F. No. 385/ 17/2016-IT (B)
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Central Board of Direct Taxes
New Delhi, Dated: 15.09.2016
All Principal Chief Commissioners of Income Tax
All Principal Directors General of Income Tax
Subject: Observance of Joy of Giving Week between 2nd and 8th of October, 2016 Appeal to officers and staff members.
I am directed to say that it has been decided that the Income Tax Department will observe the week between 2nd October and 8th October, 2016 as Joy of Giving Week, to commemorate Gandhi Jayanti.
In this regard kindly find attached an Appeal issued by CBDT to all officers and staff members of Income Tax Department for giving wide circulation in your Region.
This issues with the approval of Chairperson (CBDT).
A P P E A L
It has been decided that the Income Tax Department will observe the week between 2nd October and 8th October, 2016 as Joy of Giving Week, to commemorate Gandhi Jayanti.
During this week, the officers and staff members of the Department are encouraged to donate clothes, toys, books and other useful items to people in need or to credible/ deserving charitable organizations. They may also do voluntary work with any charitable organization engaged in promotion of local causes. During this period, all the office buildings of the Department may put banners at visible locations displaying the following message:
Joy of Giving Week,
2nd to 8th October, 2016