Shimla : The Himachal Pradesh Excise and Taxation department collected revenue of Rs 642 crores in April 2021 vis-a-vis Rs 76 crores collected during the same period in last year, a senior government official said today.
The department has registered a growth of 9 percent in April 2021 in comparison to April 2019 (Rs. 590 crores).
The state Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur while disclosing this here today said this performance in financial year 2020-21 which surpassed the revenue collections by 4 percent in financial year 2020-21 vis-a-vis previous financial year despite heavy disruptions caused by Covid-19 pandemic.
He said that the department registered the highest ever GST collection of Rs 429 crores in April 2021 which was Rs. 43 crores and Rs. 333 crores in April 2020 and April 2019 respectively.
Excise function also registered a revenue collection of Rs 142 crores in April 2021 vis-a-vis Rs 8 crores and Rs 155 crores in April 2020 and April 2019 respectively.