Govt Announces Subsidy of ₹ 200 LPG Cylinders to Over 9 Crore Beneficiaries. Check Details Here

Govt Announces Subsidy of ₹ 200 LPG Cylinders to Over 9 Crore Beneficiaries. Check Details Here

New Delhi: In a serious transfer in opposition to inflation, the federal government on Saturday minimize excise obligation on petrol by a document Rs 8 per litre and that on diesel by Rs 6 per litre to offer aid to shoppers battered by excessive gasoline costs that has additionally pushed inflation to a multi-year excessive. The excise obligation minimize will translate into a discount of Rs 9.5 a litre on petrol and Rs 7 a litre in diesel after taking into consideration its effect on different levies.

Announcing the obligation minimize by tweets, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman additionally mentioned the federal government will give Rs 200 per cylinder subsidy to Ujjwala Yojana beneficiaries for 12 cylinders in a yr to assist ease a number of the burden arising from cooking fuel charges rising to document ranges.

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“This will help our mothers and sisters,” tweeted Sitharaman. The Finance Minister mentioned the fuel cylinder subsidy could have a “revenue implication of around Rs 6,100 crore.” Defending the federal government amid steep value rise, the Minister mentioned steps have been taken to cushion the poor.

A 14.2-kg LPG cylinder presently prices Rs 1,003 within the nationwide capital. Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana beneficiaries, comprising the poor ladies who acquired free connections, will get Rs 200 subsidy instantly of their financial institution accounts and the efficient value for them can be Rs 803 per 14.2-kg cylinder.

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