The Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation has directed all the city residents to get their property registered with the property tax department in next 15 days.
Sharvan Hardikar, the Municipal Commissioner of Pimpri Chinchwad asked people to pay their property tax within the given time. He also said that the civic body will recover the tax and will demolish the property.
Hardikar further said that the Municipal Corporation is planning to rationalize property tax and will propose both property and water tax for the next fiscal year in the general body meet. However, we appeal to all the residents to get their properties registered within next 15 days.
The Municipal Commissioner also informed that multiple teams are formed to inspect properties randomly and nearly 66,000 unregistered properties were found in 2012 by the teams. He also informed that the civic body has completed assessment of these properties.
Earlier in January, the Pimpri Chinchwad New Township Development Authority proposed a draft budget of Rs. 679.89-crores for the city and has focused on the construction of low-cost homes.
Satishkumar Khadke, chief executive officer Sadashiv Khade presented the draft budget in the meeting presided by Sadashiv Khade, president of PCNTDA.
The authority is planning to develop a helipad, an industrial museum, a Vipasanna Centre and a Sanvidhan Bhavan in the city. The authority also tabled the proposal to develop 5,000 affordable dwelling units in the city under the Central Government’s flagship programme Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana i.e. PMAY.
On the other hand, the Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation proposed the development of 12 villages according to 18 town planning scheme under its jurisdiction.
The Thergaon, Chikahli, Chinchwad, Charholi, Ravet, Kiwale, Punawale, Tathawade, Mamurdi, Dudulgaon, Moshi and Borhadewadi villages will be developed under these schemes.