Property tax in trans-Yamuna area likely to go up

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Unveiling a new parking fee regime, EDMC also proposed new minute based car parking rates, which includes 50 per cent additional charges in peak hours between 5 pm to 9 pm.

According to EDMC proposals, car owners may have to shell out Rs 10 for parking a car for half an hour, Rs 20 from 30 mins to one hour, from the one to third hour car owners need to shell out Rs 50 and after three hours Rs 20 will be added to every additional hour. Earlier, car parking rates were Rs 10 for 10 hours.

They have also proposed to increase the monthly car parking rate from Rs 500 to Rs 1,500.

The EDMC had also proposed to levy Rs 1,200 per annum as Professional Tax on salary, wage earners, consultants, insurance agents, businessman and entrepreneurs with earnings between Rs 5 lakh to Rs 10 lakh per annum.

Those who earn more than Rs 10 lakh per annum will have to pay Rs 2,400 per year as Professional Tax. The EDMC plans to fish in Rs 20 crore as revenue from professional tax in the next fiscal.

In a bid to improve education infrastructure in EDMC area, 200 classrooms are to be constructed in the next financial year. A Smart Kid Project where every school would be provided with one computer lab comprising of 20 computers and a computer teacher have also been proposed in the budget.

It had also stated to increase the motivation amount to the girls from Rs 200 to Rs 1,000 to increase the enrolment of girl child in schools.

"We have proposed to increase the motivation amount to the girl students from Rs 200 to Rs 1,000. We have also proposed to keep 1.22 crores in Budget for computer tablets to students of class IV and V," said Yadav, while mentioning various other education projects proposed in the budget.

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