Revenue Secretary, Dr. Hasmukh Adhia to leave on a four day visit to North East to review the preparedness of the North Eastern Region for GST
The Revenue Secretary, Government of India, Dr. Hasmukh Adhia will leave on a four day visit to North East on Thursday, 13th April, 2017 in order to review the preparedness of the North East Region for the Goods and Services Tax (GST) which is estimated to be rolled-out from 1st July, 2017. This will be the First visit of the Revenue Secretary of this region after passing-out of GST related legislations by the Parliament. On the first leg of his North East visit, the Revenue Secretary Dr Adhia will arrive in Guwahati on 13th April, 2017 wherein he will review the preparedness of the State of Assam for GST. During his one day stay in Guwahati, the Revenue Secretary will hold meeting with the State Finance Minister Shri Shri Himanta Biswa Sarma and the State Government officials and will review the IT and telecom preparedness in particular of the State Government for GST among others. Later, he will hold Meeting with the representatives of trade, industry and business wherein he is expected to explain in detail about the various issues concerning GST and its related legislations among others. This will help in removing their doubts and confusion, if any, with regard to GST and in creating a conducive environment for smooth implementation of GST. In the evening on 13th April, 2017, the Revenue Secretary Dr Adhia will have an interaction with the media persons of the region.
The Revenue Secretary, Dr. Hasmukh Adhia will leave for Arunachal Pradesh on Friday, 14th April, 2017. Dr Adhia will review the preparedness of Arunachal Pradesh for GST, including IT and telecom preparedness among others, on 15th April, 2017.
Source- Press Information Bureau, Government of India, Ministry of Finance, 11-April-2017 17:53 IST