New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has termed the GST Revenue collection in the month of April as a landmark achievement. In a tweet, Finance Minister Jaitley said that it’s a confirmation of increased economic activity as brought out by other reports.

GST collections in April exceeded Rs 1 lakh crore which was around Rs 88,000 per month for the last few months. Reacting on the GST collection in the month of April 2018, Jaitley said, “With the improved economic climate, the introduction of e-way bill and improved GST compliance, GST collections would continue to show a positive trend.”

He said that increased tax collections will help the nation to expand its economic horizons and take it to loftier heights. He congratulated all Taxpayers and Members of the GST Council, State and Central Government tax administration for this achievement.