Pimpri-Chinchwad Collects Rs. 432 Crores in First Quarter As 54% Property Owners Avail Discounts

Pimpri-Chinchwad Collects ₹ 432 Crores in First Quarter As 54% Property Owners Avail Discounts

Pimpri-Chinchwad Collects ₹ 432 Crores in First Quarter As 54% Property Owners Avail Discounts

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Pimpri: The Property Tax Collection Department of the Municipal Corporation collected ₹432 crores in property tax in the first quarter of the financial year. There are over 630,000 registered properties in the city, including residential, industrial, non-residential, mixed, and vacant lands. This year, 54% of taxpayers have paid their property tax in the first quarter, availing various discounts. Commissioner and Administrator Shekhar Singh has thanked the aware taxpayers for paying their taxes and taking advantage of the discounts.

The Tax Collection Department implemented various measures to encourage citizens to pay their property tax. Through these measures, different types of awareness campaigns were conducted to inform taxpayers about property tax discounts. As a result, citizens prioritized paying their property tax in the first quarter. Due to awareness about the discounts, 54% of property owners have paid their property tax in the first quarter of the current financial year 2024-25.

73% Taxpayers Paid Online.
Out of the total property owners in the city, 357,011 property owners have paid ₹432 crores in tax, with 262,522 (73%) of them paying online and availing of the discounts.

Highest Payment from Residential Property Owners…


Like last year, this year too, around 400 women distributed bills to property owners through the ‘Siddhi’ project implemented by the corporation. As a result, citizens paid their taxes by June 30th to avail the discounts. The collective efforts of all employees in the department have led to consistency in tax collection. Out of the 17 zones, Wakad had the highest number of taxpayers, with 49,036 citizens paying ₹68 crores, while the Pimprigaon zone had the lowest, with only 3,982 property owners paying ₹3 crores. Additionally, 311,067 residential property owners paid ₹260 crores, as stated by Assistant Commissioner Nilesh Deshmukh.

Heartfelt Thanks to Prompt Taxpayers!
“I sincerely thank all responsible, honest, and aware taxpayers who have paid their taxes in the first quarter and availed the discounts. By taking advantage of various schemes announced by the department, taxpayers have made a valuable contribution to the city’s progress. I urge citizens to continue contributing through taxes for the city’s development.”
– Shekhar Singh, Commissioner and Administrator, Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation

Consistency in Tax Collection Due to Team Efforts!

“Since last year, the Tax Collection Department has implemented various innovative initiatives for tax collection. This has generated enthusiasm among citizens to pay their taxes early and avail discounts. As a result, we have surpassed the ₹400 crore mark again this year. Our team efforts and innovative ideas have helped us maintain consistency in tax collection and encourage citizens to pay their taxes in the first quarter.”
– Pradeep Jambhale-Patil, Additional Commissioner, Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation

Positive Response to Innovative Department Initiatives!
“The Tax Collection Department created awareness through campaigns and SMS to inform citizens about property tax discounts. Citizens responded positively, prioritizing tax payments in the first quarter. Due to timely information and bill delivery under the ‘Siddhi’ project, we collected ₹432 crores this year. I express heartfelt thanks to the citizens for paying their taxes on time and availing the discounts.”
– Nilesh Deshmukh, Assistant Commissioner, Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation