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New Delhi : With the rollout of the GST on July 1, 2017, 22 states in India have abolished their check- posts. They are: Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Bihar, Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Sikkim, Tamilnadu, West Bengal, Chhattishgarh, Delhi, Goa, Haryana, Jharkhand, Odhisa, Puduchery, Rajasthan, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh and Uttrakhand.

States where check- posts are in the process of being abolished are : Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Punjab, Mizoram and Tripura, according to a PIB release.

Cabinet Secretary P.K. Sinha reviewed the post GST implementation situation here on July 3, 2017,  with the Secretaries and Senior Officers of the different Ministries/Departments of the Government of India. The Review Meeting was attended by the Secretaries/Senior Officers of different Ministries/Departments including Revenue, Textile, Food, Agriculture, Consumer Affairs & Public Distribution, Food Processing, Railways, MSME, Rural Development, Tourism, Fertilizers, Pharma and Department of Financial Services (DFS), Chairperson and Members of Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Additional Secretary, GST Council among others​.
Sinha asked every Secretary to take-up the responsibility of addressing the GST related issues of their respective stakeholders, trade and industry. He asked them to contact and coordinate with the state government officers of their Department to ensure smooth implementation of GST. He also asked them to make their GST Cell and Nodal Officers fully equipped to deal with any situation, according to the PIB release.

It was decided that a weekly Review Meeting will be held to keep a close watch on post GST situation. Earlier, the Secretaries of different Departments updated about the queries received from the traders and other stakeholders after GST rollout . The Cabinet Secretary asked them to get more detailed feedback and in depth details from field from their respective stakeholders, officers and consumers at large after GST implementation.

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