GST Commissionerate Jabalpur second in country in materialising Swachh Bharat Project: Agrawal

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 30 Oct 2018 11:48:20


Staff Reporter,

“Leading all the ways in its core working, GST Commissionerate Jabalpur stood second in the country in materialising Swachh Bharat Project. Ja’balpur Commissionerate is optimistic to achieve its annual collection target of R. 8,000 crore as equivalent to Chhattisgarh Commissionerate in the financial year 2018 –19 and registered a significant rise in number of tax payers from 11,000 to 40,000 in last 18-months”, informed by Pramod Kumar Agrawal, Commissioner, Central GST Commissionerate Jabalpur while addressing a press conference, on Monday.

GST Commissioner, P. K. Agrawal said that they are working on the theme that poverty never hurdles cleanliness arrangements but it require public awareness to develop a clean and healthy environment but some best practices. They have successfully developed the adopted Government Middle School at a slum area in village Lalpur in year 2017-18. On the basis of successful implementation of the project, GST Commissionerate has adopted a tribal village Badkhera-Dunda in Kundam area, in year 2018-19, where GST officers and employees conducted a rigorous cleanliness drive by cleaning toilets and premises of school buildings.

They have organised several cleanliness awareness and training programmes in two adopted villages and developed Mahila Gat at Gwarighat for better convenience and safety of women devotees.During the ongoing, Cleanliness Fortnight programme from October 15 to 31, separate awareness programmes are being organised for offices and employees of GST Commissionerate to spread message of cleanliness amongst residents. GST Commissionerate has been declared plastic free zone and cleanliness at its surroundings to set an example for residents. Besides this, several competitions are being organised during the fortnight for officers and employees to encourage them towards cleanliness and inspiring other persons for the same.