The gross GST revenue collected in the month of March 2021 is at a record of Rs. 1,23,902 crore of which CGST is Rs. 22,973 crore, SGST is Rs. 29,329 crore, IGST is Rs. 62,842 crore (including Rs. 31,097 crore collected on import of goods) and Cess is Rs 8,757 crore (including Rs. 935 crore collected on import of goods).
The GST revenues during March 2021 are the highest since introduction of GST. In line with the trend of recovery in the GST revenues over past five months, the revenues for the month of March 2021 are 27% higher than the GST revenues in the same month last year.
Centre has also settled Rs. 28,000 crore as IGST ad-hoc settlement in the ratio of 50:50 between Centre and States/UTs. The total revenue of Centre and the States after regular and ad-hoc settlements in the month of March 2021 is Rs. 58,852 crore for CGST and Rs. 60,559 crore for the SGST. Centre has also released a compensation of Rs. 30,000 crore during the month of March 2021.
GST revenues crossed above Rs 1 lakh crore mark at a stretch for the last six months and a steep increasing trend over this period are clear indicators of rapid economic recovery post pandemic.