Kolkata Municipal Corporation has firmed up plans to introduce tatkal-cum-doorstep offerings for a rate beginning with property mutation and conversion from the current tax shape to Unit Area Assessment (UAA) system. Services like issuance of start certificates and copies of demise certificates are to be added below its ambit at a later stage. The notion has been positioned earlier than the mayor, who is eager to enforce it at the earliest, KMC sources said.
According to a KMC official, the time-bound provider has been designed to preserve in thinking the necessities of busy professionals, the aged and infirm who discover it hard to go to the civic headquarters or borough places of work frequently. “After various brainstorming sessions, the KMC pinnacle brass determined to attain out to residents at their doorsteps and provide effortless categorical offerings towards a nominal fee,” he said.
An evaluation branch authentic stated they have been requested to hold a staff equipped for doorstep transport of services.
Civic staffers to assist with UAA for a fee
The KMC is all set to kick off its specific doorstep shipping of offerings with property mutation. The evaluation branch will share the WhatsApp numbers of officers with residents who searching for the services. “All a citizen desires to do is contact the respectable and search for an appointment. The reliable will ship a civic staffer to the dwelling of the individual in search of mutation of a plot, residence or flat and acquire imperative documents. After processing the documents, the staffer will go to the applicant’s domestic and supply mutation certificates and accumulate a fee,” stated a KMC official.
In case of conversion from the present tax shape to UAA, the evaluation branch will guide the property proprietor in filling up the self-assessment structure for a fee. “Filling up SAF is technical and time-consuming, which residents discover difficult. It is one of the motives why conversion to UAA is so slow. We favour tackling the trouble through sending our representatives to residents who follow for assistance in the conversion process,” a civic legitimate said.
The carrier will additionally be provided to merchants at municipal markets who want to get mutation of their stores carried out after possession change. At a later stage, the civic physique plans to introduce doorstep transport of delivery and dying certificates that are issued from the civic headquarters.