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Govt must focus on alignment of provisions with GSTN processes

There is a conscious attempt from the top echelons of the government to promote digitalisation and substantially reduce physical interface between the administrators and the trade


TNC Rajagopalan
In this pandemic year, the government has moved with great alacrity to streamline many processes using information technology and thus making life easier for importers, exporters, and other taxpayers. The result is greater efficiency, quicker movement of goods, and less corruption.
From the time the bill of entry or shipping bill is filed till the time ‘out of charge’ or ‘let export order’ is given, every activity takes place electronically. Even the queries are raised and replied through email. All documents are required to be submitted electronically. The gate passes are generated online. Faceless assessment is done from different locations
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First Published: Dec 21 2020 | 12:56 AM IST

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