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Haryana To Revise Collector Rates of Property Twice In A Year

Haryana To Revise Collector Rates of Property Twice In A Year

Haryana To Revise Collector Rates of Property Twice In A Year
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The Haryana government has decided to revise the collector rates of properties twice in one financial year year. This will be applicable on both urban and rural areas, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has said.

The decision had been taken with a view to bring uniformity, transparency and avoiding any major gap between the market price and collector rates of properties, the CM said.

A committee has been constituted under the chairmanship of the deputy commissioner (DC) concerned for this purpose, Khattar was quoted as saying in an official release.

The collector rates fixed by respective DCs would be uploaded on the website for inviting suggestions and objections and would be finalised after due consideration, it said.

Khattar said that three years ago, when he had taken over the reins of the administration in the state, he had resolved to put an end to corruption by adopting a zero-tolerance policy and minimising the scope for discretion.

Besides scrapping interview for selection to Class-III-and-IV category posts, the state has also decided to give weightage of five per cent to the candidate in whose family no one has a government job, and the annual income of the family is less than Rs three lakh. Similarly, five per cent weightage would be given to the candidate who lost his father before attaining the age of 15. A provision of five per cent weightage has also been made for the candidates belonging to Denotifed Tribes who have not yet been covered under the Scheduled Castes or the Backward Classes.

The chief minister said earlier there was rampant corruption in the transfer of employees, particularly of teachers, as their transfer was done manually.

"Only 10 per cent of the teachers were present in the schools as they had to make frequent rounds of Chandigarh to get postings of their choice. But as a result of the online teachers transfer policy implemented by the present government, transparency was introduced in the system and about 93 per cent teachers got stations of their choice. "Last year, transfer of 42,000 teachers was effected with a single click," he said.

While emphasising the need for social security for every individual, he said his government was taking all such steps as were required for the uplift of the needy and the poor.

With inputs from Housing News

Last Updated: Tue Dec 12 2017

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