GST-n-You: A Young Engg. Grad from Ahmedabad
Won Rs.1 lakh cash prize in the GSTN’s Contest
New Delhi: A young computer engineering graduate of 23 years Sh. Viraj R. Raval of Ahmedabad has won a cash prize of Rs. One lakh as the first prize for his video “Benefits of Registering the Business under GST” in the GST-n-You, a creativity contest organised by GSTN to further highlight the significance of benefits of GST to the taxpayers, trade, industry and businesses, and common people besides encouraging information dissemination on the GST related issues through people‟s participation and their creative aptitude.
Out of the 223 entries for GST-n-You, the contest which was open from 15th Sept to 15th Oct 2020, a total of 16 participants were adjudged as the winners under three prize categories. Four entries have been selected for the Second prize of Rs 50,000/- each and the winners in this category are Sh. Arun Vijayan of Thiruvananthapuram for his video on „Benefits of GST for Taxpayers and Consumers‟, Sh. GautamMahanti of NaviMumbai for his creative graphic „Benefit of e-Invoice and SMS based EWB generation‟, Sh. Shubham Jaiswal of Kanpur for his video „Benefits of GST for Taxpayers‟, and Ms. Hensi Shah of Anjar in Kachchh for her video „Basic Concepts of Refund on Inverted Duty Structure‟. Besides these, 11 other participants have been selected for the third position and have won a cash prizeof Rs. 10,000/- each.
Apart from these 16 cash prize winners, 14 more participants have been selected for the Certificate of Appreciation for their creativity and originality. The results along with the awarded entries of participants have been uploaded on the GSTN portal. The Awarded Entries of the contest GST-n-You are also uploaded on the YouTube channel of GSTN for the information dissemination to the taxpayers and other stakeholders besides public at large. However, these videos/creatives, etc. on the YouTube channel of GSTN are meant only for general information/guidance purposes. Such IECmaterial displayed here do not serve any legal purpose
Due to Covid condition, the GSTN do not intend to organise any function to distribute the prizes to the winners. All the cash prizes will be given to the winners directly into their bank accounts and their certificates will reach them physically by Speed Post.
It may be recalled that GSTN provides IT infrastructure and services to the Central and State Governments, taxpayers and other stakeholders for implementation of the Goods and Services Tax(GST).