Only 16 per cent of the emails received regarding black money were forwarded for further inquiry. In all there were 38,000 mails that had been received, the Central Board for Direct Taxes said in a reply.
The email address launched by the finance ministry for getting tips about black money received over 38,000 emails , but only 16 per cent of them were forwarded for further inquiry.
Jitendra Ghadge,a Right To Information activist, had asked for information about response to the email address 'firstname.lastname@example.org', launched last December.
The Central Board of Direct Taxes said in its reply dated April 7 that 38,068 emails were received, and 6,050 were forwarded to the respective Director Generals Of Income Tax(Investigation) for further inquiry. The remaining 32,018 emails were closed without any action, it said.