The Government of India has launched a GST training programme to skill around two lakh youths in six months to handle various issues in newly launched tax regime.
The training to youths will be provided under the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY). The training programme will be implemented in 14 states and cater to the need of GST trained professionals.
Union Minister of State Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (Independent Charge) Rajiv Pratap Rudy said, the new training course is aimed to train professionals to help businesses in areas such as registration and calculation of tax liability under the GST.
“It will be implemented in 14 states. In the next six months, two lakh people will get complete training about GST,” Rudy said at an event organised to mark the second anniversary of Skill India Mission.
Rudy along with Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani has digitally inaugurated the new training course at 100 centres in the country.