BMC wants to survey all properties to widen tax net

BMC wants to survey all properties to widen tax net

By Accommodation Times News Service

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to soon start a survey to assess properties to increase the tax net. Using the Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) technology and video-recording with a 360 degree panoramic view for its records, the survey will help the civic body identify unassessed properties.

An announcement on the survey was made in the civic budget 2016-17 and a provision of Rs 12 crore was proposed. Civic officials said once the survey is completed, they will have data on over 3 lakh residential, commercial and industrial properties, and land.

The data will be used by other civic departments too.





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