We are making a 7 member group of ministers which will discuss the Kerala Cess proposal. This 7 member committee will have members of North East, hill and coastal states. Committee members will be announced soon: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley
Lurking thought was looming within government for the rehabilitation of Kerala flood disaster.
Govt Sources: GST Council sets up Group of Ministers to take a call on demand for 10% cess on SGST for Kerala rehabilitation.
@arunjaitley says detailed presentation took place about revenue position in today’s GST meeting. It had been decided earlier that GST council secretary will visit revenue deficit states and analyse it. It was found that there’s no revenue shortfall in consuming NE states.