Property tax | Property tax: 5 employees suspended, commissioner knocks in Nehrunagar zone
Nagpur. The property tax department, which is one of the highest sources of income of the Municipal Corporation, has taken a tough stand on recovery for the last few days. While there is a tough stand for recovery, emphasis is also being laid on providing services to the people immediately. Recently, according to the central and state government, service week is also being celebrated in the municipality. In the service week, instructions were given by the Municipal Commissioner to all the employees to be people-oriented. On Thursday, there was panic among the employees in the Nehrunagar zone when Municipal Commissioner Radhakrishnan B. Suddenly knocked in the zonal office. The commissioner issued orders to suspend 5 employees for not working as per the instructions given. Deputy Commissioner Milind Meshram and Assistant Commissioner Ashok Patil were also present.
Show cause notice to assistant commissioner also
It is noteworthy that property tax of 15.92 crore is due on 21,000 property holders under Nehrunagar zone. The commissioner expressed his displeasure over the non-recovery of these property holders even after the dues for the years and there was no show of lapse in confiscation of the property. For this, Jawahar Dhongde, Swapnil Patil, Hemant Chamat were suspended for not timely disposal of applications related to the transfer. Apart from this, revenue inspector Ashok Giri and tax collector Amit Damankar were suspended for being absent without permission. Apart from this, a salary increase of the Assistant Superintendent of the Zone, Anil Mahajan, was stopped forever for taking care of the laxity. A show cause notice was also issued to the Assistant Commissioner.
Seize property of 21,000 property holders
Any laxity by the Municipal Commissioner will not be tolerated. Service to the public is the duty of the employees. Instructions have been given to redress within 48 hours as soon as the application for registration of name or mutation is received on the property and the application for assessment of tax is received. The commissioner also directed to confiscate the property of 21,000 property holders under the zone for recovery of Rs 15.92 crore.