Tuesday, December 1, 2020

CCPD Court directs concessions in GST, Road Tax and Toll Tax to all persons with disabilities irrespective of their category of disability.

Court: Court of Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities, Govt. of India.

Bench/Presided by: Ms. Upma Srivastava, CCPD

Case Title:  Shibu S.V. and Others Vs. Deptt of Heavy Industry

Case No. : 12149/1141/2020

Date of Order: 01 Dec 2020


Currently the concessions in GST during purchase of new vehicle for personal use such as car is only provided by the Department of Heavy Industry, Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises to persons with othopedic disabilities only. 

In this instant case, the Court of CCPD while hearing a batch of petitions form persons with disabilities other than orthopaedic / physical disabilities which challenged the discrimination among different sub-categories of disabilities,  directed the Ministry of Heeavy Industries and Public Enterprises and Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance, Govt. of India to amendn their rules and provide this facility to all persons with benchmark disabilities irrespective of their category of disabilities. 

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