GoM to examine GST exemption for Covid relief material
- Union Finance Ministry has constituted a Group of Ministers, GoM to look into the matter of concessions and exemptions from GST to COVID relief materials.
- Chief Minister of Meghalaya Conrad Sangma has been named as the Convenor of the GoM.
- The 43rd GST Council recommended the constitution of a GoM to examine the needs for further relief to COVID-19 related individual items.
- The GoM is constituted of a total of eight members including Deputy Chief Minister of Gujarat Nitinbhai Patel, Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra Ajit Pawar, Transport Minister of Goa Mauvin Godinho, and State Finance Ministers of Kerala, Odisha, Telangana, and Uttar Pradesh.