GST fitment committee will assess the long-standing demand of biscuit makers’ to provide GST relief on biscuits and the same is likely to be addressed in the upcoming GST Council Meet on 20 September. However, the committee is not in favour of GST rate cuts and has rejected the demand in the past. While several industry leaders have been requesting the government for reducing rate on biscuits for about two years now, Parle Products, the company famous for Parle-G biscuits had recently brought the issue to the limelight and stated that the company may have to lay off several thousands of employees if the industry’s demand is not meted out