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New GST recommendations will benefit citizens, says PM Modi

Newsroom Post-English 2017-11-11 10:04:01

New GST recommendations will benefit citizens, says PM Modi



New Delhi: On GST Council’s decision of slashing tax rates on daily items, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, all the decision of the NDA government are people-inspired, people-friendly and people-centric.

PM Modi said that recommendations made by the GST Council will benefit citizens and add strength to the tax structure.

“The recommendations made by the GST Council today will further benefit our citizens and add strength to the GST. These recommendations are in spirit of the continuous feedback we are getting from various stakeholders on GST,” PM Modi said in a series of tweets.

In another tweet, he said: “Jan Bhagidari is at the core of our working. All our decisions are people-inspired, people-friendly and people-centric. We are working tirelessly for India’s economic integration through GST.”

Modi has said, people’s participation is at the core of his government’s working.

In a major revamp of the GST tax structure, the GST Council on Friday removed 178 items from the highest 28 per cent category while cutting the tax on all restaurants outside starred-hotels to 5 per cent but withdrawing input credit facility for them. Industry welcomed the changes saying these would boost consumer demand.