Workshop on GST for Odisha lawmakers in Assembly premises today

Bhubaneswar: A workshop on Goods and Services Tax (GST) will be held in the premises of the Odisha Legislative Assembly to educate legislators today ahead of a two-day special session beginning tomorrow to ratify the State GST Bill.

Officials of the State Finance department and representatives of the Government of India will train the legislators on how the State will be benefitted with the implementation of the unified indirect tax at the workshop.

The State Cabinet had approved a proposal on the GST implementation during its meeting on May 11.

As per the proposal on the State GST, the new tax would be levied on all items except alcohol and five petroleum products.