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Delegation from Leh meets Governor

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 JAMMU, MARCH 28: A delegation of All Ladakh Hotel and Guest House Association and All Ladakh Tour Operators Association led by Jamyang Tsering Namgyal, Chief Executive Councillor of the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council, Leh, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.

The delegation apprised Governor about impact of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on the economic activities and growth of Tourism and Hospitality sector in Ladakh.

Delegation requested Governor to amend the original SRO 63 to give status of Industry to the Tourism sector as declared in year 1995 so that this sector could avail the benefit of reimbursement of the state component of GST; to forward case of this Sector to Govt. of India for exemption/reimbursement of the central component of GST; and to refund all uncollected GST, interests and penalties.

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