GUWAHATI: There has been 80 % drop in GST revenue collection this Apr compared to Apr 2019, informed Himanta Biswa Sarma during a press conference. The collection in April 2019 was Rs 932.36 cr and this year it is Rs 193 crore in the same month.
However, Government employees will get full salary in May month. On the 8th of the month the salary will be received. Some austerity measures such as organising conferences, fair; staying at 5 star hotels; spendings government resources, traveling first class have been taken looking at economic situation in the country.
Sarma also said that he is discussing ways to streamline education within lockdown period. On this discussions are being held with experts.
He had earlier twitted on this: