The 44th meeting of Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council was held on 12 June 2021. The Council has decided to reduce GST rates on the following items being used in Covid-19 relief and management. The said reduction shall remain in force till 30 September 2021. Please access the relevant notification here.
|Particulars||Earlier rate||Revised rate|
|Tocilizumab and Amphotericin B||5%||Nil|
|Anti-Coagulants like Heparin and Remdesivir||12%||5%|
|Any other drug recommended by Ministry of Health and
Family Welfare and Dept. of Pharma for Covid treatment
|Oxygen, Oxygen generation equipment and related medical devices||12%||5%|
|Testing Kits and Machines||12%||5%|
|Pulse Oximeters, incl personal imports thereof||12%||5%|
|Hand Sanitizer, Temperature check equipment, Gas/Electric/other furnaces
for crematorium, including their installation, etc.