Bandipora: Commissioner State Taxes department (STD), Dr Rashmi Singh today visited district Bandipora, wherein she chaired a meeting to assess the overall functioning of the State Taxes and Mining departments.
During the meeting, Dr Rashmi undertook a detailed review of the administrative setup of the State Taxes and Mining Department.
Additional Commissioner Administration and Enforcement, Kashmir, Shakeel Maqbool; Nodal Officer Coordination Mohammad Ashraf Hakak; ADC Bandipora besides a large gathering of other stakeholders including trade union, contractors association, druggist and chemists association were present in the meeting.
The Commissioner on the occasion received first-hand appraisal from the officers about the functioning of the department in the district and address any challenges faced by the people.
During the meeting, Dr Rashmi said that the government is committed to transparent and efficient taxation processes thereby ensuring sustainable mining practices that align with environmental regulations.
Additional Commissioner Administration and Enforcement on the occasion spoke about the importance of technology in modernizing tax collection and mining procedures, assuring that the State Taxes and Mining Department would continue to leverage digital solutions to enhance efficiency.
State Tax Officer Bandipora, Mehraj Wani on the occasion informed the Commissioner regarding the functioning of the department across the district.
He briefed that the Sales Taxes unit in district Bandipora regularly visits business units and creates awareness regarding GST and other necessary procedures.
On the occasion, the Commissioner also interacted with stakeholders from the business community, mining operators, and other relevant sectors.
She held a series of meetings with representatives from these sectors to gather valuable feedback, address concerns and explore opportunities for collaboration to streamline tax collection and mining operations in the region.