In the 12 months of the millet, the GST Council on Saturday exempted millet flour from GST.
Food preparations in powder kind containing no less than 70 per cent millets is not going to must pay any GST, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman stated at a press convention after the GST Council assembly.
These meals merchandise must be offered in unfastened kind or non-branded packets.
However, branded millet merchandise will appeal to a GST of 5 per cent, the Finance Minister added.
The determination has been taken as 2023 has been declared the Year of the Millet, the Minister stated.
Earlier, the fitment committee of the GST Council had really useful the exemption on powdered millet. It had refused to offer any incentive for ready merchandise made out of millet.
(With inputs from IANS)