State Current Affairs

Petrol, diesel should come under GST:Pradhan

Posted on : September 14th 2017, 2:30 pm

Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas ruled out intervention in daily pricing and non-committed on cutting takes, citing fund requirement for massive highways and road development plans,railways modernisation and expansion, rural sanitation,drinking water, primary health care and education. Says many states increased VAT on petroleum products.Now prices of petrol and diesel are revised on daily basis since June 16.India depends on imports to meet 80% of its fuel needs.