Breathing room for Solar: GST April deadline may be missed

With GST kicking in to benefit the economy in the long run, all of us have secretly been a bit apprehensive about its implementation. We have been worried about paying more to get the same things. Of course, for some goods, prices may fall with GST. However, from what has been doing the rounds, prices of solar in all likelihood will not, considering it has been tax free in some states in any case till now. (more…)

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Demonetization of INR 500 and 1000 rupee notes: Impact on the Solar Industry

Yesterday at 8:30 PM, we all were witness to a very big move made by the Modi government to tackle the problem of undeclared income, demonetizing INR 500 and INR 1000 rupee notes. All the citizens have been asked to exchange their existing such notes from the banks for new ones (refer). This is a huge move which was kept absolutely secret from the public until 8:30 PM yesterday and has been implemented from today at 12 AM. (more…)

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