Pan Card is short name of Permanent Account Number Card which is issued by Income-tax Department of Government Of India after allotting Permanent Account Number (PAN) in ten alpha-numerical numbers. Every income-tax payer, income-tax assessee and the person from whose income any income-tax is deducted at source, are required to have Permanent Account No. / Pan Card but any person other than these can have also permanent Account Number / PAN / Pan Card . Having a pan card does not gives the liability of income-tax and filing of income-tax return and that is why pan card is commonly used in India as good identity card / Id.
Particularly, all the banks in India insist for PAN CARD and therefore also, pan card is very important document in India now-a-days. In fact, pan card is most beautiful and colorful government Id in India. भारत में पेनकार्ड एक रंगीन व सुलभ परिचय पत्र है . Not only this, it is most easily and conveniently available Identity Card and within easy approach of every Indian as well as of non-indian . A minor can not have Driving License and Voter Identity card before the age of 18 years in India but he / she can have a PAN CARD for a very nominal cost in comparison to Passport. Any interested person including minor can apply for Pan card through एक नाबालिग भी पेनकार्ड के लिए आवेदन कर सकता है. www.pancard.org.in and www.etdsdsc.com .