Hyderabad: The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) has collected Rs. 437.75 Crore towards Property Tax in Early Bird Collections scheme for the financial year 2018-19. The collection in 2017-18 was Rs. 362.54 Crores.
According to GHMC, 58% of the transactions and 57% of the total collection amount has been received through modes Online and Citizen Service Centres.
The amount collected in FY 2018-19 Early Bird through online mode is Rs. 128.95 Crores against Rs. 107.93 Crores for FY 2017-18 which shows an increase of 20%.
The above data clearly states the citizen usage of online payment options has been continually increasing which is possible due to the strong IT applications and database maintained by GHMC. (INN)