Monday, August 2, 2021

Centre waives IGST on import of COVID related medical supplies

In a major relief Centre waives IGST on the import of COVID related medical supplies including Remdesivir Injection/API, Medical Oxygen, O2 Concentrators, Cryogenic tanks & COVID Vaccines among others.

The exemption has been granted till 30th June for free distribution of these medical supplies.

Earlier the Centre had waived the import duty & health cess on such medical supplies.

This exemption will enable import of the COVID relief supply imported free of cost for free distribution without payment of IGST.

State Governments have been asked to appoint a nodal authority to facilitate the importers to avail the relief exemption.

- Advertisement -
Latest news

Jawhar Sircar elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha from West Bengal

Former Chief Executive Officer of Prasar Bharati Jawhar Sircar was today declared elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha from West Bengal as the BJP...

Weather forecast for Tuesday

The National Capital Delhi is likely to experience generally cloudy sky with light rain. The temperature will hover between 25 and 32 degrees Celsius. Mumbai...

Ministry of Education organises ‘National Webinar on Multidisciplinary and Holistic Education’

As part of the celebration of one year of transformative reforms under National Education Policy, 2020, Government of India is organising a series of...

Culture Ministry launches unique programme to celebrate Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav on Independence Day

Culture Ministry on Monday launched a unique programme to celebrate Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav on Independence Day this year. The initiative, connected with the...
Related news

Jawhar Sircar elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha from West Bengal

Former Chief Executive Officer of Prasar Bharati Jawhar Sircar was today declared elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha from West Bengal as the BJP...

Weather forecast for Tuesday

The National Capital Delhi is likely to experience generally cloudy sky with light rain. The temperature will hover between 25 and 32 degrees Celsius. Mumbai...

Ministry of Education organises ‘National Webinar on Multidisciplinary and Holistic Education’

As part of the celebration of one year of transformative reforms under National Education Policy, 2020, Government of India is organising a series of...

Culture Ministry launches unique programme to celebrate Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav on Independence Day

Culture Ministry on Monday launched a unique programme to celebrate Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav on Independence Day this year. The initiative, connected with the...