What IS GST?

The other day I was travelling with my young daughter. Everyone was talking about GST. She asked me why it’s in news and how does it help us. I tried to explain to her but like a father, with complex jargon and processes.

Later, in Delhi I met few old lady friends who saw me tweeting something on GST and asked me to explain it. They had a general idea but didn’t know the difference between the current taxation system and GST.

Back in Mumbai, I was briefing my designing team on a project and gave an example of GST and some young designers were like I was talking about some rocket science.

Same evening I met an young friend Rahul Roushan, also a dynamic entrepreneur and innovator, and I asked him why is it so difficult for people to understand GST? He said because none tries to simplify concepts and in next 20 minutes he explained it like I was a school kid.

Nobody knows everything. Nobody needs to know everything. Whatever the concepts or systems or processes, they all are based on a simple human need. We make them sound complex. Common man doesn’t have to understand the nitty gritties of GST. All he wants to know is how it works, how is it different from the existing system and how does it help him.

Pallavi Joshi, actor, entrepreneur, my wife, mother and a compassionate human being, understood the importance of making concepts simple. She volunteered to do it herself. She produced it with another partner Tripti Sharma.

This gave birth to #EasyHai!

The moment it was published on Social Media, it became viral. Reinforcing our faith in simple. Kyunki, simple hi #EasyHai!

So, here it is.

 

About School Of Creativity

The School of Creativity will be launched soon. The focus here will be to provide one on one attention to every student. Each student will be personally groomed and trained by Mr. Vivek Agnihotri. Whether you are an aspiring filmmaker, writer, actor, singer, blogger or have a business idea, you will be provided a platform to launch yourself into the public eye. What will be the courses offered at the School Of Creativity? 1. The quest to mastering your inner creativity 2. The only solution to mental/emotional/financial/physical stress 3. Creative Thinking – A science like Yoga How can I enroll myself into the School Of Creativity? Send us any work you have done that involved a creative side of yours on contact@schoolofcreativity.in. We will shortlist 10 students for our first batch. What is the takeaway from the #SchoolOfCreativity? You will be given a platform to showcase your talent. For example, if you are an aspiring filmmaker we will produce and promote your film. Also, the final batch of shortlisted students will receive a chance to work with Mr. Vivek Agnihotri on his next film.
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