The assembly was the the primary in-person assembly between the Union Finance Minister and State Finance Ministers in two years.

GST Council Assembly LIVE: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman right this moment chaired the forty fifth assembly of the Items and Service Tax Council Council in Lucknow right this moment the place it was determined towards bringing petrol and diesel below the ambit of GST. Within the first in-person assembly of the GST Council, it was determined to increase GST exemption for varied life saving covid-19 medication. Additional, the GST Council determined to exempt varied different non-covid life-saving medication from GST. The Finance Minister stated that the GST Council has taken steps to right the inverted obligation scheme on footwear and textiles.

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GST Council LIVE: No cheer on petrol and diesel entrance; Swiggy, Zomato-like providers to return below GST