IEP Chandigarh, February 1*
:- Aiming at recovering all pending dues of service charges/property tax, the Municipal Corporation Chandigarh has started acting tough against the non-paying government institutions and autonomous bodies. The MCC has recently recovered 4.11 crores from authorities as service charges/property tax and one month notices have been served to the non-paying institutions who owe approximately Rs. 74.67 crores.While sharing this development, Sh Anup Gupta, Mayor Chandigarh today said that with regular efforts, the MCC has recovered 4.11 crores on account of service charges/property tax arrears from Hotel Shivalik view, Lake View and the Chef, sector 17 from the department of CITCO. Apart from that Haryana Govt. has paid up tax against buildings of mini secretariat and Haryana Tribunal tax. Employees State Insurance Corporation and Red Cross, Sector 16, Chandigarh respectively.He said that one month notices have been served to the non-paying institutions and autonomous bodies amounting to Rs. 74.67 lacs including Punjab University, PGI, PEC, Tech. Teachers Training Institute, Sector 26, Kendriya Primary School, Sector 31, Chd. College of Engg. New sector 26, Kendriya Vidyalaya, sector 29, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, sector 25, Regional Provi. Fund commissioner, sector 17, KV Primary school, sector 47, Nirman Sadan sector 33, Railway Station, Daria, IMTECH sector 39, Mini Sectt. Punjab sector 9, CRPF Camp sector 43, HRTC workshop, Ind. area Ph-I, Haryana PWD sector 19, Govt. Press & Prtg. Haryana sector 18, Chief Engineer, UT, Chandigarh respectively.He said that after the notice period, appropriate legal action will be initiated against the non-paying institutions as per law.