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GoM on concessions or exemption from GST to COVID relief material

GoM on concessions or exemption from GST to COVID relief material

F.No. S-31011/12/2021-DIR(NC)-DOR
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue

New Delhi. 29 May, 2021

Office Memorandum

Subject: Constitution of a Group of Ministers (GoM) on concessions/ exemption from GST to COVID relief material-reg.

In pursuance of the decision of the GST Council at its 43rd meeting on 28 May 2021, a Group of Ministers (GOM) has been constituted to examine the issue of GST concessions/ exemption to COVID relief material. The GOM shall consist of the following members:

S. No. Name Designation and State
1 Shri Conrad Sangma Chief Minister. Meghalaya Convenor
 2 Shri Nitinbhai Patel Deputy Chief Minister, Gujarat Member
 3 Shri Ajit Pawar Deputy Chief Minister, Maharashtra Member
 4 Shri Mauvin Godinho Minister for Transport & Panchayati Raj, Housing, Protocol and Legislative Affairs, Goa Member
 5 Shri K.N. Balagopal Minister for Finance, Kerala Member
 6 Shri Niranjan Pujari Minister for Finance and Excise, Odisha Member
 7 Shri T. Harish Rao Minister for Finance, Telangana Member
 8 Shri Suresh Kr Khanna Minister for Finance, U. P. Member

2. Terms of Reference: The GOM shall examine the need for GST concession/exemption and make recommendations on –

(i) COVID vaccines, drugs and medicines for COVID treatment, and testing kits for COVID detection;

(ii) Medical grade oxygen, Pulse oximeters, Hand sanitizers, Oxygen therapy equipment such as Concentrators, Generators and Ventilators, PPE kits, N 95 masks, surgical masks, temperature checking equipment; and

(iii) any other items required for COVID relief.

3. The GOM on COV1D relief shall be assisted by a Committee of officers from the Centre and the States as convened by the GOM.

4. The secretarial assistance to this GOM shall be provided by Joint Secretary (TRU-I), CBIC.

5. The GOM shall submit its recommendations to the Council latest by 8 June. 2021.

(Dinesh Bouddh)
Director

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