Bring OTS for VAT revenue arrears: Chief Minister Yogi

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Aatmja Kumari(Intern Journalist): Lucknow: Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed to implement OTS for recovery of revenue due at the time of VAT system. Along with this, instructions have also been given to register at least 25 lakh new traders in GST to increase revenue. The Chief Minister gave these instructions while reviewing the Commercial Tax Department on Thursday. He said that UP is the largest state in the country in terms of population and consumer.

Hence the recovery of GST here should also increase in the same proportion. He has also directed the authorities to speed up enforcement proceedings against tax evading traders to increase revenue collection. The Chief Minister has also asked to review the activities of departmental officers on the basis of performance.