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June 11th, 2011
VNN Counters Ex-min’s Claims on GIS Taxation

The tussle between the Varanasi Nagar Nigam (VNN) and former minister Shatrudra Prakash over the use of geographic information system (GIS) for calculating and issuing house tax bills seems to be growing fast. The nagar nigam authorities claimed that the VMC became the first out of the 13 municipal corporations of the state to issue the bills on the basis of GIS and was awarded the first prize for this achievement under the GIS projects by the Central government. Read More