No. of PAN CARD Holders:
|As on 31.3.2009||8,09,21,993|
|As on 31.3.2010||9,59,26,877|
|As on 31.3.2011||12,10,45,706|
|No. of Returns filed during the financial year|
The Department has identified the multiple PANs belonging to the same person through an automated Computer System of the Department. Till date 11,69,238 multiple PANs have been detected and deleted.
This information was given by the Minister of State for Finance, Shri S.S.Palanimanickam in written reply to an Unstarred Question in Lok Sabha.