No increase in taxes in Thane civic body budget for 2022-23
February 11, 2022
Thane Municipal Commissioner Dr Vipin Sharma on Thursday presented a Rs 3,299 crore budget for 2022-23, with no increase in taxes for citizens, an official said. The civic chief of Thane said Rs 1,239.39 crore was expected by way of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), Rs 713.77 crore from taxes and fees, Rs 500.42 crore from city development, Rs 205.62 crore by way of water taxes, Rs 172.54 crore from other departments, and Rs 104.8 crore from fire services tax.
Addressing the media after presenting the budget, the commissioner said a sum of Rs 230 crore was spent on Covid-19-related activities last year and now the civic body has made a provision of Rs 100 crore. The Thane civic body has earmarked Rs 715.89 crore for solid waste management, Rs 324.44 crore for educational facilities, Rs 322.29 crore for water supply, Rs 317.20 crore for health services, Rs 285.87 crore for road infrastructure, Rs 235.69 crore for poor citizens, Rs 196.83 crore for public security and Rs 151.10 crore for transport, it was stated.
Source : www.mid-day.com
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