Fuel gets cheaper in Delhi, government lowers VAT on diesel from 30% to 16.75%

First Published 30, Jul 2020, 4:22 PM

 The diesel price will now come down from Rs 82 a litre to Rs 73.64 a litre, he said and added that traders and industrialists in the city had demanded it.

<p>Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday (July 30) announced a reduction in the Value Added Tax (VAT) on diesel from the existing 30% to 16.75%, saying the move will help propel Delhi's economy.<br />
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Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday (July 30) announced a reduction in the Value Added Tax (VAT) on diesel from the existing 30% to 16.75%, saying the move will help propel Delhi's economy.
 

<p>The diesel price will be reduced by Rs 8.36 in Delhi due to the VAT cut, Kejriwal said in a virtual press briefing.<br />
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The diesel price will be reduced by Rs 8.36 in Delhi due to the VAT cut, Kejriwal said in a virtual press briefing.
 

<p>He said there was a serious challenge of reviving the economy of Delhi, but it will be achieved together with cooperation of people.</p>

He said there was a serious challenge of reviving the economy of Delhi, but it will be achieved together with cooperation of people.

<p>The diesel price will now come down from Rs 82 a litre to Rs 73.64 a litre, he said and added that traders and industrialists in the city had demanded it.<br />
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The diesel price will now come down from Rs 82 a litre to Rs 73.64 a litre, he said and added that traders and industrialists in the city had demanded it.
 

<p>The decision was taken in a meeting of the Delhi Cabinet chaired by the chief minister.</p>

The decision was taken in a meeting of the Delhi Cabinet chaired by the chief minister.

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