Revenue Secretary to review preparedness of North Eastern Region for GST

New Delhi [India], April 11 (ANI): Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia will undertake a four day visit to North East from April 13 to review the preparedness of the North East Region for the Goods and Services Tax (GST) which is estimated to be rolled-out from July 1, 2017.

This will be the first visit of the Revenue Secretary to this region after the passing of GST related legislations by Parliament.

On the first leg of his visit, Dr. Adhia will arrive in Guwahati on April 13, wherein he will review the preparedness of Assam for GST. During his one day stay, he will hold a meeting with State Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and state government officials and will review the IT and telecom preparedness in particular of the state government for GST among others.

Later, he will hold meeting with the representatives of trade, industry and business wherein he is expected to explain in detail about the various issues concerning GST and its related legislations among others.

This will help in removing their doubts and confusion, if any, with regard to GST and in creating a conducive environment for smooth implementation of GST. In the evening on 13th April, 2017, Dr. Adhia will have an interaction with media persons of the region.

Dr. Adhia will leave for Arunachal Pradesh on April 14. Dr Adhia will review the preparedness of Arunachal Pradesh for GST, including IT and telecom preparedness among others, on April 15. (ANI)