Bhubaneswar: Cracking its whip, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has issued 'red corner notice' against 284 individuals and firms for defaulting on holding tax payments to the tune of Rs 9 crores.
A whopping Rs 2.52 crore is pending against the authorities of Apex Engineering College, Pahala while the lowest of Rs 10,016 is pending against one Ashok Bhagat of Rudrapur, sources said.
The defaulters have been asked to pay their outstanding holding tax by March 31 while certificate cases will be registered against the defaulters.
Senior officials informed that, the certificate cases will be registered against the violators under the Odisha Public Demands Recovery (OPDR) Act 1962.
As per the provisions of the Act, the property and bank accounts of the defaulters can be attached if they fail to comply with the notices served for collection of the outstanding dues.