UP receives total revenue of 8272.55 crore in May, highest during corona period

Lucknow, June 04: The revenue of the Uttar Pradesh government has increased even during the period of Corona. The state has received total revenue of 8272.55 crore in the month of May of the financial year 2021-22.

State Finance, Parliamentary Affairs and Medical Education Minister Suresh Kumar Khanna gave this information on Friday.

He was giving information about the revenue received in the month of May of the financial year 2021-22 in his office room located at Vidhan Bhavan.

He informed that 5820.04 crore was received in the month of May 2020-21. But in May 2021, there has been an increase of Rs 2452.51 crore in important items with non-tax revenue as compared to May of the year 2020.

The Finance Minister said that 2771.32 crore has been received under GST and VAT. At the same time, 1939.52 crore was received in 2020. A receipt of 2286.44 crore has been registered under VAT which is Rs 1266.79 crore more relative to 2020.

Khanna said that revenue of 2138.86 crore has been received under excise, whereas in 2020, 2169.25 crore has been recovered. 625.03 crore revenue has been received in the month of May of the financial year 2021-22 under the head of stamp and registration whereas in May, 2020-21 only 349.52 crores were received.

He said that revenue of Rs 314.62 crore has been received under the transport head whereas in the year 2020-21, Rs 99.86 crore was received on account of transportation.

He informed that 8136.27 crore has been received in the month of May of the financial year 2021-22 in the main tax revenue items. This amount is 53 percent of the target.

The Finance Minister said that revenue of Rs 136.28 crore has been received in the major items of non-tax revenue, which is 40.3 percent of the target of May. He informed that in May of the financial year 2020-21, revenue of Rs 242.24 crore was received under this head.

 At the same time, the Medical Education Minister said that experts are expressing such apprehension that by September, October the third wave of corona may come and that can prove fatal for children. In view of this, instructions have been given to all medical colleges to reserve 50 ICU beds and 50 normal beds for children.

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