Residential Rates For Property Tax, IT Firms Relieved

IT companies in the city that were facing the daunting prospect of paying property tax at commercial rates as per a resolution passed by the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) three months ago can now heave a sigh of relief. In a clarification by the state government dated March 30, it has been made clear that its IT policy that allows residential rates for property tax in the rest of the state is applicable to Pune as well.

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PCNTDA Documents To Be Online Soon

Pimpri-Chinchwad New Township Development Authority’s (PCNTDA) ‘Shashwat project’ for paperless administration is almost ready. After the implementation of the project, all information regarding properties, including documents like lease deeds, demarcation of plots, building permission certificates and others will be available online for citizens.

According to the Pune divisional commissioner and president of PCNTDA, Dilip Band, it will digitise all records in PCNTDA limits. Touchscreens will be installed at the PCNTDA offices, using which people can get printouts of land records.

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PCNTDA has Rs 784 crore budget

The Pimpri-Chinchwad New Township Development Authority (PCNTDA) has proposed a budget of Rs 783.99 crore for the next financial year. The budget has provisions for facilitation centres for industrial workers in sectors 7, 8 and 10.

There is also provision for a residential township for middle income group (MIG) and low income group (LIG) on public private partnership (PPP) basis in sector 12. An eco-friendly office for PCNTDA at the Akurdi railway station, theme parks and traffic parks for children are some of the other features of the budget.

PCNTDA, popularly known as Pradhikaran, was formed in 1972 to provide affordable housing to industrial workers in Pimpri-Chinchwad. Parts of the villages of Bhosari, Chikhali, Moshi, Nigdi, Akurdi, Ravet and Chinchwad were included in PCNTDA limits.

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Pradhikaran To Get Driving Park

A one-of-its-kind park, which will create public awareness on traffic discipline and offer a proper ambiance for neophytes to undergo driving lessons, will be developed by the Pimpri-Chinchwad New Township Development Authority (PCNTDA).

The driving park, to be raised over 6.20-acre area at sector number VI in Nigdi Pradhikaran area, has a financial outlay of around Rs 5.48 crore. Divisional commissioner of Pune, Dilip Band, who is also chairman of  PCNTDA, while inaugurating the road safety week at Pune RTO, said that the project of driving park is part of infrastructural development to be done for creating public awareness on traffic discipline.

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Property Registration Just A Click Away

No more will property buyers or sellers have to stand in long queues at the 20 sub-registrar offices in the city. They will be able to book the date and time for any property transaction online.

In a bid to speed up the process as well as add transparency, the department has put in place estepIn, the computerised time slot booking system operational in Pune, Mumbai and Thane divisions.

Developed by the National Informatics Centre, the option is available on the website,http://igrmaharashtra.gov.in , where the property buyer/seller could book a time slot. The booking forms require the Personal Account Number (PAN) to be filled to avoid multiple registrations from a single applicant.

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