Chidambaram to discuss GST with state finance ministers

New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram will meet state finance ministers Thursday to discuss the rollout plan for the proposed goods and services tax (GST) regime, a finance ministry official said.

During the meeting, to be held at Vigyan Bhawan in the national capital, Chidambaram will seek support from the various states for the design of the GST.

Chidambaram is likely to include a broad outline of the Constitutional Amendment Bill on GST in the Union Budget for 2013-14 to be presented at the end of this month.