CBDT Press Release dated 30.01.2014 on procedure for PAN allotment.
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Direct Taxes
Dated 30th January, 2013
The CBDT has decided to keep in abeyance the decision to change the procedure for PAN allotment till further orders. Accordingly the operation of circular No. 11 dated 16.01.2014 issued to PAN service providers has been directed to be put on hold till further orders. In the meantime the old procedure of PAN application and allotment shall continue.
Commissioner of Income Tax (M&TP)
Official Spokesperson, CBDT