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Donations to JIPMER for research projects exempt from IT

Press Trust of India  |  Puducherry 

: The Ministry has announced that donations made to the Centrally-sponsored JIPMER here by approved organisations for research projects will be exempted from

In a press release here today, JIPMER Director S C Parija said donations to the institute would be exempt from as a necessary notification had been issued by the Union Ministry. This would be effective from the assessment year 2016-17.

He said that donations would be used for scientific research activities in the instituteand would be "eligible for 175 per cent relief under the Tax Act 1961."

The JIPMER Director said this would enable corporate houses to allocate funds under the "corporate social responsibility" (CSR) scheme to the institute for research work.

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First Published: Sat, April 01 2017. 15:48 IST