GST Council constitutes 18 Sectoral Groups for smooth implementation of GST

Jun 12, 2017 14:24 IST

The GST Council on 9 June 2017 constituted 18 Sectoral Groups representing various sectors of the economy to ensure smooth implementation of GST by timely responding to the issues and problems of the respective Sector.

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These 18 Sectoral Groups represent various sectors of the economy and contain Senior Officers of the Union and State Governments.

Terms of Reference of these 18 Sectoral Groups

To interact and examine representations received from trade and industry associations of their respective sector.
To highlight specific issues for the smooth transition of the respective sector to the GST regime.
To prepare sector specific draft guidance.

18 Sectoral Groups along with the names of Co-convenors

S. No.

Sector

Union Government

State Government

 

Name

Name

1

 Banking, Financial & Insurance

Upender Gupta

Dhananjay Akhade

2

 Telecom

Amitabh Kumar

Mukesh Kumar Meshram

3

 Exports

Dr. Tejpal Singh

Amitabh Jain

4.

 IT & ITes

M Vinod Kumar

Smaraki Mahapatra

5

 Transport & Logistics

J.M. Kennedy

Sujatha Chaturvedi

6

 Textiles

Yogendra Garg

Mona Khandhar

7

 MSMEs

Manish Sinha

H. Rajesh Prasad

8

 Oil & Gas

P.K. Jain

Anurag Goel

9

 Gems & Jewellery

Reyaz Ahmad

P.D. Vaghela

10

 Services received and provided by Government

DP Nagendra Kumar

Arun Mishra

11

 Food Processing

Ajay Jain

Khalid Anwar

12

 E-commerce

R. Sriram, Commissioner

Ritvik Pandey

13

 Big Infra (Airport & Sea ports)

Sandeep Prakash

J. Syamala Rao

14

 Travel & Tourism

Smt. Sungita Sharma

Raghwendra Kumar Singh

15

 Handicrafts

Pradeep Goel

Sangeetha

16

 Media & Entertainment

M. Srinivas

Omnarayan Chainsukhji Bhangdiya

17

 Drugs & Pharmaceuticals

A.R.S. Kumar

M.P. Ravi Prasad

18

 Mining

S.N. Singh

Praveen Gupta

Concerned industry groups and associations or even individual industry representatives can approach the respective Sectoral Group officers with their problems related to GST implementation. This exercise will help in dealing with most of the sectoral problems and issues at the local and regional level.

 

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