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Ajit Pawar urges Centre to extend GST compensation to states for two years

Business Standard | 26/01/2022 04:47 PM | Click to read full article

Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister and state Finance Minister Ajit Pawar on Wednesday urged the union government to extend the period of Goods and Services Tax (GST) compensation from Centre to States for two more years in light of financial stress faced by State governments due to COVID-19.

"We are keeping an eye on the Union budget. We, Will, have to see what facilities and relaxation are being announced by the centre," he said.