by PIB Mumbai
Panaji / Mumbai | June 9, 2022
Union Minister for Finance and Company Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman can be dedicating to the nation ‘Dharohar’ – the Nationwide Museum of Customs and GST in Panaji, Goa on Saturday, as a part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav Iconic Week celebration of the Ministry of Finance.
Dharohar is housed in Panaji’s well-known Blue Constructing on the banks of the Mandovi River. The 2 storey constructing, which was earlier often known as Alfandega, throughout the interval of Portuguese rule in Goa, has been standing at this place for greater than 400 years.
Dharohar is one among its form museums within the nation that showcases not solely the artefacts seized by Indian Customs throughout the nation but in addition depicts primary customs procedures for the information of basic public. Notable amongst its shows are the handwritten manuscript of Ain-i-Akbari, duplicate of Amin pillars, seized metallic and stone artefacts, ivory gadgets and wildlife gadgets.
The current addition comes within the type of the GST gallery that showcases journey of creating of Items and Providers Tax, probably the most historic Oblique taxation reform of New India.