Prayagraj civic body introduces self-assessment forms for land, house owners

August 11, 2023

PRAYAGRAJ: After cancellation of Geographical Information Survey (GIS) for calculating the area of houses, the authorities of Prayagraj Municipal Corporation (PMC) have introduced self-assessment forms for land or house owners.

The PMC authorities have cancelled the GIS survey report and offered the facility of self-assessment of house tax to land or house owners. Forms for self-assessment are available at zonal offices and PMC campus from Thursday.

These forms, to be submitted before the official concerned for self-assessment of house tax, should have every detail of house owners — ward number, colony name, zone number, house number, owner’s name along with computer code, total area of the plot or land, constructed area of house or land, floors of the house, total carpet area, use of land or house (residential or commercial or mixed), nature of land or house (RCC/RB/others), status of land or plot (self-residing, tenant or both), year of the construction of house along with the annual assessment of residential or non-residential data.

The landlord or house owner has been advised to submit photocopy of last deposited house tax receipt and self-attested photocopy of Aadhar card.

The PMC authorities, meanwhile, said “We have appealed house or land owners to submit correction information on self-assessment forms particularly on carpet and covered area and if any house or land owner submit wrong information, the PMC authorities would take action under sub section 8 of the UP Nagar Nigam, Samatikar Niyamavali 2000 for concealing facts.

Corporator Meenu Tiwari told TOI that local corporators would be helping house owners to get the self-assessment of their houses done. She further added “House owners have also been advised to submit form before PMC authorities concerned on or before October 31, 2023.

Pointedly, for the past four years, the PMC had been conducting a survey of houses through Geographical Information System (GIS) technique for calculating the area of different houses in the city. However, the survey report had been cancelled during sadan meet recently.

  • Published On Aug 11, 2023 at 12:00 PM IST

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