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Bihar bracing for e-way bills trial run: Sushil Kumar Modi

Press Trust of India  |  Patna 

Nearly 5,000 people across are being trained to generate bills, the nation-wide trial run for which is scheduled to begin on January 15, said here today.

Addressing a conference of commercial officials, Sushil said those being trained for the purpose include 888 transporters and that for of goods worth more than Rs 50,000 bill wills become compulsory from February 1 next under the new regime.

The deputy chief minister, who also holds the portfolio, however, added that bill will not be required for of goods for a distance of up to 10 kilometre within the state.

He also said that traders and transporters with a registration can generate e-way bills through computers as well as mobile phone apps.

He also underscored that even before came into force, was issuing permits known as "Suvidha" "wherein only eight fields are required to be filled as against 26 in conventional application forms".

Sushil also warned that after February 1, "of goods without e-way bills would be viewed as an act of evasion and such consignments could be liable to be seized.

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First Published: Sat, January 13 2018. 19:45 IST