News Update

New GST Return to work on 'upload, lock & pay' basis; NIL returns through SMS GST Registration - Part B of REG-26 not filled - Do it before Aug 31GST Council approves proposed amendments in laws; No interest to be paid if ITC is reversed on failure to make payment within 180 days + exemption to IT services in case of Related Parties + to define expression 'renting of immovable property' + extends exemption upto Sept 2019 on outward transportation by air or sea + RCM to apply on DSA services to banks or NBFCsGST Council reduces tax rates on as many as 87 items + 5% IGST on Pool price of imported urea by Govt + exemption from CESS to coal rejects + water supplied for public purposes + 5% tax rate on marine enginesGST Council takes slew of decisions to reduce tax rates & simplify compliance normsGST Council to meet again on Aug 4, 2018 + to focus on issues relating to only MSME Sector + also to discuss possible sops for digital paymentsGSTN to link all tolls & nakkas through RAFD for smooth movement of goods + SOP to be issued to overcome e-Way Bill related penalty + Migration window without interest to remain open till Aug-endGST Council hikes exemption limit from Rs 10 lakhs to Rs 20 lakhs in States like HP, Uttaranchal, Assam, Arunachal & two more + also allows multiple registration within a State if taxpayer wishes so + simplifies cancellation of registrationGST - Council decides to make it quarterly return but monthly payment upto Rs 5 Crore turnover - Relief for 93% taxpayers + approves 10% of turnover or upto Rs 5 lakh worth of services by Composition dealers + suspends RCM upto September 2019GST Council decides 28% tax to apply only on actual hotel tariff of Rs 7500 rather than declared tariffGST Council grants relief to textile sector - ITC refund to be granted but after July 27, 2018GST Council exempts many items such as statutes of god, rakhi, brooms & many others + tax rate on handloom items lowered from 12% to 5% + rate on ethanol down to 5% + many items moved from 28% to 18% slabGST Council approves New two-page GSTR + facility of revision of GSTR + quarterly return for composition dealers but monthly tax payment + exemption to sanitary napkins + 5% tax rate on shoes up to Rs 1000 + many items like TV upto 25 inch + Fridge & other electronic items from 28% to 18% slab + powers to share IGST and CESS collected before 5 yearsGST - CBIC Chairman asks officers to liquidate pendency relating to Budgetary Support SchemeI-T - Re-opening sought u/s 147 by new incumbent AO towards an issue cannot be said to be 'mere change of opinion' when, such issue was not touched upon by earlier AO: HCRailways tool to tell you chances of confirmation of waitlisted ticketsGST Council's 28th meeting takes off with long agenda list; likely to continue till 4 PMBRICS Summit - Nadda reiterates TB to be off India's map by 2025Chennai DRI recalls containers heading for Dubai, to seize Red Sanders log worth Rs 5.6 CroreI-T - Process of packaging can be considered as manufacturing activity if it is a complicated technical process: ITATAverage income of Agri households - Punjab & Haryana top tally as per last surveyNo-trust motion moved by Opposition against Govt falls on the floorCX - Credit taken but not utilized till reversal - Mere taking of CENVAT credit facilities would not compel assessee to pay interest as well as penalty: CESTATDRI seizes FICN worth Rs 47700 in Rs 500 & Rs 1000 denominations, brought from Nepal; One person arrested
Untitled Document

[To be published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i)]

Government of India
Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution
(Department of Consumer Affairs)


New Delhi , the , 2010.

G.S.R..- In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section(1) read with clause (f) of sub-section (2) of section 52 of the Legal Metrology Act, 2009 (1 of 2010), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules, namely: -

1 .Short title and commencement. - (1) These rules may be called the Legal Metrology (Numeration) Rules, 2011.

(2) They shall come into force on the 1 st day of March, 2011.

2.Procedure for making Numeration. - (1) Every numeration shall be made in accordance with the decimal system.

(2) Every number shall be represented on base ten.

(3) In representing any number in digits, the International form of Indian numerals, namely, 0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9 or a combination thereof shall be used.

3. Manner in which numbers exceeding three digits shall be written in words.- Numbers expressed in digits exceeding three shall be written in words in the manner specified in the Schedule annexed to these rules.

4. Manner in which numbers shall be written. - (1) While writing in accordance with any Indian terminology, any number in digits exceeding three, the decimal point shall be taken as the starting point and the first three digits, whether to the left or right of the decimal point, shall be grouped together and the subsequent digits shall be divided in groups of two and neither dots nor commas shall be inserted in the spaces intervening between such groups of digits.

Example: 23 14 345.732 23 50.

(2) While writing in accordance with English terminology, any number in digit exceeding three, the decimal point shall be taken as the starting point and the digits, whether to the left or to the right of the decimal point, shall be divided into groups of three, starting from the decimal point and neither dots nor commas shall be inserted in the spaces intervening between such groups of digits.

Example: 123 345.732 456.

5. Repeal and savings.- (1) The Standards of Weights and Measures (Numeration) Rules, 1987 (herein under referred to as the said rules) are hereby repealed.

Provided that such repeal shall not affect:

(a) the previous operations of the said rules or anything done or omitted to be done or suffered therein; or

(b) any right, privilege, obligation or liability acquired, accrued or incurred under the said rules; or

(c) any penalty, forfeiture or punishment incurred in respect of any offence committed against the said rules; or

(d) any investigation, legal proceedings or remedy in respect of any such right, privilege, obligation, liability, penalty, forfeiture or punishment as aforesaid.

And any such investigation, legal proceedings or remedy may be instituted, continued or enforced and any such penalty, forfeiture or punishment may be imposed as if the said rules had not been rescinded.

(2) Notwithstanding such repeal anything done or any action taken or purported to have been done or taken including approval of letter, exemption granted, fees collected, any adjudication, enquiry or investigation commenced or show cause notice, decision, determination, approval, authorisation issued, given or done under the said rules shall if in force at the commencement of the said rules continue to be in force and have effect as if issued, given or done under the corresponding provisions of these rules.

(3) The provisions of these rules shall apply to any application made to the Central Government or as the case may be the State Government under the said rules for licence, registration of manufacturers, importers, dealers, repairers of weights and measures pending at the commencement of these rules and to any proceedings consequent thereon and to any registration granted in pursuance thereof.

(4) Any legal proceeding pending in any court under the said rules at the commencement of these rules may be continued in that court as if these rules had not been framed.

(5) Any appeal preferred to the Central Government or as the case may be the State Government under the said rules and pending shall be deemed to have been made under the corresponding provisions of these rules.


(See rule 3)



Hindi numeration in Roman scripts

Hindi numeration in Devanagiri Scripts

Numeration in English


10 3




10 4


Ten thousand


10 5


Hundred thousand


10 6




10 7


Ten Million


10 8


Hundred Million


10 9




10 10


Ten Billion


10 11


Hundred Billion


10 12




10 13


Ten Trillion


10 14


Hundred Trillion


10 15


Thousand Trillion


10 16


Ten thousand Trillion


10 17


Hundred Thousand Trillion


10 18


Thousand thousand Trillion.

[F. No WM-9(6)/2010]

Addl. Secretary

TIOL Tube Latest

GST 1st Anniversary - A Hardlook (Episode 2) | simply inTAXicating

What's New

CGST Notification
CGST Rate Notification
CGST Circular
Income Tax Notification
Income Tax Circular
Customs Tariff Notification
Customs NT Notification
Customs Circular
Anti Dumping Notification
DGFT Notification
DGFT Public Notice
DGFT Circular
RBI Circular