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Haryana to conduct survey on GST-related issues

Press Trust of India  |  Bhiwani (Haryana) 

A survey to figure out issues being faced by dealers post rollout will be carried out in the state, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said today.

"A survey regarding will be conducted from October 9 to 13 in all districts of the state by the officers of the centre and state During survey, information will be gathered about related problems being faced by dealers and benefit to them," Khattar said at the state-level Swaran Jayanti in Bhiwani today.

An official release quoting Khattar said that next action will be taken on the basis of information gathered in the survey.

He expressed gratitude to the central and GST Council for providing concessions in GST to dealers of the state and the country.

Meanwhile, Khattar also announced the decision of the state to pay interest on the loans taken by womens self help groups under the National Rural Livelihood Mission.

The CM was addressing the state level function of womens self help groups in Bhiwani, today, said an official release. The chief minister said the government would pay interest till the annual income of each member of the groups grew to Rs one lakh.

He also announced awards for the first three such groups in every district on the basis of annual income. Groups securing the first position would get Rs one lakh each, second Rs 50,000, and third Rs 25,000.

The programme was organised to accelerate the socio-economic development to align with the resolution of 'Sankalp Se Siddhi' of the Prime MinisterNarendra Modi.

The chief minister urged women to resolve to build a new India by 2022 where sanitation would prevail and where the environment would be free from corruption, terrorism, communalism and casteism.

The Development and Panchayats Minister O P Dhankar, announced the launch of a new brand in the market for the products produced by womens self help groups.

Dhankar said state government will promote the products of groups by building a brand.

Efforts will be made to increase the annual turnover of such groups to Rs 5,000 crore from Rs 130 crore in the next five years.

"We are trying to connect six lakh families through the National Rural Livelihood Mission and hope we will succeed, he added.

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First Published: Sat, October 07 2017. 20:28 IST