Panaji, June 16 (IANS) The Goa government has sought clearance of GST dues backlog and funds from the central government’s Covid Care Fund for creating infrastructure for management of the pandemic, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said here on Tuesday after a video conference with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Twenty-one Chief Ministers attended the video conference with the Prime Minister.
“I have requested the Prime Minister to clear the GST backlog of the last seven-eight months and financial help from the PM-Cares fund,” Sawant said. The Prime Minister advised us on testing and tracing (of Covid-19 people), he added.
The Chief Minister said the Prime Minister urged states to give priority to resumption of economic activities.
“The Prime Minister said we should give priority to economic activity. We can come out of this by only doing that,” Sawant said.