NEW DELHI, March 15 - Deputy Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh, Chowna Mein attended the 39th Goods & Service Tax Council Meeting at New Delhi on Saturday. The meeting was chaired by the Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and co-chaired by the Minister of State for Finance & Corporate Affairs, Anurag Thakur.
Participating in the deliberations, Mein informed the house that Arunachal Pradesh has shown a GST growth rate of about 38.37 per cent during the month of February 2020 in comparison to last year.
According to the Union Finance Ministry, the GST revenues during the month of February 2020 from domestic transactions have shown a growth of 12 per cent over the revenue during February last year and the Goods & Service Tax collection in the month of February this year were at Rs 1,05,366 crore.
Kanki Darang, Commissioner, Tax & Excise, Government of Arunachal Pradesh who accompanied the Deputy Chief Minister in the GST Council Meeting informed that the 39th GST Council meeting has taken a few important decisions in regard to GST. � PTI