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IGST exemption on sports goods import is big boost: Rathore

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore today said the government's decision to exempt imported sports goods of specific nature from the Integrated Goods and Services (IGST) ambit will be a big boost for the country's sportspersons of "outstanding eminence".

Olympic silver medallist Rathore thanked Prime Minister Modi, Minister and the Council for the decision.

The sports minister added that the move is a major institutional support for sports and will be a big boost to promoting sports in the country.

The change in IGST exemption will come into effect from November 15.

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First Published: Sat, November 11 2017. 20:42 IST