Kiran Gurrala, who assumed charge as Commissioner of Madurai Corporation on Wednesday, has asked people to pay taxes promptly to the Corporation.
“Once I make the preliminary assessment, priorities will be set. Good administration, and speedy and efficient service will be provided. But people have to pay Corporation taxes promptly,” he said in an informal chat with reporters.
Promising that all civic needs of the public would be fulfilled, Mr.Gurrala said he would study the financial condition of the Corporation, property tax dues and other issues before making a comprehensive plan of action.
The Commissioner said he expected the cooperation the of the city residents to achieve the set objectives. “Media and the public can bring the lapses, deficiencies and grievances to my notice, and I will work with a positive attitude,” he noted.
Earlier, Mayor V.V. Rajan Chellappa had a brief meeting with the new Commissioner. K. Leela, Deputy Commissioner, A. Mathuram, City Engineer, and other officials met the Commissioner and explained to him the various ongoing projects and activities of the Corporation.