Record e-way bills generated in Sept, signal economic revival: Finance secy

More than 57.4 million e-way bills were generated in the month of September | (Illustration: Ajay Mohanty)
Finance Secretary A B Pandey on Thursday said that amid early signs of recovery, e-way bills hit a record high in September.  He also expressed hope that GST collections would show much better recovery in the festive season.

More than 57.4 million e-way bills were generated in the month of September.

 
"These are affirmative signs of economic growth as the business activities are unlocking gradually and despite adverse impact of Covid-19. there are indicators of economic recovery," Pandey said.

 
He said that almost 2.62 million e-way bills were generated on September 30, which was the highest ever count so far in a single day.

 
GST collections touched Rs 95,480 crore, the highest receipt in 7 months.


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