J&K Governor for higher tax on tobacco
Jammu, March 2 (Scoop News) – The Governor, N. N. Vohra, has written to A. R. Rather, Finance Minister, and endorsed the representation received from a voluntary organization for increasing the tax rate on cigarettes and other tobacco products to discourage their use.
The Governor had received a Memorandum from A. M. Mir, Executive Director, J&K Voluntary Health and Development Association,
While sending this Memorandum to the Finance Minister, the Governor has observed that it would go a long way in curbing the consumption of tobacco if the request made by the J&K Voluntary Health and Development Association, gets reflected in the ensuing Budget.
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