Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman laid the foundation stone on 5th September 2021 for an office building of the ITD at plots No. 4, 5, and 6, Infantry Road, Bengaluru. Hon’ble Minister has also unveiled the foundation stone plaque at the site. Shri P. C. Mohan, Hon’ble Member of Parliament, Bangalore Central constituency, has also graced the occasion.
The foundation stone laying ceremony has also been attended by Shri Tarun Bajaj, Secretary, Revenue, Government of India, Shri J. B. Mohapatra, Chairman, CBDT, and Shri 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 is designed with a Rainwater harvesting system. Recycled water will be used for gardening and a 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 for a lounge for taxpayers. 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 a congenial working environment for officers and staff of the Income Tax Department.
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