Finance Minister Summons Infosys CEO, Know The Details Here

Nirmala Sitharaman
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New Delhi, 23 August 2021: The technical glitches in the new e-filing portal of the Income Tax Department are not ending. This is the reason that now the Finance Ministry is also becoming more strict on this matter. 

The ministry has summoned Salil Parekh, managing director and CEO of Infosys, the company that developed the portal. The ministry has asked Parekh to give an explanation to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman as to why the technical issues related to the portal have not been resolved even after two months of its launch.

The Income Tax Department tweeted in this regard, “Ministry of Finance has summoned Sh Salil Parekh, MD&CEO @Infosys on 23/08/2021 to explain to hon’ble FM as to why even after 2.5 months since the launch of new e-filing portal, glitches in the portal have not been resolved. In fact, since 21/08/2021 the portal itself is not available.” 

It is noteworthy that the introduction of the new income tax e-filing portal ‘’ has been very poor. This portal developed by Infosys is facing problems since its launch day. This website was launched on June 7, 2021.