Lucknow, Apr 19: There are 412 Trade Tax (TT) defaulters in Uttar Pradesh holding a liability of at least Rs one crore each to the department.
The total sum to be realised from these 412 defaulters amount to Rs 2,160.71 crore.
State TT commissioner Rajnish Gupta here today said a two-month drive against the defaulters started on April 7 last.
The official premises and godowns of big defaulters, including transporters based at Ghaziabad, Noida, Kanpur and Lucknow could also be attached to realise the amount, he informed.
''The department officials have been directed to monitor the drive and file regular reports in this regard,'' he informed.
Similarly, defaulters owing more than Rs 5 lakh as TT are also being identified and action would soon be initiated against them.
''Their black list is being prepared, which would be displayed at the respective District Magistrate Office so that prompt action is taken,'' Mr Gupta asserted.