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Inauguration of Induction Training of the 77th Batch of Indian Revenue Service in NADT, Nagpur

Posted On: 16 NOV 2023 7:57PM by PIB Mumbai

 

Nagpur : 16 November 2023

The Inauguration Ceremony of the Induction Training for 77th batch of 88 IRS officers and  02 officers of the Royal Bhutan Service was held on 16th November, 2023 at the National Academy of Direct Taxes (NADT), Nagpur. Hon’ble Governor of Maharashtra, Sh. Ramesh Bais, was the Chief Guest on the occasion. Sh. Ravi Agrawal, Member(Admin), CBDT, Delhi also graced the occasion. Senior officers heading various Central and State Government organizations and   Income Tax Department, Nagpur were present on the occasion.

The National Academy of Direct Taxes, Nagpur is the apex training institute for the Indian Revenue Service Officers (Income Tax) of the Government of India. The IRS Officers are recruited through the Civil Services Examination (CSE) conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). The direct recruit IRS Officers undergo Induction Training of about 16 months before being posted to field offices. During their training, the Officer Trainees are trained on Various aspects of tax administration and are provided specialized inputs in Income Tax Laws, jurisprudence as well as Allied laws, General Laws and Business laws.

The 77th Batch of IRS Comprises of 90 Officer Trainees including 35 women (39%). 23% of Officer Trainees of the batch are from rural background and the rest are from urban or semi-urban background. As regards the educational background, around 2/3rd of the officer trainees are from Engineering background.  

The Chief Guest, Hon’ble Governor of Maharashtra, Sh. Ramesh Bais, while addressing the new entrants, at the outset, congratulated the Officer Trainees for getting into Indian Revenue Service. He acknowledged the role of Indian Revenue Service and importance of Income Tax Department as a major source of revenue collection for the Government India. He emphasized the importance of tax laws and various other laws as a part of training curriculum. He pointed out the importance of academics, law, accounting and allied acts for training of officer trainees. Discipline, integrity, humility, ethics and sense of commitment as public servant was a part of oath given to officer trainees. He also discussed the vision of the Income Tax department with values of transparency, progressive taxation and voluntary compliance. He has highlighted the importance of faceless scheme and department’s other key initiatives for better tax services and generously praised the same. He appreciated increasing Direct Tax collections which are being deployed for the creation of latest infrastructure in the country. He generously praised the role of NADT in shaping the careers of both the officer trainees and the serving officers of the Income Tax Department.

Team NADT led by Sh. Jayant Diddi, Pr. Director General(Trg), NADT, Nagpur, expressed their heartfelt gratitude to Hon’ble Governor of Maharashtra for taking   time out of his extremely busy schedule and for his invaluable guidance to the young Officer Trainees of the76th and 77th batch of the IRS.


 


 

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