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KONKAN DIVISION’S REVENUE DEPT EXCEEDS ITS FISCAL TARGET, COLLECTS A WHOPPING RS 400 CRORES

kokan-bhavan-This year, the Revenue department of Konkan Division has been able to collect revenue in crores due to the arrears in land revenue. The Revenue Department of the Konkan Division at CBD has successfully collected revenue of six districts which includes Ratnagiri, Raigad, Thane, Mumbai and Mumbai suburb. The Konkan Division contributes almost 45% to the state revenue treasury. This fiscal year, the department has already collected a whopping Rs 400 crores and are much ahead of their target. The revenue is primarily collected from entertainment tax, minor mineral tax, non-agricultural tax and land revenue. When other departments like the Sales Tax and Transport Department fails to collect the respective arrears, then the responsibility of its collection too falls on the Konkan Division. These arrears are commonly known as RRC. The performance of the department has been much better than last year. Last year, the said target of the department was 1075 crores and the revenue collected had climbed to 1150 crores. This year the department has already collected Rs 400 crores whereas last year it had collected Rs 300 crores. This excess Rs 100 crores revenue collection is a result of collection of arrears of land revenue: BYTE – In order to maintain transparency in its working, the state has also formed a separate Anti-Corruption Committee. With cameraperson Santosh Bodhare, Shilpa Suryawanshi for NMTV News.

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