'Cleanliness Fee' to be Charged from Houses, Shops in Punjab

‘Cleanliness Fee’ to be Charged from Houses, Shops in Punjab

The Punjab government has announced the finalization of a cleanliness fee to be charged from all sorts of properties, aimed at generating Rs68 billion in revenue from houses, shops, and big businesses across urban and rural areas of the province. For more information, visit the Benazir Income Support Program 8171 Check Account Balance.

Fee Structure for Urban Areas

Under the newly approved proposals, property owners in urban areas will be charged varying fees based on the size and type of property:

Houses:

  • Rs300 per month for five-marla houses
  • Rs500 per month for 10-marla houses
  • Rs1,000 per month for 20-marla houses
  • Rs2,000 per month for houses ranging from 20-marla to one kanal
  • Rs5,000 per month for properties exceeding 40 marla

Businesses:

  • Small businesses: Rs500 per month
  • Medium businesses: Rs1,000 per month
  • Large businesses: Rs3,000 per month

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'Cleanliness Fee' to be Charged from Houses, Shops in Punjab

Fee Structure for Rural Areas

In rural areas, the fee structure will be as follows:

Houses:

  • Rs200 per month for five and 10 marla houses
  • Rs400 per month for properties of 10 marla and above

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Justification for the Fee

The Punjab government has justified the imposition of these fees as necessary for funding comprehensive cleaning and sanitation efforts across the province. The revenue generated, estimated at Rs68 billion, will be crucial for maintaining cleanliness standards and managing waste disposal systems effectively. For comprehensive guidance, visit the Complete Guidance About Registering for Roshan Gharana Program.

Implementation Notification

The government has yet to issue a notification for the implementation of the new fee after which it will be decided when to start charging for cleanliness. For updates on youth-related programs, see the PM Laptop Scheme for Youth.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1. What is the ‘cleanliness fee’? The ‘cleanliness fee’ is a new charge imposed by the Punjab government on property owners to fund cleaning and sanitation efforts.

2. How much will property owners in urban areas be charged? The fee ranges from Rs300 to Rs5,000 per month, depending on the size and type of property.

3. What is the fee structure for rural areas? In rural areas, the fee is Rs200 per month for five and 10 marla houses and Rs400 per month for properties of 10 marla and above.

4. Why is the cleanliness fee being implemented? The fee is intended to generate Rs68 billion in revenue to support comprehensive cleaning and sanitation efforts across the province.

5. When will the fee be implemented? The implementation date will be decided once the government issues an official notification.

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