Top News Podcast: GST Council extends concessions to COVID drugs till Dec 31; daily vaccinations top 1 crore and more

Episode 114,  Sep 17, 2021, 12:47 PM

 The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council has extended the concessions to specified drugs used in COVID-19 treatment till December 31, sources told CNBC-TV18 on Friday. It has also approved adding more medicines under concessional rates and has extended the relief by reducing GST rates from 12 percent to 5 percent on several drugs.

Meanwhile, daily COVID-19 vaccinations in India crossed the one-crore mark on September 17, the 4th time in less than a month, which takes the total number of doses administered to more than 78 crore. 

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