Cases in the Corona epidemic are on the rise. Schools, colleges have not been started yet after the lockdown opened. A resolution has been tabled to waive property tax for the current year for an estimated 1000 schools, colleges and educational institutions in Ahmedabad city. A meeting of the Revenue Committee to be held on Friday will approve a resolution to waive the property tax of all educational institutions in the city.
Educational institutions closed for the last 8 months
With the corona cases on the rise, the state government has not yet started educational institutions, including schools and colleges, in the interest of students. While educational institutions have been closed for the last 8 months, a resolution has been passed to waive the current year’s property tax of all educational institutions falling under the purview of the Municipal Corporation in Ahmedabad city. As per the vacancy policy of the corporation, a resolution to waive the annual tax of more than 1000 educational institutions in Ahmedabad city will be approved in tomorrow’s meeting. The decision, which came with a percentage of Congress corporators Shahnawaz Sheikh and Azra Qadri, will be decided by the Revenue Committee.
Corporation Vacancy Policy: Shahnawaz Sheikh
Congress corporator Shahnawaz Sheikh in a conversation with DivyaBhaskar said that the corporation has a vacancy policy and its benefits should also accrue to educational institutions. It is proposed to waive their current year’s property tax while these institutions are still closed due to the Corona epidemic.