‘Compensation cess’ to be discussed exclusively in July on request of states’ FMs: Sitharaman

New Delhi, June 12 (ANI): Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on June 12 held a virtual media briefing on outcomes of Goods and Services Tax (GST) meeting in Delhi. In the briefing, she said, “In July, which is on the request of all the ministers, there shall be a meeting to discuss exclusively one agenda point - compensation cess. The compensation which has to be given to the states and if all it results in some kinds of borrowing, how and who is going to pay for it.”