1771. DR. T. SUMATHY (a) THAMIZHACHI THANGAPANDIAN:
Will the Minister of FINANCE be pleased to state:
(a) whether it is a fact, that though the Government‘s claim that GST collections for the financial year 2022-23 touched Rs. Seventeen lakh and fifty thousand crore but the actual GST collection is much lower due to the various factors affecting the collection of GST;
(b) if so, the details thereof and the reasons therefor;
(c) whether it is true that since the inception of GST, more than ten lakh crore of GST claim from about ten lakh companies is still pending for realization;
(d) if so, the details thereof; and
(e) the steps taken/being taken by the Government to claim the GST dues pending realization as on 31 March 2023?