The raining season of July brings much-needed relief from the searing heat of the summer. As the farmers rejoice in celebration on the onset of monsoon, students are busy wrapping up the admission process.
'Eid-ul-Fitr' - that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting or Roza will also be celebrated during July this year.
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We have been adding new content across all the sections of the Portal; following are some of the recently added content:
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. In this section we give you details of the procedures, forms and online facilities to file your Annual Income Tax Returns (ITR).
The Budget is indicative of the economic growth and financial wellbeing of a nation. The National Portal of India will provide you detailed information on Union Budget 2014-15 after its presentation in the Parliament.
We will also include the major points of the Railway Budget in this.
The Web Ratna Season is here again! We are so excited to inform you that the call for Web Ratna Awards 2014 nominations has just been announced! Log on to our website http://webratna.india.gov.in to know more about the award categories, registering and nomination procedures. Well, for those who had been eagerly anticipating to hear this, the wait is just over!
Using Social Media to empower Participative eGovernance
Government and citizens can join forces to effectively use the power of social media to engage with each other in real time, thus making governance more participative and policy-making a truly citizen-centric exercise. The overall benefits of such engagement will be:
Lesser cost of set up vs. conventional outreach through print & traditional electronic media
Enhanced sense of participation in governance among citizens
Faster turnaround in taking corrective measures based on real time & uninhibited feedback from citizens & other stakeholders
Wishes from loved ones are always make festivals more colourful. In this digital age, you can share your heartfelt feelings for your family and friends with our e-cards. On the occasions of Eid-ul-Fitr send some fabulous e-cards from our repository.
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