DIRECT TAXES REGIONAL TRAINING INSTITUTE, KOLKATA
Established in the year 1973, the Direct Taxes Regional Training Institute, Kolkata is engaged in the task of imparting training to the Officers of the Department. The institute conducts in-service training programmes in the form of Core Courses, Orientations Courses, Crash Courses and Special Courses for the training population spread over the States of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal, Sikkim and U.T. of Andaman & Nicober Islands besides organising training to the doorsteps of the trainees at different outstation venues. The Institute have also conducted All India Courses on selected topics like ‘Assessment of Real Estate Cases’, ‘Course of T.R.Os’, ‘Course of Hindi Translators’ etc. in the recent past. The Institute have been declared as a Centre of Excellence for Courses on Tea & Jute Industries. Core Courses of the Institute include 60 days long ‘Basic Course for Direct Recruit Inspectors’ and 40 days long ‘Orientation Course for Newly Promoted Income Tax Officers’.
The Institute is headed by an officer of the rank of Additional Director General. The members of faculty of the Institute are drawn from experienced and committed officers of the department who are initially given exposure to training and learning process by way of nomination to different learners’ programme like Trainers’ Development Programme and Training of Trainers’ Programme conducted by DOPT, NADT & other training institutes of the country and abroad. At the time of designing course content for the target trainees, emphasis is given on performance aspects and training needs in addition to curriculum inputs. Institute invites field officers, university professors, management consultants besides utilising the efficiency of good speakers from retired faculties and officers of the Department as guest faculties.
Now DTRTI, Kolkata has been shifted to its new premise at 110, Shantipally, E.M. Bypass, Kolkata-700107. This is an eleven G + 10 storey building situated at Aayakar Bhawan Poorva campus. Two units of MSTU, Kolkata are also being accommodated in this building. Amidst series of infrastructural works in progress with the vision to convert it as a state of art learning centre, the academic and administrative activities are going on in a full swing. Brief account on infrastructure of the building is given in the respective pages.