PIB summary 2 july

(1) ECI to hold a National Consultation on Accessible Elections

• The Election Commission of India (ECI) has organized a two-day “National Consultation on Accessible Elections,” from the 3rd July, 2018 in New Delhi.

• It will be inaugurated by the Chief Election Commissioner Shri O.P.Rawat, in presence of the Election Commissioners Shri Sunil Arora and Shri Ashok Lavasa. Continue reading “PIB summary 2 july”

PIB summary 1 July

(1) GST day

• Government of India has decided to celebrate July 1st as GST day because GST was launched on the 1stJuly, 2017 in a majestic ceremony held in the Central Hall of Parliament on the midnight of 30th June, 2017.

• Before implementation of GST, Indian taxation system consisted of central, state and local area levies.

• In the constitutional scheme, taxation power on goods was with Central Government but it was limited up to the stage of manufacture and production while States had power to tax sale and purchase of goods. Centre had the exclusive power to tax services. Continue reading “PIB summary 1 July”