Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on welcomed the decision of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council to exempt sanitary napkins from GST.
In a tweet, the Chief Minister said, “A welcome decision to exempt sanitary napkins from GST at the 28th #GSTCouncilMeet chaired by Shri @PiyushGoyal. An important step by @narendramodi Govt. that is vital to the health and well-being of women and girls.”
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council on Saturday decided to reduce tax rates for more than 50 item including sanitary napkins which will attract zero tax from July 27, 2018.