New Delhi, May 28: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will chair the 43rd GST Council meeting through video conferencing at 11 am today, officials said.
Minister of State for Finance, Anurag Thakur will also attend the virtual meeting.
Finance Ministers of all the States and Union Territories and senior officers from Union Government and the States will also participate in the meeting.
Sources said that the GST Council is likely to discuss a reduction in the tax rate on Covid medicines, vaccines and medical equipment as well as means to make up for the shortfall in revenues promised to states.
The last 42nd GST council meeting was held on 5 October 2020.