Published: Thu, July 06, 2017
Markets | By Erika Turner

Relief to truckers as 22 states scrap check posts post GST rollout

Relief to truckers as 22 states scrap check posts post GST rollout

Special emphasis was laid on to keep prices of essential commodities under check The Cabinet Secretary asked all the Departments/Ministry to provide all the relevant information relating to GST concerning their Ministry/Department including GST rates on their respective websites.

With the check posts' abolition, the extended queues will not be seen at state borders.

Among the states that have removed the checkposts are Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Gujarat, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and West Bengal.

States where check posts are in the process of being abolished include: Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Punjab, Mizoram and Tripura.

The GST was rolled out on 1 July 2017.

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Mr Sinha asked every secretary to take up the responsibility of their own stakeholders, trade and industry and with state officers as far as implementation of GST is concerned.

Speaking to agencies, father Jagdish Prasad, said, "The day Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced Goods and Service Tax (GST) reform as a tax revolution on July 1, my daughter was born".

Government is closely monitoring price and supply situation of commodities following implementation of GST. An official in the GST Council said on condition of anonymity that the issue was discussed in detail before finalizing a tax of 12 per cent on the product, reports Hindustan Reports.

Still confused about the different components of GST? He said, the meeting will be held every Tuesday.

"The Revenue Department has got encouraging reports from the roadside dhabas and big restaurants as well as from kirana shops to departmental stores which, in turn, have started getting acclimatised to the new tax system", it had said.

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