Order under section 138 of the Income-tax Act,1961 for sharing of information through NATGRID platform with 10 Government agencies namely CBI, DRI, ED, CBIC,  Cabinet Secretariat, Intelligence Bureau, DGGI, Narcotics Control Bureau, Financial Intelligence Unit & NIA.

F. No. 225/53/2020/ITA.II
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Direct Taxes

New Delhi, the 21st July, 2020


The Central Board of Direct taxes, in exercise of powers conferred under section 138(1)(a) of Income-tax Act, 1961 (“Act”), hereby directs that Principal Director General of Income-tax (Systems), New Delhi shall be the specified income-tax authority for furnishing and receiving of information to/from the following agencies/bodies through NATGRID Platform:

1. Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)

2. Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI)

3. Enforcement Directorate (ED)

4. Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs (CBIC)

5. Cabinet Secretariat (CS)

6. Intelligence Bureau (IB)

7. Directorate General of GST (Intelligence) (DGGI)

8. Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB)

9. Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU-Ind)

10. National Investigation Agency (NIA)

2. The information to be furnished shall be:

1. PAN Details

2. TAN Details

3. Bank Account Details for PAN and FY

4. Return Summary information for PAN and FY (as per MOU)

5. TDS Summary Information for PAN and FY (as per MOU)

6. Any other information as mutually agreed

While furnishing the information, the specified income-tax authority shall form an opinion that sharing of such information is necessary for the purposes of enabling the above mentioned agencies/bodies to perform its functions under their respective laws.

3. To facilitate the process of furnishing and receiving information, Principal Director General of Income-tax (Systems) would enter into a Memorandum of Understanding (`MoU”) with NATGRID which inter­alia would include the mode of transfer of data, maintenance of confidentiality, mechanism for safe preservation of data, weeding out after usage etc. The time line for furnishing information shall also be decided by Pr. Director General of Income-tax (Systems) in consultation with NATGRID and included in the said MoU.

4. A copy of MoU shall be forwarded to this division for record purposes.

(Rajarajeswari R.)
Under Secretary, (ITA-II), CBDT

Copy forwarded to:-

1. PPS to FM/Dir(FMO)/OSD TO MoS (R)/PPS to RS/PPS to chairman, CBDT and all Members, CBDT

2. NATGRID/Heads of all User Agencies in para no. I above

3. Pr. DGIT (Systems), New Delhi

4. All Pr. CCsIT/DGsIT for kind information

5. ADG (S)-4, New Delhi. for placing on the website: www.incometaxindia.gov.in

6. JCIT, Date base Cell for uploading on www.irsofficersonline.gov.in

7. Guard File

(Rajarajeswari R.)
Under Secretary, (ITA-II), CBDT

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