Monday, February 5th, 2018


GST on mobile handsets should be reduced from 12% to 5%

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The new budget should take special measures to efficiently upgrade the digital infrastructure in all parts of the country. Right now we need more high-speed internet networks to penetrate further into the cities, villages and towns. As these areas become smartphone friendly, handset brands can look forward to expand their reach to remote regions and facilitate connectivity. I also suggest that the government should reduce the GST on mobile handsets from 12% to 5%, especially for the smartphones under INR 10,000. With a 12% GST mobile phones are costlier byRead More