In its meeting on Income Tax portal glitches, Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman has demanded Salil Parekh, MD & CEO, Infosys that the issues faced by taxpayers on current functionalities of the portal should be resolved by its team by 15th September, 2021 so that taxpayers and professionals can work seamlessly on the portal.
The Ministry of Finance emphasised that there is a need for putting in more resources and efforts on the part of Infosys so that the much delayed delivery of agreed services is ensured. Parekh was also sensitised on the difficulties that the taxpayers were facing and the problems that are arising on account of the delays in the functioning of the portal.
Salil Parekh explained that he and his team are doing everything to ensure the smooth functioning of the portal. Further, Parekh said that over 750 team members are working on this project and Pravin Rao, COO of Infosys, is personally overseeing this project. Parekh also assured that Infosys is working expeditiously to ensure a glitch-free experience to the taxpayers on the portal.