The Income Tax Department, Chandigarh, today carried out surveys on as many as 10 premises belonging to five companies. The entities on which surveys were carried out are Silver Oaks Hospital, Mohali, Atop Fasteners, Meltonics Industries Private Ltd, Gurnam Singh Company, all located in Industrial Area (Phase-II), and Rajbir Singh Walia.
While Atop Fasteners deals in automobile parts, Meltonics manufactures Industrial control panels. The Gurnam company deals with borewell equipment and also provides services. Rajbir Singh Walia of Sector 9, Chandigarh, deals in shares.
The surveys were going on till the filing of this report. The operation was carried out under the supervision of Commissioner of Income Tax (CIT-1) A K Kaushal. The I-T sleuths have taken possession of relevant documents in order to ascertain whether there have been tax evasions.