Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday said he would consider withdrawing VAT on electronic items sold in military canteens.

"I will consider the proposal to remove VAT on electronic items sold in military canteens," he said at a civil-army connect programme here.

Yadav said the quota of trade tax exemption for armymen to purchase two and four wheelers would be increased.

All problems of the army pertaining to the civil administraton would be taken care of by his government, the Chief Minister said on the occasion.

Yadav said the state government would give all kinds of support to army recruitment rallies and offered help in setting up of an army school in the state.


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