Good response to tax collection drive

Staff Reporter

Coimbatore: Transport Department has collected Rs 1.22 crore as tax from private vehicles in the last seven days.

A release from Deputy Transport Commissioner T. Gunasekaran said on Thursday that a total of 2,588 two-wheeler owners had paid Rs. 5,98,820 as tax while 12,889 four-wheeler owners had paid Rs. 1,1665,092. The department in addition to its collection counters at the North and South RTOs had opened two more special counters at the Stock Exchange building on Tiruchi Road and on the Food Corporation of India premises on Mettuppalayam Road in Kavundampalayam.