

8275803725/ 9403809343


Shri Krishna Murari, Principal Director of Income Tax(Investigation), Panaji has said that the investigation directorate is playing a crucial role in the ensuing State Legislative General Election – 2022 to Goa to be held on 14.02.2022 in monitoring election related expenditure by the candidates. He has further said that the role of the Directorate is to ensure free, fair and transparent elections by controlling the role of unaccounted money in the election process. In pursuance of this objective, the Investigation Directorate, Panaji will take proactive steps to discover and seize unaccounted funds intended to be utilised for electioneering. 



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