Change in GST Rates on goods being used in Covid-19 relief

GST Notification

The 44th GST Council met under the Chairmanship of Union Finance & Corporate Affairs Minister Smt निर्मला सीतारमण through video conferencing here today. The Council in its meeting has decided to reduce the GST rates on the specified items being used in Covid-19 relief and management till 30th September 2021.

The meeting was also attended by the Union Minister of State for Finance & Corporate Affairs Shri Anurag Thakur besides Finance Ministers of States & UTs and senior officers of the Ministry of Finance & States/ UTs.

The details of recommendations are given below :

  Medicines Present GST Rate GST Rate Recommended by GST Council
1 Tocilizumab 5% Nil
2 Amphotericin B 5% Nil
3 Anti-Coagulants like Heparin 12% 5%
4 Remdesivir 12% 5%
5 Any other drug recommended by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) and Dept. of Pharma (DoP) for Covid treatment Applicable Rate 5%
 ऑक्सीजन उत्पादन उपकरण और संबंधित चिकित्सा उपकरण
1 मेडिकल ग्रेड ऑक्सीजन 12% 5%
2 Oxygen Concentrator/ Generator, including personal imports thereof 12% 5%
3 Ventilators 12% 5%
4 वेंटिलेटर मास्क / कैनुला / हेलमेट 12% 5%
5 BiPAP मशीन 12% 5%
6 High flow nasal cannula (HFNC) device 12% 5%
परीक्षण किट मशीनें
1 कोविड Testing किट  12% 5%
2 Specified Inflammatory Diagnostic Kits, namely D-Dimer, IL-6, Ferritin, and LDH 12% 5%
 अन्य कोविड-19 संबंधित राहत सामग्री
1 पल्स ऑक्सीमीटर,incl personal imports thereof 12% 5%
2 Hand Sanitizer 18% 5%
3 Temperature check equipment 18% 5%
4 Gas/Electric/ श्मशान के लिए अन्य भट्टियां, including their installation, etc. 18% 5%
5 एंबुलेंस 28% 12%

ये दर में कटौती छूट 30 सितंबर 2021 तक लागू रहेंगी

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