Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has stressed the need to augment direct and indirect tax collection

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has emphasised the need to augment direct and indirect tax collection in our country.

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman while inaugurating the newly constructed Central Revenue Residential Complex at Annanagar in Chennai today at an estimated cost of Rs 560 crore said, “It is gratifying that the financial resources required for the development of our country are getting stronger as a result of the increasing number of regular tax payers.

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman while inaugurating the newly constructed Central Revenue Residential Complex at Annanagar in Chennai today at an estimated cost of Rs 560 crore said, “It is gratifying that the financial resources required for the development of our country are getting stronger as a result of the increasing number of regular tax payers.

She said that the officials should pay special attention to ensure that direct and indirect tax collection is done in a perfect manner.



She said, “The Central Government is working diligently to meet the needs of government officials and improve their facilities and such measures will give them encouragement and motivation to contribute their best to our country.

The Union Finance Minister said that it is great that this Central Revenue Residential Complex is being inaugurated in the auspicious month of Margazhi, which is important in the Tamil month.

She said that to commemorate the traditional and ancient Tamil Sangam period, every building located here is named after the flowers found in Kurinjipaattu.

Background

Income Tax Department, Tamil Nadu & Puducherry, Indirect Taxes & Customs, Chennai have constructed 10 Towers at “Nandavanam” – Central Revenue Quarters, Anna Nagar, Chennai at a cost of Rs 560 crore, especially in view of Group ‘B & Group ‘C’ Officers/Officials. The total units are 532  and 726 for Income Tax Department, Indirect Taxes & Customs respectively. The towers are named after flowers drawing inspiration from Kurunjipaatu, they are named as “KONDRAI”, “KAANTHAL”, “KAANCHI”, “VAAGAI”, “ANICHAM”, “SENBAGAM”, “AKHIL”,” MOUVAL”,” THAMARAI” & “VENGAI”.

These newly constructed residential quarters were inaugurated by Union Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister  Nirmala Sitharaman. In addition to it, a micro forest named “PAIMPOZHIL” inside the Nandavanam campus was also inaugurated by the Union Minister of Finance.

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