You are here: Home » PTI Stories » National » News
Business Standard

Shipping Ministry sets up GST cells, conducts workshop

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

To facilitate a smooth transition to the regime, the Ministry of Shipping has constituted cells and conducted a workshop today to sensitise all constituents of the maritime fraternity.

Chairing the workshop, Secretary Shipping, Rajive Kumar said it was the endeavour of the ministry to try and communicate the efforts of the to the maritime fraternity, and at the same time understand the concerns of the industry so that there can be a smooth moving over to the regime, Ministry of Shipping said in a statement.

"Ministry and all the subordinate offices have constituted dedicated GST cells for smooth implementation of GST," it said.

Compliance and its costs were the most voiced issue amongst participants and the Ministry of Shipping has made a note of various issues which need to be brought to the attention of the Ministry of Finance, the statement said.

GST experts from Departments of and Industry made presentations in the workshop, explaining the modalities of GST.

Various aspects related to GST compliance like registration and return filing were discussed in detail.

The workshop was attended by representatives from ports, various attached and subordinate organisations under the Ministry of Shipping and industry associations.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, June 19 2017. 19:32 IST