Section 35AC, read with Explanation (b) thereto, of the Income-tax Act, 1961 – Eligible projects or schemes, expenditure on – Notified eligible projects or schemes – Amar Jyoti Charitable Trust, New Delhi – Amendment in Notification No.S.O.901(E),dated 20-9-2001

Notification No. 129/2011 [F.No.V-27015/5/2011-SO (NAT.COM)]/S.O. 2890(E), dated 27-12-2011

Whereas by notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), number S.O.901(E), dated the 20th September, 2001, issued under sub-section (1) read with clause (b) of the Explanation to section 35AC of the Income-tax Act, 1961, the Central Government had notified at serial number 3, “Construction of Building, Purchase of Library Books, Office and Sports equipments, Mobile aids and appliances, learning materials, furnishing and running of activities for rehabilitation of persons with disability through integrated education, vocational training, medical care and employment opportunities” by Amar Jyoti Charitable Trust, N-192, Greater Kailash-I, New Delhi – 110 048 as an eligible project or scheme for a period of three years beginning with assessment year 2002-03, which was extended further vide notification number S.O. 389(E), dated the 23rd March, 2005 for a period of three years beginning with financial year 2004-05, which was extended further vide notification number S.O. 1800(E), dated 23rd October, 2007 for a period of three years beginning with financial year 2007-08 and which was extended further vide notification number S.O. 2525(E), dt. 11th October, 2010 for a further period of three years beginning with financial year 2010-11;

And whereas the said project or scheme is likely to extend beyond nine years;

And whereas the National Committee for Promotion of Social and Economic Welfare, being satisfied that the said project or scheme is being executed properly, made a further recommendation under sub-rule (5) of rule 11M of the Income-tax Rules, 1962 for specifying the said project or scheme amending the project cost from Rs. 225.84 lakh to Rs. 1550 lakh;

Now, therefore, the Central Government, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) read with clause (a) of the Explanation to section 35AC of the Income-tax Act, 1961 hereby notifies the scheme or project “expansion of Construction of Building, Purchase of Library Books, Office and Sports equipments, Mobile aids and appliances, learning materials, furnishing and running of activities for rehabilitation of persons with disability through integrated education, vocational training, medical care and employment opportunities” which is being carried out by Amar Jyoti Charitable Trust, N-192, Greater Kailash-I, New Delhi -110 048,

(b) further amends the said notification number S.O.901(E), dated the 20th September, 2001, to the following effect, namely:—

In the said notification, in the Table against serial number 6, in column (4), relating to maximum amount of cost to be allowed as deduction under section 35AC of Income Tax Act, 1961 for the letters, figures and word “Rs. 225.84 lakh” the letters, figures and word “Rs. 1550 lakh” shall be substituted.

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