Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, who was appointed the chairman of the Group of Ministers (GoM) set up to discuss issues related to IGST, has been dropped from the panel. Now in his place, Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi will preside over this group. In this regard, the GST Council said that the Union Finance Minister was made the chairman of the Group of Ministers.
Now in his place, Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi will preside over this group.
Since the Union Finance Minister is also the Chairman of the GST Council, she will not be able to preside over the GOM as its report has to be submitted to the Council Chairman. The GST Council said, it is clarified that after a meeting of Finance Ministers of Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Deputy Chief Ministers of Delhi and Puducherry with the Union Finance Minister on December 4 to discuss issues related to IGST. was formed.