Ahead of the two-day special session on Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill, a one-day orientation workshop was held in the State Assembly on Wednesday. The workshop is being conducted for the lawmakers by the State Finance Department and officials of Government of India.
All MLAs cutting across parties, including Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, are attending the workshop. The orientation is aimed at familiarizing the lawmakers with various aspects of the GST Bill.
“This workshop will help the MLAs understand GST better,” the Chief Minister said.
The GST Bill is scheduled to be tabled for passage in the Assembly on May 18 and 19.