PIB hosts media workshop ‘Vartalap’ on GST

Report by: 
M SURESH KUMAR
Port Blair
14 Jul 2017

The Press Information Bureau, Government of India, Port Blair Unit organized a media workshop titled 'Vartalap' on Friday. The Chief Secretary, Andaman and Nicobar Administration, Mr Anindo Majumdar, inaugurated the workshop in the presence of Mr Debanjan Chakrabarti, Additional Director General of PIB, Eastern Region, Kolkata, Deputy Director, PIB, Mr V.M. Vanol and local media persons. A 97 year old yogi, Dr. Arabinda Majumdar from a remote forest village near Dhenkanal, Odisha also participated in the programme. After inaugurating the workshop, the Chief Secretary had detailed interactions with the participants on Goods and Service Tax and its implementation in these islands. Mr Debanjan Chakrabarti spoke about the nitty-gritty of GST. Officials of the Central Tax Department formally known as Central Excise & Custom Department enlightened the media persons about the GST and responded to queries raised by the participants.