Daily Archive: December 22, 2018

Ministry of Minority Affairs:. “Hunar Haat” is a part of the “development highway”: Shri Naqvi

“Hunar Haat” has become a “credible brand” to fulfil PM’s commitment to “Make in India”, “Stand up India” and “Start up India” said Naqvi

Chief Minister Shri Devendra Fadnavi inaugurated “Hunar Haat, organized by Ministry of Minority Affairs today in Mumbai

Union Minority Affairs Minister Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi today said here that the Modi Government has constructed the "highway of development" by removing the "speed breaker" of religion, region and caste. "Hunar Haat" is a part of this "highway" where the “vehicle of empowerment of artisans” is moving forward.

Maharashtra Chief Minister Shri Devendra Fadnavis today inaugurated “Hunar Haat, being organized by Ministry of Minority Affairs, Govt. of India, in the presence of Shri Naqvi, at BandraKurla Complex in Mumbai. “Hunar Haat” is being organized at MMRDA Grounds, BandraKurla Complex, Mumbai from 21st to 31st December, 2018.

Shri Naqvi said that “Hunar Haat”, being organised across the country by the Ministry, has proved to be “Empowerment & Employment Exchange” for master artisans and craftsmen.

The Minister said that the employment oriented programmes of the Modi Government like “Hunar Haat” has significantly encouraged and promoted the rich traditional heritage of master artisans which had been marginalised for a long time.

Shri Naqvi further said that “Hunar Haat” has become a “credible brand” to fulfil Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s commitment to “Make in India”, “Stand up India”, “Start up India”. During the last one year, “Hunar Haat”, organised at various parts of the country, has been successful in providing employment and employment opportunities to more than 1 lakh 50 thousand artisans and other people associated with them. Our target is to provide employment and employment opportunities to about 5 lakh people through “Hunar Haat”.

The minister informed that “Hunar Haat” has significantly encouraged and promoted the rich traditional heritage of master artisans. “Hunar Haat” has been successful in providing national and international markets and employment-employment opportunities to master artisans and craftsmen. It has become a credible and renowned brand where exquisite Handicraft & Handloom made by master artisans and various delicacies from across the country are available under one roof.

Shri Naqvi said that master artisans, culinary experts including a large number of women, from every corner of the country are participating in this “Hunar Haat” at Mumbai.

The artisans has brought with them very exquisite pieces of Handicraft & Handloom work like Ajarakh, Bagh print, Bandhej, Barmer Ajrakh & Applique, Bidriware, Cane and Bamboo, Carpet, Chanderi, Chaniya Choli, Chikankari, Copper Bell Product, Copperware, Ceramic Products, Dry Flowers, GotaPati, Handloom & Home Furnishings from several states like Andhra Pradesh, UP, J&K, Jharkhand, West Bengal & Bihar, etc. Besides, other products such as Jute Craft, Lac stone studded Bangles, Lacquerware, Linen Products, Metalware, Mudwork, Mulberry Silk, Paithani Silk, Phulkari, Punjabi Jutti, Zari Bags, etc are also available. For the 1st time products from Chhattisgarh is getting represented, Further, Namda & Chinnon Silk of J&K would be an added attraction.

Traditional Food items includes Awadhi Khana, Rajasthani Pakwan (Dal Bati and Churma), Gujarati Thali, Maharashtrian Cuisine, Malabar Food and Jackfruit delicacies from Kerala, Litti-Chokha, delectable and mouth watering sweets like phirnee, Shahitukda, Halwa, Bengali Sweets, Rajkot famed sweets alongwith variety of flavoured paan. For the first time, Silver Filigree products from Odisha, World famous Willow Bats from J&K are also an attraction.

Shri Naqvi informed the gathering that Qawwali, Sufi songs, dance performance and other cultural programs would be held daily where renowned artists would be performing. During Hunar Haat at Mumbai, 110 artisans from 21 states/ UTs from across the country, representing Minority communities are expected to participate. These include, one National Awardee & 5 state Awardess.

Earlier, “Hunar Haat” had been organised at Allahabad (Sept, 2018), Pragati Maidan (2016, 2017, 2018) and Baba Kharak Singh Marg (2017, 2018) at New Delhi; Puducherry (2017, 2018) and Mumbai (2017). In the coming days, “Hunar Haat” will be organised at Baba Kharak Singh Marg, New Delhi (January 2019), Goa (February 2019) and other different states of the country.

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Ministry of Finance:. Certain important issues referred by GST Council to various Committees / GoM

The GST Council in its 31st meeting held today at New Delhi decided to refer the following issues to Committees / GoM indicated against them:

Extending the Composition scheme to small service providers. The rate of tax and threshold limit to be proposed – Law Committee and Fitment Committee.
Tax rate on lotteries – Committee of States.
Taxation of residential property in real estate sector – Law Committee and Fitment Committee.
Threshold limit of exemption under GST regime – GoM on MSMEs.

2. GST council in its next meeting would take a view on the above issues in its next meeting.

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Ministry of Finance: Recommendations made during 31st Meeting of the GST Council

The GST Council in its 31st meeting held today at New Delhi made the following policy recommendations:

There would be a single cash ledger for each tax head. The modalities for implementation would be finalised in consultation with GSTN and the Accounting authorities.
A scheme of single authority for disbursement of the refund amount sanctioned by either the Centre or the State tax authorities would be implemented on pilot basis. The modalities for the same shall be finalized shortly.
The new return filing system shall be introduced on a trial basis from 01.04.2019 and on mandatory basis from 01.07.2019.
The due date for furnishing the annual returns in FORM GSTR-9, FORM GSTR-9A and reconciliation statement in FORM GSTR-9C for the Financial Year 2017 – 2018 shall be further extended till 30.06.2019.
The following clarificatory changes, inter-alia, shall be carried out in the formats/instructions according to which the annual return / reconciliation statement is to be submitted by the taxpayers:

Amendment of headings in the forms to specify that the return in FORM GSTR-9 &FORM GSTR-9A would be in respect of supplies etc. ‘made during the year’ and not ‘as declared in returns filed during the year’;
All returns in FORM GSTR-1&FORM GSTR-3B have to be filed before filing of FORM GSTR-9&FORM GSTR-9C;
All returns in FORM GSTR-4 have to be filed before filing of FORM GSTR-9A;
HSN code may be declared only for those inward supplies whose value independently accounts for 10% or more of the total value of inward supplies;
Additional payments, if any, required to be paid can be done through FORM GST DRC-03 only in cash;
ITC cannot be availed through FORM GSTR-9 &FORM GSTR-9C;
All invoices pertaining to previous FY (irrespective of month in which such invoice is reported in FORM GSTR-1) would be auto-populated in Table 8A of FORM GSTR-9;
Value of “non-GST supply” shall also include the value of “no supply” and may be reported in Table 5D, 5E and 5F of FORM GSTR-9;
Verification by taxpayer who is uploading reconciliation statement would be included in FORM GSTR-9C.

The due date for furnishing FORM GSTR-8 by e-commerce operators for the months of October, November and December, 2018 shall be extended till 31.01.2019.

The due date for submitting FORM GST ITC-04 for the period July 2017 to December 2018 shall be extended till 31.03.2019.

ITC in relation to invoices issued by the supplier during FY 2017-18 may be availed by the recipient till the due date for furnishing of FORM GSTR-3B for the month of March, 2019, subject to specified conditions.

All the supporting documents/invoices in relation to a claim for refund in FORM GST RFD-01Ashall be uploaded electronically on the common portal at the time of filing of the refund application itself, thereby obviating the need for a taxpayer to physically visit a tax office for submission of a refund application. GSTN will enable this functionality on the common portal shortly.

The following types of refunds shallalso be made available throughFORM GST RFD-01A:
Refund on account of Assessment/Provisional Assessment/Appeal/Any Other Order;
Tax paid on an intra-State supply which is subsequently held to be inter-State supply and vice-versa;
Excess payment of Tax; and
Any other refund.

In case of applications for refund in FORM GST RFD-01A(except those relating to refund of excess balance in the cash ledger)which are generated on the common portal before the roll out of the functionality described in point (10) above, and which have not been submitted in the jurisdictional tax office within 60 days of the generation of ARN, the claimants shall be sent communications on their registered email ids containing information on where to submit the said refund applications. If the applications are not submitted within 15 days of the date of the email, the said refund applications shall be summarily rejected, and the debited amount, if any, shall be re-credited to the electronic credit ledger of the claimant.

One more window for completion of migration process is being allowed. The due date for the taxpayers who did not file the complete FORM GST REG-26 but received only a Provisional ID (PID) till 31.12.2017 for furnishing the requisite details to the jurisdictional nodal officer shall be extended till 31.01.2019. Also, the due date for furnishing FORM GSTR-3B and FORM GSTR-1 for the period July, 2017 to February, 2019/quarters July, 2017 to December, 2018 by such taxpayers shall be extended till 31.03.2019.

Late fee shall be completely waived for all taxpayers in case FORM GSTR-1, FORM GSTR-3B &FORM GSTR-4 for the months / quarters July, 2017 to September, 2018, are furnished after 22.12.2018 but on or before 31.03.2019.

Taxpayers who have not filed the returns for two consecutive tax periods shall be restricted from generating e-way bills. This provision shall be made effective once GSTN/NIC make available the required functionality.

Clarifications shall be issued on certain refund related matters like refund of ITC accumulated on account of inverted duty structure, disbursal of refunds within the stipulated time, time allowed for availment of ITC on invoices, refund of accumulated ITC of compensation cess etc.

Changes made by CGST (Amendment) Act, 2018, IGST (Amendment) Act, 2018, UTGST (Amendment) Act, 2018 and GST (Compensation to States) Amendment Act, 2018 and the corresponding changes in SGST Acts would be notified w.e.f. 01.02.2019.

The requisite Notifications/Circulars for implementing the above recommendations of the GST Council shall be issued shortly.

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Ministry of Finance:. Formation of GoM as Recommended by the GST Council in Its 31st Meeting held on 22.12.2018.

The GST Council in its 31st meeting held today at New Delhi has approved the proposal to form a 7 Member Group of Ministers to study the revenue trend, including analysing the reasons for structural patterns affecting the revenue collection in some of the States. The study would include the underlying reasons for deviation from the revenue collection targets vis a vis original assumptions discussed during the design of GST system, its implementation and related structural issues.

The Group of Ministers will be assisted by the committee of experts from Central Government, State Governments and the NIPFP (National Institute of Public Finance and Planning), who would study and share the findings with GoM. The GoM in turn would give its recommendation to the GST Council.

The members of the GoM and the Committee of experts would be announced in due course of time.

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Ministry of Finance:. In-Principle approval given for Law Amendments during 31stMeeting of the GST Council

The GST Council in its 31st meeting held today at New Delhi gave in principle approval to the following amendments in the GST Acts:

Creation of a Centralised Appellate Authority for Advance Ruling (AAAR) to deal withcases of conflicting decisions by two or more State Appellate Advance Ruling Authorities on the same issue.
Amendment of section 50 of the CGST Act to provide that interest should be charged only on the net tax liability of the taxpayer, after taking into account the admissible input tax credit, i.e. interest would be leviable only on the amount payable through the electronic cash ledger.

The above recommendations of the Council will be made effective only after the necessary amendments in the GST Acts are carried out.

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Ministry of Finance: Recommendations made during 31st Meeting of the GST Council held on 22nd December, 2018 (New Delhi)-Rate changes

GST Council in the 31st meeting held on 22nd December, 2018 at New Delhi took following decisions relating to changes in GST rates on goods and services. The decisions of the GST Council have been presented in this note for easy understanding. The same would be given effect to through Gazette notifications/ circulars which shall have force of law.

GST rate reduction on goods which were attracting GST rate of 28% :
28% to 18%
Pulleys, transmission shafts and cranks, gear boxes etc., falling under HS Code 8483
Monitors and TVs of upto screen size of 32 inches
Re-treaded or used pneumatic tyres of rubber;
Power banks of lithium ion batteries. Lithium ion batteries are already at 18%. This will bring parity in GST rate of power bank and lithium ion battery.
Digital cameras and video camera recorders
Video game consoles and other games and sports requisites falling under HS code 9504.

28% to 5%
Parts and accessories for the carriages for disabled persons
GST rate reduction on other goods,-
18% to 12%
Cork roughly squared or debagged
Articles of natural cork
Agglomerated cork
18% to 5%
Marble rubble
12% to 5%
Natural cork
Walking Stick
Fly ash Blocks
12% to Nil:
Music Books
5% to Nil
Vegetables, (uncooked or cooked by steaming or boiling in water), frozen, branded and put in a unit container
Vegetable provisionally preserved (for example by sulphur dioxide gas, in brine, in sulphur water or in other preservative solutions), but unsuitable in that state for immediate consumption.
III. GST on solar power generating plant and other renewable energy plants
GST rate of 5% rate has been prescribed on renewable energy devices & parts for their manufacture (bio gas plant/solar power based devices, solar power generating system (SGPS) etc) [falling under chapter 84, 85 or 94 of the Tariff]. Other goods or services used in these plants attract applicable GST.
Certain disputes have arisen regarding GST rates where specified goods attracting 5% GST are supplied along with services of construction etc and other goods for solar power plant.
To resolve the dispute the Council has recommended that in all such cases, the 70% of the gross value shall be deemed as the value of supply of said goods attracting 5% rate and the remaining portion (30%) of the aggregate value of such EPC contract shall be deemed as the value of supply of taxable service attracting standard GST rate.

Reduction in GST rates/exemptions on services:

GST rate on cinema tickets above Rs. 100 shall be reduced from 28% to 18% and on cinema tickets upto Rs. 100 from 18% to 12%.
GST rate on third party insurance premium of goods carrying vehicles shall be reduced from 18% to 12%
Services supplied by banks to Basic Saving Bank Deposit (BSBD) account holders under Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) shall be exempted.
Air travel of pilgrims by non-scheduled/charter operations, for religious pilgrimage facilitated by the Government of India under bilateral arrangements shall attract the same rate of GST as applicable to similar flights in Economy class (i.e. 5% with ITC of input services).
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Ministry of Finance: Decisions taken by the GST Council in the 31st meeting held regarding GST rate on services

GST Council in the 31stmeeting held on 22nd December, 2018 at New Delhi took following decisions relating to changes in GST rates, ITC eligibility criteria, exemptions andclarificationson connected issues.The decisions of the GST Council have been presented in this note in simple languagefor easyunderstanding. The same would be given effect to through Gazette notifications/ circulars which shall have force of law.

Reduction inGST rates/exemptions on services:

GST rate on cinema tickets above Rs. 100 shall be reducedfrom 28% to 18% and on cinema tickets uptoRs. 100 from 18% to 12%.
GST rate on third party insurance premium of goods carrying vehicles shall be reduced from 18% to 12%
Services supplied by banks to Basic Saving Bank Deposit (BSBD) account holders under PradhanMantri Jan DhanYojana (PMJDY) shall be exempted.
Services supplied by rehabilitation professionals recognised under Rehabilitation Council of India Act, 1992at medical establishments, educational institutions, rehabilitation centers established by Central Government / State Government or Union Territories or entity registered under section 12AA of the Income-tax Actshall be exempted.
Services provided by GTA to Government departments/local authorities which have taken registration only for the purpose of deducting tax under Section 51 shall be excluded from payment of tax under RCM and the same shall be exempted.
Exemption on services provided by Central or State Government or Union Territory Government to their undertakings or PSUs by way of guaranteeing loans taken by them from financial institutions is being extended to guaranteeing of such loans taken from banks.
Air travel of pilgrims by non-scheduled/charter operations, for religious pilgrimage facilitated by the Government of India under bilateral arrangements shall attract the same rate of GST as applicable to similar flights in Economy class (i.e. 5% with ITC of input services).

Rationalization

Parliament and State legislatures shall be extended the same tax treatment with regard to payment of tax under RCM (reverse charge mechanism)as available to Central and State Governments.
Security services (supply of security personnel) provided to a registered person,except Government Departments which have taken registration for TDS and entities registered under composition scheme, shall be put under RCM.
Services provided by unregistered Business Facilitator (BF) to a bank and agent of Business correspondent (BC) toa BC shall be put under RCM.

Clarifications

To clarifythat with effect from 31st January, 2018 degrees/ diploma awarded by IIMs under IIM Act, 2017 will be exempt from GST.
To clarify that the services provided by IFC and ADB are exempt from GST in terms of provisions of IFC Act, 1958 and ADB Act, 1966.
To clarify to West Bengal that services provided by Council/ Board of Primary/ Secondary/ Higher Secondary Education for conduct of examination to its students are exempt.
To clarify that “printing of pictures” falls under service code “998386: Photographic and videographic processing services” of the scheme of classification of services and attract GST @18% and not under “998912: Printing and reproduction services of recorded media, on a fee or contract basis”which attracts GST @12%.
To clarify that leasing of pumps and reservoirs by the OMCs to petrol pump dealers is a mixed supply and the Licence Fee Recovery (LFR) charged for the same shall be leviable to GST @ 28%, the rate applicable to pumps. Leasing of land and buildings along with equipment shall fall under heading 9972 (real estate services) and attract GST rate of 18%.
To clarify that the incentives paid by RBI to Banks under “Currency Distribution and Exchange Scheme” (CDES)are taxable.
To clarify under section 11(3) of the CGST Act, 2017 that scope of entry for multi-modal transport with GST rate of 12% inserted w.e.f. date 26.07.2018, covers only transport of goods from a place in India to another place in India, that is, only domestic multi-modal transport.
To clarify that the nature of business establishment making supply of food, drinks and other articles for human consumption will not determine whether the supply by such establishments is a supply of goods or services. It will rather depend on the constituents of each individual supply and whether same satisfies the conditions / ingredients of a ‘composite supply’ or ‘mixed supply’.
To clarify that GST is exempt on supply of food and drinks by an educational institution when provided by the institution itself to its students, faculty and staff and is leviable to GST of 5% when provided by any other person based on a contractual arrangement with such institutions.
To clarify that the banking company is liable to pay GST on the entire value of service charge or fee charged to customers whether or not received via business facilitator or the business correspondent.
To issue a clarification to Food Corporation of India (FCI) that the service provided by godown owner in case of lease with services, where the godown owner, besides leasing the warehouse, undertakes to carry out activities of storage and preservation of stored food grains, is the service of storage and warehousing of agricultural produce and the same is exempt.
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Ministry of Finance Recommendations made during 31st Meeting of the GST Council held regarding Rate changes and clarification in Goods

GST Council in the 31st meeting held on 22nd December, 2018 at New Delhi took following decisions relating to changes in GST rates, and clarification (on Goods). The decisions of the GST Council have been presented in this note for easy understanding. The same would be given effect to through Gazette notifications/ circulars which shall have force of law.

GST rate reduction on goods which were attracting GST rate of 28% :
28% to 18%
Pulleys, transmission shafts and cranks, gear boxes etc., falling under HS Code 8483
Monitors and TVs of uptoscreen size of 32 inches
Re-treaded or used pneumatic tyres of rubber;
Power banks of lithium ion batteries. Lithium ion batteries are already at 18%. This will bring parity in GST rate of power bank and lithium ion battery.
Digital cameras and video camera recorders
Video game consoles and other games and sports requisites falling under HS code 9504.
28% to 5%
Parts and accessories for the carriages fordisabled persons

GST rate reduction on other goods,-
18% to 12%
Cork roughly squared or debagged
Articles of natural cork
Agglomerated cork
18% to 5%
Marble rubble
12% to 5%
Natural cork
Walking Stick
Fly ash Blocks
12% to Nil:
Music Books
5% to Nil
Vegetables, (uncooked or cooked by steaming or boilinginwater), frozen, branded and put in a unit container
Vegetable provisionally preserved (for example by sulphur dioxide gas, in brine, in sulphur water or in other preservative solutions), but unsuitable in that state for immediate consumption.
Miscellaneous
Exemption from GST on supply of gold by Nominated Agencies to exporters of article of gold Jewellery.
Exemption from GST on proceeds received by Government from auction of gifts received by President, Prime Minister, Governor or Chief Minister of a State and public servants, the proceeds of which is used for public or charitable cause.
Exemption from IGST/Compensation cess on vehicles imported for temporary purposes under the Customs Convention on the Temporary importation of Private Road Vehicles (carnet de passages-en-douane).
Rate of 5%/18% to be applied based on transaction value of footwear
Uniform GST rate of 12% on Flexible Intermediate Bulk Container (FIBC) from existing 5%/12% (depending on the value)

III. GST on solar power generating plant and other renewable energy plants
GST rate of 5% rate has been prescribed on renewable energy devices & parts for their manufacture (bio gas plant/solar power based devices, solar power generating system (SGPS) etc) [falling under chapter 84, 85 or 94 of the Tariff]. Other goods or services used in these plants attract applicable GST.
Certain disputes have arisen regarding GST rates where specified goods attracting 5% GST are supplied along with services of construction etc and other goods for solar power plant.
To resolve the dispute the Council has recommended that in all such cases, the 70% of the gross value shall be deemed as the value of supply of said goods attracting 5% rate and the remaining portion (30%) of the aggregate value of such EPC contract shall be deemed as the value of supply of taxable service attracting standard GST rate.

IV. Clarifications:
Sprinkler system consisting of nozzles, lateral and other components would attract 12% GST rate under S.No. 195B of notification No. 1/2017-Central Tax (Rate) dated 28.6.2018
Movement of Rigs, Tools & Spares and all goods on wheels on own account where such movement is not intended for further supply of such goods but for the provision of service does not involve a supply (e.g., movement of testing equipment etc.) and is not be liable to GST.
The goods with description Bagasse Board [whether plain or laminated] falling under Chapter 44 attract GST at the rate of 12%.
ConcessionalGST rate of 5% applies to the LPG supplied in bulk to an OMC by refiners/fractioners for bottling for further supply to household domestic consumers.
While animal/cattle/aquatic/poultry feed are exempt vide S. No. 102 of notification No. 2/2017-Central Tax (Rate), this exemption would not apply to their inputs such as fish meal, meat bone meal, bran, sharps, oil cakes of various oil seeds etc.
Manure of determination of classification of vitamins, provitamins etc. as animal feed supplements
Sattu or Chattuafalling under HS code 1106 and attracts the applicable GST rate.
Polypropylene Woven and Non-Woven Bags and PP Woven and Non-Woven Bags laminated with BOPP falls under HS code 3923 and attract 18% GST rate.
18% GST is applicable on wood logs including the wood in rough/log used for pulping.
Turbo charger is classified under heading 8414 and attracts 18% GST and not 5% GST.
Fabric even if embroidered or has stitching of lace and tikki etc., and even if sold in three piece fabric as ladies suit set, will be classifiable as fabric andwould attract 5% GST.
Scope of concessional rate of 5% GST rate for specified equipment for waste to energy plant.
This is for information only. For exact details of changes, the notification/Circular/ Clarification may please be referred to, as and when they are issued.

50-day Countdown begins for Unani Day 2019

The Central Council for Research in Unani Medicine (CCRUM), will launch tomorrow a 50-day countdown for Unani Day 2019. During the next 50 days, the CCRUM and its regional institutes / centres would organize a host of activities and events as a run up to Unani Day which is celebrated on 11th February every year. The countdown activities would include marathons, writathon, quiz competitions, public health talks, daily health tips for the general public, workshops, etc. The 23 institutes / centers of the CCRUM would start their functioning with a five-minute public talk on the role of Unani Medicine in the management of different diseases with the objective of creating awareness among the patients, their attendants and general public.

Unani Day is a great occasion for the Unani fraternity which is celebrated in a great way throughout the country. To celebrate Unani Day 2019, the CCRUM would organize a two-day National Conference on Unani Medicine for Public Health, a ceremony for distribution of AYUSH Awards for Unani Medicine, an exhibition of industry and academia, an event for release of the CCRUM’s publications and many more events in the national capital.

Unani Medicine has been playing an important role in public health especially in combating NCDs, lifestyle disorders and various chronic diseases by providing cost effective Unani treatment and quality products for patient healthcare.

The National Conference will have dedicated sessions on lifestyle disorders and their management, Regimen therapy, mother and child care, geriatric care, integration and mainstreaming of Unani Medicine in public health and globalization of Unani Medicine. In the presence of dignitaries from different walks of life, the scientific deliberations by luminaries of Unani System of Medicine is expected to attract participation from experts, academia, researchers, and other related stakeholders of Unani Medicine from all over the country. The objective is to provide an excellent platform for sharing of knowledge and development of linkages between Institutes and organizations engaged in the promotion and development of Unani Medicine.

11th February, the birthday of Hakim Ajmal Khan, was adopted as Unani Day by the Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India in 2016 in recognition of his contribution as an eminent Indian Unani physician. The Ministry of AYUSH also adopted a scheme for AYUSH Awards for Unani Medicine which has the provision of conferring 12 Awards each year in different categories – Best Research Paper Award, Young Scientist Award, Best Teacher Award, and Lifetime Achievement Award. The CCRUM celebrated first Unani Day in Hyderabad and second in New Delhi in 2017 and 2018 respectively.

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