Stating that the e-way bill will bring uniformity across states for seamless inter-state movement of goods, Himani Dhamija Bhangepatil, assistant commissioner, customs, CGST and narcotics, Goa, on Friday said that, transporters need to carry an e-way bill when moving goods from one place to another.
“Since it is a new rule introduced under GST, it is necessary for all consignors/ consignees/ transporters to be aware of the required compliances under the e-way bill,” said Bhangepatil at a CII-Goa workshop on e-way bill on Friday.
She added that, commissionerate is reachable anytime and open to all GST related queries.
The rules for implementation of nationwide e-way bill system for inter-state movement of goods on a compulsory basis was notified with effect from April 1, and in Goa the bill came into force from June 1.
Speaking on the occasion, Lalit Saraswat, vice chairman CII-Goa, congratulated the GST commissionerate in the state for their efforts in ensuring that the business fraternity undergo a smooth transition into the GST regime. Saraswat termed the e-way bill as the single most important achievement of GST.
The workshop was organised for local industry and accountants, managers who are engaged in logistics and operations of goods. Deepak Gupta, superintendent of CGST, Aurangabad, was the resource person for the workshop