Swachh Bharat cess

Swachh Bharat cess News

Unnecessary cess

The Swachh Bharat cess goes against the logic of GST and fiscal federalism.

Swachh Bharat: As Centre piles on yet another cess, states throw down the gauntlet

Economists say that while states’ apprehensions may be exaggerated, there is a merit in their argument as the contours of the latest cess — the Swachh Bharat levy — are not clear.


Swachh Bharat: Some ‘elite’ services to pay extra 2% cess

The minister has said that the resources generated from the cess will be utilised for financing and promoting initiatives towards Swachh Bharat.