After GST Facilitation Cell, DGFT comes up with Help Desk for GST issues related to FTP

Posted by Daily Shipping Times on 21-06-2017        Tweet

NEW DELHI: After coming up with Goods & Services (GST) Facilitation Cell, the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has launched a Help Desk for GST issues related to Foreign Trade Policy (FTP). “It is decided to constitute a GST Help Desk in DGFT Headquarters to reply queries on GST related to Foreign Trade Policy,” DGFT said in a notification.

The GST Help Desk can be contacted over phone at 011-23063080/ over e-mail id

Last week, DGFT had constituted a 'GST Facilitation Cell' in DGFT Headquarter and all Regional offices of DGFT to serve as the first point of contact for addressing any issues regarding GST in respect of Foreign Trade Policy.

The moves aim to ensure smooth and successful rollout of GST with effect from July 1, 2017.

'GST Facilitation Cell', DGFT is headed by Nikunj Kumar Srivastava, Additional DGFT (email: and Rakesh Kumar, Joint DGFT ( & Kaushlendra Pratap Singh, Deputy DGFT (email: as members of the Cell.

On the same lines, all Regional Authorities have been advised to constitute a similar 'GST Facilitation Cell' for addressing GST related issues in respect of Foreign Trade Policy.