Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said, GST collections in April exceeding one lakh crore rupees is a landmark achievement and a confirmation of increased economic activity.
In a tweet, Mr Jaitley said, increased tax collections will help the nation to expand its economic horizons and take it to loftier heights.
He said, with the introduction of e-way bill and improved GST compliance, the collections would continue to show a positive trend.
The Finance Ministry today said, this is the first occasion that the monthly revenue has breached the 1 trillion milestone. It said, the buoyancy in the tax revenue of GST reflects the upswing in the economy and better compliance.