Published: 07th December 2020
Computer Engineering graduate from Ahmedabad wins 1 lakh cash prize in GSTN contest
Out of the 223 entries for GST-n-You, the contest which was open from September 15 to October 15, a total of 16 participants were adjudged as winners under three prize categories
Viraj R. Raval (23), a computer engineering graduate from Ahmedabad, has won a cash prize of Rs 1 lakh for his video 'Benefits of Registering the Business under GST' in the GST-n-You, a creativity contest organised by GSTN to highlight the significance of GST to the taxpayers and common people. The idea of the contest is to disseminate information on GST related issues through people's participation and their creative aptitude.
Out of the 223 entries for GST-n-You, the contest which was open from September 15 to October 15, a total of 16 participants were adjudged as winners under three prize categories. Four entries were selected for the second prize of Rs 50,000 each and the winners in this category are Arun Vijayan from Thiruvananthapuram for his video on 'Benefits of GST for Taxpayers and Consumers', Gautam Mahanti from Navi Mumbai for his creative graphic 'Benefit of e-Invoice and SMS based EWB generation', Shubham Jaiswal from Kanpur for his video 'Benefits of GST for Taxpayers', and Hensi Shah from Anjar in Kachchh for her video 'Basic Concepts of Refund on Inverted Duty Structure'.
Besides these, 11 other participants were selected for the third position carrying a cash prize of Rs 10,000 each. Apart from these 16 cash prize winners, 14 more participants were selected for certificate of appreciation for their creativity and originality.It may be recalled that GSTN provides IT infrastructure and services to the Central and state governments, taxpayers and other stakeholders for implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST).