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Good News: Diesel becomes cheaper by more than 8 rupees in Delhi, Cabinet reduces VAT from 30 to 16.75 percent

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Delhi Cabinet has decided to reduce VAT on diesel from 30% to 16.75%

new Delhi. In Delhi, diesel will once again become cheaper than petrol. In the cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday, a decision has been taken to work VAT on diesel. VAT on diesel in Delhi has been reduced from 30 percent to 16.75 percent now. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal gave this information after the press conference. He said that the reduction in VAT will reduce the price of diesel by Rs 8.36.

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that this decision has been taken to accelerate the growth of the economy. With this, the price of diesel in Delhi will be reduced from Rs 82 to Rs 73.64 per liter. At the same time, the price of petrol will be Rs 80.43 per liter. Diesel is currently priced at Rs 81.94 per liter in Delhi, while petrol is being sold at Rs 80.43 per liter.

In the state cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, it was decided to reduce VAT on diesel. Kejriwal gave this information at a virtual press conference. He said that after the reduction in VAT, the price of diesel will be reduced by Rs 8.36 per liter. The Chief Minister said that many challenges are still facing in reviving the economy of Delhi.

However, at the same time, he said that we will overcome these challenges with the cooperation of the people. He said that after this cut, the price of diesel in Delhi will be reduced from Rs 82 per liter to Rs 73.64 per liter. The Chief Minister said that traders and industrialists of the state were demanding a reduction in VAT on diesel.

Chief Minister Kejriwal said that there has been a very good response in the employment market job portal of Delhi Government. So far, around 7,775 companies have registered and 2,04,785 jobs have come. About 3 lakh 62 thousand people have registered for the job.

This post was published on July 30, 2020 12:58 pm

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