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PM Modi to review GST, black money policy on Tuesday

Hasmukh Adhia to present revenue dept's performance over past year & plan for current financial year

Narendra Modi, regional connectivity scheme, air connectivity scheme, UDAN, flight, Shimla
Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a rally in Shimla. Photo: PTI

In a meeting on Tuesday, May 2, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will review the revenue department's effort to crack down on the circulation of undisclosed ('black') money in the economy. This is in the wake of the tepid response to the Pradhan Mantra Garib Kalyan Yojana. The income declaration scheme, launched after currency demonetisation, elicited disclosures worth only Rs 4,600 crore. In the meeting, the PM will also review the department's preparedness on the nation-wide goods and services tax (GST), scheduled for launch on July 1. Revenue secretary Hasmukh ...