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Participating in the movement against profiteering

The Government is committed to ensure that the consumer enjoy the benefit of lower prices of goods and services under GST.

Under GST suppliers of goods and services must pass on any reduction in tho rate of tax or tho benefit of Input Tax Credit to consumers by way of commensurate reduction in prices. If this is not done. the consumers Interest is protected by the National Anti-profiteering Authority, which may order :

(A) Reduction in prices

(B) Return of the amount not passed on with interest @18% to the recipient

(C) Imposition of penalty

(D) Cancellation of registration of the supplier

Affected consumers may file an application. In the proscribed format’, before the Central Standing Committee on Anti-profiteering if the profiteering has All-India character OR before the State Screening Committees if the profiteering is of local nature.


Central Standing Committee on Anit- profiteering

Second Floor, Bhai Vir Singh Sahitya Sadan

Bhai Vir Singh Marg, Gole Market.

New Delhi-110001, Tel No: 011-23741537

Fax No.: 011-23741542


State Screening Committee on Anti-profiteering

Committee on Anti-profiteering are available

at the URL :


The list of items, on which GST have been reduced w.e.f. 15.11.2017, is available at URL . Accordingly, there should be a corresponding reduction in price/MRP on these goods. Consumers may take note of these reduction while making purchases. Consumers are advised to approach State Screening Committees or The Central Standing Committee on Anti-profiteering in case of any grievance(s).

Download Anti-Profiteering Application Form (APAF – 1) 

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