The Commissioner of Horticulture, Hyderabad have issued orders revising the prices of MI Components & Crop wise unit costs for the year 2014-15 for implementation of OFWM under NMSA in the State of Telangana. Further vide reference 2nd read above Government have ratified the action of the Commissioner of Horticulture, Hyderabad in having implemented the orders issued in reference for the year 2015-16 duly including the unit cost for some more crops.
2. He has also stated that vide reference proposals were submitted to Government for approval of new MI Components & Crop wise Unit costs for new crops during the year 2016-17. Since, the Goods and Service Tax (GST) has come into force w.e.f., 01.07.2017 and has replaced the present system of taxing. All Micro Irrigation Systems / Products are brought under GST. The GST on the Micro Irrigation Systems is to be charged @18%.
3. Further, the Commissioner of Horticulture, Hyderabad has informed that the Hon’ble Minister for Agriculture & Cooperation has approved the Note on 21-07-2017, for continuing the existing system of reimbursing 5% taxes (up to a maximum of Rs.5,000/- per beneficiary) in case of GST also and the balance tax amount may be borne by the beneficiary. Subsequently the MI component prices and unit costs of MI systems were revised and placed before the Board of Directors of Telangana State Horticulture Development Corporation Limited, in a special meeting convened on 11.08.2017 and has accorded approval to the revised prices of MI components and revised spacing wise unit costs worked out by TSMIP based on the revised prices of the components and approved vide reference
4. In the circumstances reported by the Commissioner of Horticulture, Hyderabad and Government after careful examination hereby revise the prices of Micro Irrigation Components and spacing wise unit costs on the existing prices of TSMIP mentioned in the Annexure – I and Annexure – II appended to this order for the year 2017-18 (w.e.f. 01/07/2017) and to avoid further inconvenience to the farmers and accord permission for continuation of 5% tax incentive (up to Maximum of Rs. 5,000/- per beneficiary), as a relief to
the farmers for implementation of PMKSY – Per Drop More Crop & NABARD assisted MI Project. The prices of MI Components & Spacing wise unit costs of MI system shall be effective from 01.07.2017 and they will continue until further orders.
5. The Commissioner of Horticulture, Hyderabad shall take further necessary action in the matter accordingly
Read the following:
G.O.Ms.No.1, A&C (Horti & Seri) Dept., Dt:02-01-2015.
G.O.Ms.No.375, Agri. & Coop., Department Dt:23.07.2016.
From CoH, Hyderabad Lr.No.TSMIP/376/2016, Dt:19-04-2017.
Note approval of Hon’ble Minister for Agriculture on Dt:21-07-2017.
Minutes of the Board meeting of TSHDCL held on Dt:11-07-2017.
From CoH, Hyd., Lr.No. TSMIP /P&M/399/2017, Dt:17-08-2017 & Dt:24-08-2017.
(Annexure to G.O.Ms.No.40, Agriculture & Cooperation (Horti & Seri) Department, Dated:28-08-2017)
Telangana State Micro Irrigation Project
TSMIP – Component wise Prices Post GST
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