Guwahati: GMC to take action against Private Schools and Colleges with unpaid property taxes

The Guwahati Municipal Corporation is gearing up to launch a massive drive against unpaid property tax by private schools and colleges in the city.

There are an estimated 600 private schools and colleges in the city of Guwahati and many of them have not paid their property taxes, said sources from the GMC.

As per sources, a prominent educational institute in the city has dues to the tune of 64 lakhs to be paid as property tax to the GMC.

 Sources have also informed that a private university, after getting wind of the GMC plan recently cleared nearly 40 lakhs that were due as property tax.

Highly placed GMC sources told Northeast Live that the total due in property tax runs into several crores of rupees.