New Delhi: Income Tax Department has won National Awards on e-Governance 2016-17 for its e-filing initiative.
It has been conferred the silver award in the National Awards on e-Governance for the e-filing of Income Tax returns and other forms project in the category "Incremental Innovations" in existing projects, Finance Ministry said in a statement.
The award is in recognition of the achievements of the Department in the area of e-Governance and for significant innovations in successful e-Governance programs in the current Award period, it said.
The e-filing of Income Tax returns project had already won the Silver Award in the National Awards on e-Governance in 2007-08.
Citing various innovations introduced to improve e-filing, it said these include easy compliance through non-filers monitoring, E-Sahyog and E-filing Vault....