Punjab Mining and Geology Minister S. Chetan Singh Jauramajra, on Monday, mentioned that Chief Minister S. Bhagwant Singh Mann-led Government has collected a complete income of Rs.472.50 crore over the previous two monetary years, regardless of providing sand and gravel at traditionally reasonably priced charges.
Giving additional particulars, the Cabinet Minister highlighted that the division achieved revenues of Rs.247 crore within the monetary yr 2022-23 and Rs.225.50 crore within the ongoing monetary yr 2023-24 as much as January 2, 2024, from varied main heads.
He elaborated on the income assortment, mentioning that income receipt from Public Mines Sites (PMS) stands at Rs.13.5 crore, Commercial Mining Sites (CMS) at Rs.8.8 crore, interstate actions Rs.146.1 crore, Brick Kiln homeowners license at Rs.22.5 crores, income from quick time period permits Rs.96.03 crores, from penalty imposed beneath Rule 75 at Rs.7.92 crores, from different sources like crusher, registrations, crusher EMF, demand notices, automobile permits and so forth. at Rs.94.21 crore, income from de-silting websites Rs. 30.86 crore and income receipt from blocks remained at Rs. 60 crores.
He mentioned that the income from de-silting websites is excluded within the present monetary yr as a result of Hon’ble Punjab and Haryana High courtroom order, leading to an approximate lack of Rs. 450 crores as a result of surrendering of de-silting websites from Mining Department.
S. Jauramajra projected revenues of Rs.307 crore for the monetary yr 2023-24 and Rs.300 crore for the next monetary yr 2024-25.
Rubbishing a report printed in a bit of the media is baseless, deceptive and mendacious, S. Chetan Singh Jauramajra clarified that the figures of income proven within the information report solely represents CMS and PMS revenues, excluding important contributions from different main heads.
S. Chetan Singh Jauramajra mentioned that other than this, Chief Minister S. Bhagwant Singh Mann-led authorities has cracked down healivy on the sand mafia with registering document FIRs and arresting individuals concerned in unlawful mining in comparison with earlier dispensations.
He mentioned that the Punjab authorities has been offering sand and gravel to the individuals at reasonably priced charges and regardless of this, the federal government has witnessed a rise in income.