The 15th GST Council Meeting was held on 3rd June,2017. It was chaired by Finance Minister Arun Jaitely. The Council addressed on almost all the aspects for implementing GST nationwide no later than July 1, 2017. The Council decided tax rates on essential items such as textiles, gold, bidis, solar panels, packaged food, biscuits and footwear among others. Except for West Bengal all the other states have agreed to roll out timeline to be July 1, 2017.