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The financial condition of the Metropolitan Municipality, which is dependent on state government grants for development works, has become turbulent. At the same time, Rs 40 crore is yet to be taken from the mobile tower companies for the last 5 years. Private mobile tower companies have approached the court. Due to the matter reaching the court, an amount of Rs 40 crore has not been deposited in the vault of the Municipal Corporation. The Municipal Corporation may get some relief by getting this amount.
Let us tell you, a total payment of Rs 80 crore was left, in which an amount of Rs 40 crore has been deposited. Out of the outstanding 40 crores, Rs 28 crores. com and 12 crores to be taken from BSNL. When the municipality sent the outstanding bill with interest, the mobile tower companies reached the court. In the year 2016, the decision came in favor of MNP. After that the payment got stuck due to the matter going to the higher court.
Municipality has recovered 357 crore property tax
The Municipal Corporation has received an income of Rs 357 crore as property tax so far. In the financial year 2021-22, bills worth Rs 900 crore have been issued against the demand of Rs 1700 crore. 51 crore in professional tax income. With the issuance of property tax bills, the income of the Municipal Corporation has started increasing.