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You may have noticed an increasing number of hangers in high street fashion outlets sporting clothing made with the environmentally conscious shopper in mind.

The Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) has requested union textiles minister Smriti Irani to consider refunding the embedded tax ranging from 4-5 per cent on the industry, as it would fill the gap between reduced drawback and rebate on state levies. 

The e-way bill for moving goods within a state will become mandatory from 3 June, with the country-wide roll out of the mechanism.

Tweak software issues and iron out ambiguities. The announcement last week by the Malaysian government that it would be scrapping GST got some people in India talking that we could also do the same as our GST had borrowed many concepts from the Malaysian model.

NEW DELHI: The textile ministry has asked all ministries as well as departments and public sector undertakings (PSUs) to buy their textile and fabric requirements locally, a move that is expected to boost earnings of artisans in the country. 

New monthly return filing format may help collate details, feel experts.