Transparency be ensured in excise dept: Mukesh Chawla


Sindh Excise and Taxation and Narcotics Control Minister, Mukesh Kumar Chawla, has taken serious notice of news appeared in a section of press regarding extra money being received in making of vehicles’ documents, in their transfer and in the verification process.

The minister directed Excise and Taxation director-general to look into the matter and ensure transparency in making of the documents, and address all such complaints without any delay, said a statement on Wednesday.

He said the objective of introducing online verification system was to eradicate corruption and to facilitate the owners of the vehicles. Strict action would be taken against all those officials found in any kind of corruption in this regard, he added.

He said that he would not tolerate any sort of corruption in the department, and it was a prime duty of officials to make the procedures easy for the people instead of creating problems for them.

Chawla directed officers concerned to make accountability process within the department more effective and create a check and balance system for the eradication of corruption.

He also directed to provide better facilities to the people on modern lines so as to serve the public in a good environment.