It is in the month of July that the humid southwest summer monsoon slowly sweeps across the country, nature dons a fresh look and a pleasant weather set in. Monsoon is also considered a sign of prosperity. It is this time of the year when children go back to their schools after a fun-filled summer vacation and the admission season in colleges and universities comes to an end, making way for the new academic session.
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Flash floods, cloudburst, heavy rainfall and landslides have caused a huge devastation in the state of Uttarakhand. Many people have lost their lives in this natural calamity. The Union and State government agencies have employed all resources to help the victims. The National Portal of India has compiled all information related to relief and rescue operations, helpline numbers, rescued persons, control room numbers etc. at one place.
Annual filing of Income Tax Returns
Income Tax is an annual tax on income. The Indian Income Tax Act (Section 4) provides that in respect of the total income of the previous year of every person, income tax shall be charged for the corresponding assessment. Paying income tax is mandatory for all citizens whose gross total income - which includes income from salary, business, capital gains, property and other sources, before allowing for deductions - exceeds the basic exemption limit. In this section we give you details of the procedures, forms and online facilities to file your Annual Income Tax Returns (ITR).
Guidelines for Indian Government Websites (GIGW) were released in February 2009. The objective of the Guidelines is to make Indian Government Cyberspace more usable, user-centric and universally accessible. Since its release, there have been a lot of changes in user demands and technology trends. In order to meet the expectations of various stakeholders and to keep pace with changing technological advancement there is a need for revision and enhancement of GIGW. We invite you all to send your comments and suggestions for further enhancing various sections of GIGW. Please visit the online survey page to give your suggestions.