AEPC and National Securities Depository Limited (NSDL) join hands to assist exporters in resolving GST related queries
New Delhi, June 22, 2017: AEPC and National Securities Depository Limited (NSDL) have joined hands to make institutional arrangements for answering GST related queries. As part of the initiative, a toll free call centre has been established to answer the queries of exporters on functionalities like downloading of Purchase invoices from GST system, uploading of Invoices, filing of returns etc. related to GST. Through this initiative, NSDL will be providing the caller, in depth information related to his query on GST.
NSDL e-Gov was appointed to set up GST Pilot in 2011 by Govt of India. It was one of the original bidders for GSTN and is among the nine GST Suvidha Provider (GSP) appointed by GSTN to facilitate tax payers to comply under GST. NSDL e-Governance Infrastructure Limited (NSDL e-Governance) has been closely working with the Government of India as well as various State governments for providing and implementing e- Governance solutions across India. It would be providing both the services, such as GSP as well as Application Serviced Provider (ASP) for facilitating GST compliance.
Commenting on the initiative, Mr. Ashok G Rajani, Chairman Apparel Export Promotion Council said, “Goods and Services Tax (GST) is a major tax reform in indirect taxes which is due for implementation from July 1, 2017.After organising GST orientation programmes at nine apparel clusters for exporters, AEPC have entered into a partnership with National Securities Depository Limited (NSDL) -which is a GSTN approved GST Suvidha Provider (GSP) - to enable a smooth transition into the new tax regime. I would like to thank NSDL for offering such solution based approach for apparel exporters .The toll free call centre which has been set up as a part of this inititaive will derive from the expertise of NSDL e-Governance Infrastructure for facilitating GST compliance. “
For technical queries related to GST specially online registration, filing of returns, claiming of refunds, validation of funds and other GST compliances, AEPC has set up a help desk through its regional offices which will be providing support to the exporters in regional languages. Key officials of AEPC have been appointed as nodal officers for addressing these queries. The complete profiles, services of NSDL are placed at www.aepcindia.com
About Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC)
Incorporated in 1978, AEPC is the official body of apparel exporters in India that provides invaluable assistance to Indian exporters as well as importers/ international buyers who choose India as their preferred sourcing destination for garments. In recent years AEPC has worked tirelessly in integrating the entire industry - starting at the grass root level of training the workforce and supplying a steady stream of man power to the industry; identifying the best countries to source machinery and other infrastructure and brokering several path breaking deals for its members and finally helping exporters to showcase their best at home fairs as well as be highly visible at international fairs the world over. With AEPC's expertise and all the advantages that India has, it makes for a truly win-win situation - Indian exporters grow stronger each year in their achievements, skills and proficiency, while international buyers get superior solutions for their garment imports.
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