District Magistrate (DM) Ghaziabad, Ritu Maheshwari today took stock of revenue collection in a meeting of revenue officials of the district and pressed upon them the need to meet the revenue collection targets at the earliest. She asked all Tehsildars to submit details of revue collection by the Feb. 28. She also instructed that 10 biggest defaulters should be dealt with strictly. The DM also instructed the officials to ensure that registry of all purchased flats and houses should be done as per the law and for this she asked officials to list out such societies.
ADM (Finance), Sunil Kumar Singh said that so far Rs 99,677 had been collected from stamp & registration receipts; Rs 55,686 from excise; Rs 2,07,598 from sales tax; and so on. He added that a total of Rs 7,05,074.90 amount of revenue has been collected in January.
Maheshwari also directed the officials to put a lid on illegal mining in the district.