Punjab:17% increase in stamp sale and registration revenue in first quarter of 2023-24: Jimpa
Under the leadership of Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann, the Punjab government has added another feather to its cap. The Punjab Government has registered 17 percent more income under the head “stamp and registration” in first financial quarter of 2023-24. Revenue Minister Bram Shanker Jimpa said that providing transparent, hassle-free and corruption-free services to the people of Punjab is the main goal of the government led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann and due to this, the revenue of the state is continuously increasing.
Divulging the details, Jimpa said that from April to June 2023, the state exchequer has received an income of Rs 1191.20 crore under stamp and registration, which is 17 percent more than April to June 2022. From April to June 2022, this income was Rs 1018.63 crore.
He further said that in April, May and June 2023, the state exchequer has received an income of Rs. 441.24 cr, Rs. 430.63 cr and Rs. 319.33 crore respectively, whereas this income was registered Rs. 354.69 cr, Rs. 383.17 cr and Rs. 280.77 crore in April, May and June 2022 respectively.
Jimpa said that the income of the state is continuously increasing. He said that since the Punjab government, under the leadership of Chief Minister Bhagwant Maan took office, many decisions have been taken from the first day which have brought positive changes in the State.
He said that as soon as the government was formed, efforts were initiated to eradicate corruption from Punjab. This year, in April, Revenue Department also issued a helpline number 8184900002 for filing complaints regarding the functioning of Revenue Department. NRIs can register their complaints on 9464100168. These numbers are for written complaints only.
Jimpa appealed to the people of Punjab not to give any bribe to any officer or employee of the revenue department and if anyone asks for a bribe then it should be reported immediately. He said that corrupt officers and employees will not be spared at any cost