Joint Secretary to Department of Heavy Industries of the Centre VishvajitSahaytoday interacted with representatives of Traders, Manufacturers and Consumers Associations of Puducherry on GST A release from Commercial Taxes Department of Puducherry said that VishvajitSahay who is the nodal officer appointed by the Centre to monitor the implementation of the new tax regime in Puducherry interacted with traders, manufacturers and consumers' outfits and also officials of Puducherry government and Central Excise to take stock of the implementation of the GST in Puducherry. The release said that delegates of the consumers associations wanted that an awareness programme be held for them so that they would be able to disseminate information on various features of the GST to common man. The nodal officer during his interaction with the manufacturers asked them to price the goods according to revised GST rates and pass on the benefit of 'rate reduction to consumers'. He also clarified certain aspects of the GST in response to the queries raised by traders at the meeting.
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