IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Saturday directed Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeITY) to use National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT) facilities for imparting goods and services tax training. “NIELIT should be used for imparting GST training. If required, I will speak to (Finance Minister) Arun Jaitley on this,” Prasad said at inaugural function of NIELIT Bhawan.
Minister of State for Electronics and IT PP Chaudhary has already written letter to Ministry of Finance to impart GST training through NIELIT,
NIELIT Director General Ashwini Kumar Sharma said. He said that the NIELIT fund to impart GST training has to be allocated by Finance Ministry.
The Ministry of Electronics and IT (Meity) has already started training entrepreneurs, who run common service centres in rural area. Sharma said that NIELIT has plans to expand its facility and mainly by using funds generated by itself.