ETW Staff– Mumbai
TAAI secretary general, Harmandeep Singh Anand along with the office bearers of TAAI Nagpur Chapter met Nitin Gadkari, union minister for surface transport, shipping and rural development, Government of India in Nagpur, at the minister’s residence as a special case.
TAAI submitted a post budget representation and explained him the burden of service tax on travel agents about which he was fully convinced and immediately instructed his personal secretary Mandlekar to write to the finance minister, Arun Jaitley and asked TAAI to coordinate with the FM in New Delhi through his personal secretary. The Nagpur Chapter OBs also presented him a list of demands of travel agents at local level.
Harmandeep and his team also thanked him for accepting TAAI’s suggestions on allowing Cenvat credit of services of operator to operator (tour operator and rent-a-cab operator) on behalf of his government.