New Delhi, Sept 05, 2021: Union Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Nirmala Sitharaman laid foundation stone for Income Tax Department office at Bengaluru today.
The Minister unveiled the foundation stone plaque at the site. MP P. C. Mohan was also present. The foundation stone laying ceremony has also been attended by Tarun Bajaj, Secretary, Revenue, Government of India, J. B. Mohapatra, Chairman, CBDT and M. Ajit Kumar, Chairman, CBIC. The upcoming office building of the Income Tax Department has G+18 floors and one basement parking.
The building is oriented to harness maximum natural lighting and is GRIHA rating IV compliant. The building has provision for solar panels for power generation and designed with Rain water harvesting system. Recycled water will be used for gardening and dual plumbing system. Central Air Cleaning system equipped with magnetic filter and UV-Ray Sterilization. The building will be constructed by Bangalore Project Circle, CPWD.
This state of the art building consists of exclusive public relations office to address public grievances on priority and waiting lounge for tax payers. It also houses Aaykar Seva Kendra for providing hassle free taxpayer services. This centrally located office building is taxpayer friendly. Design and space allocation of the building provides congenial working environment for officers and staff of Income Tax Department.