Bangalore Chamber of Industry & Commerce

Mr. V S Krishnan, A Senior Civil Servant Launches Book on Goods and Services Tax (GST)

Mr. V S Krishnan, a senior civil servant with wide experience in handling matters relating to Indirect Tax Policy today launched his book titled “GST: A Transformational Reform” at a session organised by Bangalore Chamber of industry and Commerce (BCIC) today.

Mr. Krishnan launching the book said that it would be no exaggeration to say that the GST is one of the most important reforms in post-independent India. Its impact is multi-layered, ranging from tax behaviour to strengthening the federal polity to ensuring fiscal equity. 

Mr. A K Jyotishi, IRS, Principal Chief Commissioner of Central Taxes-Bengaluru Zone who was present at the book launch occasion said that the book is very useful for anyone seeking to understand GST System and is written in a very lucid manner for even a layman to grasp the nuances of the one-nation-one-tax legislation.

A galaxy of top industry captains and officials from the Central and State Government Departments including Mr. Kishore Alva, President-BCIC & Joint President and Executive Director, Adani - Udupi Power Corporation Ltd. Mr. Anup Pujari, IAS, Chairman, Karnataka Skill Development Authority and Former Secretary, MSME, Government of India, Dr. S Selvakumar, IAS, Secretary to Chief Minister of Karnataka, Mr. Shekar Viswanathan, Chairman, FICCI Karnataka State Council and Vice Chairman and Whole Time Director, Toyota Kirloskar Motor, Mr. Abhishek Dalmiya, Director - Product Management, Tally Solutions, Mr. N R Badrinath, Co-Chairman, Indirect and State Taxes Expert Committee, BCIC and Mr. G Elango, Advocate, former Vice President – Indirect Taxes, Bosch Ltd  graced the occasion.