KARACHI: Provincial Minister for Excise and Taxation & Narcotics Control Mukesh Kumar Chawla has said that Sindh Excise Department has collected Rs 29222.810 million tax in various heads during current fiscal year from July 2017 to December 2017 while in the same period Rs. 26742.961 millions were recovered during last financial year. This he said while presiding over a meeting here in his office on Monday. Secretary Excise and Taxation & Narcotics Abdul Haleem Shaikh, Director General Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui and other officers also attended the meeting.

DG ET & NC Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui, while briefing the meeting , informed that Rs 3142.087 millions were recovered in term of motor vehicle tax , Rs 22102.418 millions in infrastructure cess, Rs 230.057 millions in Professional tax, Rs 150.385 millions in Cotton Fee while Rs. 1242.418 millions in property tax were collected.

Chawla addressing the meeting and asked the officers to improve their performance and achieve their tax targets. He also asked the Secretary ET & NC to take action against those officers who had showed lethargic attitude and poor performance in collection of the taxes and monitor their performance on regular basis, however, he appreciated those officers who had done well. On this occasion, DG Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui briefed Provincial Minister Mukesh Kumar Chawla regarding officers performance and tax targets.