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Centre Released Rs. 1,65,302 Crore as GST Compensation to States/UTs for the FY 2019-20 against cess collection of Rs. 95,444 crores

Central Government has recently released GST Compensation of Rs. 13,806 crore to States for March’2020. Taking this amount into account,
entire compensation upto 2019-20 has been released to States. The total amount of compensation released for the year 2019-20 is Rs. 1,65,302 crore
whereas the amount of cess collected during the year 2019-20 was Rs. 95,444 crore.
To release the compensation for 2019-20, balance of cess amount collected during 2017-18 and 2018-19 was also utilised. In addition, Centre had
transferred Rs. 33,412 crore from Consolidated Fund of India to the Compensation Fund as a part of an exercise to apportion balance of IGST pertaining
to 2017-18.
The table below shows the State-wise GST compensation released for the Financial Year 2019-20: –

S.NoName of State/UTGST compensation released to States/Uts for FY
2019-20
1Andhra Pradesh3,208
2Assam1,284
3Bihar5,464
4Chattisgarh4,521
5Delhi8,424
6Goa1,093
7Gujarat14,801
8Haryana6,617
9Himachal Pradesh2,477
10J & K3,281
11Jharkhand2,219
12Karnataka18,628
13Kerala8,111
14Madhya Pradesh6,538
15Maharashtra19,233
16Meghalaya157
17Odisha5,122
18Puducherry1,057
19Punjab12,187
20Rajasthan6,710
21Tamil Nadu12,305
22Telangana3,054
23Tripura293
24Uttar Pradesh9,123
25Uttarakhand3,375
26West Bengal6,200
Total1,65,302

Source – https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1641537