Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is addressing a press conference at 6.30 PM today on the outcomes of 45th GST Council Meeting.
The Ministry of Finance tweeted about it:
FM Smt. @nsitharaman to address a media briefing on the outcomes of 45th GST Council meeting at 6:30 PM (tentative) in Lucknow today.— Ministry of Finance (@FinMinIndia) September 17, 2021
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The 45th meeting of the GST Council, chaired by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and comprising state finance ministers, is the first physical meeting since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The last such meeting took place 20 months ago on December 18, 2019.
Due to the pandemic, the council has been meeting via video-conferencing.
Finance Minister Smt. @nsitharaman chairing the 45th GST Council meeting in Lucknow today. MOS Shri @mppchaudhary , Finance Ministers of States & UTs and Senior officers from Union Government, CBIC & States are also present in the meeting.@PibLucknow pic.twitter.com/3fjlAQU4bz— CBIC (@cbic_india) September 17, 2021
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council has extended the concessions to specified drugs used in COVID-19 treatment till December 31, sources told CNBC-TV18 on Friday.
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