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Commercial establishments owe Rs 730 crore to NDMC

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 21, 2012 - 12:08

New Delhi: Commercial establishments
operating in the VVIP areas of the national capital owe over
Rs 730 crore as licence fee to New Delhi Municipal Council

A total of Rs 730.72 crore is outstanding against
commercial establishments, hotels and shops operating in areas
coming under the jurisdiction of the NDMC, officials in the
civic body said.

Out of this, Rs 397.84 crore is towards licence fee and
Rs 332.88 crore towards interest.

According to a senior NDMC official, Rs 591.26 crore is
in litigation in different courts and Rs 84.04 crore is at the
state of reconciliation or recovery.

"For the remaining dues, regular actions by issue of
notices, cancellation of units, moving cases under Public
Premises (Eviction of Unauthorised Occupants) Act, 1971 for
recovery or eviction are initiated," the official said.

He said recovery of arrears is an ongoing process.
Eighty-four cases for recovery or eviction has been filed
in the Court of Estate Officer while another 31 cases are in
district courts and 44 in Delhi High Court.

"Five cases are in the Supreme Court," the official said.


First Published: Wednesday, March 21, 2012 - 12:08

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