FM sends tweets to Infosys and Nandan Nilekani on I-T portal glitches

The new portal for e-filing of tax returns went live on June 7; however, users said they were unable to access it; Infosys yet to respond


Nirmala Sitharaman | Infosys  | Nandan Nilekani

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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in a tweet asked Infosys and non-executive chairman Nandan Nilekani to fix glitches in the recently launched Income-Tax portal.

The new portal for e-filing of income-tax returns went live on June 7, at 8.45pm. However, users started tweeting that they are unable to access the portal.

In response to the tweets the Income-Tax department responded and said thay are looking into the issue.

Even the FM tweeted the issue and said: “The much awaited e-portal 2.0 was launched last night 20.45 hrs. I see my TL grievances and glitches. Hope @Infosys & @NandanNilekani will not let down our tax payers in the quality of services being provided. Ease in compliance for taxpayer should be our priority.”

Infosys is yet to reply on the issue.

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First Published: Tue, June 08 2021. 14:48 IST