GOVT. OF NCT OF DELHI DEPARTMENT OF TRADE & TAXES
3RD FLOOR, VYAPAR BHAWAN, NEW DELHI-02
F.4 (109)/2014/Vig./DTT/1413-1438 Date: 08-01-2014
A sting operation was telecast on 6/01/2014 by news channel “Aaj Tak”, wherein serious allegations about corrupt practices in the Department have been alleged by an agent.
In this regard, it is reiterated that giving and accepting of illegal gratification is a serious offence. It has always been the endeavour of the Government to stop and deal with such cases strictly.
All the officers/officials are hereby directed to maintain highest standards of integrity and refrain from indulging in any such practice. In case any officer/official is found indulging in such practice, stringent action will be taken against such officer/official.
The Delhi Sales Tax Bar Association is also requested to kindly bring specific case(s) of malpractices/demand of illegal gratification to our knowledge so that necessary corrective measures can be taken. Further, the Bar may advise its members to exercise due caution and ensure that the assistants accompanying the members do not engage or abet any such practice.
The Ward-in-charges may also bring the content of this circular to the knowledge of the staff working in their respective Branch/Ward for strict compliance.