House Tax is imposed @ Rs.15% of the annual rental value.
Tax on transfer of immoveable property is also being collected by the Board @ Rs.5% of consideration money.
Entertainment tax has been revised in the light of Govt. of Punjab letter No.SO(Tax)(E&T)1-5/89/(P-1) dated 15/8/2001.
Professional tax is imposed at different rates.
Building tax has been imposed at the following rates:-
i) PUCCA Construction - Ground Foor:
||Bungalow/house(B.B.Walls) R.C.C. tiles batons
or steel section roof, cemented or mosaic floor of covered area with sanitary fittings.
||Rs.5/-per 100 Sft. area.
||Ist floor or subsequent stories.
||Rs.10/-per 100 Sft of covered area.
||Alteration/addition in ground floor,or subsequent covered area.
||Rs.3/-per 100 Sft of the covered area.
ii) Katcha Construction:
||House and other structures of sun dried bricks walls, Mat or Sarkanda roof and Katcha floor.
||Rs.2/-per 100 Sft of the covered area.
It is imposed on monthly basis from the date of connection allotment.
It is charged on yearly basis from the connection allotment date.
Cantonment Board has four vehicles for rubbish removal purposes which comprise of two tractors with covered trollies and two covered vehicles. Removal method remained satisfactory during the year under report.
There are two water supply schemes. Cantonment Board is running presently one water supply scheme at Khaliqabad and one at Tariqabad. Both are functioning.
One new foot-path has been constructed during the year under report. Existing foot-paths on PAF Road, Club Road have been repaired to keep them in good condition. However foot-path of Railway road is in shabby condition and cannot be maintained due to paucity of funds.
The roads in main Cantonment and colonies have already been provided and bricks pavements of streets in a number of localities has been done while few areas are still left. The existing roads in Cantt. area are being maintained properly. There are certain areas in Cantonment where the residents claim for the provision of roads and streets, thus the Board has reserved a sufficient amount in the current financial year for the provision of these facilities to the Cantonment residents.
Total 823 lights are fixed on PAF Road that include 24 Sodium lights, 2 Mercury lights and 797 tube lights.
Cantonment Board is providing conservancy services to the PAF Base, Sargodha for removal of rubbish under an annual agreement. The amount of agreement for the year under report was Rs.8,33,000/- which has been fully paid by the PAF Authorities.
Board is not in a position to maintain fulflaged Hospital rather a Health Center has been established in main Cantt. area besides this three other Dispensaries at different places in the Cantonment area are being maintained. The working of this Center and dispensaries remained satisfactory during the year under report and no complaint was received from public. Total number of patients who attended the Center and dispensaries during the year under report.
During the year under report, the Board has planted 3500 Nos. plants on road sides. As there is no satisfactory watering arrangements, the casualty rate is on high side. Ornamental plants/trees have also been planted on the roads. Tree Guards/umbrellas have been provided on PAF Road and Club Road to protect the plants. Barbed wire has also been provided on Bahadur Shah Zafar Road and Club Road for protection of plants.
The Cantonment Board does not own or possess any land in Sargodha whereon a public park or garden can be established. The lands in this Cantonment either belongs to the Provincial Govt. or are privately owned or A-1 lands. However small children parks alongwith PAF Road in front of PAF College and the Officer's colony are being maintained by the Board on a berm of road, wherein recreational equipments have been installed. Besides this, a few flower beds along PAF Road and Club Road are being maintained.
Cantonment Board Sargodha had constructed a main sewerage pipe line upto temporary disposal Station No.4 in 1991 from where sullage water is disposed off through irrigation water courses to the cultivated lands which are now being converted into the Housing Schemes due to the expansion of urban area.
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