GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
DIRECTORATE OFINCOME TAX (HRD)
CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECT TAXES
ICADR BUILDING, PLOT NO.6, VASANT KUNJ INSTITUTIONAL AREA-II
NEW DELHI-110070, PH. 26130594, FAX 26130594
F.NO.HRD/PM/425/2/2012-13/716 DATED: 22-06-2012
Shri Anil Uniyal
DS Hqrs (Admn-VlII)
Central Board of Direct Taxes
North Block. NewDelhi
SUBJECT: AWARDS SCHEME FOR THE INCOME TAX DEPARTMENT
The Hon’ble Finance Minister has approved a scheme of awards to Officers and Staff of the Income Tax department who render exceptional meritorious service and display outstanding devotion to duty.
The awards would be called “Certificate of Appreciation” and “Certificate of Meritorius Service”. The “Certificate of Appreciation” would be conferred upon any employee for display of specific acts of exemplary devotion to duty including performance of an act of extremely arduous nature beyond the call of duty, Involving extreme effort and resulting in substantial/potential benefit to the Government and/or acts involving grave personal risk etc. While the “Certificate of Meritorius Service” would be conferred upon such employees, who have put in at least 15 years of service and who have rendered consistently high levels of meritorious service over this period,
The number of “Appreciation Certificates” and Merit Certificates awarded in one year shall not exceed thirty five but the Government would have the discretion to increase the number in any year if the circumstances so warrant.
A formal notification detailing the scheme would be forwarded shortly. It is requested that the same may be notified and put on the official website of Income Tax Department for information of all the employees of the Department