Valediction Ceremony of the 74th Batch of Indian Revenue Service in NADT, Nagpur

IAS Prelims 2023

Nagpur, 28 April 2022

The Valediction Ceremony of the Induction Training for 74th batch of 54 IRS officers and 02 officers of the Royal Bhutan Service is scheduled on Friday, i.e.. 29th April. 2022 at 4 PM at the National Academy of Direct Taxes (NADT). Nagpur. Shri. M Venkaiah Naidu, Hon’ble Vice President of India, has kindly consented to be the Chief Guest on the occasion. Shri. Bhagat Singh Koshyari, Hon’ble Governor of Maharashtra. has given their kind consent to be the Guest of Honour for the occasion. Also present on the occasion would be Shri J. B. Mohapatra. Hon’ble Chairman. Central Board of Direct Taxes. Senior officers heading various Central and State Government organizations and senior officers from the Income Tax Department. Nagpur are expected to grace the occasion.

The National Academy of Direct Taxes, 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 specialized 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 sensitized 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.

The training equips the Officer Trainees with the knowledge and skills required to function as tax authorities and contribute towards revenue augmentation. On the successful completion of the Induction Training. i.e.. after Valediction, the Officer Trainces are posted as Assistant Commisiners Of Income Tax in fied offices and are charged with governing revenue collection and being an important part in nation- building.


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