India's goods and services tax collections in August grew 11% on an annual basis, Revenue Secretary Sanjay Malhotra told reporters on Friday, adding that the performance was in line with previous months.

The government had collected 1.44 trillion rupees ($17.41 billion) as goods and services tax in the same period last year.

($1 = 82.7238 Indian rupees) (Reporting by Nikunj Ohri; editing by Sudipto ganguly)