The Puducherry Assembly today unanimously passed the Puducherry Goods and Services Tax Bill, 2017 here. The bill was tabled in the assembly by Chief Minister V Narayanasamy.
MLAs of the ruling and opposition blocks participated in the debate after the bill was tabled and expressed their views on various aspects of the GST system.
They appealed to the Chief Minister to ensure that there was no setback to the revenue flow to the territorial government in the wake of implementation of the GST Act.
Narayanasamy said, Puducherry was part of the GST council and Union Territory had been given the status of a state. He noted that the new tax regime would prevent tax evasion.
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