Govt sets up GST Facilitation Cell for MSMEs

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 05 Jul 2017 09:42:09


 

Business Bureau,

MSME-DI Nagpur recently organised awareness programme on implementation of GST Nagpur for the members of Rice Mill Cluster, Ramtek, Dal Mill Cluster Nagpur and Orange City Garment Cluster, Nagpur. The programme received overwhelming response as 150 members of clusters participated in the programme.


Prashant Warker, Superintendent of Central Excise and Customs, Nagpur, CA Anand Daga, Sunil R. Khujnare, Assistant Director, and Rahulkumar Mishra, Assistant Director of MSME-DI Nagpur, Manohar Bhojwani from Dal Mill Cluster, Vipul Panchmatia from Orange City Garment Cluster, and Prakash Chok from Rice Millers and Packers Cluster Ramtek were present on the dais.


In his welcome address, Sunil Khujnare, Assistant Director of MSME-DI, Nagpur spoke on what is GST and the need for GST Bill. He said, GST Facilitation Cell for MSMEs throughout India has been set up at DC (MSME), New Delhi and MSME-DIs. He also welcomed and appreciated the co-operation and participation of cluster members.


CA Anand Daga said that GST has subsumed all the indirect taxes and brought all of them under a single umbrella. The Bill aims to eliminate the cascading effect of taxes on production and distribution prices on goods and services. He also gave power point presentation on GST. His presentation was cluster specific and covered all the aspects related to Rice Mill Cluster, Ramtek, Dal mill Cluster Nagpur and Orange City Garment Cluster, Nagpur.


Prashant Warkar said, GST bill is India’s biggest tax reform which will simplify the current system of taxation. The Bill converts the country into a unified market by replacing all indirect taxes with one tax. He also gave power point presentation on implementation of GST. Panel discussion was also organised wherein all the experts replied to the queries of the participants. The programme was co-ordinated by Sunil R. Khujnare and Rahulkumar Mishra proposed the vote of thanks.