Srinagar – Minister for Finance, . Abdul Rahim Rather today informed the House that Rs. 7.11 crore were recovered as VAT by the Commercial Taxes department on IT related goods during 2011-12. He said as per SRO-122 of 2012 IT related items have been incorporated as non-taxable items.
Replying to question by . Mohammad Ashraf Mir, the Minister said that there is set procedure in vogue for verifying the functional status for all the industrial units, including IT related units with the Industries and Commerce department.
Replying to another question on behalf of Chief Minister in reply to a question by Haji Ali Mohammad Bhat, the Minister informed the House that the proposal for creation of new educational zone for Wakoora block is under consideration in the Education department.
The Minister said that presently offices of Block Developmental Officer and Agriculture Extension officer have been established at Wakoora.
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