DE­VEL­OP­MENT WORKS SUF­FER

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - HT Navi Mumbai Live - - NAVI MUMBAI -

Cess and LBT were the big­gest sources of rev­enue for the civic body. NMMC used to earn around Rs60 crore from LBT ev­ery month

When the state de­cided

to dis­con­tinue LBT last year, the civic body suf­fered a ma­jor fi­nan­cial set­back

Sev­eral de­vel­op­ment works were

stopped in the city

Bill pay­ments to con­trac­tors were

de­layed “For the past few months, de­vel­op­ment works had slowed down. Pri­or­ity is be­ing given to com­plete pend­ing projects,” said deputy mu­nic­i­pal com­mis­sioner (LBT) Umesh Wagh.

Navi Mum­bai Mu­nic­i­pal Cor­po­ra­tion

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