New Delhi: Delhi Government has registered a 23 percent rise in its revenue collection for the financial year 2010-11. Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said the government has been able to achieve the rise as a result of prudent economic policy, efficient administration and cordial relations with traders.

She exuded confidence that the officers and other staff members will continue to adopt similar measures to introduce further progress in revenue collection to enable the government to boost public funding and to take up projects of public interest and policies.

The Delhi government also released the comparative data of revenue collection for the financial year 2010-11 and 2009-10.

The Chief Minister said, "The collection has gone up from Rs 13,448 crore in 2009-10 to Rs 16,478 crore in 2010-11. This is an increase of 23 per cent which speaks of our concerted efforts in enforcing better tax practices throughout the year."

She further informed that maximum 52.93 percent increase has been in tax on vehicles, 45.78 percent in stamps and registration fees, 23.34 percent in state excise, 19.18 percent in VAT, 12.96 percent in entertainment tax, 11.58 percent in other taxes and duties, 11.35 percent in luxury tax and 7.46 percent in betting tax.

 

(JPN/Bureau)