KHALANGA: The number of people passing land in the name of women has increased in Jumla due to the revenue exemption system. According to the Land Revenue Office, Jumla, land has been passed in the name of 125 women in the current fiscal year. Chief of the office Narendra Bahadur Rokaya said that the land was registered in the names of 54 women from seven villages and 71 women from one municipality. “More land has been registered in the name of women in the municipality than in the village municipality,” said Rokaya.
According to the office, there is a 25 percent discount on revenue if the land is passed in the name of women of the municipality and 50 percent if the land is registered in the name of women of the village.
There is also a provision of 25 percent discount in the revenue for the Dalit community and persons with disabilities who register land at the Land Revenue Office. According to the Land Revenue Office, Jumla, land has been registered in the names of 31 Dalits so far in the current fiscal year.
As of mid-November of the current Fiscal Year, Jumla Land Revenue Office has collected Rs. 99.96 million, of which Rs. Similarly, Rs. 31 lakh 18 thousand 883 has been collected from capital gains tax. Revenue of Rs. 87 thousand 366 has been collected from various sectors.