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One Year Of GST: ‘No Respite From Corruption’, Say Transporters

While the government has declared the rollout a success, transporters have a different story to tell.

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Implementation delays, technical glitches, reluctant states and a failed pilot project - the rollout of the electronic-way bill mechanism under the Goods and Services Tax has been anything but smooth.

But despite these hurdles, e-way bills are now being used both for inter-state and intra-state movement of goods.

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While the government has declared the rollout a success, transporters have a different story to tell – one that confuses error with evasion, brings with it liability for transporters and no respite from corruption.

(This story was originally published on BloombergQuint.)

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Topics:  Corruption   Transport   GST 

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