Telangana Hyderabad - Property tax cheques bounce, GHMC takes action

Cheques totaling Rs. 11 crore bounced out of the Rs. 1,921 crore property tax received for the fiscal year 2023–24, forcing ghmc to pursue legal action against taxpayers. 39 FIRs had been lodged at different police stations around the city as of april 16. Thirteen cases—the most—were filed in Chandanagar. yousufguda had eight, jubilee hills had five, Serilingampally, Quthbullapur, and moosapet had four, and kukatpally had one.

In a news statement, ghmc Commissioner Ronald Rose urged taxpayers to settle the cheque bounce amount right now and forewarned of other formal complaints to be filed in the days ahead. He also exhorted the populace to pay off their arrears and take advantage of the Early Bird Programme, which offers a 5% current-year property tax credit. The program expires on april 30.

In a meeting conducted on tuesday at the ghmc headquarters, MA&UD Principal Secretary Dana kishore stated that over 52% of the work done to manage water inundation in hyderabad has been finished. Out of the 125 spots where waterlogging was detected, 22 have been permanently remedied, while work is still being done at 40 more. Dana kishore examined pre-monsoon plans in the city on tuesday, accompanied by ghmc Commissioner Ronald Rose, MD of the Water Board sudarshan Reddy, and other top officials.

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