GST (Goods and Services Tax) has exempted the tax on some of the Goods. The list of the goods with Nil or No GST is as follows:
Agro-based products such as Animal Feed, Aquatic feed, Firewood, hand operated agricultural equipment, handmade indigenous musical instruments, Live animals, Live trees and plants, organic manure, poultry feed and cattle feed, raw jute, raw silk, raw wool, wood charcoal, Lac and Shellac, locust beans, seaweeds and other algae, sugarcane, sugar beet, Cereal straw and husk.
Food items such as Bread, Betel leaves, Butter Milk, Curd, Coconuts dried or peeled, Eggs, Fish, Fresh fruits, Fresh Milk, Fresh vegetables such as fresh tomatoes, fresh potatoes, Jaggery, bananas, inclusive of plantains fresh or dry, nuts such as almond, Hazel nuts, walnuts, chest nuts, pistachio, pomelos, limes, citrus fruits such as oranges and mandarins along with Lassi, papad, Prasad (sacred food), puja samagri, puffed rice, salt, tender coconut water, coffee beans not roasted, unprocessed green leaves of tea, fresh ginger and fresh turmeric. Seeds such as Soya beans, groundnut, Rin seeds, Colza seeds, Sunflower seeds, hop cones.
Daily needed food items such as unbranded atta (flour) and maida, unbranded besan (flour gram), unbranded natural honey, unpacked food grains (cereals and pulses such as Wheat and meslin, Rye, Barley, Oats, Maize, Rice Grain Sorghum, Buckwheat, Canary, Millets, Jowar, Bajra etc), unbranded pannier, water other than aerated, mineral or purified.
Printed Paper products such as Children’s books such as coloring, drawing and picture books, a printed Book including Braille books, newspapers, periodicals and journals, maps, hydrographic and similar charts of all types including atlases, globe etc.
Health-related products such as Medical services, Contraceptives, semen, hearing aids, human blood, Human hair.
Personal items such as kumkum, bindi, sindhur, plastic bangles along with slates, slate pencils, chalk sticks.
Indigenous products such as Earthen Pots and clay lamps, Gandhi topi, Indian national flag, Khadi yarn, Jute fibers, coir fiber along with Municipal waste, sewage sludge, Clinical waste, Non-alcoholic Neera, Toddy.
Other products such as Educational services, Judicial and non-judicial stamp papers, court fee stamps, handlooms.
Spacecraft inclusive of satellites, sub-orbital and spacecraft launch vehicles.