Infra development amendment Bill to simplify approval of PPP projects in Andhra Pradesh state.
Andhra Pradesh State government introduced four Bills in the Assembly on Thursday, the Bills are The Andhra Pradesh Infrastructure Development Enabling amendment Bill 2017, state of Andhra Pradesh Tourism and Culture and Heritage Board Bill 2017, here the Andhra Pradesh Value Added Tax Bill, 2017, and The Andhra Pradesh Excise (Amendment) Bill, 2017 as per the report.
State of Andhra Pradesh Infrastructure Development Enabling (Amendment) Bill, 2017 was presented with an objective of simplifying the actions, quick approval and granting of public private partnership (PPP) projects in the State, here some of the main changes comprise, important the implementing agency and omission of enabling provision for constitution of committees by the Expert and omission of certain functions of the Expert.
Tourism of Andhra Pradesh Culture and Heritage Board Bill, 2017 imagines a Statutory Board for Tourism Culture and Heritage in place of the current Department of Tourism, Culture and Archaeology a per the report from outsource.
AP Value Added Tax “Amendment” Bill, 2017 finds to amend Schedule-I of the APVAT Act 2005 exempting Electronic Point of Sale machines from levy of VAT and on account of such exemption, the assessed loss of revenue to the State will be 21.75 crore rupees.
AP Excise Amendment Bill, 2017 seeks to amend sections 22122 and 23 of the Andhra Pradesh Excise Act, 1968 to rationalize the license fee construction of shops and bars so as to safeguard healthy practice in the conduct of liquor business by the licensees concerned, as source said.