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Delhi govt may soon set up cell to help traders understand GST

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The may soon set up a dedicated cell in coordination with an industry body to address issues of traders pertaining to the Goods and Services (GST).

Addressing the 'State Annual Session' today, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said he wants to set up the cell in coordination with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) to help small traders "understand" which is expected to come into effect from July 1.

"Except organised sector, semi-organised sector will have a problem in understanding In view of this, I want to set up a dedicated cell in the help with the so that we can address queries of small traders when is implemented in the country," he said.

Asserting that there are concerns about GST, he said people are also excited about the new taxation system.

"If we do not help the traders, will have to face a big loss (in terms of business)," Sisodia, who also holds the portfolio, said.

Apart from this, he also advocated running skill centres on the premises of schools in the evening with the help of private players so that the youth could be trained in different skills.

"There is no use of school premises after school hours. We can use them by running skill centres so that youths living in the neighbourhood can prepare themselves in line with the industry demands," he said.

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

First Published: Thu, March 16 2017. 17:07 IST