The government has set up a GST facilitation cell in Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) to facilitate the rollout of Goods and Services Tax. The cell is headed by Economic Advisor Sudhansu Sekhar Das.
The cell will remain in constant touch with major industry and business associations relating to the Department. It will be the first point of contact for addressing any issue being faced by any sector related to the Department.
Important Takeaways from above News-
- DIPP comes under the Government of India- Ministry Of Commerce & Industry.
- Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman is the Minister of State for Commerce and Industry (Independent Charge).
- The Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion was established in 1995 and has been reconstituted in the year 2000.
Source- The Hindu