GST (Goods and Services Tax) launch will take place at the stroke of mid-night on june 30 and July 1st.
A programm will be organised in the central hall of Parliament where all members of the Parliament, GST Council, chief ministers, and officials who have assisted in the process have all been invited,” Jaitley said.
Here is the structure of the event:
The GST launch will happen exactly at midnight when the switchover to the new regime takes place.
President Pranab Mukherjee along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Vice President Hamid Ansari and Speaker of the Lok Sabha Sumitra Mahajan will grace the occasion.
Former prime ministers Manmohan Singh and HD Deve Gowda will be at the podium when the launch happens, Jaitley said.
There will be an hour-long function where PM Modi and President Pranab Mukherjee will speak on GST. There will be two short films that will be screened at the launch.The program will take place at the central hall of the Parliament.