Nitish launches 'On-line' facility for businessmen to pay tax

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Patna, Aug 22 (UNI) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today launched the E-payment scheme to facilitate the business community in 'On-line' payment of taxes.

Launching the scheme at a function organised at Bihar Chamber of Commerce here, Mr Kumar said corruption in administrative machinery could be checked to a great extent through adoption of Information Technology(IT) in making the routine works of various transparent.

''With the launch of the scheme, no business man would be required to visit the concerned office for payment of taxes, renewal of the licences and other related works, '' Mr Kumar said, adding it could be easliy done by them through 'On-line' facilty.

Exhorting the businessmen to expand their areas of activities, Mr Kumar said the law and order situation had immensely improved and a favourable atmoshphere was prevailing in the state to boost the industrial and business activities in the state.

''The state government has decided to distribute two lakh cycles among girl students in Bihar and all help will be extended to people willing to set up cycle factory in the state as no such factory was existing in the state,'' he said.

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