The Telangana government is thinking of taking special measures to boost tax collection. Chief Secretary Santhi Kumari held a meeting with officials and reviewed the progress achieved in realizing the state’s tax and non-tax revenues. Officials from the commercial tax, excise, stamps and registration, transport, mining and other departments attended the meeting.
The Chief Secretary asked officials to focus on achieving targets this year and wanted them to take special measures to boost tax collection. She stated that weekly reviews will be held to ensure that targets are achieved. Commercial Tax, Registration and Excise Departments were asked to propose an action plan to raise additional revenue. The government realized Rs 91,145 crore in tax collections and Rs 6,996 crore in non-tax revenues totalling Rs 98,141 crore by the end of January.
Commissioner & Inspector General, Registration and Stamps Rahul Bojja, Commissioner, Commercial Taxes, Neetu Kumari Prasad, Special Secretary, Finance, Ronald Rose, Director, Prohibition & Excise Sarfaraz Ahmed, Commissioner Transport Buddha Prakash Jyothi and other officials attended the meeting.