Cabinet Secretary reviews preparedness for GST launch

Our Bureau New Delhi | Updated on January 12, 2018 Published on June 20, 2017

Cabinet Secretary PK Sinha reviewed the preparedness for the GST rollout from July 1.

An official statement said the meeting on Tuesday focused on the progress made by PSUs in getting GST-ready and preparation in their IT system.

Other aspects included the arrangements made by the Departments for opening the GST Facilitation Cell and a call center to guide their respective client groups and vendors.

The meeting was attended by Secretaries of 30 ministries connected with GST. Representatives from the 167 PSUs under their administrative control were connected through video conferencing.

The Cabinet Secretary asked all involved to take full responsibility of their stake-holders, and for the successful implementation of the GST, the statement added.

Outreach meetings

The Cabinet Secretary also asked the Secretaries to organise outreach meetings and publicity campaigns through their Departments and PSUs for explaining the provisions of new law and rules to their stake-holders, and other related issues.

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Published on June 20, 2017
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