Revenue collection increases in Bihar

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Patna, Oct 18: Even after the catastrophic floods in North Bihar, the state has realised revenue more than 100 per cent of its target set for the first six months of the current fiscal.

After reviewing the performances of different departments, Bihar deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi, who also holds the finance portfolio, said here today that the commercial taxes department had realised Rs 1691.38 crore revenue till September this year against a target of Rs 1665.17 crore.

He said the revenue realisation is up by 101.57 per cent.

Mr Modi directed those departments which had collected only 70 per cent of the target, to put extra efforts for achieving the goals.

The registration department had realised Rs 391.39 crore revenue of the fixed target.

With the revnue department realising only just 8.89 per cent, the performance in Madhepura was not up to the mark while in Supaul it was 37.25 per cent. Both the districts were affected by floods.


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