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Cabinet Secretary P K Sinha reviews situation post GST rollout

P K Sinha asked secretaries of various departments to give their feedback on the rollout of GST

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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Three days into regime, on Monday held a review meeting to take the stock implementation of the new regime.

The asked secretaries of various departments to give their feedback on the rollout of

Apart from Secretary Hasmukh Adhia, the meeting saw participation from about 20 secretaries from key departments.

All the top brass of were present in the meeting.

On June 20, Sinha had taken preparedness meeting with 30 ministries and departments and had asked the secretaries to organise outreach meetings and publicity campaigns through their departments and for explaining the provisions of new and rules to their stakeholders.

(GST) was rolled out from July 1 and the ministry had yesterday said that the two days of has passed "without any major problems being reported" from the field offices.

"The Department has got encouraging reports from the roadside dhabas and big restaurants as well as from kirana shops to departmental stores which, in turn, have started getting acclimatised to the new system," it had said.

The biggest indirect tax since Independence, GST removes at least 17 different and transforms India into a single market for seamless movement of goods and services.

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First Published: Mon, July 03 2017. 18:28 IST