Chitwan, January 21
Revenue collection has increased gradually after the Tarai agitation started losing steam at Bharatpur Inland Revenue Office, Chitwan.
It is said revenue collection has increased after movement of goods at the border points, except for Birgunj, eased.
The collection had declined after the agitation began, but it was quite satisfactory in the months of December and January in comparison to August, September, October and November.
According to Inland Revenue Office, Bharatpur Rs 77 crore revenue was collected in the months of December and January in the last fiscal while Rs 81 crore was collected in the months of December and January this fiscal.
Similarly, Rs 98 crore was collected in July-August, Rs 65 in August-September, Rs 67 crore in September-October, Rs 62 crore in October-November and Rs 72 crore was collected in November-December.
Chief Tikaram Bhusal of Inland Revenue Office, Bharatpur said that the revenue collection was increased from November to January.
He said the collection could not reach its target, but had reached 85.64 percentage.
A version of this article appears in print on January 22, 2016 of The Himalayan Times.