The National Academy of Direct Taxes (NADT), Nagpur is the apex training academy in India for the officers of Income-Tax Department. The officers promoted as Assistant Commissioners of Income-Tax have undergone orientation training of eight weeks at NADT for effectively discharging their duties in the field offices. The valediction function for the orientation programme ‘Uttarayan 2019’ for the newly promoted Assistant Commissioners of Income-Tax is scheduled on July 12, 2019 from 10 am onwards.
Padma Shri Dr Abhay Bang, founder of SEARCH, Gadchiroli, has kindly consented to be the chief guest for the occasion. During the eight weeks training, these officers have been provided inputs on all aspects of tax administration. Apart from training them in discharging their core functions of tax collection, tackling tax evasion, and taxpayer services they have also been provided inputs to tackle economic crimes like money laundering, embezzlement, frauds and various other financial scams.
During the training, adequate emphasis has also been laid on the physical fitness of the officer trainees. The residential training programme also include a one week ‘Bharat Darshan’ study tour and one week of on the job training, which provided the officer trainees with exposure to diverse social and trade sectors of the country.
They will also have one week of international attachment to understand tax practices in other countries. With this training, the effectiveness of these officers as tax administrators will be greatly enhanced, leading to a much more productive role in nation building. The officers after completion of training programme will join their respective jobs. Over the years, NADT has enhanced and embellished national interest by moulding human capital fortunes and functioning as a ‘best-interests’ think-tank in tax policy and administration.