SECTION 35AC, READ WITH EXPLANATION (b) THERETO, OF THE INCOME-TAX ACT, 1961 – ELIGIBLE PROJECTS OR SCHEMES, EXPENDITURE ON – NOTIFIED ELIGIBLE PROJECTS OR SCHEMES – CANCER INSTITUTE (WIA) TRUST, CHENNAI – AMENDMENT IN NOTIFICATION NO.S.O.96(E) DATED 11-2-1999

NOTIFICATION NO.97/2011[F.NO.V-27015/3/2011-SO(NAT.COM]/S.O.1876(E), DATED 11-8-2011

Whereas by Notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), number S.O.96(E), dated the 11th February, 1999, issued under sub-section (1) read with clause (b) of the Explanation to section 35AC of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961), the Central Government had specified at serial number 9, for “Providing free food and anti-Cancer drugs to poor cancer patients in General wards of Cancer Institute at Chennai, Tamilnadu” by the Cancer Institute (WIA) Trust, East Canal Bank Road, Gandhi Nagar, Adyar, Chennai-600020, as an eligible project or scheme for a period of three years beginning with assessment year 1999-2000 which was extended further vide Notification number S.O.920(E), dated the 20th September, 2001 for a period of three years beginning with assessment year 2002-2003 which was extended further vide Notification number S.O. 130(E), dated the 2nd February, 2005 for a period of three years beginning with financial year 2004-2005 which was extended further vide Notification number S.O.470(E), dated the 29th March, 2007 for a period of three years beginning with financial year 2007-08 and which was extended further vide Notification number S.O. 1142(E), dated the 17th May, 2010 for a period of three years beginning with financial year 2010-11;

Whereas by Notification number S.O. 841(E), dated the 25th March, 2009, the estimated cost was enhanced from Rs. 6.50 crore as corpus fund to Rs. 9.40 crore;

And whereas the said project or scheme is likely to extend beyond fifteen years;

And whereas the National Committee for Promotion of Social and Economic Welfare, being satisfied that the said project or scheme is being executed properly, made a further recommendation under sub-rule (5) of rule 11M of the Income-tax Rules, 1962 for specifying the said project or scheme amending the project cost from Rs. 9.40 crore to Rs. 14.60 crore i.e., an enhancement in the corpus fund of Rs. 5.20 crore.

Now, therefore, the Central Government, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) read with clause (b) of the Explanation to section 35AC of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961), hereby specifies the scheme or project for “Providing free food and anti-Cancer drugs to poor cancer patients in General wards of Cancer Institute at Chennai, Tamilnadu” which is being carried out by The Cancer Institute (WIA) Trust, East Canal Bank Road, Gandhi Nagar, Adyar, Chennai-600020.

(c) further amends the said Notification number S.O. 96(E), dated the 11 February, 1999, to the following effect, namely:—

In the said Notification, in the Table against serial number 9, in column (4), relating to maximum amount of cost to be allowed as deduction under section 35AC of Income-tax Act, 1961 for the letters, figures and word “Rs. 9.40 crore as corpus fund” the letters, figures and word “Rs. 14.60 crore as corpus fund” shall be substituted.

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