Govt collects Rs 206.6 billion in revenue in three months

KATHMANDU: Government has collected Rs 206.6 billion in revenue so far in the current fiscal year 2018-19.

The collection amounts to 27.57 per cent of this year's revenue collection target of Rs 904.5 billion.

This year, so far, has recorded an increment in revenue collection due to reforms at customs points and strictness in internal revenue collection, said the Office of Auditor General.

The Birgunj Customs Office has topped the revenue collection followed by Bhairahawa Customs Office, Tribhuvan International Airport Customs Office, Biratnagar Customs Office, Birgunj Dry Port, Nepalgunj Customs Office, Rasuwa Customs Office, Mechi Customs Office, Krishna Nagar Customs Office, Kailali Customs Office and Jaleshwor Customs Office.

A total of 20 customs offices are in operation in the country at present.