Allahabad Municipal Corporation to conduct survey of houses
ALLAHABAD: People in the city face considerable problems while locating addresses as houses are not numbered serially. So Allahabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) is undertaking a fresh survey of houses within municipal limits so that houses can be numbered properly. It will also identify and bring new houses within the ambit of house tax.
The areas grappling with this problem include Kareli, Ghausnagar, Akbarpur, Khuldabad, Malviyanagar, Rajapur, Civil Lines, Sohbatiabagh, Salori, Bagahra and Chhota Bagahra. In these areas, there were many vacant lands on which constructions has taken place.
The last survey that the AMC conducted was in 2007 but many new buildings have come up since. According to an estimate, there are about 2,10,000 houses in Allahabad city within the municipal limits.
Chief tax assessment officer PK Mishra said, “Survey of the houses will be done through an agency. There were about 1,80,000 houses in 2007.”