The National Academy of Direct Taxes, Nagpur is the apex training institute in the country for the officers of the Indian Revenue Service. The Officer Trainees which are selected through the coveted Union Public Service Commission’s Civil Service Examination, undergo sixteen months long training at NADT, Nagpur before getting posted to field as Assistant Commissioners/Assistant Directors of Income Tax to manage the tax administration of India.
The inaugural function for the Induction Training of the new batch of IRS i.e. the 72nd Batch, is scheduled on Wednesday i.e. 26th December, 2018 from 10:00AM onwards. Shri P. C. Mody, Hon’ble Member, Central Board Of Direct Taxes, New Delhi would be the Chief Guest for the inaugural function.
The Induction Training at NADT exposes the Officer Trainees to the fundamentals of Taxation, Accounts & Accounting systems and equips them with specialised inputs in Income Tax laws, jurisprudence and training in allied laws, including General Laws and business laws. After the initial months, advanced inputs in Financial Forensics and Cyber Forensics are given in order to provide the Officer Trainees with the skill sets required in Investigation in tax matters and financial crimes. Exposure to different aspects and means of tax evasion and money laundering is also given.
With a view to provide better taxpayer service, training in soft skills is given along with sensitisation towards Right to information. Different attachments to various statutory bodies in India e.g. attachment with RBI, SEBI and NSDL, expose the trainees to the different facets of tax administration. The International attachment of the Officer Trainees adds another aspect to the training by exposing them to the best practices prevailing in International tax regimes. Various components of training work in a sequential & holistic manner to help in transforming an Officer Trainee into a well-equipped public servant ready for being posted in the Income-tax department’s field offices across India as Assistant Commissioners.
The inaugural ceremony will be attended by the senior officers of Income Tax Department, Nagpur.