Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, met after a six-month hiatus.
According to sources, GST Council has brought prepackaged and labeled foods such as wheat flour, puffed rice, curd/lassi/buttermilk and breadcrumbs under the GST regime. The council approved a proposal to impose a 12 percent tax on hotel rooms that cost less than Rs 1,000 per day. The GST council has also decided to impose five percent pre-tax GST on hospital rooms renting above Rs 5,000, excluding intensive care units (ICUs).
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