Annual budget of Distt. Council Chakwal approved.
CHAKWAL: The annual budget of Distt. Council Chakwal for the year 2017-18 has been approved on Wednesday in a special meeting that was chaired by vice Chairman Ch. Khursheed Baig, Chairman Tariq Aslam Dhulli presented the tax free budget and told the house that estimated income of the year would be more than Rs. 530 millions and Rs. 370 millions have been allocated for the development schemes throughout Distt. Chakwal. Chairman told that Rs. 2.5 million have been allocated for every Union Council irrespective of political affiliation of the elected chairman of the union council. The chairman further told that no new tax has been imposed however from the approval of Punjab Govt. some taxes for the cement factories have been proposed. The house was told that the previous year interim budget that was presented on February 2017 have also been included in this budget. The house was told that the budget is a surplus as the total expenditure for the year is expected to be more than Rs. 500 millions. Various resolutions were adopted and it was also approved that to enhance the income of Distt. Council chakwal its commercial shops would be auctioned in open bid and term of conditions for rented out shops would be for 1 year and 10% increment in the rent would be added every year. No shop of Dsitt. Council would be made to another person than allot-tee on sublet and in this regard an approval from Distt. Council would be mandatory