Lucknow : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mr. Akhilesh Yadav has issued instructions to commercial tax and registration departments to initiate necessary measures to increase tax sources. He added that for the benefit of tax payers these departments should embrace information technology and computerize their offices so that not only revenue collections are increased but an environment of better and improved facilities is created.
The Chief Minister was reviewing the commercial tax and registration departments at his official residence. At the meeting, the CM while issuing instructions of up-gradation of both the important departments set deadlines for completion of the same. Mr. Yadav also instructed the Commercial Tax commissioner to devise a system wherein the traders get the facility from registration to paying up of tax from their homes through internet.
He added that for small time traders who do not have access to internet, service centres should be established at district level and they should start operation by January 2013. The Chief Minister also issued instructions that all the 355 sub-registrar offices be computerized by the end of the current financial year and that e-stamping facility be started within the next four months.
The Chief Minister also instructed officials that the service centres established at the sub-registrar offices be on the lines of the railway reservation counters. These centres would be established on the publicprivate-partnership (PPP) model.
During the review meeting also present were Principal Secretary to the CM Mr. Rakesh Garg, Principal Secretary Commercial Tax, Principal Secretary (Registration), Commercial Tax Commissioner, IG (Registration) and officials of the finance department.