Plea filed in Supreme Court seeking removal of GST on COVID drugs

The supreme court has taken a suo moto cognizance on issues related to an oxygen supply, drug supply, and various other policies in relation to the COVID19 pandemic. An intervention application has been filed in the supreme court, on the Covid essential drug which seeks the removal of GST that has been levied on key drugs for the Covid treatment such as Remdesivir, Fabiflu, and many more. The plead claims that if GST is removed then this will slash the price of life-saving drugs by about 12%. This matter will come up in front of the Supreme Court tomorrow and then further decisions will be taken.