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Post GST rail fare for AC, First class coaches set to increase

Prime News, National, New Delhi, June 22:- with the implementation of Goods and Services Tax Act (GST) from July 1 2017, the fair for AC, First Class coaches will be hiked.

According to Railway sources, Service charge applicable only to Air Conditioned and First class coaches. If there is a service tax on the ticket, the total ticket price will increase by 4.5 percent to 5 percent.

In simplest terms, if the current price is two rupees, from July 1, passengers have to pay ten rupees. To avoid any confusion and effective implementation of GST, the Railways have appointed Nodal officers to each state.

From Railways an advisor also appointed to advice on GST.

-(NB,NAV)

 

 

 

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