Take strict action against tax evaders, directs Chief Minister Chouhan
BHOPAL: Reviewing fiscal management of Madhya Pradesh here
on Monday Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has directed for strict action against
tax evaders. He asked the officers to chalk-out out a scheme to reward people
giving tip-off regarding tax evasion.
Finance Minister Jayant Malaiya, Forest Minister Dr
Gaurishankar Shejwar and Revenue Minister Rampal Singh were present on the
Chouhan said that tax collection should be in most
efficient manner. Every possibility of tax evasion should be curbed
effectively. Strict action should be taken against tax evaders. Taxation should
be made in such a way that tax payer’s work and business is not affected and
government also does not suffer financial loss. Adequate staff should be made
available for collection.
He directed to deploy ex-servicemen as temporary
security guards and chalk out scheme for computerised monitoring of mines. He
instructed to dispose of pending mining sanctions at the earliest.
The meeting was informed that tax exemption forms of
Commercial Taxes Department are being tallied with those of other states.
Strict action is being taken in tax evasion cases involving Rs 90 crore
detected during tally of forms of 19 states.
During review of Registration Department, it was
informed that process of data integration of the department with 19 departments
is being undertaken. Work is underway on e-registration pilot project. By
February 2015, entire state will have e-registration system. Mineral Resources
Department informed that work to identify new mines of minor minerals has been
completed in 8 districts. Work in remaining districts will be completed by the
end of next month.
Directives were given to computerise Excise
Department. The Chief Minister said that weekly report of progress of
computerization should be sent. He directed to make legal provision for pasting
hologram and undertake taxation by rectifying provisions for export of excise
Transport Department informed that 7 thousand permits
have been issued in last 3 months after simplification of concerning
provisions. Now, the process has begun to issue
It was informed that 35 percent more power is being
supplied compared to the period from August to September last year. It was
directed that electricity bills should be realised and habit should be
inculcated in consumers for paying bills regularly.