Chandigarh, September 11 – Haryana Government has amended the Haryana Government, Urban Local Bodies Department mittees), notification dated October 11, 2013.
As per the amendment, interest at the rate of 1.5 per cent per month or part would be charged in case of late payment of property tax, but one-time waiver of interest on the arrears of property tax pending since 2010-11 and 2014-15 would be allowed to all tax payers, if their arrears are paid up to September 30, 2015.
A one time rebate of 30 per cent would be allowed to those property owners who clear all the property tax dues and arrears for the years 2010-11 to 2012-13 up to September 30, 2015. Those who have already deposited the tax, the excess amount, if any, would be adjusted against their future property tax liabilities, without any interest, provided they clear all the dues, including the property tax for the year 2015-16 up to September 30, 2015.
Similarly, a rebate of 10 per cent would be admissible to those assesses who pay their total tax for the assessment year by July 31 of that assessment year. For the year 2015-16, a rebate of 10 per cent would be admissible to those assesses who deposit the due tax up to September 30, 2015.
Chandigarh, September 11 – In view of declaration of elections of Panches, Sarpanches and Member Panchayat Samitis’, the Haryana Government has postponed the Departmental Examinations of Assistant Commissioners, Extra Assistant Commissioners, Civil Judges and the officers of various Department of the Government, till further orders.
While giving this information here today, an official spokesman said that these examinations were scheduled to be held in two phases from October 5 to October 9 and October 14 to October 16, 2015.
Chandigarh, September 11– Committed to ensure safe, accident free and uninterrupted electricity to its consumers, the Haryana Power Distribution Companies (Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam and Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam) have given instructions in all its operation circles to replace all the existing iron poles which pose danger or may cause accident to human or animal life with concrete poles with proper insulation.
Giving details on this, Mr Nitin Yadav, Managing Director, Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (UHBVN) said here today that the Nigam had launched such campaigns in previous years also to replace the existing iron poles which were dangerous to the human or animal life with concrete poles. So far, the Discoms have already replaced 14,203 such iron poles throughout the State.
He further said that the Nigam had observed a lot of people getting unauthorized connections by stretching their connections on wooden ballis or iron poles at their own level which might cause danger to their lives. He appealed the consumers to get their connections regularized so as to avoid any mishappening.
The consumers are requested to approach the sub division office for regularizing their connections and they may inform the Nigam for replacement of poles which are dangerous for the human or animal life by calling on toll free number 18001801550 (for the consumers of UHBVN) and the consumers of Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam on toll free number 18001804334.
Chandigarh September 11: Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi inaugurated the New Civil Air Terminal at Chandigarh Airport today. The New Terminal which has been constructed at a cost of Rs 939 crore (including the cost of land) will boost the economic and industrial development in Haryana, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh.
The new Civil Air Terminal has been established as a joint venture by the name of Chandigarh International Airport Limited (CHIAL) with the participation of Airport Authority of India, Haryana and Punjab governments with the equity status of 51 per cent and 24.5 per cent with each of the State governments respectively. The modern integrated Terminal Building is equipped with modern state-of-the-art equipment and passenger facilities.
On the inauguration of the New Civil Terminal, Mr Modi was accompanied by Governor of Haryana and Punjab and Administrator of Union Territory (UT) Chandigarh Prof Kaptan Singh Solanki, Haryana Chief Minister Mr Manohar Lal, Chief Minister Punjab Mr Parkash Singh Badal, Union Minister of Civil Aviation Mr P Ashok Gajapathi Raju and Member of Parliament Mrs Kirron Kher.
Before inaugurating the Civil Air Terminal, Mr Modi was shown the model of the new building and taken around an exhibition of photographs of the facility. He was also presented a memento by Civil Aviation Minister Mr Raju.
The Terminal building, which has a peak hour handling capacity of 1600 passengers, has been built on 300 acres of land. The building includes 48 check in counters, four long (72M) baggage conveyor belts, three passenger boarding bridges (aerobridges) and parking facility for 500 cars. Apart from this, it has capacity for parking 8 aircraft, 7 of ‘C’ Type and one of ‘E’ Type and the Cargo Apron for Two ‘C’ Type aircraft. The new facility has cargo apron measuring 120mx110m. Ample green features have also been introduced in the New Civil Air Terminal which included LED Lighting, Energy Efficient Chillers, Double Insulated Roofting System, Rain Water Harvesting and Re-use of treated water.
Those other who were present on this occasion included Haryana Vidhan Sabha Speaker Mr Kanwar Pal, MP Mr Ratan Lal Kataria, Education Minister Prof Ram Bilas Sharma, Finance Minister Capt Abhimanu, Agriculture Minister Mr O.P Dhankar, Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Mrs Kavita Jain, Transport Minister Mr Krishan Lal Pawar, Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Mr Krishan Kumar, Minister of State for Mines and Geology Mr Naib Singh, Chief Parliamentary Secretaries namely Mr Shyam Singh Rana and Mrs Seema Trikha, MLA Panchkula Mr Gian Chand Gupta and other dig