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Maharashtra to ask for cut in GST on butter and ghee

Press Trust of India  |  Nagpur 

The Maharashtra today announced that it would recommend the Union a reduction in the (GST) on butter and

The two products attract a rate of 12 per cent at present.

told the here that the would recommend the Centre to put and butter in a lower bracket.

Jankar also announced that milk and milk powder would be provided in the nutritious meals provided under the schemes of the School Education, Women and Child Welfare and Development Departments.

The government will also provide an "encouragement" subsidy of Rs 50 per kg to milk producers for export of milk powder for the next two months, he said.

Dairies will be given a subsidy Rs 5 per litre for export of milk for the next two months, he said.

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First Published: Tue, July 10 2018. 20:40 IST