Nine states account for 82% of e-way bills: Sushil Modi
New Delhi April 17 (IANS) Nine states including Gujarat Karnataka and Maharashtra contribute around 82 per cent of all e-way bills being generated Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi said on Tuesday.
"The highest number of e-way bills have been generated by Gujarat (19.39 per cent) followed by Karnataka (15.32 per cent) and Maharashtra (12.43 per cent) " said Modi who heads the group of ministers on GST-Network.
These three states along with Haryana Uttar Pradesh Delhi Tamil Nadu Rajasthan and Punjab contribute about 82 per cent of total e-way bills generated he said.
Modi who is also Bihar Finance Minister said that since the e-way bill was introduced for intra-state movement of goods in some states since April 15 there has been increase of 25 per cent in generation of e-way bills which would rise further.
Expressing confidence on the system to handle the increasing load he said over 10 lakh e-way bills were generated on Monday without a glitch and that the system is designed to handle more than 75 lakh e-way bills in a single day.
Encouraged by the success of the implementation of inter-state e-way bill nationwide and and intra-state in some states Bihar Haryana Jharkhand Tripura Madhya Pradesh and Uttarakhand will also implement it for intra-state movement of goods from Friday.
Earlier the e-Way bill system for intra-state movement of goods was implemented for Uttar Pradesh Gujarat Andhra Pradesh Telangana and Kerala from April 15.
In Karnataka it was implemented along with inter-state implementation on April 1.