Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurated National Museum of Customs and GST in Goa -Union Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman has inaugurated the National Museum of Customs and GST “Dharohar” in Goa. it is a part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav Iconic week of the Ministry of Finance, being celebrated between June 6 to June 12th, 2022.
- The two-storey ‘Blue building’ was known as Alfandega, during the Portuguese rule in Goa, has been standing on the banks of the Mandovi River in Panaji and is about 400 years old.
‘Dharohar’ – the National Museum of Customs and GST
- It showcases not only the artefacts seized by Indian Customs but also depicts various aspects of work performed by the Customs Department.
- The museum has eight galleries — Introductory gallery, History of Taxation Gallery, Guardians of our economic frontiers gallery, Guardians of our Art & Heritage, Guardians of Flora & Fauna, Custodians of our social well being, Journey of Indirect taxes –Salt Tax to GST and the GST gallery.
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