May 8, Gandhinagar – Gujarat Chief Minister Shri Vijay Rupani addressed in a seminar organized by Gujarat Vidhansabha Sachivalaya for understanding and guidance in presence of State Assembly Speaker, Opposition Leader, Dy. Chief Minister, Cabinet Ministers and MLAs here in Gandhinagar. He considered the Goods and Service Tax (GST) as the step to fulfill long time demand of One Nation One Tax. In this context he said that GST will be proven as an important step towards the direction to restructure India’s tax structure. GST is the commendable step for India to stand along other nations in present era of globalization.
CM Shri Rupani clearly said that earlier variation was there regarding tax for different goods and items in different state, as a result to GST this inequality will be detached and equal tax structure will be applied.
He expressed his view that the role of GST will be important for Ease of Doing Business to make transparent, online and simple administration of various states. The GST bill has passed through the involvement of Finance Ministers of the states across the nation in GST council meeting and with considering national-interest. He expressed his expectation that GST will be passed in Gujarat with focusing consumer centric interest.
On the occasion, State Assembly Speaker Shri Ramanbhai Vora, Deputy Chief Minister Shri Nitinbhai Patel, Opposition Leader Shri Shankarsinh Vaghela, Additional Chief Secretary Shri Anil Mukim, Commissioner of Commercial Tax Shri P. D. Vaghela, State Assembly Members, State Cabinet Ministers, ruling and opposition chief-whips and Chief Secretary Dr. J. N. Singh along with senior secretaries of the state were remained present.