Outreach prog. on GST held at Wimberlygunj

Port Blair
15 Jul 2017

A GST outreach programme was organized at Panchayat Bhavan Wimberlygunj on Saturday. The GST Commissioner, A&N Islands, Mr Udit Prakash Rai inaugurated the programme. Addressing the gathering, he informed that such programmes are being organized at different locations to createthe necessary  awareness and to dispel the doubts in the minds of the traders and the general public. He stated that without going into the intricacies, the stakeholders may focus on the issues concerning their sphere of operation. He urged all the participants to take maximum benefit of this workshop on GST.
The resource persons, Mr Satyabratha Das, Chartered Accountant and Mr Mohan Ranjan, Assistant Commissioner (GST) also discussed various issues in detail and clarified the doubts raised by the local shopkeepers. The Assistant Commissioner, Settlement, Mr Rajesh Choudhary elaborated on the implementation process and legal provisions.
The PRIs raised the issue of connectivity and the apprehensions of general public and traders in adopting the GST. The Assistant Commissioner clarified that in due course these small hiccups shall be overcome.
Villagers and traders from the region attended the programme  in large number. Miss Mariyam Bibi, Zilla Parishad Member of Wimberlygunj Constituency expressed hope that the programme will benefit all the stakeholders and the business activities shall be more regulated in the days to come. Mr O. Bashir. Pradhan Gram Panchayat Mannarghat thanked the participants and villagers for successful conduct of the event.