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The Income tax Department conducts search and seizure operations based on the credible companies, association of ‘persons’ which includes individuals, hindu undivided families (HUFs), firms, companies, association of persons (AoPs), body of individuals (BoIs), local authorities and any artificial juridical person who are in possession of any money, bullion, jewellery, documents or any other valuable article or thing which represents undisclosed income of the person.  These are carried out in cases of persons engaged in diversified businesses/professions spread all over the country.  The Income tax Department does not maintain Sate wise details of such operations centrally.  However, the details with reference to the jurisdictional Directorates General of Income tax (Investigation) are as under:-

Director General of Income Tax (Investigation)

No. of Search Warrants

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12

2012-13(upto Sep. 30,’12)
Ahmedabad 466 585 699 296
Bangalore 160 282 272 41
Bhopal 295 197 254 122
Chandigarh 241 390 406 146
Chennai 98 262 332 138
DGIT (Intelligence & Criminal Investigation), New Delhi 50 86 128 8
Hyderabad 139 180 207 81
Jaipur 181 152 152 58
Kochi 84 65 196 17
Kolkata 422 424 318 171
Lucknow 254 474 536 137
Mumbai 334 736 758 28
New Delhi 276 606 590 199
Patna 159 72 165 24
Pune 295 341 247 74
Total 3454 4852 5260 1540

Evidences gathered during the search proceedings are used in assessment and reassessment of income of such persons.  Prosecution is launched in appropriate cases under various provisions of the Direct Tax Laws.

This information was given by the Minister of State for Finance, Shri   Namo Narain   Meena in written reply to a question in Lok  Sabha today.

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0 responses to “CItywise detail of Income tax Search in last 3 and half years”

  1. Avinash says:

    Its a very funny list . You have not included surat in this list .

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