Economy Here are some long term and short term steps to put economy back on track Updated : August 29, 2019 05:58 PM IST A cess is levied by the government to raise funds for a particular purpose; it cannot be a regular source of revenue. Whether it is automobile manufacturing or MSME goods, the four slabs of GST have increased the outflow from the consumer’s pocket. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.