Excise Dept computerises 287,000 properties in Sialkot, Gujranwala

 SIALKOT: The Excise and Taxation Department has computerised the record of 287,000 public properties in both Sialkot and Gujranwala districts under its upgradation plan. Now, the people of Sialkot and Gujranwala could check their properties’ record online.

According to Director of Excise and Taxation Gujranwala Division Syed Ashiq Hussain Shah, the computerisation of the public properties would help in reducing the complaints of the people, besides eliminating corruption. He said that this online system would also increase the government revenue in term of excise and property taxes.

He said that this computerisation would also curb the menace of the land mafia, adding that the computerization of the public properties’ record has also been initiated in Narowal, Gujrat, Mandi Bahauddin and Hafizabad districts after its completion in Sialkot and Gujranwala districts.