BBMP chief commissioner instructs the officials to reach property tax collection targets

Yogesh K Porwar & Avanth Kumar Kankaria

Property tax collection target must be reached efficiently in BBMP limits and for that,necessary steps should be taken to make use of any advanced methods if found necessary,BBMP chief commissioner Gaurav Gupta instructed the revenue officials.

Addressing a virtual meeting on property tax collection in BBMP limits,he said that,revenue officers,assistant revenue officers should move forward to collect property tax in BBMP limits.

Notice should be issued to the citizens who haven’t paid property tax.

Properties which are not yet included under tax slab, should be included and brought to the tax collection.

If any advanced methods are required for tax collection, then the necessary steps should be taken with regard, he said.

Dues from top defaulters should be cleared. Legal actions should be enforced for the same. Officials will have to take the tax collection as a vision, he said.

In the current year,a target of 4,000 crores has been set.

Property tax of 2,667.77 crores has been collected as of now ( zone wise tax collection details attached). All the officials should put effort to reach the target, he said.

“Zone wise property tax collection details: as on 25-1-2022 (in crores)”.

1. Yelahanka – 265.98.
2. Mahadevapura – 683.07.
3. Dasarahalli – 73.78.
4. R R Nagar – 182.00.
5. Bommanahalli – 285.04.
6. West – 272.11.
7. South – 398.54.
8. East – 507.26.

Total : 2667.77 crores.

BBMP special commissioner (revenue) Dr Deepak R L,all zonal joint commissioners,Deputy commissioners of revenue,Joint commissioners of revenue,revenue officers,assistant revenue officers and other officials were present in the meeting.