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Telangana State government to hire consultant to study on impact of GST 

The state government has decided to hire the services of the best consultant in the country to assess the impact of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on various sectors. 

Published: 07th July 2017 02:23 AM  |   Last Updated: 07th July 2017 09:05 AM   |  A+A-

Ministers KT Rama Rao and E Rajender attending a review meeting on Ease of doing business(EoDB) in Hyderabad on Thursday | Express photo

By Express News Service

HYDERABAD: The state government has decided to hire the services of the best consultant in the country to assess the impact of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on various sectors. The cabinet sub-committee on big industries, which met here on Thursday, took the decision. Finance minister E Rajender and industries minister KT Rama Rao attended the meeting.

The sub-committee also discussed the incentives to be given to big industries in the state in the GST era. Meanwhile, representatives of the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII)assured Rajender and Rama Rao that they too would submit a report within two weeks on what other states were doing with regard to GST. Later, Rama Rao conducted a detailed review meeting on the Ease of Doing Business (EoDB). 

“We have to maintain our top rank this time too,” he said. Later, he asked the officials concerned to give training to the staff on submitting reports for EoDB. He directed the officials to give notices to those who did not start mining operations and to cancel their leases and invite fresh applications. 

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