Daman as HQ of merged territory- THE HINDU-23-01-2020
• Union cabinet has designated Daman as Headquarter of Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu.
• Daman will be the capital of newly carved out Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu.
• Cabinet also approved amendments, extension, repeal in Acts dealing with Goods and Services Tax, Value Added Tax and Excise Duty in view of the merger.
• These amendments will lead to “Minimum Government, Maximum Governance” by way of having common taxation authorities, better delivery of services to the citizens by reducing duplication of work and improving administrative efficiency.