The valediction ceremony of the induction training for 74th batch of 54 IRS officers and 02 officers of the Royal Bhutan Service will be held on April 29 4 pm at the National Academy of Direct Taxes (NADT). Nagpur.
Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu will be the chief guest on the occasion while Governor of Maharashtra Bhagat Singh Koshyari will be the guest of honour. Chairman of Central Board of Direct Taxes J B Mohapatra and Maharashtra Energy Minister Dr Nitin Raut will also attend the event.
NADT 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 specialised inputs in Income Tax Laws, jurisprudence as well as Allied laws, General Laws and Business laws.
The Officer Trainees receive intensive training on accounts and accounting systems. Further, inputs in Financial Forensics and Cyber Forensics are also given in order to prepare the Trainees for Investigation in tax matters and financial crimes, including tax evasion and money laundering. The Trainees are particularly sensitised towards tax payer services improving ease of compliance. Further. practical aspects of training include attachment with field offices of the Income Tax Department as well as with various constitutional/statutory bodies in India, including Parliament, RBI, SEBI & NSDL etc.
There is also a component of International Attachment wherein the trainees are exposed to the best practices prevailing in other tax jurisdictions.