"On September 30, 2020, almost 26.19 lakh e-way bills were generated, which is the highest ever count so far in a single day. This is the third day in this year when the e-way bills have been generated to mark a record count. Before September 30, on February 29 this year 25.19 lakh e-way bills were generated while on January 31 around 24.74 lakh e-way bills were generated," he added.
The Finance Secretary said that this is a very affirmative sign of economic recovery with increased business activities since the lockdown due to COVID-19 pandemic six months back.
"The number of e-Way bills generated on this month was 9.3 per cent more than those generated on an average in the month of September previous year, with a record hike on a single day with 26.19 lakhs on September 30, 2020," Pandey said.
He said that the GST revenues gross collections of Rs 95,480 crores are 4 per cent higher in this September than the GST revenues in the same month last year.
"Some major industrial states have shown very positive growth percentage in GST collection which is indicative of the process of economic recovery being on track. With the festive season coming in the next month, we are confident of better recovery in GST collection," Pandey said.
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