Programmes on GST awareness to be organized in each district

03 Jul 2017
 Programmes on GST awareness to be organized in each district

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan issued directives that programmes should be conducted in all the districts as regard to GST awareness. Teams of Commercial Taxes, Finance Department and Private Experts should be sent to hold deliberations with traders and answer their queries. CM Chouhan gave these directives in a review meeting held on implementation of GST. Minister for Finance and Commercial Taxes Shri Jayant Malayya and Chief Secretary Shri B.P. Singh were present on the occasion.

CM Chouhan stated that seminars in all the districts should be organized to generate GST awareness. Also, cooperation from retired officers of Commercial Taxes department should be taken. People should be informed in detail about this progressive tax system. Minister Shri Malayya informed in the meeting that over 700 seminars regarding GST awareness have already been organized in the state so far. The second phase of seminars is being organized from July 7.

M.P. GST Awareness App Prepared

It was informed in the meeting that an M.P. GST Awareness App has been prepared by the Commercial Taxes Department to provide information on GST. CM Chouhan released the GST App in the meeting. Madhya Pradesh is one of the states of the country which has prepared an Application on GST. Provisional I.D.s have been issued to 3 lakh 12 thousand 183 dealers of the state under the GSTN. Moreover, Madhya Pradesh is one among the first seven states of the country to initiate action for dealer migration under GST. Continuous information is being provided in the state through various means of communication with regard to the GST.

Additional Chief Secretary Finance Shri A.P. Shrivastava, Principal Secretary Commercial Taxes Shri Manoj Shrivastava, Commissioner Commercial Taxes Shri Raghvendra Singh, Principal Secretaries to CM Shri Ashok Varnval, Shri S.K. Mishra and Departmental Officers were present in the meeting.