Govt. Notifies Constitution of GST Council

Constitution and Composition of GST Council notified by the GoI

The Government of India, vide Order dt. 15 Sept. 2016 has notified constitution and composition of the GST Council in exercise of the Powers conferred under Article 279A of the Constitution of India, as under:

GOI Order dt. 15 Sept. 2016 Notification on Constitution of GST Council

S.O. 2957(E). – The following Order made by the President is published for general information:


In exercise of the powers conferred by article 279A of the Constitution, the President hereby constitutes the Goods and Services Tax Council consisting of the following members, namely:-

a) The Union Finance Minister … Chairperson

b) The Union Minister of State in charge of Revenue or Finance  … Member

c) The Minister in charge of Finance or Taxation or any other Minister nominated by each State Government … Members

[F. No. 31011/09/2015-S0 (ST)]

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