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After fire at Delhi Income Tax office, Dept says all digital records safe

Ziraat Times News Network

New Delhi: The Income Tax Department has assured the general public that there was no data loss from the fire incident at its Delhi office as most operations are conducted electronically. Physical records that may have been damaged are not considered critical, it said.

On May 14, a fire broke out at the Income Tax office in Delhi’s ITO area, which reportedly started around 2:00 PM in the afternoon and was contained by firefighters.

The fire occurred in the CR Building, which houses the Income Tax Department.

There was tragically one fatality – a 46-year-old Office Superintendent was found dead at the scene in a closed room, rescuers said.

Seven people, including two women, were rescued from the building.

Whioe the cause of the fire is still under investigation, the Income Tax Department assured that there was no data loss as most operations are conducted electronically.

This event likely caused significant disruption to the Income Tax office’s day-to-day operations, while he cause of the fire and the extent of damage to the building are still under investigation.

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