Chief Economic Adviser Dr Arvind Subramanian to address members of Delhi Assembly at 12 noon on Monday (29th May)

Delhi, 28 May, 2017: The Legislative Assembly of NCT of Delhi is organising an orientation programme on Goods and Services Tax (GST) on 29 May, 2017 (Monday) from 11 am onwards for the benefit of its Members. The programme is being organized as Shri Ram Niwas Goel, Hon’ble Speaker is keen that the Members are better equipped to discuss the GST bill when it is taken-up for consideration on 31 May, 2017 in the Legislative Assembly.

As part of this programme, Dr. Arvind Subramanian, Chief Economic Adviser, Government of India will address the law makers on the subject of GST. Shri Manish Sisodia, Hon’ble Dy. Chief Minister and Finance Minister and Shri S.N. Sahai, Principal Secretary (Finance), GNCTD will also elucidate on GST in the context of NCT of Delhi. There will also be a presentation on GST by officers of GNCTD followed by Question & Answer Session. Shri Ram Niwas Goel, Hon’ble Speaker will preside over.

It may be recalled that the Secretariat of the Legislative Assembly has been organizing orientation programmes/workshops on different subjects of contemporary relevance from time to time in addition to the Lecture Series.

Note: The event will be followed by lunch.