Published on: August 20, 2022

Lucky Bill App

Lucky Bill App

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The Kerala State government launched the Lucky Bill App to encourage consumers to upload invoices in a bid to curb tax evasion


  • Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, formally launched the mobile application developed by the State Goods and Services Tax (GST) department.
  • The platform would become an effective tool in curbing unhealthy commercial practices. The initiative, the first-of-its-kind to be introduced in the country, was also bound to prompt the public to demand bills while purchasing goods
  • The scheme was not just aimed at boosting tax collection, but also at enabling the government to examine the status of tax return filings by assessing uploaded bills
  • Prizes worth ₹5 crore would be offered annually for the winners selected among buyers who upload their bills. Besides, daily, weekly and monthly draws would be held in addition to a bumper prize of ₹25 lakh.
  • The application, designed by the Digital University Kerala (DUK), can be downloaded from the Google Play Store or