Krishi Kalyan Cess comes into force from June 1; eating out, mobile bills set to become expensive

The Krishi Kalyan Cess of 0.5 per cent, proposed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitleyduring his budget speech, will come into effect from Wednesday and is expected to make restaurant bills, mobile phones, cinemas, visits to beauty parlours, air travel, insurance, DTH, credit and debit cards, courier, healthcare, banking and professional consultancies