Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the people should not fear tax administrators, adding that there should be respect for the rule of law among all citizens as well as fear of the long arm of the law for those who evade taxes. \u201cIndia is today at a unique stage in its history and the high aspirations of its people need to be nurtured by the government so that they translate into the nation\u2019s development,\u201d Prime Minister Modi said while addressing the tax administrators at the \u2018Rajasva Gyan Sangam\u2019. The Prime Minister began his address by inviting suggestions from the officers. Some of the officers expressed their views on diverse subjects such as digitization, voluntary tax compliance, facilitation for taxpayers, increasing the tax base, upgradation of digital and physical infrastructure for tax administrators etc. He encouraged the officers for a free and frank exchange of ideas during the \u2018Rajasva Gyan Sangam\u2019. Prime Minister Modi stressed on the need for tax administrators to engender trust in the system. Citing the example of the \u201cGive it up\u201d initiative for voluntarily giving up gas subsidy, he said, \u201cThe tax base too could be increased significantly provided the tax administrators can demonstrate the leadership to bring about a change.\u201d The Prime Minister outlined a five-point charter for tax administrators \u2013 RAPID: R for Revenue, A for Accountability, P for Probity, I for Information and D for Digitization. He urged the officers to turn the \u2018Gyan Sangam\u2019 into a \u2018Karma Sangam\u2019 so that the ideas generated from this conference lead to concrete action on the ground. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha, Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister Nripendra Misra, Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia and the chairmen of CBDT and CBEC were present on the occasion. This is the first time that the two revenue boards \u2013 the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) and the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) are holding a simultaneous conference.