The government will be soon launching a nation-wide facility under which a PAN card will be issued to all citizens.
The Income Tax Department issues PAN (Permanent Account Number) which is the 10 digit alphanumerical number.
Report says that special camps will be organised throughout the country, including rural areas to help people get PAN cards.
PAN is also required for filing return of income, sale or purchase of any immovable property beyond a certain amount and sale or purchase of a motor vehicle, among others.
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