OFFICE MEMORANDUM F.NO.PUB-1(37)/PR,PP&OL/2015-16, DATED 4-1-2016
In recent times, the use of Social Media has become widespread in various organizations including Government Ministries and Departments for public relations and communication. Keeping with the stated endeavour of the Department to induct state-of-the-art and green technology with a user friendly interface, the Department is extending its external communication to Social Media such as Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.
2. Accordingly, the Department has, for the present, opened the official Twitter account of the Income Tax Department with the handle @IncomeTaxIndia. Initially, the content published by the Twitter account will consist of press releases and any dissemination of information in the form of advertisements, etc. A dedicated email address firstname.lastname@example.org been created for the same.