Government of India, Ministry, Department of Revenue, Central Board of & Customs
Subject: Opening of offices during the week beginning– reg.As you are aware, the bulk of the revenue is received at the end of the month. However, last week of March 2014 does not have full working days. 29th March is a Saturday, 30th March is a and 31st March is a public holiday in some parts of the country. Incidentally, this week also happens to be the last week of the financial year.
2. The Chairperson, CBEC has also requested the Secretaryto issue instructions to have the banks open for full day on 29th, 30th and 31st March 2014 so that the efforts made for revenue are reflected appropriately.
3. I am, therefore, directed to request you to immediately issue trade notices for the informationand also keep your offices, as a special measure, opened on 29th, 30th & 31st March, 2014. You may also contact the local banks to ensure that the assesses can electronically and these are uploaded to reflect the actual revenue collections for the financial year.
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India