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Finmin Officials Hold Review Meeting With Infosys Chief

In a statement on Thursday, the ministry said that Bajaj along with other senior ministry officials held a review meeting regarding the portal with Parekh.

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Revenue Secretary Tarun Bajaj along with senior finance ministry officials on Thursday held a meeting with Infosys Managing Director Salil Parekh to review the performance of the new income tax portal.

More than 3.5 crore Income Tax Returns (ITR) have been filed so far for the financial year 2020-21 through the portal, which had faced glitches following which the ministry had directed Infosys to urgently address the issues.

Infosys has developed the new income tax e-filing portal 'www.incometax.gov.in'.

In a statement on Thursday, the ministry said that Bajaj along with other senior ministry officials held a review meeting regarding the portal with Parekh.

As briefed by Infosys, various steps have been taken, including augmentation of the technical infrastructure and setting up of a dedicated war room to monitor the performance of the portal, it said.

According to the statement, Infosys has assured the ministry about its preparedness to ensure a smooth filing season to instill confidence among the taxpayers.

(PTI)


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