Computerized tax recovery system to ensure transparency: DC

MARDAN : Deputy Commissioner Dr. Imran Hamid Sheikh has said that tax recovery system has been computerized to ensure transparency, modernity and efficacy.
Addressing the Revenue Officers and Patwaris at Tehsildaar Office, he said that computerization of the system would be farmer friendly and decrease burden on the employees of Revenue department.
Deputy Commissioner said lists of tax payers have been compiled and would be uploaded on the system, adding that details of the outstanding would also be available on the websites.
He said that the newly introduced system would benefit the farmers enabling them to pay their taxes through banks. He said that decision has been taken to further facilitate the farmers adding that related Tehsildaar would address their appeals regarding tax.
He also urged Patwaris to discharge professional obligations with honesty keeping in view their importance in the hierarchy of revenue system

169 billion allocated for uplift schemes

Multan; The Federal government has released over Rs 169.21 billion up to September 29,2017 under its public sector development programme (PSDP) for the fiscal year 2017-18 for various ongoing and new schemes against their total allocations of Rs.1001 billion. The released funds include Rs 38.99 billion for Federal Ministries and Rs 15.316 billion for special areas, according to latest data of ministry of planning, development and reforms.

Out of these allocations, Rs 2.6 billion have been released for communication division (other than national highway authority) for which the government has earmarked Rs 13.66 billion under PSDP 2017-18. railways division received Rs 8.631 billion out of its total allocation of Rs 42.9 billion whereas aviation division received Rs 623.14 million out of its total allocation of Rs 4.348 billion.

The government also released an amount of Rs 6.5 billion for various development projects of higher education commission out of total allocation of Rs 35.662 billion. water and power division (water sector) received rs 7.38 billion out of its total allocation of Rs 36.75 billion under PSDP 2017-18.