DIRECTORATE OF INCOME TAX (SYSTEM)
ARA Center, Ground Floor, E-2, Jhandenwalan Extension,
New Delhi -110055
F.No. PDGIT(S)/ADG(S)-1/ITBA-PAN Instructions/0001/2016 -26
The Principal Chief Commissioners of Income-tax/ CCsIT
Ahmedabad/ Allahabad/ Amritsar/ Bangalore/ Baroda/ Bhopal/ Bhubaneshwar/ Bareilly/Chandigarh/ Chennai/ Cochin/ Coimbatore/ Dehradunl Delhi/ Durgapur/ Guwahati/Hubli/ Hyderabad/ Indore/ Jaipur/ Jalpaiguri/ Jodhpur/ Kanpur/ Kolkata/ Lucknow/Ludhiana/ Madurai/ Meerut/ Mumbai/ Nagpur/ Nashikl Panaji/ Panchkula/ Patna/ Pune/Raipur/ Rajkotl Ranchi/ Shimla/ Shillong/ Surat/ Thane/ Trichy/ Trivandrum/ UdaipurNishakhapatnam; and
The Principal Commissioner of Income-tax/CsIT/CsIT(Admn. & TPS)
Agra/ Bikaner/ Calicut/ Dhanbad/ Gandhinagar/ Gwalior/ Jabalpur/ Jalandhar/ Kolhapur/ Muzzaffarpur/ Mysore/ Patiala! Rohtak/ Sambalpur/ Varanasi/ Vijayawada/ Delhi(Admn. & TPS)/ Mumbai(Admn. & TPS)/ Chennai(Admn. & TPS)/Ahmedabad(Admn. & TPS)Bangalore(Admn. & TPS)/Bhopal(Admn. & TPS)/ Bhubaneshwar (Admn. & TPS)/ Kolkata(Admn. & TPS)/ Cochin(Admn. & TPS)/ Chandigarh(Admn. & TPS)/ Hyderabad(Admn. & TPS)/ Jaipur(Admn. & TPS)/ Kanpur(Admn. & TPS)/ Patna(Admn. & TPS)/ Pune(Admn. & TPS)/ Guwahati(Admn. & TPS)/ Nagpur(Admn. & TPS)/ Lucknow (Admn. & TPS).
Subject: Follow up – ITBA-PAN Instruction No. 7 — Regarding.
Please refer to the ITBA-PAN Instruction No. 7 (copy enclosed) on the above subject matter. There is a sharp increase in the number of PAN applications being received due to requirements for quoting of PAN under Rulel 114B and Rule 114E.
2. As per procedure put in place a reasonable number of PAN allotment requests are being marked as probable duplicate by the system, during process of allotment of PAN, which has to be resolved by respective Regional Computer Centres (RCCs) and a decision is taken by matching details of already allotted PAN and new PAN request to either allot a new PAN or mark the request for allotment of PAN as duplicate request.
3. Details of RCC wise pendency in the above process has been informed to 0/o the CIT(Admn. & TPS) through official email system. Looking to alarming increase in pendency it is requested that all out efforts should be made by the RCCs to timely resolve duplicate PAN requests marked during allotment of PAN process to ensure minimum public grievance.
5. The above may kindly be brought to the notice of all technical persons working at RCC and other relevant users engaged in above work. It is also requested to depute adequate manpower on immediate basis to carryout above work at RCC level if there is any shortage reported.
(K. K. Srivastava)