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Rates of motor vehicle tax to be rationalised in Haryana

Chandigarh, Nov 22 (PTI) The Haryana government today decided to rationalise the rates of motor vehicles tax to be levied on passenger vehicles of other states while entering and plying in Haryana.

The rationalisation in rates was done by giving ex-post facto approval to the draft notification to amend the notification dated September 29, 2017 at a meeting of the state cabinet which met under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar here today, said an official release.

It was approved that in case of vehicles of other states that is luxury AC buses like Volvo and Mercedes, the revised rates of tax would be Rs 5,000 per day, Rs 60,000 for 15 days and Rs 1 lakh per month.

A rebate of 10 per cent, 15 per cent and 20 per cent shall be given if the tax is paid for a quarter, six months and one year, respectively, it said.

The cabinet also approved the proposal of the Public Works (Building and Roads) Department to denotify toll point 49 on the Narnaul-Koriawas-Rambass Road up to Rajasthan border, in Mohindergarh district. This toll point has been in operation since May 22, 2017.

The decision to denotify the toll point has been taken as per the policy of the state government as only such toll points can be run as have toll collection is Rs 1 crore or more per annum.

At this toll point, the collection, on the basis of e-Traffic census, carried out for seven days that is from June 30 to July 6, 2017 and converted into 365 days, works out to just Rs 40.65 lakh per annum. This collection is much below the limit fixed by the state government, it said.

The cabinet also gave approval for implementation of enterprises promotion policy 2015 regarding exemption from levy of electricity duty for various category of blocks.

The state government has exempted all new projects as specified in Annexure-10 of the Enterprises Promotion Policy 2015 located in category of Blocks as defined in Industries and Commerce Department notification from the payment of the electricity duty leviable under the Act up to the extent and for a period of five, seven or ten years, as specified in the policy. PTI CHS MKJ

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