In Pictures! ‘The Chinars’ – Income Tax Department’s new beautiful office complex in Srinagar

‘The Chinars’ is a new office-cum-residential complex of the Income Tax Department in Srinagar.

ZeeBiz WebTeam | Nov 24, 2021, 04:54 PM IST

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday inaugurated ‘The Chinars’, a new office-cum-residential complex of the Income Tax Department in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir. The department has shared some beautiful pictures of the premises along with its history. Take a look.

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The Chinars - Origin

The Chinars - Origin

The Chinars derives its name from Chinar trees which have been central to the history of Kashmir. In fact, the complex is home to 4 Chinar trees.

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History

History

From a humble rented abode in Barbarshah, in 1954, to one of the largest civilian offices of the Government of India in Srinagar today, ‘The Chinars’ marks an inspiring journey for the I-T Department.

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Construction

Construction

The 3.5-acre campus, adjoining the silk factory on the banks of Jhelum, was acquired in 2008. The project started in Nov 2015 by NBCC and completed in July 2020.

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Facilities

Facilities

‘The Chinars’ consists of a total of 8 buildings having office building of Principal Commissioner of Income Tax, Srinagar and its associated offices, 33 Residential units for the officers posted in Srinagar, and an eight-room guest-house for the visitors.

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Services to Citizens

Services to Citizens

According to the I-T Department, the establishment of the office complex and the attached Aaykar Seva Kendra will facilitate and deliver quality taxpayer services and assist the taxpayers in resolving their issues.