29-MAR-2019: Arun Kumar delivers University Extension Lecture
Aligarh, March 29: Eminent economist, Professor Arun Kumar, who has written extensively on black economy and informal sector, delivered the University Extension Lecture on his recently released book on GST. The lecture was organised by the Economics Society, Department of Economics, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) at the Conference Hall of the Faculty of Social Sciences.
Prof Kumar delineated the complexities of the GST which were merely known before its implementation.
He added: "We need to ponder on how GST has contributed to the growth and on the removal of cascading effect, tax evasion and black money from the country."
Prof Kumar pointed out that countries all over the world need simplified taxes to gain best from the taxation system.
Prof Noman Ahmad (Chairperson, department of economics) delivered the welcome address, while Dr Mohammad Asif (In-charge, Economics Society) highlighted the activities of the Economics Society.
Prof Shehroz A Rizvi proposed the vote of thanks. Mohd Umair Khan conducted the programme.
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