SECTION 35AC OF THE INCOME-TAX ACT, 1961 – NATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR PROMOTION OF SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC WELFARE – CONSTITUTION OF – EXTENSION OF TENURE OF SPECIFIED PERSONS
DATED -5- October- 2018
Whereas in exercise of the powers conferred by section 35AC of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961) read with rule 11G of the Income Tax Rules, 1962, the Central Government constituted the National Committee for Promotion of Social and Economic Welfare vide notification of the Government of India, Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) number S.O. 5(E) dated the 2nd January, 1992 published in the Gazette of India Extraordinary Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (ii) dated the 2nd January,1992 as amended by notification numbers S.O.926(E) dated the 22nd December, 1994, notification number S.O. 892(E) dated the 23rd December, 1997; notification number S.O.444(E) dated the 21st May, 2001; notification number S.O. 1258(E) dated the 9th November, 2004; notification number 227(E) dated 1st February, 2008; notification number S.O. 218(E) dated the 1st February, 2011; notification number S.O. 654(E) dated the 4th March, 2014 and notification number S.O. 1021(E) dated the 31st March, 2017.
And whereas, in terms of sub-rule (1) of Rule 11G of the Income Tax Rules, 1962, by the aforesaid notification, fourteen persons were appointed by the Central Government as Chairman and members of the said Committee;
And whereas, the term of the Chairman and members of the aforesaid Committee ended on 30th March, 2018. And whereas, the term of the Chairman and members of the aforesaid Committee was extended for a further period of six months i.e. upto 30th September, 2018 vide notification number S.O. 1658(E) dated the 17th April, 2018.
Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 35AC of the Income Tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961) read with sub-rules (1) and (3) of rule 11G of the Income Tax Rules, 1962, the Central Government hereby extend the tenure of following persons as Chairman and members of the National Committee for Promotion of Social and Economic Welfare for a further period of six months w.e.f. 1st October, 2018.
- Justice R.C. Lahoti Former Chief Justice of India Chairman
- Shri Amardeep Singh Cheema
- Dr. Amiya Kumar Sharma
- Shri Baldev Chowdhary
Vice Chairman, Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan and Social activist Member
Executive Director, Rahstriya Gramin Vikas Nidhi, Guwahati Member
Ex-Chairman, UP Congress Committee SC/ST Cell Member
- Smt. Chetna Sinha Micro Finance and Women Entrepreneurship, Founder & Chairperson, Mann Deshi Bank Member
- Shri D.R. Mehta Padam Bhushan and Retired Civil Servant, Founder & Chief Patron, Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayta Samiti (BMVSS), Jaipur.
- Shri Enrico Piperno Former Tennis Player and coach Member
- Shri Habib A. Fakih
Specialist in local self government and Public Administration, Vice President, The Federation of Linguistic & Religious Minorities Education Institution, Maharashtra
- Prof. Naladi Samuyelu
Emeritus Professor, Deptt. Of Sociology & Social Work, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur Member
- Dr. Naresh Gupta Director, Professor, Maulana Azad Medical College and Associated hospitals, New Delhi Member
- Shri Sanjiv Kumar Arora
- Smt. Shameema Raina
- Smt. Shashikala Vamanan
- Shri Vinayak Lohani
Chartered Accountant Member
Social worker Member
Social Entrepreneur and founder of Parivar Member