Building houses has become expensive in the state. After the 7 per cent increase in GST, there has been an increase of Re 1 per brick. In district Una, now eight thousand rupees will have to be paid per thousand bricks. In this way, now eight rupees per brick will be available on the spot. Transportation and shipping will be separate. The GST for bricks has been increased from 5 to 12 per cent from April 1. In such a situation, the brick kiln operators have also increased the rate. With the increase in coal and other items required for the manufacture of bricks, the GST has now hit. It will have a direct impact on the people dreaming of building a shelter. In two months, the price of bricks has increased by about Rs 1500 per thousand. The price of bricks is increasing continuously. According to the kiln operators, everything is getting expensive. GST has also increased. So it is natural that the price will also increase. Local Sushil Kumar, Kulwant Singh, who are building the house, Mahesh Kumar and Deshraj say that just two months ago, Rs 6500 per thousand bricks were taken. Now I have to pay Rs.Amba kiln owner Ravindra Gupta told that the rate of US coal, which was earlier Rs 15,000 per tonne, has increased to Rs 25 thousand per ton. Now GST has also increased. This is the reason the prices have gone up. Other kiln owners in the area, Ravindra Gupta, Pankaj Kumar, Ashwini Kumar, Somdutt Choudhary and others said that the government should withdraw the increased GST. PL Bhardwaj, head of District Una Kiln Association, says that there are a total of 100 kilns in Una district. Of these, only 60 kilns are running. Thousands of laborers earn their livelihood by working. With increased GST, CGCR 65 per thousand bricks should be withdrawn.
Cement sack is 425 and at present the price of Saria 75 hundred per quintal
cement sack has reached 425. The price of bars has also gone up to 75 hundred per quintal. After transportation and transportation, the owner will have to pay ten to 12 rupees per brick in the house. In such a situation, it is becoming difficult to fulfill the dream of making a home of the poor.