Here’s how BBMP can mop up funds
AS PER THE STATEMENT OF MAYOR OF BBMP NO FUNDS ARE AVAILABLE IN BBMP TO RUN THE BBMP. HERE ARE SOME OF THE SUGGESTIONS TO BBMP ON HOW TO COLLECT INCOME FROM THE PUBLIC
Footpath Hackers on pavements are common in Bangalore City. They hold no license to do the business. The BBMP can introduce monthly rental basis method to collect fees
Some of the Owners of the Residents in Bangalore have not paid the Home Tax to BBMP. There are nearly 5 lakhs non tax payers to BBMP. Immediate action may please be taken to collect the tax with arrears. No thorough check up from the BBMP officials.
Unauthorized construction of Shops/Buildings on Government Land - Identify and levy the fine etc.,
Unauthorised occupation in Government Buildings - Collect fine and fees.
The BBMP has leased out the Government Lands to Clubs/Associations/Temples. BBMP can ask for 50% of the earnings to BBMP as the Rules and Regulations of the Lease Agrement is not to conduct income generated schemes on the Government Lease land.
Road side business in the morning timings: BBMP can collect fees for the same
In Majestic/City Market and other busy areas on the road side and on the footpath there are so many people transacting business without paying fees to BBMP, and earning thousands of rupees. Police and BBMP officials are taking bribe from them.
Water Mafia in Bangalore: Unauthorised water usage by the Mafia should be checked.
Unauthorised Hoardings in Bangalore city, in and outside the houses: There is no fee levied for Hoardings in vacant lands. In these cases too, bribes are collected from the owners by the BBMP officials.
Electricity Theft Mafia: Unauthorised power being used by some of the House owners, Commercial establishments.
Construction of the watchman sheds on the roadside and on footpaths for newly constructed houses, no fees collected
Fake stamp paper Mafia.
Auto Meter tampering: No checkup by officials.
In Burma Bazar and National Market in Majestic and in other such markets, all the goods sold are bogus, and not billed. No licence is issued to these establishments for doing business.
Temples in Government/BBMP Land/Play field- Temples have been built, without supporting records. Lakhs of rupees are collected from the devotees, Members and misused, without paying a single rupee to BBMP.
Non-Approval of House Building Plans - Almost 90% of the houses in Bangalore are unauthorisedly constructed without proper approval. Crores of rupees can be mopped up from them in the form of AKRAMA SAKRAMA.
Hotels and Restaurants are not maintaining the norms of BBMP - If thorough check up is conducted crores of rupees will be collected to BBMP