Tamil Diplomat

Rs.2 crores of NPC money goes to Central Government every month

As no Income Tax Department is operative in the NPC, Rs.2 Crores which should remain with NPC, are being remitted to Central Government, accused members of the NPC. The statute of the NPC regarding the Income Tax was drafted last august. Approval of the Governor was obtained. It was published in the Gazzet in December last year.

Action were taken by the then Chief Secretary to create a Tax Department. Management Services Department was requested to appoint a Commissioner and other staff to this Department. The incumbent Secretary also went in person to the Department and requested to expedite appointments to no avail. Since the appointments are not made yet the Department was not functional.